5 Reasons to Visit The Cottonwood Cove This Summer!

It’s no surprise that summer, warm weather, and vacation getaways are on everyone’s mind right now. In that season between winter and spring when the weather goes from hot to cold in a matter of minutes, and everyone is feeling the effects of the season, we all need something to look forward to. Opening day for The Cottonwood Cove is scheduled for April 4th, and while it is still a few weeks away, there is no better time to start securing your plans than now. Here are five reasons to make The Cottonwood Cove your vacation destination in Nebraska this year and how we intend to help you!

Make Memories on the Water The Cottonwood Cove is located in Blair, Nebraska and on right on the banks of the Missouri River. If you are looking for a Midwest vacation destination that provides the perfect place for you to enjoy activities on the water, we’ve got just the spot - literally! We have a 12-acre marina where you can access all kinds of boating fun at mile marker 651. We also have a 40-foot w…

Stop By Our Booth at the 2020 Omaha International Boat, Sport, & Travel Show

The 2020 Omaha International Boat, Sport, & Travel Show is here! Our RV campground and marina on the Missouri River will have a booth at the show and we're thrilled to visit with some of our favorite people. The Cottonwood Cove will be showcasing the available spots and exciting events that take place at our campground at the show. If you're interested in learning more about our exciting spot, make plans to stop by our booth at the show this weekend. You can even take advantage of our special membership discount offered at the show (see details below)!

Omaha International Boat, Sports, & Travel Show Details: Show Hours: Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, February 21, 2020 from Noon – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Show Location: CHI Health Center Omaha
455 North 10th St
Omaha, NE

Show Cost: Adults $10.00
Students (18 and under) $5.00
Children (5 and under)…

Plan your Special Events at The Cottonwood Cove

Even though the Lodges' bar and restaurant will be closing soon, it’s that time of year that everyone is starting to plan holiday parties and possibly employee appreciation parties. The Cottonwood Cove Marina & RV Resort has a great space that we are happy to open up and rent out for private parties, events, meetings, or celebrations throughout the entire year. The Cottonwood Cove is a great year-round special event venue in Blair

What type of event are you planning? 
The event type is solely up to you. Whether you have a small gathering of friends or a large company party we can accommodate you. Here are a few ideas for events that we would love to help you out with.
Holiday PartiesEmployee Appreciation PartiesFamily ReunionsBridal or Baby ShowersRetirement PartiesBachelor / Bachelorette PartiesGraduation PartiesBirthday PartiesBusiness MeetingsFundraising EventsOr anything you can think of that you want to celebrate
Any …

Labor Day Weekend Live Music Spotlight

The best live music in Nebraska graces the riverfront stage at The Cottonwood Cove every weekend from spring through fall. This Labor Day Weekend, we've put together a thoroughly entertaining lineup that will keep you out on that dance floor! Here's a closer look at the bands coming to our RV campground & marina on the Missouri River this holiday weekend. 

Taxi Driver
Friday, Aug. 30
This 6-piece cover band is known for having one of the most diverse song lists in the Midwest! They play music spanning from the 50s to today including oldies, Motown, classic rock, country, dance, new hits, and more. Though the band has changed members a few times over the years, its been around for nearly 2 decades. Taxi Drive always puts on a show that has the crowd up on their feet and having a good time. 

Audio Mind
Saturday, Aug. 31
This incredible rock cover band creates a sound that is simply irresistible! They'll have you tapping your toes, singing along, and out on the dance floor enjo…

Make Plans to Spend Labor Day Weekend at The Cottonwood Cove

Labor Day Weekend is almost here which means it's nearly time for another unforgettable Labor Day Weekend Party at The Cottonwood Cove! Every weekend is a blast at our RV campground & marina on the Missouri River but 3-day holiday weekends give us a little extra time to enjoy ourselves and an added excuse to up the excitement a few more levels. 

Here's a peek at some of the fun you will have when you spend Labor Day Weekend with us at our vacation destination in the Midwest

Incredible Live Music
Every weekend our riverfront stage hosts the best live music in Nebraska, so it should be no surprise that our Labor Day Weekend lineup is out-of-this-world!  Be sure to pack your dancing shoes because these bands will have you on the dance floor all weekend long. 

Friday, August 30 Taxi Driver
Saturday, August 31 Audio Mind 
Sunday, September 1 Cheshire Grin 5-6:30 pm Eckophonic 7-9 pm Lava Rockets 9:30 pm-12:30 am

Monday, September 2
Nebraska Showdown

It's Time to Tailgate

Give Your RV Interior a Fresh New Look (Without Breaking the Bank!)

Even though there are lots of fun things to do outside of your RV at our RV campground & marina on the Missouri River, you most likely still spend a lot of time inside the vehicle. Occasionally updating the look of the RV's interior can be a nice change. 

A complete overhaul can get pricy fast, but there are simple improvements that can be made that don't have to cost a lot. The small changes The Cottonwood Cove has for you today can make a big difference! 

Decorative Accents
You may shy away from putting decor on your walls because of the hazard of those things falling down during travel. There are ways to get around that. Removable and reusable sticker decals are an excellent way to do this. Today you can find them in many different styles, from inspirational sayings to pieces of art. There are some wonderful maps made this way too that could be fun if you're traveling the country. 

It's also possible to find lightweight wall decor that is less likely to fall victim …

Family Fun is Waiting at Our Midwest Vacation Destination!

August is Family Fun Month. In the humble opinion of The Cottonwood Cove, nothing is more fun than RV camping on the Missouri River! The family-friendly atmosphere at our riverfront RV campground & marina in the Midwest is the perfect place to enjoy some quality family fun. Here are a few things that campers of all ages can enjoy around here. 

Outdoor Fun
Our vacation destination in the Midwest is located in an excellent spot to enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities. At your campsite, there will be lots of nights enjoying cookouts and stories over the campfire. Also, just last fall we added a fantastic playground for the kids to enjoy. 

With the river practically in your backyard, hours can be spent fishing and numerous nights offer breathtaking sunsets over the water. You'll have access to our 40' wide soft-slope boat ramp that leads to a 12-acre deepwater marina. All of our docks, slips, and ramps are even wheelchair accessible.   

Even amidst all of that outdoor fun, someti…