14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Toronto
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Omaha
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
Kearney
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Scottsbluff
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Toronto

5
days
Omaha

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Head to Old Market and Hollywood Candyfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at The Durham Museum and Homestead National Monument of America. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Omaha: Lincoln (International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Nebraska State Capitol, & more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens, see a show at Henry Doorly Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Family Shrine.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Omaha tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Omaha is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Toronto in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Omaha, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kearney.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lincoln, Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Homestead National Monument of America, Hollywood Candy, Holy Family Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo
The Durham Museum
Joslyn Art Museum

3
days
Kearney

Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Great Platte River Road Archway and Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Willa Cather Foundation and Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Yanney Park, have some family-friendly fun at Big Apple Fun Center, snap pictures at Hike-Bike Trail Bridge, and admire the majestic nature at Fort Kearny State Historical Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kearney travel planner.

Drive from Omaha to Kearney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Scottsbluff.

Things to do in Kearney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

North Platte, The Willa Cather Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Yanney Park
Great Platte River Road Archway
The Willa Cather Foundation

3
days
Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff is a city in Scotts Bluff County, in the western part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Visit Agate Fossil Beds and Chimney Rock National Historic Site for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Scotts Bluff National Monument, trek along Monument Valley Pathway, and take an in-depth tour of Legacy of the Plains Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Scottsbluff travel planner.

Getting from Kearney to Scottsbluff by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kearney to Scottsbluff due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Scottsbluff when traveling from Kearney in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsbluff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gering, Agate Fossil Beds, Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Agate Fossil Beds
Scotts Bluff National Monument

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