Visitors at the Lewis and Clark center learning about the trails and history of the location.
Visitors at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center learning about the history the center provides and exploring trails at the location. Photo courtesy of Doug Friedli.

The Nebraska Passport Program begins May 1 and will feature 70 locations. Madison Johnson, Nebraska Passport coordinator, said each stop fits into one of ten categories.

2021 Passport stop categories
Visual Treats
Parking Spots
Aroma Therapy
Now Hear This
Growth Opportunities
Grub & Cuisine
Shoptimum Values
Childish Things
Branching Out
Time Travel

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Participants in the Nebraska Passport program visit Carhenge near Alliance, Nebraska. Carhenge was a featured location in 2019. Photo courtesy of Nebraska Tourism.

Last year, the program included places like the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center in Nebraska City. Doug Friedli, executive director of the center, said he was pleased to see the number of visitors increase when the program featured the center in 2016 and 2020.

Selected sites (by town)
Shelmadine Print Shop (Alliance)
Victoria Springs State Recreation Area (Anselmo)
Grazers Bar & Grill (Arnold)
Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park (Ashland)
Cottonwood Gallery & Arts (Aurora)
Chimney Rock Museum (Bayard)
The Vault (Bayard)
Clean Slate Soap (Beatrice)
TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle Forest (Bellevue)
Chapin’s Furniture & Decorating (Broken Bow)
Chadron Art Alley at Bean Broker Coffee House & Pub (Chadron)
Chadron State Park (Chadron)
Glur’s Tavern (Columbus)
Q’s Dairy Sweet (Crawford)
Pekarek’s Produce (Dwight)
Sugar Shack Home Décor (Edgar)
Enders State Recreation Area (Enders)
Rock Creek Station State Historical Park (Fairbury)
Washington County Museum (Fort Calhoun)
Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area & Nature Center (Gering)
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer (Grand Island)
Tommy Gunz Bistro (Grand Island)
Nebraska National Forest, Bessey RD (Halsey)
Gifts & Things (Holdrege)
Hyannis Hotel Inc (Hyannis)
Michelle’s Scrumptious Bakery (Juniata)
Buffalo Records (Kearney)
Kearney Area Children’s Museum (Kearney)
Lincoln Children’s Museum (Lincoln)
Saro Cider (Lincoln)
Screamers Family Restaurant, Home of the Singing Servers (Lincoln)
Smoking Gun Jerky (Lincoln)
The Burkholder Project (Lincoln)
Platte River State Park (Louisville)
Blackbird Hill Studio (Macy)
Bowring Ranch State Historical Park (Merriman)
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park (Nebraska City)
Nebraska City Historical Murals at First Class Flowers (Nebraska City)
Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast (Nebraska City)
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska (Niobrara)
District Table and Tap (Norfolk)
Norfolk Arts Center (Norfolk)
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park (North Platte)
Feather River Vineyard and Winery (North Platte)
The Cedar Room (North Platte)
Fat Brain Toys (Omaha)
Hollywood Candy (Omaha)
Malcolm X Memorial Foundation (Omaha)
Spielbound Board Game Café (Omaha)
Wenninghoff Farm Market (Omaha)
Joy Boutique (O’Neill)
Orleans Hotel Bed & Breakfast (Orleans)
Anne Marie’s Antiques and Gifts (Paxton)
Fork and Hammer (Plattsmouth)
P-Town’s Daily Grind Boutique & Coffee (Plymouth)
Keller Pharmacy (Ponca)
Chuckaboo Station (Potter)
National Willa Cather Center (Red Cloud)
Miletta Vista Winery (Saint Paul)
Tossed & Found Antiques (Scottsbluff)
Bottle Rocket Brewing Co (Seward)
Laughing Lamb Fibers (Sidney)
The Koffie Knechtion (South Sioux City)
Meridian Bridge (South Yankton)
Montz Motorcycle Museum Inc. (Tecumseh)
Chatterbox Brews (Tekamah)
Broken Spoke Boutique (Valentine)
Smith Falls State Park (Valentine)
Blue Cat Gallery & Studio (Wayne)
GoodyPop (York)