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Chicago to Denver (I80 gems? Iowa/Nebraska)

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Chicago to Denver (I80 gems? Iowa/Nebraska)

DitkaFan | Jun 3, 2008 10:11 AM

Hello people,

My wife and I are heading west from Chicago to Denver. We may try and drive straight through or stop in Nebraska for a night, depending on how we're feeling. Anyway, as anyone who's ever driven this trip, there's not much to see along I80 other than that huge truck stop in Iowa with fast food. Is there anything in Lincoln, Omaha, or anywhere in Iowa that's right off of I80 that would be a "must stop" for lunch or dinner? We have no problem snacking and packing lunches for the car to hold us over, so it doesn't really matter how far the place is, we just have been talking about finding a great meal on the way out there. Considering it's Iowa and Nebraska, we're thinking that Thai food and the such wouldn't be the best bet, but maybe a hidden BBQ gem or something along those lines. Thanks in advance for any help!

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