You hear a lot about California, New York and Florida when it comes travel. But lesser-visited states need love to. For instance: Nebraska. Nebraska has a ton of beauty to share with the world. Here are some places in Nebraska to add to the travel list.  

Chimney Rock (Lincoln, NE)

Not to be confused with Chimney Rock in North Carolina. However, Nebraska’s Chimney Rock is also a National historic site, designated in 1956. But it’s much older than that. Seen in various paintings and drawings throughout the centuries, the famous stone monument has been around for millions of years. 

Scotts Bluff National Monument (Gering, NE)

With over 3,000 acres of land and sheer outdoor beauty, Scotts Bluff is home to North Platte River, the popular towering National monument, fossil beds and more.  

Fort Falls (Valentine, NE)

A stunning 45-ft waterfall is waiting inside of Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. The trails leading up to it are suitable for novice to experienced hikers. 

Toadstool Geologic Park (Harrison, NE)

A hike like no other hiking experience awaits visitors at Toadstool Geologic park. You’ll think you’re walking on another planet, or on the moon. This unique walking trail is covered in dirt, stones and rocks with neat swirl formations that change colors in the rising and setting sun. 

Victoria Springs State Recreation Area (Anselmo, NE)

Known for it’s healing mineral water located on the property, Victoria Springs State Recreation Area is a beautiful place for picnicking, boating, fishing and camping. Campers are in for a stunning, starry surprise in the non-polluted skies. 

Henry Doorly Zoo (Omaha, NE) 

Though this one is technically located inside, it is still full of natural beauty. Inside of Henry Doorly’s Zoo, visitors can explore the largest indoor rainforest in America, complete with waterfalls, monkeys and more.