Date(s) - 06/17/2020 - 06/21/2020
The 33rd Tour de Nebraska announced its route for June 17-21, 2020. This bicycle adventure starts and ends in Kearney, Nebraska home of the Great Platte River Road Archway Monument. Kearney is located only 2 short hours from Lincoln, all on I-80, which makes travel ultra-convenient. Tour de Nebraska celebrates all bicycles and lets you literally choose your path: Road or Gravel.
Day 1: Kearney to Alma – 59 miles
Day 2: Alma to Red Cloud – 74 miles
Day 3: Red Cloud to Hastings – 52 miles
Day 4: Hastings – 31, 60, 104 miles
Day 5: Hastings to Kearney – 53 miles
This 5-day bicycle adventure totals about 269 miles. Start your bicycle adventure experiencing the best of Kearney, which includes many attractions, museums, parks, and local breweries. Alma features Harlan County Lake, which is Nebraska’s second-largest reservoir. And then it’s off to historic Main Street in Red Cloud. Along the way will feature a ride in Willa Cather’s prairie. This Nebraska landscape inspired the great American novelist.
Hastings is throwing a party for the weekend riders and will feature Steeple Brewing Company and Wave Pizza on Friday. Saturday the riders can ride a century or relax at the Hastings Aquacourt Pool at Chautauqua Park. Saturday night will feature a First Street Brewing Company street dance that includes live music and awesome Nebraska food trucks from the region.
Tour de Nebraska estimates 500 riders from 25 states will experience Nebraska from the seat of a bicycle. Nebraska charm will be on full display as the TDN riders head to new parts of Nebraska. To get more information or register for TDN, simply go to tourdenebraska.com.