Welcome to Nebraska's Heritage Highway. Wind your way along the lush, tree-lined Missouri River and into the tall grass prairies and fertile farmland of America's heartland. Enjoy small town charm highlighted by beautiful views and rich frontier history. Make your way along Heritage Highway 136 and watch as riverbanks and rolling hills give way to miles of gently waving grass and fertile prairies-the landscape immortalized by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Willa Cather, who wrote about the plight of the American pioneer. Study the early migration of settlers who journeyed westward, including the growth of agriculture and the scattering of the American Indian. Explore the earliest Nebraska settlements, and the historic downtowns where historic buildings house unique shops & restaurants. Bring the family and enjoy the many events, attractions and summertime festivals, or discover unique pottery, antiques, theatre and dining. Nebraska's Heritage Highway provides access to outdoor adventures, too. Enjoy hiking & hunting, fishing and water sports in the area's rivers, lakes, and water parks. Reblaze the Trail along Nebraska's Heritage Highway and make a few new discoveries of your own!