14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Gering
— 3 nights
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North Platte
— 2 nights
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Kearney
— 2 nights
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Lincoln
— 3 nights
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Omaha
— 3 nights

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Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gering: Carhenge (in Alliance), Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (in Harrison) and Fort Robinson State Park (in Crawford). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Scotts Bluff National Monument, go for a walk through Monument Valley Pathway, get great views at South Overlook, and steep yourself in history at Robidoux Trading Post.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gering trip itinerary builder website.

San Francisco to Gering is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gering, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Gering

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Carhenge ©
Carhenge
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

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North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. On the 15th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Fort Cody Trading Post, then admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park, then steep yourself in history at Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, and finally stroll around Cody Park. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Wild Horse Golf Club, see the interesting displays at Lincoln County Historical Museum, and then appreciate the history behind America's 20th Century Veterans' Memorial.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the North Platte holiday website.

Traveling by car from Gering to North Platte takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in North Platte

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park ©
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Cody Park ©
Cody Park
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard ©
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

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Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, take in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, then walk around Yanney Heritage Park, and finally take a pleasant ride with Christine's Horseback Riding. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Cottonmill Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, and then see the interesting displays at Trails & Rails Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kearney travel tool.

Getting from North Platte to Kearney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Kearney sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer ©
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Lincoln is known for museums, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens, see the interesting displays at Museum of American Speed, explore the engaging exhibits at Lincoln Children's Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kearney to Lincoln in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol

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Omaha

Omaha ©

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Omaha is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, stop by Old Market Candy Shop, and stroll around First National's Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Omaha online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Omaha sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Old Market ©
Old Market
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

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