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Must Visit Attractions in Grand Island, Nebraska

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Grand Island is located on the county seat of Hall County, Nebraska, United States. It is a charming island with a wealth of historic sites, colorful restaurants, interesting landscapes, and plenty of outdoor activities. Grand Island is also home to plenty of attractions like Stuhr Museum, Island Oasis Water Park, Stolley Park, Mormon Island State Recreation Area, City of Grand Island, Tornado Hill Memorial, Railroad Town, Eagle Scout Park, St. Mary’s Cathedral, etc.

Narrow down your searches with the list of attractions below:

The Stuhr Museum

The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer is a museum dedicated to preserving and conserving the legacy of the-Pioneers from the late 19th century. The museum houses a historic village- the Railroad Town, the village comprises of the original period structures from the 1890s era prairie village. The museum was designed by Edward Durell Stone and has been named after Leo Stuhr who was a politician and a local farmer and has contributed significantly to the growth of the museum. This museum has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2015, today the structures house the place where actor-Henry Fonda was born and sites where popular movies were shot.

St. Mary’s Cathedral

St. Mary’s Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral listed in the National Register of Historic Places in Grand Island, Nebraska. The cathedral went through a major renovation in the 1950s; a new city hall was added to it in 2001. The cornerstone, the views from the north, south window, and the sophisticated interiors of the cathedral are worth visiting.

Island Oasis Water Park

Island Oasis Water Park is one of the most popular water parks in Grand Island. It is a 6 cares amusement park for families and youngsters. This water park features 4 giant water slides, 350,000-gallon wave-pool,  750ft lazy river, children’s playground, volleyball area, and plenty of food spots.  Whether you want to brave the pool, plunge into the six-story high slide, or build a sandcastle with your kids Island Oasis is a must-visit destination for those seeking absolute thrill and adventure.

Mormon Island State Recreational Area

Mormon Island State Recreational The area is a popular winter destination in Nebraska.  Each spring and winter it attracts hundreds of visitors owing to its unique landscape, it is home to several migratory bird species making it a popular bird-viewing spot. From shelter houses, restrooms to convenient outdoor areas this region is one of the best places to visit with your family. Other recreational activities include fishing, camping, swimming, boating, camping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, etc.

Tornado Hill Memorial

Tornado Hill Memorial is a large hill and one of the best places for bicycling, sledding, and climbing. This hill stands almost 40 feet high and it serves as an important monument for the Great Islanders. Today this hill is an important reminder of the devastating effects of what Grand Island has undergone on June 3, 1980.

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