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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nebraska City (Civil War Veterans Museum at the G.A.R. Memorial Hall, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, &more) and Holy Family Shrine (in Gretna). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, learn more about the world around you at Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Omaha Children's Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Omaha trip app.

Phoenix to Omaha is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Omaha is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Omaha reach 67°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

4
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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln: Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park & Cellar 426 Winery). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, take in nature's colorful creations at Hamann Rose Garden, examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Lincoln Children's Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln trip app.

Traveling by car from Omaha to Lincoln takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

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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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): walk around Yanney Heritage Park, then pause for some photo ops at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, then examine the collection at Classic Car Collection, and finally take a pleasant ride with Christine's Horseback Riding. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Pioneer Village and then learn more about the world around you at Hastings Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kearney driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Lincoln to Kearney in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gering.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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

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Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Gering side-trips: Alliance (City of Alliance Central Park Fountain, Carhenge, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Scotts Bluff National Monument, don't miss a visit to Rebecca Winters Memorial, hike along Saddle Rock Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Legacy of the Plains Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gering journey planning tool.

Drive from Kearney to Gering in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kearney to Gering, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kearney in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gering, with lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gering

Parks · Museums · Trails · 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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