Mini Road Trips2020-01-14T09:30:39-05:00

Mini Road Trips

Mini Roadtrips

These mini road trips make for a great getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and are the perfect way to make memories with your family and friends. Pack a picnic and hop in the car for a quick drive for the perfect daytrip.

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Mahoney State Park

Mahoney State Park​ is a great place to take your family for a mini day trip of outdoor fun or weekend camping trip. It offers everything from mini-golf, kid-friendly water parks and recreation, canoeing, campgrounds, and much more.

Address: 28500 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003

Lake Zorinsky

Omaha has the perfect mix of big city amenities with beautiful hiking trails ​and lakes nearby. Want to walk your pup around a lake without having to drive an hour out of the city? You have plenty of options to do that in Omaha. Our favorite lake to go to for a run or afternoon kayak is Lake Zorinsky​.

Address: 156th and F St Omaha, NE 68135
Phone Number: (402) 444-5900
Website: parks.cityofomaha.org

Wildlife Safari Park

Bison, wolves, and bears, Oh My! Our Safari park offers a very different feeling than the zoo. If you are from a bigger city, there is nothing your kids will love more. The Safari Park​ has driving and walking trails that allow you to hear and see animals in a natural environment. From bison roaming, elk playing, and wolves roaming in and out of caves, it offers an outdoor fun experience you could never get at a zoo.

Address: 16406 292nd St, Ashland, NE 68003
Phone: (402) 944-WILD (9453)
Website: wildlifesafaripark.com

 Vineyards

Most people associate the Midwest with corn, but we grow ​a wide variety of crops comparable to any coast. The vineyards​ here grow local grapes and produce award-winning wines. Going wine tasting and touring a local vineyard has turned into a favorite weekend activity or "mini road trip" here in Omaha. Many of the wines produced in Nebraska are recognized on an international level and compete against the best-known wines.

Some of our favorites include Soaring Wings Vineyard & Brewing and Cellar 426.

Junkstock

Junkstock is a 3-day event known to be one of the best vintage festivals in the country. Featuring over 200 vintage, antique, and junk vendors, Junkstock takes place on a 135-acre century-old horse farm in Waterloo, Nebraska - Sycamore Farms. Of course, you couldn't call it a festival without music, food, and rides. Junkstock offers hot air balloon rides (weather permitting), live music, bounce houses, face painting, and much more. The festival takes place two different times a year, so check the calendar and get your tickets today!

Address: 1150 River Rd Dr, Waterloo, NE
Phone Number: (402) 765-8651
Website: junkstock.com

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