Detour Nebraska: Historic Destinations & Natural Wonders



For many, Nebraska is the flat prairie seen from the interstate. Yet with the Sandhills, bluffs and river valleys, the state has an abundance of riches. The heritage of early settlers is evident. Fort Kearny and Chimney Rock were pioneer harbors. The Fur

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$21.99  $20.23
History Press
Publish Date
October 30, 2017
6.0 X 0.5 X 8.9 inches | 0.84 pounds

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About the Author

Gretchen (formerly Michels) Garrison and her family live in Lincoln, Nebraska. She helps her husband, Kyle, operate GP Restoration. Besides homeschooling their four kids, Gretchen also curates the blog Many of her articles have also been included in other Nebraska publications.


"Gretchen Garrison has been documenting her travels through her home state since 2013 on her blog, Odyssey Through Nebraska. Her new book, ""Detour Nebraska: Historic Destinations & Natural Wonders,"" is the compendium of four years of travel, observation and research.

More than just a travel guide, ""Detour Nebraska"" is a broadly inclusive and thoughtful narrative about the notable geographical and historical destinations in Nebraska.

From the Metro region to the Panhandle, Garrison is an impartial chronicler of Nebraska's natural landscapes, historical landmarks and modern attractions. Her mission is to highlight "the places and people of Nebraska, both past and present." Lincoln Journal Star "

"The book features summaries of more than 150 unique destinations across the state and will have you making your own bucket list of Nebraska travel plans in 2018. If you love history, art, nature or adventure, be sure to pick up a copy of "Detour Nebraska" and start planning your own adventures." Nebraska Family Magazine