Take the plunge – at Pawnee Plunge Water Park, to be exact. Stand in awe of an historic bridge or life-size memorial that includes the famous Higgins boats from World War II. Study an artist’s interpretation. Travel the Lincoln Highway Scenic & Historic Byway (Hwy. 30). Swing a club. Follow a lakeside trail or wander along the Loup River in search of a meadowlark’s call. Live music. History. A night at the races. Specialty shops and great Nebraska steak. It’s peaceful nooks and raucous celebrations. It’s Columbus and Platte County, Nebraska. Visit today!