The 10 Best Retirement Activities in Nebraska!

Being a tad bit older isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re wiser and have more time to explore and enjoy all of the activities you love. For retirees in Nebraska, there are plenty of fun and engaging activities to enjoy. Here’s a list of the 10 best retirement activities in Nebraska to help you get going. 

1. Sand Hills Golf Club, Mullen, NE

There are a few better retirement activities than a good game of golf. The Sand Hills Golf Club in Mullen is one of the most natural golf courses in the country with its rolling sand hills and stunning views. A visit to this golf club never gets old!

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2. Engine House Cafe, Lincoln, NE

There’s nothing like grabbing brunch with good friends and the Engine House Cafe is just the place to do that. This unique, spacious cafe is located in Lincoln in an old fire station that was built in 1900. 

3. Go fishing at Lake McConaughy

For a relaxing way to pass the time, head to Lake Mcconaughy for some of the best catfish and trout fishing in the Midwest. There is plenty of fishing action to be had as the lake is also stocked with wipers, bass, and walleye.


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4. Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE

The Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha spans 100 acres and features lots of activities that people of all ages can observe and enjoy. Visit the arboretum, bird sanctuary, beautiful herb gardens, or take a ride up to the model railroad garden for great views of the city. 

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5. Railroad Towne Antique Mall, Grand Island, NE

Who doesn’t love treasure hunting? At Railroad Towne Antique Mall in Grand Island you can shop a huge selection of antiques and collectibles from all eras. Everything from glassware to furniture can be found here.

6. Omaha Community Playhouse, Omaha, NE

The Omaha Community Playhouse brings dozens of live theater, professional touring, and arts education programs to the stage all year round. The beautiful, state-of-the-art space holds more than 500 people and makes for a fantastic evening out.

7. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, NE

Unleash your sense of wonder at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. Don’t miss the specials discounts, such as the grandparents’ discount and other unique events.

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8. Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Ashland, NE

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum features aircraft and nuclear missiles from the U.S. Air Force. The Museum covers more than 300,000 square-feet and features a glass atrium, two aircraft display hangars, traveling exhibits, a theater, a museum store, an aircraft restoration gallery, and much more to explore.

9. Ralston Keno, Ralston, NE

Feeling lucky? Then head to Ralston Keno, a full-service restaurant and game lounge with Keno, billiards, darts, and plenty of televisions to catch sporting events with friends.

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10. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, La Vista, NE

Watch a classic or new movie in style at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in La Vista. This dinner theater features a full dinner, desserts, and drinks that are served directly to you in your seat so you don’t have to leave in the middle of the show to grab a bite.

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