Many states are proud of their universities. sports teams, but none more than Nebraska, which is called the Cornhusker State in recognition of the University of Nebraska football team, of which the residents are very proud. This fine state has many other things to be proud of, including its rolling prairies, endless fields of wheat, huge herds of cattle and friendly, down-to-earth residents.
What to Expect
Nebraska's past is an Old West history lesson filled with tales about Native Americans, Lewis and Clark, the Pony Express, trappers, explorers and pioneers. The independent and adventurous spirit of the state's past remains apparent even today.
Agriculture is Nebraska's main source of income, especially in the form of cattle. Other farm products include corn, hogs, soybeans, wheat, sorghum and varieties of grass. Manufacturing is also an important industry, with products including electronic components, auto parts, pharmaceuticals, clothing and chemicals. Oil and natural gas are exported as well.
There's plenty to see here, both sites of natural beauty and interesting man-made attractions. Such sites as the Agate Fossil Beds and Chimney Rock intrigue tourists and residents alike. Pioneer museums, the State Capitol building in Lincoln and art galleries are also popular destinations. If a rich history of the Old West and a strong spirit of adventure and exploration are moving your move to Nebraska, here is some information about what you.re likely to find when you start looking for
Where to Explore
Omaha Apartments Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States, Omaha is a bustling metropolis of more than 400,000 residents who enjoy big-city amenities and small-town values. In fact, Parenting Magazine has ranked Omaha as one of the top-ten places in the nation to raise a family. With an estimated 72,000 apartments in the metro area (making up nearly a fourth of residential housing), it shouldn.t be too hard to find apartments for rent to suit your needs and budget. Average studio apartments cost $440 per month; one-bedroom apartments go for $515; two-bedrooms for $670; and three-bedroom apartment rentals average $815.
One of the Midwest's favorite cities, the state capitol of Lincoln is home to 250,000 residents. Lincoln offers the excitement of a big city and the peace of the countryside all in one place, with beautiful parks and interesting historic sites coexisting with fun recreational activities and a budding live music scene. It's a fast-growing city, but it still enjoys a cost of living at 22% below the national average, which should come in handy when looking for affordable apartment rentals. Lincoln is also the home of the University of Nebraska, and boasts many of the cultural and nightlife benefits that come with living in a college town.