Passport For Nebraska

State senator calls attention to local stops on a statewide tourism tour. Now in its fourth year, the Nebraska Passport program promotes Nebraska attractions, many of which are located within, or right next to, Legislative District 2, says State Senator Bill Kintner.

The Cassgram reports there are ten themed tours that feature 80 attractions across Nebraska. Eight of the ten 2013 tours have individual “stops” nearby.

In Cass County, the Bess Streeter Aldrich House & Museum in Elmwood ( is one of the eight featured statewide stops on the “Turn the Page” tour which highlights Nebraska literary artists.

The others:

Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure (, Nebraska City, on the “Hit the Hot Spots” tour

Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard (, Nebraska City, on the “Play Outside” tour

Mayhew Cabin with John Brown’s Cave (, Nebraska City, on the “Seeing is Believing” history-oriented tour

Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast (, Springfield, on the “Sleep Tight” places-to-stay tour.

Springfield Artworks ( the “Picture the Scene” tour

On the “Tap Into It” tour that features Nebraska craft breweries, the Soaring Wings Vineyard & Brewery ( in Springfield, and the Nebraska Brewing Company, located in Papillion, ( are two of the tour stops.

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