Discover Nebraska’s Hidden Gems


The purpose of the Nebraska Passport is to help travelers discover Nebraska’s hidden gems. The Nebraska Passport is special because it offers a wide variety of travel adventures, including museums, parks, restaurants, wineries, retail stores and more. The 2021 Nebraska Passport program will run from May 1 to September 30, 2021.

How the Passport Works

  • At each Passport stop, participants visit they receive a stamp, either in a Nebraska Passport booklet or a digital stamp on the Nebraska Passport app. It is acceptable for an individual to collect stamps in both the booklet and the app and submit all their stamps for prizes.
  • Stamps can be collected from May 1 to September 3o.
  • Participants then turn in their stamps and receive prizes.
  • There is no fee to participate in the Nebraska Passport program. There is no purchase necessary to receive Passport stamps at the Passport stops.

Announcement of 2021 Passport Stops

Wondering when your booklet is arriving?

      The first shipment is set to go out on Monday, April 18th. So be on the lookout! 

 

Nebraska Tourism is excited to announce the 70 stops included in the 2021 Nebraska Passport program.

2021 Passport stop categories
Visual Treats
Parking Spots
Aroma Therapy
Now Hear This
Growth Opportunities
Grub & Cuisine
Shoptimum Values
Childish Things
Branching Out
Time Travel

Selected sites (by town)
Shelmadine Print Shop (Alliance)
Victoria Springs State Recreation Area (Anselmo)
Grazers Bar & Grill (Arnold)
Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park (Ashland)
Cottonwood Gallery & Arts (Aurora)
Chimney Rock Museum (Bayard)
The Vault (Bayard)
Clean Slate Soap (Beatrice)
TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle Forest (Bellevue)
Chapin’s Furniture & Decorating (Broken Bow)
Chadron Art Alley at Bean Broker Coffee House & Pub (Chadron)
Chadron State Park (Chadron)
Glur’s Tavern (Columbus)
Q’s Dairy Sweet (Crawford)
Pekarek’s Produce (Dwight)
Sugar Shack Home Décor (Edgar)
Enders State Recreation Area (Enders)
Rock Creek Station State Historical Park (Fairbury)
Washington County Museum (Fort Calhoun)
Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area & Nature Center (Gering)
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer (Grand Island)
Tommy Gunz Bistro (Grand Island)
Nebraska National Forest, Bessey RD (Halsey)
Gifts & Things (Holdrege)
Hyannis Hotel Inc (Hyannis)
Michelle’s Scrumptious Bakery (Juniata)
Buffalo Records (Kearney)
Kearney Area Children’s Museum (Kearney)
Lincoln Children’s Museum (Lincoln)
Saro Cider (Lincoln)
Screamers Family Restaurant, Home of the Singing Servers (Lincoln)
Smoking Gun Jerky (Lincoln)
The Burkholder Project (Lincoln)
Platte River State Park (Louisville)
Blackbird Hill Studio (Macy)
Bowring Ranch State Historical Park (Merriman)
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park (Nebraska City)
Nebraska City Historical Murals at First Class Flowers (Nebraska City)
Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast (Nebraska City)
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska (Niobrara)
District Table and Tap (Norfolk)
Norfolk Arts Center (Norfolk)
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park (North Platte)
Feather River Vineyard and Winery (North Platte)
The Cedar Room (North Platte)
Fat Brain Toys (Omaha)
Hollywood Candy (Omaha)
Malcolm X Memorial Foundation (Omaha)
Spielbound Board Game Café (Omaha)
Wenninghoff Farm Market (Omaha)
Joy Boutique (O’Neill)
Orleans Hotel Bed & Breakfast (Orleans)
Anne Marie’s Antiques and Gifts (Paxton)
Fork and Hammer (Plattsmouth)
P-Town’s Daily Grind Boutique & Coffee (Plymouth)
Keller Pharmacy (Ponca)
Chuckaboo Station (Potter)
National Willa Cather Center (Red Cloud)
Miletta Vista Winery (Saint Paul)
Tossed & Found Antiques (Scottsbluff)
Bottle Rocket Brewing Co (Seward)
Laughing Lamb Fibers (Sidney)
The Koffie Knechtion (South Sioux City)
Meridian Bridge (South Yankton)
Montz Motorcycle Museum Inc. (Tecumseh)
Chatterbox Brews (Tekamah)
Broken Spoke Boutique (Valentine)
Smith Falls State Park (Valentine)
Blue Cat Gallery & Studio (Wayne)
GoodyPop (York)

Order Booklets & Download the App

Order your 2021 Passport booklet here!

  • Every Passport traveler should also download the Nebraska Passport app. Through the app, you will receive notifications about unexpected Passport stop hour changes and important announcements.
  • The 2021 Nebraska Passport app update will be available for both iPhones and Androids on May 1, 2021. Simply search for “Nebraska Passport 2021” in your app store. [Minimum requirements are Android 6 and iOS 10.]

Passport Tools

Passport Activities

2019 Nebraska Passport Results

2019 was a record-breaking year for the Nebraska Passport!

  • 50,000+ travelers participated from 448 Nebraska communities and 37 states.
  • 914 participants visited all 70 stops.
  • 6,751 participants submitted prize entries.
  • 154,755 stamps were collected.
  • 23 was the average number of stamps per participant.

Nebraska Passport’s Impact

According to the study done by Dean Runyan Associates, in 2019, the Nebraska Passport program not only generated $23.7 million in traveler spending but $1.9 million in state and local tax revenue. For every dollar Nebraska Tourism invested in the program, $150 was generated in traveler spending and $12.30 was generated in tax revenue. Participants included residents from 37 states and 418 Nebraska communities. Additionally, the study found that 82 percent of passport participants made an overnight trip with 81 percent of them staying in traditional lodging.