Apple Tasting

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Ready for a unique tasting experience? Here at Arbor Day Farm, we grow many varieties of apples in our orchard that you will never see at a grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for these heirloom apples with a little history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Heirloom Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Ready for a unique tasting experience? Here at Arbor Day Farm, we grow many varieties of apples in our orchard that you will never see at a grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for these heirloom apples with a little history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

The Great Monarch Migration at the Tree Adventure

It’s truly one of the great wonders of the natural world — the Monarch Migration. Ever wondered where they come from? Or where they’re going? Stop by our Nature Interpreter stations at the Tree Adventure for some fun, interactive learning and a take-home craft celebrating these awesome monarchs of the butterfly world.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.

Daddy Longlegs at the Tree Adventure

You’ve seen them all your life, but did you know that Daddy Longlegs are NOT actually spiders? So what ARE they? We say, “Fascinating!” As well as harmless and helpful and a little bit humorous. Head to the Tree Adventure to learn what makes them special, then join the fun by trying to walk like they do — up on stilts!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.

Daddy Longlegs at the Tree Adventure

You’ve seen them all your life, but did you know that Daddy Longlegs are NOT actually spiders? So what ARE they? We say, “Fascinating!” As well as harmless and helpful and a little bit humorous. Head to the Tree Adventure to learn what makes them special, then join the fun by trying to walk like they do — up on stilts!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.

Get Outdoors Week featuring a Gnome Hunt – Tree Adventure

Time to turn off your phones and devices and head outside for some fresh air and fun! Join us at the Tree Adventure and take a hike to find the gnomes hidden along the trails. Take part in additional outdoor games and challenges on Saturday, July 17th and Saturday, July 24th from 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. All activities are free with Tree Adventure admission.

Tree Adventure is closed on Mondays.

Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Mushrooms!

It’s not a plant, it’s not an animal — then what is it?? It is the incredible, sometimes edible mushroom! Get a glimpse of the amazing variety of local mushrooms, learn about the wood-wide-web they create and “sell” to the rest of the subterranean world, and discover the promise mushrooms hold for our future! Free with Tree Adventure admission.

Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Mushrooms!

It’s not a plant, it’s not an animal — then what is it?? It is the incredible, sometimes edible mushroom! Get a glimpse of the amazing variety of local mushrooms, learn about the wood-wide-web they create and “sell” to the rest of the subterranean world, and discover the promise mushrooms hold for our future! Free with Tree Adventure admission.

Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Crickets — the Summer Troubadours at the Tree Adventure

Nothing says a summer evening like listening to the song of crickets chirping in the fields. But how do they make that music? And why? Get better acquainted with these creatures and learn how they serenade us with a fun demonstration of “stridulation.” The young and young at heart may make their very own singing cricket to take home. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Crickets — the Summer Troubadours at the Tree Adventure

Nothing says a summer evening like listening to the song of crickets chirping in the fields. But how do they make that music? And why? Get better acquainted with these creatures and learn how they serenade us with a fun demonstration of “stridulation.” The young and young at heart may make their very own singing cricket to take home. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Dragonflies — Tigers of the Air at the Tree Adventure

Dragonflies are beautiful — and deadly predators — if you are another insect! Fortunately, we can observe these amazing aerial acrobats without worry.  Find out more about these fascinating creatures and learn how to distinguish them from their ancestral cousins, the damselflies. Then craft your own dragonfly to take home with you. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Dragonflies – Tigers of the Air at the Tree Adventure

Dragonflies are beautiful — and deadly predators — if you are another insect! Fortunately, we can observe these amazing aerial acrobats without worry.  Find out more about these fascinating creatures and learn how to distinguish them from their ancestral cousins, the damselflies. Then craft your own dragonfly to take home with you. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. through Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Tree Climbing at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Maybe when you were 10? Maybe never?

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure is your opportunity to harness up and shimmy your way skyward in an old oak savanna. There’s even smaller-scale climbing options for the younger set.

Tree climbing activities are included with regular Tree Adventure admission, and it’s always a popular draw. Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

This activity is available along with all the other classic fall fun at Arbor Day Farm: apple picking, the corn maze, hayrack rides, and plenty of apple pies, cider, caramel apples and other tasty treats.

See you in the trees!

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Tree Climbing at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Maybe when you were 10? Maybe never?

 

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure is your opportunity to harness up and shimmy your way skyward in an old oak savanna. There’s even smaller-scale climbing options for the younger set.

 

Tree climbing activities are included with regular Tree Adventure admission, and it’s always a popular draw. Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

 

This activity is available along with all the other classic fall fun at Arbor Day Farm: apple picking, the corn maze, hayrack rides, and plenty of apple pies, cider, caramel apples and other tasty treats.

Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores

Weekends this fall through Lied Lodge & Conference Center – the entire family will enjoy a mash-up of Arbor Day Farm’s most beloved fall season activities: hayrack rides, storytelling & s’mores!

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 27 thru Nov. 9, climb aboard a hayrack at the Lied Lodge lobby. Travel to Arbor Day Farm’s Morton Oak tree, where you’ll sip hot chocolate and apple cider, enjoy a hot dog, make s’mores, and listen to tales from a storyteller, before returning to Lied Lodge.

Tickets are $15.00+ tax for adults; $10+ tax for children, age 4-12. Children 3 and under are free but must sit on parent’s lap. Seating is limited on the hayrack, and this activity often sells out. To reserve your seat, please call Lied Lodge at 402-873-8733.

Want to make it a getaway? The Hayrack Ride, Storytelling & S’mores Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge plus up to four (4) tickets for the hayrack ride activity; availability is limited, so please call to reserve: 402-873-8733.

Johnny Appleseed at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Head to the Arbor Day Farm orchard to pick your own apples and stay to learn about Johnny Appleseed—a folk hero whose true story is as amazing as the myths. Pose for your own Johnny Appleseed photo as you learn about his history. Enjoy a tree-grafting demonstration and find out why he did not graft apple trees—but we do—and what difference it has made. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Johnny Appleseed at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Head to the Arbor Day Farm orchard to pick your own apples and stay to learn about Johnny Appleseed—a folk hero whose true story is as amazing as the myths. Pose for your own Johnny Appleseed photo as you learn about his history. Enjoy a tree-grafting demonstration and find out why he did not graft apple trees—but we do—and what difference it has made. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Treetop Village at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Spend a day in the trees. You’ll treasure the memories.

Opening Weekend – September 7–8

Three acres up in the trees, 11 treehouses, all connected with elevated bridges and walkways. The one-of-a-kind, fun-for-all-ages Treetop Village will spark imagination and joyful laughter in everyone.

Make your way from treehouse to treehouse without ever touching the ground. Bounce sky-high on the giant WonderNet (the first in North America) and race down a 50-foot slide. It’s fun for hours. Then round out your day with a stay at Lied Lodge.

Come help us celebrate the opening of this exciting new addition to the Tree Adventure! Weekend activities include:

  • The Pancake Man, Saturday 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
  • The String Beans music group, Saturday 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Face Painting, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sunday 11 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Johnny Appleseed demonstration, Sunday 11 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

All activities and entrance to Treetop Village are included with your Tree Adventure admission. Go here for current hours. Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Sunflower Bloom at Arbor Day Farm

It’s a summertime tradition… Sunflowers in Bloom at Arbor Day Farm!

Come and see one of nature’s best shows. Bring your camera and grab a seat aboard the Discovery Ride for a memorable visit to Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Discovery Rides are Monday through Friday at 1:00 p.m. and on weekends at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The bloom typically occurs in early- to mid-August and lasts about two weeks depending on weather. Check out the Arbor Day Farm Facebook page for updates.

Tree Adventure admission plus $5.00 per person, ages 3 & up, for the Discovery Ride. Reservations are recommended. Call 402-873-8717 for updates and reservations.

Make it a getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Rooms available. Reserve at 800-546-5433 or go online.

Nature Discovery Family Program at Arbor Day Farm

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Nature Discovery Family Program at Arbor Day Farm

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration at Arbor Day Farm

Smokey Bear is turning 75 this year, and we want to celebrate! Smokey himself will be joining us along with Nebraska City Firefighters for photo opportunities and a chance to see a Big Red Firetruck! On June 29, the state Fire Marshall’s crew will also be on hand with their smoke trailer to let children practice fire safety in a safe, but realistic environment.

Enjoy a birthday treat at the Apple House Market, and explore the history of Smokey Bear through a special exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion. At the Tree Adventure, learn about important work the Arbor Day Foundation is doing in reforestation, plus make a Smokey Bear craft and collect fun giveaways. Free with admission.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration at Arbor Day Farm

Smokey Bear is turning 75 this year, and we want to celebrate! Smokey himself will be joining us along with Nebraska City Firefighters for photo opportunities and a chance to see a Big Red Firetruck! On June 29, the state Fire Marshall’s crew will also be on hand with their smoke trailer to let children practice fire safety in a safe, but realistic environment.

Enjoy a birthday treat at the Apple House Market, and explore the history of Smokey Bear through a special exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion. At the Tree Adventure, learn about important work the Arbor Day Foundation is doing in reforestation, plus make a Smokey Bear craft and collect fun giveaways. Free with admission.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

St. Patrick’s Day Fun at the Tree Adventure

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a wee stroll through the green at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Search throughout the day for gnomes hidden along the trail and stop to make a leprechaun craft from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Activities included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Gnome Hunt at the Tree Adventure

Back by popular demand! Bring the entire family to join in the fun of finding all your favorite gnomes and discover their hiding places. With clues and a map, you’ll journey throughout the Tree Adventure looking high and low. The perfect event for all ages and abilities. Rain, snow or shine.

Activity is available during regular hours and included with your Tree Adventure admission. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Marvelous Maples at the Tree Adventure

Learn about these marvelous trees and the art of maple tree tapping and then taste the sweet results! Sample sap right from the tree before gathering around a campfire to learn about the syrup-making process. Taste various maple syrups and create a memento of your day to take home.

Advance registration is required. A minimum of 6 people in the session are required. The program will repeat at 2:30 p.m. if the first session is full. Maximum for both sessions is 20 people.

Cost is $15 per person and includes Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 to register or for more information.

Marvelous Maples at the Tree Adventure

Learn about these marvelous trees and the art of maple tree tapping and then taste the sweet results! Sample sap right from the tree before gathering around a campfire to learn about the syrup-making process. Taste various maple syrups and create a memento of your day to take home.

Advance registration is required. A minimum of 6 people in the session are required. The program will repeat at 2:30 p.m. if the first session is full. Maximum for both sessions is 20 people.

Cost is $15 per person and includes Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 to register or for more information.

Nuts About Squirrels at the Tree Adventure

Squirrels! They can charm you or drive you nutty! Find out more about these engaging creatures by playing some of their games and learning to “speak squirrel.” Discover which species may live in your backyard and how you can attract (or dissuade) them. Free with your Tree Adventure admission.

Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

Going Batty at Tree Adventure

Bats are not just a Halloween accessory! Discover how important bats are to our ecosystem and what makes them so special. Test your skills of echolocation, picture yourself as a bat, and then learn how to get them to work for you. Free with your Tree Adventure admission.

 

Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717

Going Batty at Tree Adventure

Bats are not just a Halloween accessory! Discover how important bats are to our ecosystem and what makes them so special. Test your skills of echolocation, picture yourself as a bat, and then learn how to get them to work for you. Free with your Tree Adventure admission.

 

Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure

When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Maybe when you were 10? Maybe never?

 

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure is your opportunity to harness up and shimmy your way skyward in an old oak savanna. There’s even smaller-scale climbing options for the younger set.

 

Tree climbing activities are included with regular Tree Adventure admission, and it’s always a popular draw. Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

 

This activity is available along with all the other classic fall fun at Arbor Day Farm: apple picking, the corn maze, hayrack rides, and plenty of apple pies, cider, caramel apples and other tasty treats.

See you in the trees!

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure

When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Maybe when you were 10? Maybe never?

 

Tree Climbing at Tree Adventure is your opportunity to harness up and shimmy your way skyward in an old oak savanna. There’s even smaller-scale climbing options for the younger set.

 

Tree climbing activities are included with regular Tree Adventure admission, and it’s always a popular draw. Questions? Call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

 

This activity is available along with all the other classic fall fun at Arbor Day Farm: apple picking, the corn maze, hayrack rides, and plenty of apple pies, cider, caramel apples and other tasty treats.

See you in the trees!

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Wine, Cheese & a Walk Among the Trees

Enjoy a relaxing food and nature activity at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and snack on light hors d’oeuvres; then head out to the wooded trails for a casual stroll-and-learn with Arbor Day Farm’s tree expert.

Overnight Package
Includes a one-night stay at Lied Lodge, breakfast for two in the Timber Dining Room, and two tickets to the event.

Reserve your overnight package online or call 1-800-546-5433.
Event-only Tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the Tree Adventure. Reservations recommended. Call 402-873-8717.

U-Pick Apples at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards inside Tree Adventure. Early picking typically begins late August depending on weather. Check back here for updates. Tree Adventure hours and admission apply. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Make it an extra special event with a free hayrack ride to the orchard weekends only September 29-October 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Lemonade Days at Arbor Day Farm

National Lemonade Day is August 19! To celebrate, Arbor Lodge Mansion, Tree Adventure, and the Apple House Market will be featuring special tasty lemon treats throughout the weekend. In addition, visitors to Arbor Lodge Mansion will learn about the history of lemons, lemonade, and lemonade stands, while enjoying a sample of this refreshing drink.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Snails & Other Slow-Moving Objects at Tree Adventure

Ready to slow your summer down? Head to the Tree Adventure to experience the fun of slime, including an introduction to snail slime facials — great for the complexion! Learn from these fascinating creatures about how to enjoy life in the slow lane.

Included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Wine, Cheese & a Walk Among the Trees

Enjoy a relaxing food and nature activity at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and snack on light hors d’oeuvres; then head out to the wooded trails for a casual stroll-and-learn with Arbor Day Farm’s tree expert.

Overnight Package
Includes a one-night stay at Lied Lodge, breakfast for two in the Timber Dining Room, and two tickets to the event.

Reserve your overnight package online or call 1-800-546-5433.
Event-only Tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the Tree Adventure. Reservations recommended. Call 402-873-8717.

Snails & Other Slow-Moving Objects at Tree Adventure

Ready to slow your summer down? Head to the Tree Adventure to experience the fun of slime, including an introduction to snail slime facials — great for the complexion! Learn from these fascinating creatures about how to enjoy life in the slow lane.

Included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Wine, Cheese & a Walk Among the Trees

Enjoy a relaxing food and nature activity at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and snack on light hors d’oeuvres; then head out to the wooded trails for a casual stroll-and-learn with Arbor Day Farm’s tree expert.

Overnight Package
Includes a one-night stay at Lied Lodge, breakfast for two in the Timber Dining Room, and two tickets to the event.

Reserve your overnight package online or call 1-800-546-5433.
Event-only Tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the Tree Adventure. Reservations recommended. Call 402-873-8717.

Nature Discovery Family Program

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Nature Discovery Family Program

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Sunflower Bloom at Arbor Day Farm

It’s a summertime tradition…Sunflowers in Bloom at Arbor Day Farm!

Come and see one of nature’s best shows. Bring your camera and grab a seat aboard the Discovery Ride for a memorable visit to Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Discovery Rides are Monday through Friday at 1:00 p.m. and on weekends at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. We expect to have a good amount of blooms appearing the week of July 16. The bloom typically lasts two to three weeks depending on weather. Check out the Arbor Day Farm Facebook page for updates. 

Tree Adventure admission plus $5.00 per person, ages 3 & up, for the Discovery Ride. Reservations are recommended. Call 402-873-8717 for updates and reservations.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Nature Discovery Family Program

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Nature Discovery Family Program

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. The adventure begins aboard the Discovery Ride as you travel through the orchard to South Table Creek. Come prepared to walk in the creek and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side. Each family receives a nature-themed book to take home.

This special event requires advanced registration and will be held each Saturday through August 4. The cost includes your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for details.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Wine, Cheese & a Walk Among the Trees

Enjoy a relaxing food and nature activity at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and snack on light hors d’oeuvres; then head out to the wooded trails for a casual stroll-and-learn with Arbor Day Farm’s tree expert.

Overnight Package
Includes a one-night stay at Lied Lodge, breakfast for two in the Timber Dining Room, and two tickets to the event.

Reserve your overnight package online or call 1-800-546-5433.
Event-only Tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the Tree Adventure. Reservations recommended. Call 402-873-8717.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00 p.m. for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Wine, Cheese & A Walk Among the Trees

Enjoy a relaxing food and nature activity at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and snack on light hors d’oeuvres; then head out to the wooded trails for a casual stroll-and-learn with Arbor Day Farm’s tree expert.

Overnight Package
Includes a one-night stay at Lied Lodge, breakfast for two in the Timber Dining Room, and two tickets to the event.

Reserve your overnight package online or call 1-800-546-5433.
Event-only Tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the Tree Adventure. Reservations recommended. Call 402-873-8717.

Wine, Cheese & a Walk Among the Trees

Enjoy a relaxing food and nature activity at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and snack on light hors d’oeuvres; then head out to the wooded trails for a casual stroll-and-learn with Arbor Day Farm’s tree expert.

Overnight Package
Includes a one-night stay at Lied Lodge, breakfast for two in the Timber Dining Room, and two tickets to the event.

Reserve your overnight package online or call 1-800-546-5433.
Event-only Tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the Tree Adventure. Reservations recommended. Call 402-873-8717.

Easter Weekend at Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm

Bring the entire family to Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm for a one-of-a-kind Easter weekend getaway.

The Easter Family Fun Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge on Saturday, March 31, plus four tickets to Arbor Day Farm’s Tree Adventure attraction – featuring chicks, bunnies, lambs, and a seek-and-find egg hunt. Call today for your reservation: 800-546-5433 or reserve it online now.

At Lied Lodge’s Timber Dining Room:
Enjoy a scrumptious Easter Sunday Brunch and live piano music at Lied Lodge’s Timber Dining Room, served 11am-2pm. View the Easter Brunch menu, then call 402-873-8740 to make your dining room reservation.

At the Tree Adventure:
Embark on a springtime stroll through the woods and take in a leisurely seek-and-find egg hunt. Children will enjoy chicks, bunnies, and lambs at the Tree Adventure. Easter activities included with regular Tree Adventure admission. The Tree Adventure is open Easter Saturday, 9am–5pm; Easter Sunday, 12pm–4pm. Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

At the Apple House Market:
Sip Arbor Day Farm wines and shop for flavorful jams, jellies, salsas, and more. The Pie Garden Cafe is also open for apple pie and other tasty treats. Open Easter Saturday, 9am-5pm; Easter Sunday, 12pm-4pm.

At Arbor Lodge State Historical Park:
Get a close-up look at the life and legacy of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day. The mansion is open for self-guided tours; admission is $8/adults; $6/youth (age 3-12). Arbor Lodge mansion is open Easter Saturday, 9am–5pm; Easter Sunday, 12pm–4pm.

Spring Break Family Getaway

Bring the family for a memorable vacation to Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm. Explore the trails, splash in the indoor pool, and climb a 50-foot tree house. The Family Getaway Package includes an overnight stay at Lied Lodge, plus four tickets to Arbor Day Farm’s Tree Adventure attraction (open year-round with plenty of nature-based fun for all ages). Ask for the Family Getaway Package when you call for your reservation: 800-546-5433, or reserve it online now.

Owl Prowl at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Looking for the perfect cure for cabin fever? Get some fresh air and stretch your legs at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure with the Owl Prowl – your chance to learn about this feathered creature. Our Nature Interpreters guide you along the Tree House trail and teach the calls of the wild. See what the owl had for lunch and make a craft to take home. Free with your Tree Adventure admission.

This activity is available 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Owl Prowl at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Looking for the perfect cure for cabin fever? Get some fresh air and stretch your legs at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure with the Owl Prowl – your chance to learn about this feathered creature. Our Nature Interpreters guide you along the Tree House trail and teach the calls of the wild. See what the owl had for lunch and make a craft to take home. Comes free with Tree Adventure admission.

This activity is available Saturdays, February 3 and 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Snowflake Secrets at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Explore the winter wonderland of Arbor Day Farm and unlock the magical world of snowflakes. Learn how they create their unique shapes, and create your own snowflake to take home. Available Saturdays, January 20 and 27 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free with your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Bug Day at Tree Adventure

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between insects and spiders? Discover the difference along with the importance of these tiny creatures through an engaging, hands-on Bug Day at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Nature Interpreters (and an occasional special guest) will be on hand to help explore the world of insects.

Activity is included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Bug Day at Tree Adventure

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between insects and spiders? Discover the difference along with the importance of these tiny creatures through an engaging, hands-on Bug Day at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Nature Interpreters (and an occasional special guest) will be on hand to help explore the world of insects.

Activity is included with regular Tree Adventure admission. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.