2017 Nebraska Junk Jaunt Grant Applications

The Nebraska Junk Jaunt is excited for all the applications submitted for community grants.  Grants seek to encourage the growth of communities in the established Nebraska Junk Jaunt route.  Nebraska Junk Jaunt suggested projects in communities along the route that focus on improving tourism through … [Read more...]

Searching for Treasures at Junk Jaunt

Re-posted from Nebraska.tv.   By Steve White … [Read more...]

Junk Jaunt to roll into Central Nebraska this weekend

Re-posted from the Grand Island Independent By Kelli Rollin Nebraskans and many others will be running for the junk around Central Nebraska Friday through Sunday. The 13th annual Junk Jaunt, which is like a large garage sale, is happening in 36 towns along the Loup River and Sandhills Journey … [Read more...]

Get Ready for the 2017 Nebraska Junk Jaunt

September 23, 24 & 25, 2016Don't Delay, Start Planning Today?[countdown-fx][/countdown-fx] … [Read more...]

Make your 2017 Lodging plans Today!

Innkeepers across NEBRASKA’S JUNK JAUNT®” extended to you a hearty "WELCOME" and appreciate your early reservations.  There are numerous Motels, Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Campgrounds in the area.Take advantage by making your 2016 JUNK JAUNT® Lodging plans today using the 2017 Sponsored … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATES

2017 JUNK JAUNT® SAVE THE DATES! Friday Sept. 22, 2017 Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 Sunday Sept. 24, 2017 Watch for important dates throughout the year on our calendar. … [Read more...]

Annual Junk Jaunt Promotes Tourism and Supports Communities

Re-posted from Nebraska.TV By Connie Weight A long-time supporter of the Junk Jaunt continues to reap benefits from the popular event. If customers veered a few miles off the beaten path to location 26 in rural Buffalo County, they could find everything from an electric truck to a bin full of … [Read more...]

Experience the “jaunt” one town – one treasure – at a time

by Tami Pistello (Omaha, NE)original article was published in the Lyons Mirror Sun; Lyons, NE on the Decatur, NE news When someone says, “Sand hills Journey Scenic Byway”, what comes to mind? Perhaps, sand - and lots of it - or perhaps nasty sand burrs the size of your thumb? A three-day visit to … [Read more...]

Thedford, NE

Thedford, NEThedford is a thriving community of nearly 400 with a variety of businesses and entrepreneurs for the size of the population. Thedford, as the county seat, houses county. state and federal offices with four churches as well as K-12 schools. There are full service gas stations with … [Read more...]

Bartlett, NE

Bartlett, NEThe village of Bartlett is the Wheeler county seat, with two courthouses.The new courthouse was built partially underground while the old one is now the historical museum. Wheeler Central High School (Broncos) were the 2003 Class D2 Volleyball and 6-Man Football Nebraska state … [Read more...]

Westerville, NE

Westerville, NE No information for Westerville is available. … [Read more...]

Sargent, NE

Sargent, NE"Hot Link" http://www.sargentne.comSargent is the Chokecherry Capital of Nebraska. Our Chokecherry Jamboree is complete with Pit Spittin’ contests and held each June in connection with the close-by Comstock Windmill Festival.Sargent, named in 1879, is nestled along the beautiful … [Read more...]

Loup City, NE

Loup City, NEBuilt near the banks of the Middle Loup River, a sign reads, “Welcome to the ‘Polish Capital’ of Nebraska”.“Polish Days” is celebrated the first weekend in June.Sherman County Reservoir is 5 miles east of town and Bowman State Park is 1 mile west. Newly renovated Jenner’s Park, near … [Read more...]

Comstock, NE

Comstock, NEComstock is a quiet and friendly community with school bus access to three schools, low taxes, all utilities available, best water with low arsenic, fresh air, paved roads to larger shopping centers, health care available in neighboring communities of Broken Bow, Ord and Sargent, scenic … [Read more...]

Boelus, NE

Boelus, NENo information for Boelus is available. … [Read more...]

Arcadia, NE

Arcadia, NE “A Home to Come Home To”Arcadia, population 359, is located on Hwy 70, near the Middle Loup River Established in 1885 and named by Postmaster Mrs. Samuel Hawthorne, Arcadia is a Greek word meaning “a region or scene of simple pleasure and quiet”. We are a town of dedicated people. In … [Read more...]

Wolbach, NE

Wolbach, NE “The Small Town with 7 Exits”Welcome to Wolbach!Known nationally for its 7 exits, this quaint little town of 300 is nestled in the Spring Creek Valley on the Greeley-Howard county line. Citizens and visitors alike enjoy all that the town has to offer--numerous businesses, a volunteer … [Read more...]

St. Paul, NE

St. Paul, NE Raise your sights and watch for the big red balloon floating over St. Paul to mark the center of all the great sales of antiques, junk, jewelry, and more. Flowers, baseball museum & mural, Historical Village, good food and fun. Join us! … [Read more...]

St. Libory, NE

St. Libory, NESt. Libory was founded in 1878 by German settlers from St. Libory, Illinois, seeking a better fortune. At $4 per acre, ten acres was purchased from the Union Pacific Railroad for a Catholic parish, to be named Saint Libory after the home church.In 1880 the town had 29 businesses and 2 … [Read more...]

Greeley, NE

Greeley, NEWelcome to Greeley, where our courthouse is on the Nebraska Historical Building Registry.The beautiful Veteran Memorial wall, dedicated in 2003, has been placed in front of the Greeley Co. Courthouse. This quiet community is located at the junction of U.S. Hwy 281 and Neb. Hwy 56, just 25 … [Read more...]