Welcome to Arbor Day Farm, 260 acres of natural beauty and outdoor exploration in Nebraska City, Nebraska. This national historic treasure — and the birthplace of Arbor Day — is a destination like no other, filled with fun and adventure for the whole family.
Discovery at every turn
Whether you come for an afternoon or an extended stay, take a moment to embrace the wonders of nature. And be inspired by this special place, where the Arbor Day Foundation’s mission comes to life.
Mystery at the Mansion
Join us for Mystery at the Mansion - old-fashioned whodunnits in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues and break the case! Make it an extra special evening with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Feb. 18, Mar. 10 & 11, and Apr. 1Learn More
Apple House Market
Bloody Mary Sundays
It's the perfect answer to the chilly winter months - a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar at the Apple House Market! Join us each Sunday, create your drink, and relax in front of the fireplace. Wine and hard cider tastings also available. Every Sunday through March.Learn More
Arbor Lodge Mansion
Join us for a special tea in the beautiful sunroom at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Enjoy tea, tasty treats, music, and a brief history of Valentine's Day greetings. Guests can also explore the home and take in the seasonal "Celebrate Love" display. Feb. 11Learn More
Annual Gnome Hunt
A fun-filled spring break getaway begins with our ever-popular gnome hunt at the Tree Adventure. Use clues to find each gnome's hiding place while spending time in the great outdoors. Perfect for all ages. Tues–Sun, Mar 10–19.Learn More
A romantic chef-inspired dinner awaits you and your special someone at Timbers. Why not make it a memorable getaway with a stay at Lied Lodge. Spend time by the fire, at the spa, and in the pool. Feb. 10, 11 & 14Learn More
Turn your Arbor Day Farm excursion into an overnight getaway with a stay at Lied Lodge. Relax, swim, dine, and more surrounded by soaring timbers and captivating views.
This scenic, half-mile paved trail will take you from the back of Lied Lodge to the Apple House Market and Tree Adventure. A great spot for viewing wildlife.
Arbor Day Farm’s historic barns were built by the Morton family. Now carefully restored, these barns are popular for wedding celebrations, corporate gatherings, and special events.
The 52-room mansion at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is where the idea for the Arbor Day holiday began. Visitors can tour the home, carriage house, and expansive grounds.
Apple House Market
Shop for wine, apple cider, hard cider, gourmet food items, and seasonal produce. Enjoy a wine or hard cider tasting while relaxing in this beautiful new space.
Experience the one-of-a-kind Treetop Village®, sail through the air on the ZipKrooz, experience the Nature Explore classroom, hike miles of trails, and play on a giant spider web.
Three acres up in the trees, 11 treehouses, all connected with elevated bridges and walkways, plus a giant WonderNet for bouncing sky-high. It’ll bring out the kid in everyone.
Get an up-close look at a real greenhouse and see how trees are grown at Arbor Day Farm. Included with Tree Adventure admission.
The Arbor Day Farm orchard is a busy place throughout the year. In addition to caring for more than 14 varieties of apple trees, our team is busy growing wine grapes and pumpkins.
Open to pedestrians, bicycles, and golf carts, this trail will take you into the woods, traveling 1.2 miles to ArborLinks (2.4 miles round trip). The pathway begins west of Lied Lodge.