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Nebraska Rest Stops

Nebraska Rest Stops

Nebraska, the "Cornhusker State," offers a rich tapestry of landscapes, from the rolling Sandhills to bustling cities like Omaha and Lincoln. Whether you're a truck driver covering hundreds of miles or an RV enthusiast exploring the state's natural wonders, the importance of a quality rest stop can't be overstated. In this guide, we'll introduce you to some of the best places in Nebraska to take a breather, stretch your legs, and refresh for the journey ahead.

Nebraska Welcome Center – Sidney

As you enter Nebraska from the west along I-80, the Sidney Welcome Center is a great first stop. It offers:

  • Clean restrooms
  • Travel information and brochures
  • Pet areas
  • Parking for cars, trucks, and RVs

Platte River Rest Area – Grand Island

Located near the city of Grand Island, the Platte River Rest Area is convenient for travelers heading through central Nebraska. Amenities include:

  • Restrooms
  • Vending machines
  • Picnic tables
  • Ample parking for all vehicle types

Melia Hills Rest Area – Omaha

For those entering or leaving Nebraska from the east, the Melia Hills Rest Area near Omaha provides a comfortable spot to pause. It features:

  • Clean restrooms
  • Water fountains
  • Tourist information
  • Parking for cars, trucks, and RVs

Ashland State Recreation Area – Ashland

If you're looking for more than just a quick stop, the Ashland State Recreation Area offers a natural retreat with a range of outdoor activities. Facilities include:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic areas
  • Nature trails
  • Fishing and boating
  • Parking for cars, trucks, and RVs

Ogallala Rest Area - Ogallala

If your journey takes you along I-80 headed toward Wyoming or Colorado, the Ogallala Rest Area serves as a convenient stop with all the necessary amenities. Here, you can find:

  • Restrooms and accessible facilities
  • Welcome center with traveler information
  • Children’s play area
  • Picnic areas
  • Drinking water
  • Parking for all types of vehicles

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