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Set along the colorful scenery of the Republican River Valley, Superior is steeped in tradition with the heart of the community on the National Register of Historic Places.

In 1992, the Nebraska State Legislature declared Superior the Victorian Capital of Nebraska. Victorian architecture and ornately decorated homes are a commonplace in Superior.

Each Memorial Weekend, Superior hosts their annual Victorian Festival to honor the memory of Evelyn Brodstone Vestey, the daughter of Superior’s first store owner who later went on to become the world’s highest paid business woman and a member of British Nobility. The weekend is filled with many family activities including the area’s largest parade.

To learn more about the history of Superior and Nuckolls County visit the Nuckolls County Museum located at 612 E 6th. The Nuckolls County Historical Society operates a complex of eight buildings including the first Post Office to serve Superior (a log cabin), the oldest church in Nuckolls County and Marquardt Hall which is filled with a large and unique collection of hand carved model airplanes.

For the hunting or fishing enthusiast, the Superior area offers abundant wildlife for excellent hunting or fishing challenges. Many animals inhibit the area; deer and wild turkeys are plentiful and with Nuckolls County located in the central flyway, there is an abundance of birds present during their annual migration. Just 10 minutes south of Superior is Lovewell State Park and Lake - 1160 acre State Park adjacent to a 3000 surface acre reservoir.

If you prefer hiking, biking, canoeing or four wheeling the adventure can be found in or near Superior; or if you like to compete, schedule your visit over the 4th of July and participate in the Firekracker Run followed by an evening fireworks display, in August participate in the Superior Pool Triathlon (Superior’s municipal public pool is the seventh largest municipal pool in Nebraska) or in September take a Journey to the Core (Commit, Overcome, Renew & Energize).

Superior’s golf course is a well-manicured nine-hole grass green with numerous trees surrounding the design. After a few rounds, you will appreciate the newly constructed Superior Country Club which serves as the gathering place for post-round celebration and other events.

Create a lasting memory with the comforting knowledge that your special event or just a visit will be treated with style and attention, Superior Estates Winery, 200 W. 15th, is one of the Midwest’s premium wineries.

It doesn’t matter what time of the year you come to visit, anytime is a good time!