Enjoy a trip through the natural, historical, and human-made wonders that show Nebraska is not an ordinary flyover state.

Sandhill crane migration Grand IslandEvery year, more than half a million cranes rest on the island of Nebraska in order to rest and eat on their journey from southern North America to Canada.

Bailey Yard, North PlatteUnion Pacific's Bailey Yard is the largest railroad classification yard in the world. Each day, the yard is home to around 10,000 rail cars that require to be separated and connected.

Durham Museum and OmahaHouse in the former Union Station building, Durham Museum is an archive of an earlier era featuring the Art Deco style and restored railroad cars that date back to the late 1800s and the early 1900s.Photo from Lavanya Sunkara

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer Grand Island. This living history museum tells the tale of settlers as well as Native Americans through art galleries as well as artifacts, and recreations. Photo from Visit Nebraska

Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City. As the home of the tree planter's holiday, Nebraska is a magnet for nature lovers along with families. Arbor Day Farm,

where more than 260 acres of forest trails and gardens, as well as an arboretum, as well as other natural wonders, await.Photo by Visit Nebraska. Visit Nebraska

Platte River is a Kearney river renowned for its mile-wide and an-inch deep Platte River is the nation's most braided and longest river.

The Archway Kearney, celebrating Kearney's Great Platte River Road that took gold seekers, missionaries, and the first settlers to Nebraska 

The Archway Monument will take visitors on an adventure that spans 170 years. Photo from Nebraska Visit Nebraska

Toadstool Geological Park, Harrison the middle of the Oglala National Grasslands in far northwestern Nebraska, eroded sandstone structures and fossils from

The past are abundant in Toadstool Geologic Park, which is located in the river's bed that ran through the area for thousands of years ago.

Carhenge, AllianceAfter living in England, Jim Reinders decided to create a replica of Stonehenge by putting 39 cars in the same spots as the mysterious stones. The circle is 96 feet in diameter.

Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering, which rises 800 feet above that of the Platte river, Scotts Bluff served as an iconic landmark and place of rest for emigrants as well as

Native Americans. More than 200,000 travelers passed through the area by the latter half of the 19th century.