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Kearney Travel Guide, Nebraska

Kearney, NE US – Overview

Kearney is a beautiful city in the state of Nebraska. The city of Kearney is located on the north of the Platte River. It consists of Kearney counties and Buffalo. It has a population of more than 35,000 people. Kearney covers an area of 11.2 square miles. There is a large number of sights and attractions.

Some of the most popular sights in Kearney include the University of Nebraska, The Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, Firs Tier Events Center, Fort Kearney Historical Park, Trails and Rails Museum and Museum of Nebraska Art etc. Students from all over the world come to get admission in the University of Nebraska, Kearney where a large number subjects are taught. The university features 37 buildings and the main campus covers 235-acres of land. The main campus provides access to the Kearney’s cultural life, shopping centers, and outdoor, recreational and sporting facilities. There are also many other educational institutes in Kearney including Meadowlark Elementary School, Stone Elementary School, Bryant Elementary School, Zion Lutheran School, Sunrise Middle School and West Kearney High School etc.

Whatever is your style and taste you can find every type of entertainment and sporting facilities in this city. The name of the city derived from Fort Kearny. It was an outpost of the US Army along with Oregon Trail. Recent industrial development and growth led to the increase in population and more job opportunities for the locals.

Some of the top organizations in the country are headquartered in this city. The biggest employers include Eaton Corporation, West Company Pharmaceuticals, The Buckle Corporate Headquarters and Baldin Filters etc.

The city of Kearney offers an array of outdoor facilities to visitors including Cottonmill Lake Recreation Area, Apollo Park, Buffalo Ridge Golf Course, Yanney Heritage Park, Meadowlark Hills Golf Course, Harmon Park and Dryden Park.

Being a highly popular recreational point, the city of Kearney is also home to some of the best hotels of the world. These hotels include Wingate by Wyndham Kearney, Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Kearney and Hampton Inn etc.

Visiting and exploring Kearney is great fun for the enthusiastic tourists.

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