The state of Nebraska is not only one of the nation's top agricultural states, but it is also important for the production of meat. It is also includes other industries, including insurance, information technology and freight. In fact, the world's largest train yard is in North Platte, and the world's second richest man, Warren Buffett, resides in Omaha. Much of the state is plains and is devoted to agricultural production. During the winter, blizzards are not uncommon while the summers are hot and windy.
Those staying at Nebraska hotels can participate in many of the annual festivals held in the small towns around the state. Kool-aid Days takes place each year in Hastings, which is where Kool-aid was invented in 1927. One of the best known publications among students, Cliff's Notes, was created in Rising City by Clifton Hillegass.
Nebraska is also known for its ability to create renewable energy. The state has the potential to generate a significant amount of wind and solar power. Travelers booking Nebraska hotel packages might keep their eyes open for turbines across the state.
Omaha is Nebraska's most populous city, with about 500,000 people residing in the metropolitan area. The second-largest city, Lincoln, has about 260,000 residents. It is easiest to find a cheap Nebraska hotel deal in these two centers of activity although Expedia offers affordable prices at hotels throughout the state. For discount rates, plan to visit during off-peak times of the year such as the winter months.
Tourists in Nebraska looking for things to do should plan to make a special trip near Alliance to see Carhenge, which is a replica of England's Stonehenge, but built from vintage cars. The Museum of Nebraska History has a unique focus on the Indians of the Plains who first inhabited the territory. Nebraska also has many historic trails and federally managed park systems, including parts of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, the Pony Express National Historic Trail, and the Scotts Bluff National Monument at Gering.
Hotels in Nebraska treat visitors to that famous Midwestern hospitality. Many of the rooms featured in cheap hotel deals in Nebraska include a hearty breakfast as well as amenities such as wireless Internet and access to facilities like pools and exercise centers. The Nebraska hotel deals on Expedia fill up fast, so be sure to book reservations at least a few weeks in advance of travel.