Kearney is a city in South Central Nebraska.
Kearney Municipal Airport offers service to Denver, Colorado
The city is connected to Interstate 80 by two exits. Highway 30 (a main street to the city) also provides entrances to the city.
The Museum of Nebraska Art resides near downtown Kearney and offers artwork created by Nebraskans.
The University of Nebraska-Kearney campus is a sprawling well cared for college located on the west side of the city.
Hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes migrate through the Kearney area in March. The cranes stay for a few weeks, eating corn and roosting in the protection of the Platte River. After the birds gain enough weight, they continue their migration further north.
- The Great Platte River Road Archway(Archway Monument), 3060 East 1st Street(Directly off I-80 Exit 272), ☎ 308-237-1000 or 877-511-ARCH, . Fall September 2, 2008 – October 31, 2008 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. every day Winter November 1, 2008 - February 28, 2009 10:00 – 3:00 Fri~Sat~Sun Spring March 1, 2009 – May 22, 2009 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. every day Summer May 23, 2009 - September 7, 2009 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. every day. A large arch spanning over Interstate 80 in Kearney, Nebraska that contains exhibits displaying the Platte River's role in American history including the Oregon Trail, the Lincoln Highway and more. There is also a restaurant at the archwayAdults (16 & up) $10.00 Seniors (62+) $ 8.50 Youth (11 -15) $ 6.00 Child (6 - 10) $ 3.00 5 & Under free.
The Tri-City Storm, a USHL hockey team plays at FirstTier Center, located on the southwest side of the main Interstate 80 interchange.
Cabelas store on East Highway 30 offers a full range of sporting goods and outdoor apparel
The Hilltop Mall located on the northern edge of the city offers a few mall shops and is located near a Super Wal-mart, K-Mart, Target and a Menard's home repair store which is located further north on the extreme north end of town.
Valentino's Buffet at the Hilltop Mall
Various fast food outlets are found near the Interstate including a McDonalds, Burger King, Runza, Red Lobster, Old Chicago and a Perkins family restaurant.
Grandpa's Steak House located south of Interstate 80 offers upscale dining, locally known for their steak.
Various hotels exist especailly on the southern end near the Interstate including a Ramada Inn, a Best Western and a Holiday Inn.
Kearney is located in the Tri-Cities region of Nebraska. The cities of Grand Island and Hastings are within 50 miles to the east.
Located nearby is the historic Fort Kearny which offers camping sites and is also a State Historical Park.
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