Day Trips Part 4: Other Family Friendly Adventures | Columbus Norfolk Moms

Summer has come and gone. The kids may be back in school, but we’ve still got a few more ideas of great day trips families could take from anywhere in Northeast Nebraska.

This week we are listing three different family friendly getaways.

Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum

28210 W Park Hwy
Ashland, NE 68003


Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 Days a Week
Open 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas


Adults: $14.00
Senior Citizens: $11.00
Active/Retired/Veteran Military: $12.00 (with valid military ID)
Children: $7.00 (Ages 4 – 12) / Free for Children Aged 3 & Under

Prices subject to tax.

Go Ape Zip Line & Adventure Park
at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

28500 W Park Hwy
Ashland, NE 68003


Book ahead online through their website to ensure your spot is ready for you when you arrive.


Minimum Age: none

Ages 16+: $59.95 | Ages 15 & Under: $49.95
Minimum Age: none

$14.95 per drop
Minimum Age: 5 years

Tree Adventure at Arbor Day Farm Lied Lodge

2611 Arbor Ave.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Summer Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Fall Hours (Sept.-Oct.):
Tuesday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

AppleJack Festival Weekends (Sept. 18, 19, 25, 26 & Oct. 2, 3)
Saturday 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Adults $13
Children 3–12 $11
Children 2 and under FREE

Annual Pass:
You’ll have unlimited year-long access to the Tree Adventure.

Family Pass $129
Grandparents Pass $129
Individual Pass $39

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