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Bootleg Brewers Lodging

Bootleg Brewers Loup County, NE

Come and stay awhile as you enjoy our fresh brewed beer in the quietness of the country. Hunting, fishing, and boating are only minutes away along with tanking, tubing, and many other activities and sites to explore. Experience a night in the middle of the Sandhills, unhindered by city lights. You can see every star in the sky and listen to the pure sounds of nature. For more information call 308-942-3440 or to make reservations visit

Calamus Outfitters

Let the Switzer family be your hosts as you make lasting memories in Nebraska's Sandhills. Calamus Outfitters has two beautiful lodges that can accommodate approximately 20 people each as well as four rustic cabins that can accommodate up to 6 people each. Lodges each have 5 private rooms with 5 private baths, common area and full kitchen. All linens are provided in the lodges with many other modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. Cabins have a 3/4 bath and kitchenette.  For more information call 308-346-4697 or visit our website at:

Crest Motel

Calamus Outfitters Loup County,NE
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Calamus Outfitters Loup County, NE

Gracie Creek Cabin

Gracie Creek Cabin Loup County, NE

The Gracie Creek Cabin is a fully furnished 6 bedroom vacation home overlooking the gorgeous Gracie Creek valley as it feeds into the Calamus Lake. The cabin is perfectly located for both Calamus Lake and Calamus River activities. Enjoy the beautiful scenery during all seasons for water fun, bird watching, hunting, or just relaxing.

With 2 floors providing 300 square feet each on 5 acres, you'll be right at home while enjoying the healing serenity of  Nebraska's Sandhills. The Gracie Creek Cabin is ideal for a multi-family retreat.

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Ranch Retreat

Ranch Retreat Loup County, NE

The Ranch Retreat is a guest house located on the edge of the North Loup River Valley. The ranch style home features two private bedrooms, two baths, a living room with a fireplace and two hide-a-bed sofas, a kitchen equipped for you to do your own cooking or we will provide a continental breakfast. There is a hot tub on the deck and satellite TV for your enjoyment. We even offer boarding for your horse if you desire. The Ranch Retreat will accommodate up to 10 people. The is a great place to hold rejuvenating women's retreats with a local massage therapist and professional beauty salon located only minutes away to pamper your every need. For more information contact us at 308-214-1463 or visit:

Wagner Bunkhouse & Cabins

Wagner Bunkhouse Loup County, NE

Wagner Bunkhouse and Cabins are family owned and operated. You get the adventure and rustic feel of the Nebraska country with many of the amenities and comforts of home. Some of the amenities include full kitchens, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, two or three bedrooms plus hide-a-beds, bathrooms, grills, some dishes, pots and pans, and silverware. The linens and towels are provided so you can enjoy a totally relaxing time.

Come and enjoy this rural setting where you can relax and enjoy the outdoors.

The cabins are near the Wagner's ponds.

There is also primitive camping available.

What a fun time for family and friends!

Sonja Wagner or Kim Stine

42046 825th Road

Burwell, NE  68823

308-346-4931; 308-750-7085; or 308-201-0589

Hours everyday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Starr's Wildlife Inn

Wildlife Inn Taylor, NE

Starr's Wildlife Inn is a great little family-owned and operated Inn located in Taylor along Highways 183 and 91. They have 6 rooms each equipped with queen-size beds, cable TV, free WiFi, refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker.  Pets are welcome for an additional fee. No smoking is allowed in the rooms.  For more information or reservations call


Little House on the Prairie

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The Little House on the Prairie is nestled in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills. We are a mere ten minutes from the Calamus River and Calamus Lake (west end) which offers tanking, tubing, boating, and beaching. Bootleg Brewers is our neighbor to the south, only a 20-minute drive. This is a birders paradise! Bald eagles, prairie chickens, and a plethora of other species to observe will be waiting out your window. Star-gazers will find our night skies free of light pollution. Nature awaits!

Pet and horse-friendly! Corrals and barn provided for boarding horses ($25/day extra for boarding horses).

MooseKnuckle Cabin

Relax with the whole family and unwind in this unique cozy cabin located on the outskirts of Taylor. MooseKnuckle Cabin is just minutes from Calamus Reservoir, Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, and a host of other adventures unique to the area.
Whether relaxing on the white sandy beaches, enjoying some local microbrews at Bootleg Brewery, fishing or hunting in the many public areas, following the map to find all the Taylor 'Villagers' or just soaking up the serenity of small town Nebraska, you will love your adventure in the Nebraska Sandhills.

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