The Southeast Nebraska Tourism Council is committed to promoting and developing regional tourism in Southeast Nebraska through a strong presence in print, on the Internet, and at trade shows. SENTC’s goal is to attract more tourists to the southeast region of Nebraska, lengthen their stay, and increase their spending. Your support through partnership with the organization makes everything we do possible. Our members are the foundation of our success, and all of us working together to build our region into a tourism destination will not only benefit our generation but generations to come. To accomplish this, we need your help.
Carolyn Gigstad SENTC President (pictured)
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Participating CountiesCass, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, and Thayer counties.
Officers and County RepresentativesA list of the SENTC officers and county representatives appears below.
Partnership BenefitsSENTC’s regional marketing benefits all of Southeast Nebraska. For direct benefits at each Partner Level, download Benefits at a Glance (coming soon).
2017 SENTC Partners/Members
$250 Promotional Partners
100 Valmont Drive, next to the Missouri River bridge on Highway 2. Complete with an authentic replica of Lewis and Clark’s keelboat, a Native American earth lodge, and plenty of hands-on activities, this interactive experience focuses on the more than 300 flora, fauna, and scientific discoveries made on their historic Corps of Discovery Journey. Visitors also have the opportunity to walk the nature trails in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. Open year-round. Admission.
Potrillos/La Fiesta Mexican Restaurants
1516 Stone St, Falls City, NE 68048 ~ 402-245-4400
Potrillos Mexican Grill, located at 1516 Stone Street in Falls City, and La Fiesta Mexican Grill, at 402 Chicago in Plattsmouth, offer great food at reasonable prices.
Brownville Fine Arts Association ~ PO Box 4, Brownville, NE ~ 402-274-4146
The BFAA strives to promote the visual and performing arts. We also recognize the gratifing beauty in nature and the outdoors. We endeavor to maintain a place for those who wish to develop the creative process, expand aesthetic appreciation, and derive new meaning and understanding from the arts and nature.
Deer Creek Sodbusters ~ 72973 610 Ave, Sterling, NE 68443 ~ 402-239-2307
Deer Creek Sodbusters, Inc, is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit corporation dedicated to the preservation of the agricultural heritage of Southeast Nebraska. Our antique machinery show is held annually at our show grounds at 72927 610 Ave, 4-1/2 miles south of Sterling. This year’s show will be on August 13.
Gandy House Bed & Breakfast ~ 715 5th St, Humboldt, NE 68376 ~ 402-862-3278
Duaine and Sandy Stalder invite you one block north of Humboldt’s Historic City Square to their delightful two-story Arts and Crafts house built in the 1890s. Relax with a large sunroom, front porch, or by the native stone wood fireplace. Antique lighting fixtures and dark woodwork featured throughout the house, and Wifi.
Homestead National Monument ~ 8523 West State Hwy 4, Beatrice, NE 68310 ~ 402-223-3514
The National Park Service site commemorates the Homestead Act of 1862. Homestead National Monument of America is open daily, except for Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1, and is free to visit. World-class facilities, family interactive museums, historic structures, hiking trails, and picnic areas are available.
Humboldt Shares ~ PO Box 142, Humboldt, NE 68376
Humboldt Shares is an opportunity for a proactive investment in our community. Humboldt Shares is a local effort to pool finances to be utilized to foster economic development. Shares may be purchased for $100, and the proceeds are combined to support economic development and business creation in and around Humboldt, Nebraska.
Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 6, Pawnee City, NE 68420
The Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce provides leadership that helps stimulate our vibrant local economy, sponsors and organizes events for family fun, and promotes our unique travel and tourist destinations.
Pawnee City Historical Society and Museum ~ 1041 5th Street, Pawnee City, NE 68420 402-852-3131
The museum complex has over twenty buildings, including a genealogy resource center, six country schoolhouses, a log cabin, the US Senator Wherry Library, the Whitney barn, and the home of Nebraska’s first governor. Artifacts are on display from all of Pawnee County. Something for everyone — more than 25,000 reasons to visit.
Pawnee City Promotional Network ~ 1041 5th St, Pawnee City, NE 68420 ~ 402-852-2444
PCPN has been working to improve Pawnee County by promoting tourism, economic development, historic preservation, cultural events, and educational projects for over 25 years. From grant writing and coordinating multi-county promotions to supporting the local communities, special projects, and nonprofit organizations, PCPN strives to help our neighbors help themselves.
Peru Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 246, Peru, NE 68421 402-414-0448
Peru Chamber consists of a group of volunteers committed to promoting local businesses and organizations. Volunteers organize annual events such as Old Man River Days to attract visitors and assist in the promotion of local fundraising efforts.
River Inn Resort & Spirit of Brownville ~ PO Box 96, Brownville, NE 68321 ~ 402-297-3344
18-room floating Bed & Breakfast. Open year round. Excursion boat. Open April through October.
SchillingBridge Winery and Microbrewery ~ 62193 710 Road, Pawnee City, NE 68420 ~ 402-852-2400
Syracuse Chamber of Commerce ~ P.O. Box J, Syracuse, NE ~ 402-525-5131
Welcome to Syracuse, Nebraska! Located in Otoe County, the Syracuse Area Chamber of Commerce is here to promote the businesses of our area. Home of GermanFest, we celebrate this event the 2nd weekend of July. It is a day-long celebration of our German heritage that includes a parade, “veiner” dog races, ribfest, and street dance. Join us in the fun!
Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project ~ 307 South 7th Street, Wymore, NE 68466 402-432-3656
Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the contributions of our Welsh pioneers on the North American prairies. Our mission is to bring awareness to local and national groups. Our building is home to professionally produced displays, artifacts, and an auditorium for viewing Welsh films and an archive addition.
Wilber Area Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 1164, Wilber, NE 68465 ~ email@example.com
The Wilber Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission, as stated in our bylaws, is to promote and encourage the growth of existing industries and businesses within our footprint while encouraging and assisting any new individuals, firms, or businesses seeking to relocate or gain more exposure in the Wilber area.
Arbor Manor Steakhouse & Motel ~ 1617 Central Avenue ~ Auburn, NE 68305 ~ 402-274-3774
Humboldt Chamber of Commerce ~ PO Box 125, Humboldt, NE 68376 ~ 402-862-7001
Kregel Windmill Factory Museum ~ 1416 Central Avenue, PO Box 46, Nebraska City, NE 68410 ~ 402-873-1078
Hebron Chamber of Commerce~ 329 Lincoln Avenue, Hebron, NE 68370 ~ 402-768-7156
Old West Trails Center ~ 301 Main Street, Odell, NE 58414 ~ 402-766-3700
Otoe County Museum ~ 308 Mohawk, Syracuse, NE 68446 ~ 402-269-2298
Slattery Vintage Estates ~ 8925 Adams St, Nehawka, NE 68413 ~ 402-267-5267
St. Anthony’s Convent House Bed and Breakfast ~ 311 Hickory Street, Steinauer, NE 68441 ~ 402-869-2230
Thayer County Museum – Thayer County Historical Society ~ 110 9th Street, Belvidere, NE 68315 ~ 402-768-2147
Valentinos of Nebraska City ~ 1710 S. 11th Street, Nebraska City, NE 68410
Vision Inn Motel ~ 2621 Harlan Street, Falls City, NE 68355 ~ 402-245-2459
Whiskey Run Creek Winery ~ 702 Main/PO Box 97, Brownville, NE 68321 ~ 402-825-4601
$25 Individual Members
Gerald & Kathy Hopp
Officers & County Representatives
Cass County Representative
Johnson County Representative
Richardson County Representative
Fillmore County Representative
Nemaha County Representative
Saline County Representative
Gage County Representative
Otoe County Representative
Sarpy County Representative
Jefferson County Representative
Pawnee County Representative
Thayer County Representative
- Regional Marketing: 95% of SENTC’s budget is earmarked for marketing the region.
- SENTC Visitor’s Guide: 35,000 printed copies are distributed along I-80 in Nebraska, I-29 in the St. Joseph, MO, area, and on I-70 in Kansas.
- Top Ranking: The SENTC website is at the top of Google’s search results when you type in “Southeast Nebraska.”
- Exposure: Our website will ensure your business has greater exposure throughout the region and the world.
- Trade Shows: Our presence at trade shows allows us to personally educate and invite tourists to our region.
- Internet Visibility: Members’ attractions, services, events, and communities can be accessed from the SENTC website.
- Referrals: SENTC partners have the opportunity to build relationships that help cross-sell attractions and businesses in the region.
- Networking: SENTC partners share ideas and innovative approaches for marketing events, attractions, and businesses by attending monthly meetings