If mountains and oceans impress us with their vastness, I counter with the vastness of the sky and the plains—only on the Great Plains do you get a sense of the hugeness not of one particular geological formation, but of the world itself: earth and sky distilled to their essentials. - Matthew Miller
“Nebraska is special to me. I’ve traveled far and wide, and coming to Nebraska, and seeing and hearing the cranes always restores my soul.”
— Jane Goodall
Railside continues to rock. The Hear Grand Island concert series returns in 2017.
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer recently completed a $7 million dollar restoration of the Edward Durell Stone building that anchors their property.
The people of Grand Island represent the true make up the community. Meet some of the characters of the city in these interviews.
Join in the beautiful rebirth of the prairie and the Platte River Valley and witness the annual migration of the sandhill cranes.
Pack your picnic and head to local parks and lakes for some family time and plan your trip to the Nebraska State Fair.
Fall is full of festivals in the Grand Island area; the Harvest of Harmony parade marches through downtown every October.
Don't let the cold and snow fool you; winter is a grand time in Grand Island. Christmas celebrations are scheduled in every corner of the city.
The Nebraska Sandhills, a nature center, and prairie preserves all within 15 minute drives will give visitors ample opportunity to explore.
The Sandhills have their own unique landscape, communities, and culture. It will be an experience you won't forget.
Nebraska's Junk Jaunt draws treasure hunters from every corner of the country.