- Nine highways across the State of Nebraska have been designated by the state as "Nebraska Byways". These byways showcase Nebraska's diverse scenery, history, culture, geology and recreational opportunities to both visitors and Nebraskans alike. Those who decide to venture onto one of Nebraska's byways will be greeted firsthand with many of the treasures that make Nebraska genuine. Their travels will take them through some of the most enjoyable and intriguing landscapes Nebraska has to offer.
On Nebraska's byways you could revel in the solitude of the Sandhills, with only the wind gently blowing to keep you company. From the vast cornfields of the east to the deep canyons and pine-covered slopes of the Panhandle, Nebraska will truly amaze you with its unique landscape.
Recreation - Outdoor recreation opportunities also await you along Nebraska's scenic and historic byways. During your drive, take time to relax at one of the many state and local parks, national historic sites and recreational areas located along the byway. Try your hand at fishing or maybe boating. If hiking is more your thing, you're sure to find a number of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails throughout your journey.
Climate - Nebraska has a moderate climate with high humidity. The relative humidity in this state averages 70 percent throughout the year. Winter temperatures normally average between 20 and 45 degrees F. March brings warmer weather and temperatures above freezing for most of the month. Spring is in full swing by late April when temperatures often reach above 60 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach highs of 95 degrees F frequently, with warm weather continuing into mid September. Crisp fall weather truly begins in October when nighttime temperatures begin to dip into the low 40s. The wettest time of the year in this state is late spring through summer.
Byways travel through scenic and historic areas throughout the state.