Nebraska Tourism officials announce 2024 Passport Stops, including bonuses for 15th year

Nebraska Tourism officials announce 2024 Passport Stops, including bonuses for 15th year
March 1st, 2024 | News Release

Nebraska Tourism is excited to announce the stops included in the 2024 Nebraska Passport program. The Passport inspires Nebraskans and tourists to travel throughout the state collecting stamps to earn prizes while also supporting Nebraska’s tourism destinations and local businesses.

The Nebraska Passport program is entering its 15th year.

“Reaching 15 years of helping travelers discover some of Nebraska’s most charming attractions is worth celebrating,” said John Ricks, Nebraska Tourism executive director. “Visitors and communities alike benefit from Passport season, and we are once again excited to kick off another round of adventures across the state in 2024.”

The 2024 Passport will once again feature 70 attractions and 10 themed categories. Travelers will have from May 1 through September 30 to visit the attractions and collect their stamps.

In honor of the 15th year of the program, this year’s Passport will include 15 bonus stops from across the state, which will be in addition to the 70 traditional stops.

“We wanted to do something special for the 15th year of the program,” said Madison Johnson, Passport program coordinator. “Often we hear our long-time Passport Champions say they want even more of a challenge and even more adventures. Our 15 bonus stops are made up of fan favorites, voted on by them. It’s the perfect way to bring the two together.”

Visitors will receive a unique collectible sticker from each of the bonus stops. The bonus stops will have a separate prize entry sheet from the original 70 stops, and stamps from the original stops combined with stamps from the bonus stops cannot be combined for prize totals.

Passports will be available at participating stops starting May 1 or can be pre-ordered at Participants are encouraged to download the Nebraska Passport App on their smartphone for the option of digital stamps, supplementing the physical Passport booklet for convenience. Please note, the Passport app will be updated with the 2024 information on May 1. Those who used the mobile app last year will need to update the app to see the new program information. To download, search ‘NE Passport 2024″ in the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store.

2024 Passport stop categories

  • Bring Your Wallet
  • Drive, Stop, Drive, Stop
  • Drop Some Dough
  • Fine Vines
  • Great Stops, Non-Stop
  • The Old & The Beautiful
  • Parks A’ Plenty
  • Rare & Remarkable
  • Rise & Shine
  • Various Vittles

70 Selected Stops (by town)

Knight Museum and Sandhills Center (Alliance)

Melodramas by Popcorn Productions, LLC at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (Ashland)

Sandhills Guest House Motel (Atkinson)

Susan’s Books & Gifts (Aurora)

John G. Neihardt State Historic Site (Bancroft)

Happy Kernel Gourmet Kettle Corn and Pork Rinds (Beatrice)

Kala’s Savory Bites and Sifted Sweets (Beatrice)

Antique Anthology (Bennet)

The Simple Co. Coffeehouse & Floral Shop (Bridgeport)

Gospel Coffee & Ice Cream (Brownville)

Adeline’s Bakery (Burr)

Magnolias Boutique, LLC (Central City)

Prairie Creek Vineyard & Winery (Central City)

Bean Broker Coffee House & Pub (Chadron)

The Broken Mug (Columbus)

Dam Fish Shack (Crofton)

Johnson Lake State Recreation Area (Elwood)

Rowdy’s Steakhouse (Fairbury)

Spring Ranch Campground (Fairfield)

Diane’s Greenhouse (Fordyce)

Los Mezcales Ortiz (Fremont)

Gothenburg Historical Museum (Gothenburg)

Barista’s Coffee House (Grand Island)

Island Oasis Waterpark (Grand Island)

Studio 10 Art Gallery (Grand Island)

Nebraska National Forest in Halsey, Nebraska (Halsey)

Nissen Winery and Tasting Room (Hartington)

Special Scoops Ice Cream Parlor (Hastings)

Holdrege Bronzes at Nebraska Prairie Museum (Holdrege)

S.A.M. Que and Catering (Kearney)

Steinbrink Landscaping & Greenhouses (Kearney)

The Archway (Kearney)

Art & Soul Cafe and Bar (Lincoln)

Great Plains Art Museum (Lincoln)

Ten Thousand Villages Lincoln (Lincoln)

Wax Buffalo Candle Lab + Small Bar (Lincoln)

Wildeflour Baking Co. (Lodgepole)

Lakeside in Louisville at Louisville State Recreation Area (Louisville)

The Scoop Ice Cream (McCook)

The Secret Garden (Merna)

Mullen Arts Center (Mullen)

Lied Lodge at Arbor Day Farm (Nebraska City)

The Keeping Room (Nebraska City)

Wildwood Historic Center (Nebraska City)

Poppin’ Delights Gourmet Popcorn (Norfolk)

CR Rustic Antique Mall on the Bricks (North Platte)

Feather River Vineyards (North Platte)

Petrified Wood and Art Gallery (Ogallala)

El Museo Latino (Omaha)

Monolithic Brewing (Omaha)

Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters (Omaha)

Werner Park (Papillion)

Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge (Paxton)

Plainview Klown Doll Museum (Plainview)

Outlaw Pizza and Ice Cream (Ponca)

Hangar 39 – Flyover Brewing Co. Potter (Potter)

Branched Oak Observatory (Raymond)

James Arthur Vineyards (Raymond)

The Willa Cather Childhood Home at the National Willa Cather Center (Red Cloud)

Powerhouse On Broadway — Suites & Social (Scottsbluff)

Junto Wine (Seward)

Liberty House B&B, Antiques & Tours (Seward)

Beans and Steams Coffeehouse, LLC (Sidney)

Cheyenne County Museum and Post Commander’s Home (Sidney)

Primitive Chicks – Antiques and Home Décor (Stromsburg)

Superior Estates Winery (Superior)

Rich Harvest Vineyard and Winery (Syracuse)

Anthem Coffee (Thedford)

Swanson Reservoir State Recreation Area (Trenton)

Centennial Hall Historic Museum (Valentine)

15 Bonus Stops (by town)

Chimney Rock National Historic Site (Bayard)

Our Lavender Co. (Big Springs)

Museum of the Fur Trade (Chadron)

Fort Robinson State Park History Center (Crawford)

Sugar Shack Home Décor (Edgar)

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area (Gering)

Baker’s Candies (Greenwood)

Classic Car Collection (Kearney)

Robber’s Cave (Lincoln)

Kregel Windmill (Nebraska City)

Great Plains Black History Museum (Omaha)

The Potter Sundry (Potter)

Taylor Villagers (Taylor)

Master’s Hand (Tekamah)

Smith Falls State Park (Valentine)


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