See the 10 wonders of Nebraska

Traveling by natural, cultural and man-made wonders proves that Nebraska is more than just an airport.

Nearly half a million cranes stop in Nebraska each year to rest and eat on their way from southern North America to Canada.

Sandhill crane migration, Grand Island

Union Pacific's Bailey Yard is the world's largest railroad station. Every day, the station serves about 10,000 rail cars that need to be sorted and paired.

Housed in a building formerly at Union Station, the Durham Museum is an Art Deco capsule of the past, with refurbished late 19th and early 20th century railroad cars.

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island

This vibrant history museum tells the stories of locals and Native Americans through art galleries, artifacts and entertainment.

As the birthplace of the tree-growers' holiday, Nebraska attracts nature lovers and families to Arbor Day Farm, which has 260 acres of forest trails, gardens, an arboretum and other natural resources.

Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City

Platte River, Kearney

The Platte River, known as one kilometer wide and one inch deep, is the longest tributary in the country.

The Archway, Kearney

To celebrate the Great Platte River Road leading gold diggers, missionaries and residents of Nebraska, the Archway Monument will take visitors on a 170-year journey.

Toadstool Geological Park, Harrison

In the middle of the Oglala National Pastures in the far northwest of Nebraska, ruined sandstone rock formations and ancient fossils in the Muchomůrka Geological Park lie at the bottom of a river that flowed millions of years ago.

Carhenge, Alliance

After living in England, Jim Reinders decided to make a replica of Stonehenge with 39 cars placed in the same positions on the mysterious stones. The circle measures 96 feet.

Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering

Rising 800 feet above the Platte River, Scotts Bluff served as a landmark and resting place for emigrants and Native Americans. More than 200,000 people passed through the area in the mid-19th century.