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Crowne Plaza Kearney

Explore Kearney

Kearney is located just off interstate 80 and is a surprise surrounded by agriculture. Kearney offers premier meeting and family facilities while staying in Central Nebraska.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Younes Conference Center North

707 Talmadge St, Kearney, NE 68845

Attached to Crowne Plaza Kearney, Nebraska, you will find Younes Conference Center North. A large space perfect for groups, weddings, and conferences.

Younes Conference Center South

416 Talmadge St, Kearney, Nebraska 68845

Part of Central Nebraska’s largest dedicated meeting and conference facilities, the Younes Conference Center South in Kearney, Nebraska. Located right off Interstate 80, with seven adjacent upscale hotel facilities (two of which are connected directly to the facility) it is the perfect location for your next conference, trade show, convention, banquet, or reception.

Yanney Park

Younes Conference Center

University of Nebraska Kearney

Big Apple Fun Center

Great Platte River Road Archway

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

One of the top things to do near Crowne Plaza® Kearney is to visit the Great Platte River Road Archway. This family-friendly exhibit tells the story of Nebraska, the Platte River Valley, and the adventurers who helped build America. Exhibits showcase historical events like the 49ers on their way to Californian gold, the Oregon Trail, and even a buffalo stampede.

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Are you a car enthusiast? If so, make it a point to check out the Classic Car Collection, which traces the role the automobile has had on history, culture, industry, and innovation. The museum illustrates the automobile's evolution throughout the years and features over 200 vintage cars from different eras. This is just one of the many things to do in Kearney, NE.​


Our hotel is located minutes from Kearney Regional Airport, and our free shuttle makes it easy to get there any time of day. Business travelers will also find it convenient that our hotel is attached to the Younes Conference Center, which hosts myriad conferences, meetings, and events throughout the year.

Must Do

Start your day by taking a relaxing stroll through Yanney Park. Explore the many trails before renting a boat and heading out onto the lake. Next, tour the grounds of the University of Nebraska Kearney before grabbing a bite to eat. End your afternoon at the Big Apple Fun Center. There you can enjoy laser tag, bowling, and go-karting. Plus, you'll find a sports bar with billiards.

Don't Go Home Without

Make sure to visit Fort Kearny State Historical Park to watch the area's most popular residents: sandhill cranes. The park is also home to a historical fort built in 1848 to protect travelers going west on the Oregon Trail. The fort also served as a station for Pony Express riders and was home to crews helping build the Union Pacific Railroad. Later, catch a movie or event at the World Theatre.