Grand Island, NE

Grand Island, NEIn the mid-1800’s a plan came to light to develop a city along the Platte River Road, in hopes that its’ central location would be ideal for the relocation of the nation’s capitol from Washington D.C.In 1857, the banking house of Chubb Brothers & Barrows from Davenport Iowa … [Read more...]

Halsey, NE

Halsey, NEFounded in 1892, Halsey is located in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills, and is home to Nebraska National Forest, “America’s largest hand-planted forest”.Thousands of visitors come each year to enjoy the peaceful beauty of this area and to ‘get-away’ from the hustle & bustle of their … [Read more...]

Brewster NE

Brewster, NE  “The town with the Spirit of the Cowboy”Looking for a place that has more stars than people, lazy rivers, panoramic sunsets, wild prairie roses and the best tasting water in the world???  Then come to Brewster, Nebraska, population 22.We are located at the junction of Hwys 7 & 91 … [Read more...]

Scotia, NE

Scotia, NEJust across the North Loup River from Scotia, is Nebraska’s only Chalk Mine, chiseled into the base of Happy Jack’s Peak. This elevated peak was favored by Ft. Hartsuff army scouts in their efforts to keep track of the Sioux Indians.Today, golfers “Putt Off the Peak”, trying for prize … [Read more...]

Ord, NE

Ord, NE Visit the official Ord, Nebraska Ord Area Chamber of Commerce / Valley County Economic Development Website.Ord was selected as county seat for Valley County in 1873.  The town was then laid out in early 1874.  About this time General E.O.C. Ord was in command of the military department of … [Read more...]

Farwell, NE

Farwell, NEWHERE IS FARWELL?It is near the center of the state (or the world, depending on who you ask). It is located in Howard County, just off Highway 92, and is surrounded by Ashton Boelus, Dannebrog, Elba, Nysted, Paplin and St. Paul. Don’t blink, with a population of 130 it is indeed unique. … [Read more...]

Almeria, NE

Almeria, NENo information for Almeria is available. All Central Setup Locations (may not include this town) All town Coordinator Names & email 2018 Sponsored Lodging List … [Read more...]

Ericson, NE

Ericson, NEThe village of Ericson is in Wheeler County. The population was 92 at the 2010 census.  In the Nebraska license plate system, Wheeler County is represented by the prefix 84. It had the eighty-fourth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was … [Read more...]

Ashton, NE

Ashton, NE Ashton was established 116 years ago along Oak Creek, by Mr. J.P. Taylor in honor of his home town of Ashton, Illinois. It is now known as the gateway to Sherman Reservoir and home of the Polish Heritage Center.While in Ashton for the JUNK JAUNT®, take a minute to stop and say hello to … [Read more...]

Ravenna, NE

Ravenna, NE"Hot Link" http://www.myravenna.com/ Ravenna is a friendly little railroad town, settled mostly by people of Scandinavian, German and Czech descent. For those of you who came to Ravenna last year and managed to maneuver our detours, WELCOME BACK!We hope you enjoy our new Railroad … [Read more...]

NEBRASKA’S JUNK JAUNT® MAP

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NEBRASKA’S JUNK JAUNT®

300 Miles of Treasures! Welcome to NEBRASKA'S JUNK JAUNT® It is a 300 mile continuous Yard Sale in central Nebraska. Each of 35-40 towns organizes a 3-day yard sale. Most towns will have at least one “Central Set-Up” location for vendors. Last year, this fun event drew 20,000 people from 34 states … [Read more...]

Lodging Locations

Where can you spend the night along the JUNK JAUNT®? 2018 Lodging List (as .pdf) Our Lodging advertisers are listed by areas off the JUNK JAUNT® Byway Loop. Use the tabs at the right to find a lodging* location. Areas are divided into seven (7) zones: Hwy 2, Hwy 11, Hwy 91, Inside the Loop, and … [Read more...]