The seat of Platte County, Columbus is home to more than 22,000 people. Be sure to ride a bus charter in Columbus, Nebraska and see the many interesting sites here.
A bus charter in Columbus, Nebraska can accommodate up to 60 people comfortably. That means you are guaranteed a convenient way of touring the city.
Watch the Platte Valley Playhouse as they perform theater productions at the Central Community College. The group has three main stage productions every season, and treats audiences to a dinner theater as well. Then do visit the Columbus Art Gallery & Gift Shop where you can find the works artists from all over the state and other arts related events. Further, you can check out the "Discovering the Colorful History of Columbus" mural that pays tribute to the city's history. It was unveiled during the 150 years celebrations in 2006.
Be sure to check out any one of the golf courses in the city, including Van Berg Municipal Golf Course, Quail Run Golf Course, Country Shadows Golf Course, and Elks Country Club.
There are nine sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A good number of these are houses that are important both in a historical and architectural sense, including H.E. Snyder House, Dr. Carroll D. and Lorena R. North Evans House, Frederick L. and L. Frederick Gottschalk Houses, and Albert and Lina Stenger House.
Then down a pint or enjoy ice cold beer at Glur's Tavern. Built in the 1870s, this is regarded as the oldest continuously operated drinking establishment in the area. Other nationally registered historic sites in the city are C. Segelke Building, Columbus Izaak Walton League Lodge, Columbus Loup River Bridge, and Platte County Courthouse.
More than that, you can also go to the Platte County Museum, which is run by the county's historical society. The museum has several exhibits that tell of the county's history and contributions.
The city has more than a dozen parks where you can enjoy several activities outdoors, from playing tennis, baseball, softball, and basketball, to something more relaxing such as playing chess, going fishing, and having a picnic. The Bradshaw Park Softball Complex has 18 acres of space that includes four diamonds and football fields. Or get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown at Frankfort Square, which offers you benches, shades, and several features such as a sundial, band shell, plaques to the city's hall of fame awardees, war memorials, and monuments.
Then you have Pawnee Park, which is the best place to have a picnic. The park has 153 acres of space and includes a rose garden, a living tree museum, the Jackson Higgins Memorial, skating and biking facilities, fishing areas, disc golf course, the Pawnee Plunge Waterpark and other amenities. Other parks you can go to include Air Vista Park, Berne Square Park and Wilderness Park Soccer Complex.
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