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29 Ways to Spend Your Extra Day This Year

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How To Make The Most of Leap Year's Extra Day

Sample some of our unique sights and stops as a free-range tourist in a relaxed atmosphere. There will never be a traffic jam or long waiting lines. Whether you’re planning a trip to Sterling or are just passing through, there is plenty to do and see. 

1.       View the Bradford Rhea tree sculptures

2.       Catch a movie at the Fox 5 Theatre

3.       Breathe in our fresh air and wide open spaces

4.       Feel like a kid with a double scoop at Simkins Parlour

5.       See the historical paintings by Eugene Carara

6.       Explore North Sterling State Park

7.       Park under the stars

8.       Marvel at Merino’s block-long downtown mural

9.       Experience our history at the Overland Trail Museum

10.     Drop a line at the Overland Trail Recreation Area

11.     Eat with the locals at J & L Cafe

12.     Take a tour of the historical sites in downtown and residential Sterling

13.     Stop by the Peter L. Youngers Fine Arts Gallery, Tennant Art Gallery and the Sanderson Gallery

14.     Check out the Sterling Creatives Artist Cooperative

15.     Order a specialty burger at Hootenannie’s Pub

16.     Look for native birds

17.     Take a drive to see the Wind Farm in operation

18.     Walk around one of  Sterling’s many beautiful parks

19.     Imbibe a brew at the Parts & Labor Brewing Company

20.     Watch one of our beautiful sunrises

21.     Get a strike at Ice Lanes Bowling Alley

22.     Caffeinate at one of our friendly coffee shops

23.     Test your skills at the Logan County Shooting Sports Complex

24.     Grab a frito pie at Baja Tacos

25.     Hit the links at one of our three golf courses (Yes, even in February!)

26.     Spice up your life at the High Plains Spice Company

27.     Get physical at the Sterling Recreation Center

28.     Catch a game of disc golf at Pioneer Park

29.     Lick your fingers at the Hot Spot Smokehouse

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