Visit us in Northeast Nebraska!
Are you ready for an adventure? Do you want to get away and travel the backroads? Come along as we help you fulfill those plans! Traveling the “Best of the Backroads Tour of Northeast Nebraska”, you will travel through 7 Counties, enjoying the colorful landscape of the “rolling hills” and the picturesque view of the Missouri River. Reading the history on the strategically-placed viewpoints will take you back hundreds of years! Did we mention that there are $3,800.00 in cash prizes?
As you travel the “Backroads”, you will come upon small towns that encounter rich heritage demonstrated with their unique and quaint shops and restaurants. You will see merchants displaying their talents— the taste of home-cooked meals, and goodies that will bring you back to your Grandmother’s recipes. Hidden Treasures, Historical Landmarks, Heavenly Treats, and Hometown Hospitality… that is what you will find on the Best of the Backroads Tour in Northeast Nebraska!
There are also County Fairs, Geocaching (or download the Geocaching app on your phone), Golf Courses… and many other events and activities! Check out the ‘Events’ page to learn more.
Here’s how to get started:
¨ Get your map at a participating business or on this website.
¨ Great family friendly activity, photography opportunities, outdoor recreation, geocaching opportunities.
Dates of the Backroads Tour are May 1st through September 30th.
Mail completed forms to:
Hartington Economic Development
PO Box 427
Hartington, NE 68739
Deadline to mail forms in is Friday, September 30th, 2022.
Events Across Northeast Nebraska
Wayne Bresslerfest Concerts
Bresslerfest Concerts in the Park Series. Bressler Park, 9th & Lincoln, Free, Food Trucks
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Wayne Farmer's Market
Every Wednesday 4-6 pm, 5th & Lincoln, Wayne County Courthouse
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Wayne Cruise Main
7-9 pm cruise the streets, spectators welcome, food vendors and more.
Ponca State Park Expo
9/17-19/20 17th Annual Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park, Ponca, NE
Wayne Farmer's Market
Every Saturday 9am – Noon, 5th & Lincoln, Wayne County Courthouse