14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

14 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Omaha
— 4 nights
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Lincoln
— 4 nights
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Kearney
— 2 nights
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Gering
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Omaha: Nebraska City (Arbor Day Farm, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, &more) and Holy Family Shrine (in Gretna). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, stroll around OPPD Arboretum, take in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and stop by Old Market Candy Shop.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Omaha using our trip planner.

Orlando to Omaha is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Orlando in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Omaha: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Homestead National Monument of America (in Beatrice) and Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park & Cellar 426 Winery). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, admire the masterpieces at International Quilt Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Hamann Rose Garden, and learn more about the world around you at University of Nebraska State Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lincoln road trip planning website.

You can drive from Omaha to Lincoln in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October in Lincoln, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol
Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens

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Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. On the 31st (Sat), walk around Yanney Heritage Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, then examine the collection at Classic Car Collection, and finally trot along with Christine's Horseback Riding. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Pioneer Village and then learn more about the world around you at Hastings Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kearney vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Kearney takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kearney are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Gering.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Pioneer Village ©
Pioneer Village

3
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Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Valley Pathway, explore the striking landscape of Scotts Bluff National Monument, then take some stellar pictures from North Overlook, and finally get great views at South Overlook. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, then pause for some photo ops at Carhenge, and then ponder the design of City of Alliance Central Park Fountain.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gering trip planner.

You can drive from Kearney to Gering in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kearney in November, Gering is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gering

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Carhenge ©
Carhenge
Legacy of the Plains Museum ©
Legacy of the Plains Museum

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