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Situated in central part of USA, Nebraska is the 16th largest state in the country. A part of the Great Plains, Nebraska is surrounded by South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri Kansas Colorado and Wyoming. Divided into 93 counties, Nebraska has Lincoln as the State Capital while Omaha is the largest city. Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings and Fremont are the other major cities. Food processing, electric equipment, machinery and printing are the major industries.

Climate in Nebraska is broadly of two types with a greater part of the state having hot continental weather and the rest having semi-arid climate. With four major rivers namely Missouri, Niobrara, Platte and Republican River and several lakes such as Lewis and Clark Lake and Harlan County Lake, Nebraska has an adequate waterfront for irrigation and recreational activities.

There are about 87 State Parks and recreational destinations, providing ample scope for outdoor activities, learning and fun. Though climate in winters is not easy to predict, there are a wide range of possibilities all year round. From relaxing to thrilling sports, tourists can engage in ice-skating, skiing, sledging, fishing, hunting, camping or hiking. Wildlife lovers can have a great time watching rare birds and animals found in the forest regions.

Nebraska also has about 10 historically significant locations such as Fort Kearny, Buffalo Bill Ranch, Ash Hollow and Fort Atkinson which are counted among the National Parks / Historic Sites.

In Nebraska, you are sure to discover activities to suit your mood.

 

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