If you’re rolling through Kearney a great place to pull off of the Lincoln Highway is at the University of Nebraska Kearney. It’s a prototypical Midwestern college campus to the point of being a stereotypical college…
Here the traveler has an opportunity to experience beautiful scenery as well as the area's historical importance in American history.
Experience the Sandhill Cranes in the spring, explore the "stair steps" of the original Highway or stop by the visitors center.
This part of the Byway follows the Platte River Valley that offers an abundance of wildlife, birding and water recreation.