32 days in Nebraska Itinerary

32 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Start: Omaha
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Burwell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Valentine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Chadron
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Gering
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
North Platte
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kearney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Lincoln
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Omaha
— 6 nights
End: Omaha

1
night
Burwell

Burwell ©
Burwell is a city in Garfield County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park, thenget a taste of life in the country at Rowse's 1+1 Ranch, and then immerse yourself in nature at Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Burwell trip itinerary maker website.

Omaha to Burwell is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Omaha in March since evenings lows in Burwell dip to 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Valentine.

Things to do in Burwell

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park ©
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Rowse's 1+1 Ranch ©
Rowse's 1+1 Ranch

3
nights
Valentine

Valentine ©
Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. Valentine is known for nature, wildlife, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Niobrara National Scenic River, look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, take an in-depth tour of Centennial Hall, and tee off at The Prairie Club.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valentine trip planner.

Drive from Burwell to Valentine in 2.5 hours. In March in Valentine, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chadron.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Niobrara National Scenic River ©
Niobrara National Scenic River
Valentine National Wildlife Refuge ©
Valentine National Wildlife Refuge
Bryan Bridge ©
Bryan Bridge

3
nights
Chadron

Chadron ©
Chadron is a city in Dawes County, in the state of Nebraska in the Great Plains region of the United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Crawford (Fort Robinson State Park & Trailside Museum of Natural History) and Fort Robinson History Museum (in Harrison). There's still lots to do: deepen your understanding at Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center, explore the striking landscape at Toadstool Campground, admire the majestic nature at Chadron State Park, and examine the collection at Dawes County Historical Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chadron holiday planner.

Getting from Valentine to Chadron by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gering.

Things to do in Chadron

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Crawford, Fort Robinson History Museum, Toadstool Campground
Highlights from your plan
Pine Ridge National Recreation Area ©
Pine Ridge National Recreation Area
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center ©
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
Fort Robinson History Museum ©
Fort Robinson History Museum

3
nights
Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Gering side-trips: Alliance (Carnegie Arts Center, Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Scotts Bluff National Monument, take in the pleasant sights at Monument Valley Pathway, examine the collection at North Platte Valley Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Legacy of the Plains Museum.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Gering tour planner.

Getting from Chadron to Gering by car takes about 2 hours. March in Gering sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Gering

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Alliance, Monument Valley Pathway
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Carnegie Arts Center ©
Carnegie Arts Center
Knight Museum and Sandhills Center ©
Knight Museum and Sandhills Center

4
nights
North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around North Platte: Ogallala (Mansion on the Hill, Petrified Wood Gallery, &more), McCook (Red Willow State Recreation Area, Longnecker Jewelry, &more) and Gothenburg (Wild Horse Golf Club, Original Pony Express Station & Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, walk around Cody Park, and see the interesting displays at Lincoln County Historical Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the North Platte travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Gering to North Platte by car takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gering to North Platte due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in North Platte

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogallala, McCook, Gothenburg, Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln County Historical Museum ©
Lincoln County Historical Museum
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard ©
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard
Petrified Wood Gallery ©
Petrified Wood Gallery

4
nights
Kearney

Kearney
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kearney: Hastings (Hastings Museum & Birthplace of Kool-Aid), Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch (in Wood River) and Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer (in Grand Island). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture, examine the collection at Pioneer Village, and stop by Stagecoach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kearney trip planner.

Getting from North Platte to Kearney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Kearney, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hastings, Pioneer Village, Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection

7
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (in Ashland), Rock Creek Station State Historical Park (in Fairbury) and Beatrice (Gage County Historical Society and Museum & Homestead National Monument of America). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, see the interesting displays at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, walk around Pioneer Park Nature Center, and get your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Lincoln.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Lincoln takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ashland, Beatrice, Rock Creek Station State Historical Park, Anna Benis Palmer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol
Lincoln Children's Museum ©
Lincoln Children's Museum

6
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Step out of Omaha to go to Gretna and see Holy Family Shrine, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, have fun and explore at Omaha Children's Museum, snap pictures at Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Omaha trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Lincoln to Omaha by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Boys Town, Papio Fun Park, Holy Family Shrine, Take Aim Indoor Shooting Sports & Training Facility
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Joslyn Art Museum ©
Joslyn Art Museum

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