Thursday, September 5, 2013

The High Plains Homestead In Nebraska (Part 1)

High Plains Homestead is located 16 miles northwest of Crawford, Nebraska. Out in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by the rugged badlands and the beautiful pine ridge, is where this unique, peaceful and quiet retreat can be found. At first, I wasn't sure if my husband made the right decision of booking us a night to stay at the High Plains Homestead, but boy was I glad he did. It was like being back into the Wild Wild West or something and you get to explore around what they called their little "Old Town". 

There's not a lot of people out there, but the people that you will meet at the Homestead are really nice and friendly. I must say though, that the food is absolutely delicious. Kudos to the Chef for the best steak we have ever had so far. Moist, tender and perfectly seasoned. He knows what he was doing. Too bad I didn't get to take a shot of the steak, but it was so good that I didn't have time to take photos, but to eat. People would come to the High Plains Homestead just to have a meal because their food is that good. And oh! I better not forget to mention the really delicious homemade pie. Make sure to ask some when you come to visit. The High Plains Homestead serves breakfast, lunch or dinner, and you can either sit inside the Cook Shack or be outside and enjoy the view while eating your meal. 

There are only about six rooms at the Homestead so make sure to have your reservation ahead. The room includes a shower room, refrigerator, air-conditioner, but no TVs and phones in the room, if you want to know. If a peaceful and quiet retreat is what you are looking for, you might want to check out the High Plains Homestead! Thank you for the wonderful experience and great food. 

Before we left the area, we went down to the creek and we looked for fossils, but the only fossil we found was this itty-bitty snail fossil. Still it was a fun short walk. 

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  1. Such an interesting place in incredible terrain. Sure must have been a lonesome life to live there before automobiles but what a treat to see now. It looks like a self-contained little community. Someone had a big vision to preserve the High Plains Homestead. Love all your photos.

    1. My heavens! Must have been so sad and boring back then, but sure is a nice and peaceful place to go to if you want that kind of environment. They are into preserving old buildings and they made quite a little old town. Lots of vintage kitchen things that I love so much. LOL! If only I could take them all with me. Thanks for watching, double auntie Covina! :)

  2. Looks so fun! Lots of cool stuff to see!

  3. this place is a perfect entry for #throwbackthursday..awesome!

  4. Beautiful and very interesting place. Looks like everyone had a blast too. This place is definitely for adventurous people, I would love to see it in person.

  5. This is place definitely a great place for a short getaway, whoever wants to go to a place where technology is less used this place would be the one for them :D

  6. This is a great experience for all of you! Love all the smiling photos!

  7. beautiful trip and looks like fun

  8. I love that your family is exploring so much. What a beautiful place you have chose to live in.

  9. That is some raw beauty right there, just beautiful. I wonder when I would be able to see Nebraska hehehe.

  10. What a beautiful place! I love how "old country" it looks!

  11. I love the picture where the kids are playong with the water... so innocent.:)

  12. My kids loves farm animals too.:)

  13. This is a beautiful place to look at. I wish I were there.

  14. Wow! That's a great place to let the children see how people lived before computers ruled our lives. :-)


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