Nebraska is a Midwestern state in the United States that is located south of South Dakota and north of Kansas. The state of Nebraska is dominated by the Great Plains where the Otoe Native Americans once roamed. Chimney Rock National Park in Western Nebraska is famous for Chimney Rock, which rises to a height of 1,288 meters. During the 19th century it was used a landmark along the Oregon Trail, California Trail and Mormon Trail. Nearby in Western Nebraska is Scotts Bluff National Monument, which is a series of rock monuments that rise 330 meters above the grand plains.
There are many tourist attractions in Nebraska City including the Lewis and Clark Center, which explains the natural history of the expedition; Wildwood Period House and Mahew Cabin, which was involved in the Underground Railway. Visitors to Omaha, in Nebraska, should make a beeline for the old market, where there are restored warehouses that have restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries and even horse drawn carriage rides. Other points of interest in the city include: Henry Doorly Zoo, the Children’s Museum, Standing Bear Lake and the Joslyn Castle. Nebraska strikes a good balance between natural wonders and historically interesting sites.