You will find numerous Kearney Nebraska hotels and Kearney Nebraska motels both in town and along nearby Interstate 80, which is the state’s principal east-west highway. The majority of these are national franchises with readily-recognized names, ensuring a certain standard of quality and service. However, it is important to do your research, since most of these nationwide chains are locally operated, and quality can vary from property to property. Look also in nearby communities. Some of the Kearney attractions are located outside of the city, such as Minden, Odessa, Ravena, and Gibbon (site of one of the state’s wineries). Another of the state’s wineries is located in nearby Lexington. This is Mac’s Creek Winery and Vineyard, which is a center for a number of regional events, including the Nebraska Wine and Jazz Festival in May and the Nebraska Balloon and Wine Festival in August.
Since the only practical forms of transportation are your own vehicle or car rentals, these communities are still convenient. Look for names such as Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Best Western, Ramada, and Comfort Inn. For Kearney Nebraska motels you have choices of known brands, such as Super 8, Rodeway, and Microtel.
Because this is an important university community, it is possible to find cheap Kearney Nebraska lodging in the form of rental houses and apartments. Summer, when students are away during the school break, is when to go if you are in the market for this kind of accommodation. This is a prime hunting and fishing area, so you will also find cabins and lodges in state parks and on the lakes and rivers that cater to these sportsmen available for rent. The advantages that these have over Kearney Nebraska hotels include self-catering amenities allowing you to save on the costs of dining out at local restaurants. Kearney Nebraska motels are also cost effective, and many of these will have kitchenettes.
For unique Kearney Nebraska hotels look to some of the charming bed and breakfast inns. These are generally privately owned and operated by local families, and are often in homes of historical or architectural significance. You will find some right in town, as well as neighboring communities. Grace Elizabeth’s in Minden is located in a lovely 1916 home, and in addition to rooms in the main house, it has a separate cottage with two bedrooms. Other cheap Kearney Nebraska lodging can be found at camping areas, of which there are many. State parks and recreation areas, lakes, and Platte River locations all will have campgrounds. Most of these will have water, sewer, and electric hookups for recreational vehicles, campers, and motor homes. Some of the Kearney Nebraska motels also have campgrounds, as well as other facilities, including restaurants, grocery stores, swimming pools, playgrounds, picnic areas and barbecue pits, and even boat rentals and fishing guides.
Cheap Kearney Nebraska lodging includes virtually all establishments in town and in the surrounding areas. Tourism in this region is very much family oriented, which means most of the travelers will be budget conscious, and it is a rural area. There are no luxury hotels here, but you will find clean, comfortable accommodations convenient to all the things to do and see and at affordable rates and prices.