Take a break from baby planning by spending quality time with your partner in the picturesque state of Nebraska. Experience the big city attractions in Omaha, or immerse yourselves in the small-town feel of Royal. From touring the historic museums in Grand Island to enjoying spa days in Nebraska City to taking romantic strolls through the parks of Lincoln, there’s something incredible for everyone in this Midwestern state. Book a stay at one of many Nebraska vacation rentals for your upcoming babymoon. Explore the most memorable activities and attractions at a babymoon destination in Nebraska.
1. Grand Island
A babymoon in Grand Island allows you and your significant other to make a splash when sunning at the Island Oasis Water Park or while dipping your toes in the Platte River. Opt for a boat tour of the river with Glidden Canoe Rental or indulge your interests in history with tours of the Stuhr Museum. Treat yourselves to grilled sensations at the Wasabi Bistro after an invigorating walk on the Townsley-Murdock Immigrant Trail. The Conestoga Mall offers plenty of opportunities for expectant parents looking for baby supplies before catching the latest flick at the Grand Theater. Indulge your cravings with a hearty dinner at Texas T-Bone Steakhouse.
2. Nebraska City
A vacation rental in Nebraska City exposes you and your loved one to nature-filled attractions when spending a day or two at the Arbor Lodge Historical Park and Arboretum. The Kregel Windmill Museum is a popular attraction for couples looking to learn more about natural energy while a tour of the Mayhew Cabin with John Brown’s Cave gives you a chance to learn more about how the early settlers of Nebraska City lived. When you need to put your feet up and relax, reserve your spot for an afternoon at the Spa at Lied Lodge. Continue celebrating and preparing for your bundle of joy with a toast and dessert at the Timber Dining Room.
Lincoln is the ideal spot for expectant parents who love to immerse themselves in history. Start your babymoon with a tour of the Nebraska State Capitol building or the Museum of American Speed. Find some peace and serenity with a romantic stroll through the Sunken Gardens that features approximately 30,000 blooming plants and flowers. If you and your mate are sports fans, root on your favorite team when catching a game at Memorial Stadium or stop in the gift shop to pick up an infant-sized team jersey. Holmes Park and Lake is the ideal spot for some fishing with your loved one while the Sheldon Museum of Art is perfect for the budding artists or art enthusiasts.
When you want to live it up with your significant other before the baby arrives, make Omaha your vacation destination for your babymoon. Take in the attractions when shopping the locally-owned stores in the Old Market area or catch a game at the TD Ameritrade Park. Get outdoors when walking the trails at the Lewis and Clark Landing or stop in at Riverfront Park to snap a selfie and feed the ducks. The Doorly Zoo puts you face-to-face with exotic animals while the Joslyn Art Museum gives you and your sweetheart a chance to see masterpieces from all over the state and the world. When you need some musical entertainment, reserve your tickets for a live concert or play at the Omaha Performing Arts Center after a scrumptious dinner at The Boiler Room. Couples who want to dress up and enjoy some fine dining can opt for an intimate dinner for two at Le Voltaire French Restaurant.
Choose a vacation destination that offers seclusion with rustic vacation rentals and serene days fishing at the Grove Lake Dam. Royal is home to Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park where you and your mate can walk the trails and take in the scenery on those cool spring or fall days. Sightsee in the park that features camel and rhino fossils after a restful morning in your vacation rental nestled among the Nebraska fields. When comfort food is calling your name, head to the Green Gables of Pleasant Valley for American fare.
6. North Platte
Opt for a babymoon that allows you to sightsee unique landmarks such as the Buffalo Bill statue in North Platte. This quaint Nebraska town is also a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts with roaming animals in Cody Park and hiking trails at the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park. Embrace the romance between you and your significant other with a romantic ride on the antique carousel in the downtown area or admire the trains at the Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, located just minutes from your North Platte vacation rental. When hunger strikes, grab some grub at Merrick’s Ranch House or add a little spice to your babymoon with Mexican Cuisine at San Pedro Mexican Restaurant.
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