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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 2018 JUNK JAUNT®  Lodging plans today using the  2018 … [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...]

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...]

Broken Bow, NE

Broken Bow, NEWelcome to Broken Bow!!This wonderful community is located in the center of scenic Highway 2. We have something for nearly everyone, with 126 acres of parks, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, ball diamonds, tennis facilities, fishing pond, picnic & camping facilities, a regional … [Read more...]

North Loup, NE

North Loup, NE “The Popcorn Capital of Nebraska” In the late 1800’s most area farmers found that popcorn was a profitable crop to plant.In 1901, North Loup businesses started giving Free Popcorn to their customers. One hundred four years later, during the annual “Pop Corn Days” festival, this custom … [Read more...]

Burwell, NE

Burwell, NE “The Outdoor Rodeo Capital of Nebraska” We are proud to be the “home” to Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, Fort Hartsuff, the Calamus Lake & Fish Hatchery. Located on the dividing line between the Nebraska Sandhills and the North Loup River Valley, our livelihood hinges upon both cattle ranching … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Ravenna, NE

Ravenna, NE"Hot Link" 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...]

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...]