38 days in Nebraska Itinerary

38 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Valentine
— 3 nights
2
Crawford
— 2 nights
3
Gering
— 3 nights
4
Ogallala
— 2 nights
5
North Platte
— 4 nights
6
Kearney
— 4 nights
7
Lincoln
— 9 nights
8
Omaha
— 10 nights

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: immerse yourself in nature at Smith Falls State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, identify plant and animal life at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Cowboy Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Valentine trip builder tool.

Des Moines to Valentine is an approximately 7-hour car ride. In February, daily temperatures in Valentine can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Crawford.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Niobrara National Scenic River ©
Niobrara National Scenic River
Smith Falls State Park ©
Smith Falls State Park
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge ©
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
Crawford

Crawford ©
Crawford is a city in Dawes County, in the northwestern part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. On the 5th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Robinson State Park, get engrossed in the history at Fort Robinson History Museum, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Toadstool Campground. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Trailside Museum of Natural History and then explore the striking landscape of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Crawford day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Valentine to Crawford takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Valentine to Crawford is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gering.

Things to do in Crawford

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harrison, Toadstool Campground
Highlights from your plan
Fort Robinson State Park ©
Fort Robinson State Park
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Fort Robinson History Museum ©
Fort Robinson History Museum

3
nights
Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gering: Chimney Rock National Historic Site (in Bayard) and Alliance (Carhenge & Carnegie Arts Center). There's still lots to do: get great views at South Overlook, make a trip to Robidoux Trading Post, appreciate the history behind Rebecca Winters Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Legacy of the Plains Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gering trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Crawford to Gering takes 1.5 hours. February in Gering sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ogallala.

Things to do in Gering

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alliance, Scottsbluff, Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Chimney Rock National Historic Site ©
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Legacy of the Plains Museum ©
Legacy of the Plains Museum

2
nights
Ogallala

Ogallala ©
Ogallala is a city in Keith County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): deepen your understanding at Petrified Wood Gallery, thenexplore the activities along Lake McConaughy, and then explore the activities along Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Mansion on the Hill, see a world frozen in time at Boot Hill Cemetery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ash Hallow State Historical Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ogallala trip planner.

You can drive from Gering to Ogallala in 2 hours. February in Ogallala sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to North Platte.

Things to do in Ogallala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ash Hallow State Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area ©
Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
Petrified Wood Gallery ©
Petrified Wood Gallery
Ash Hallow State Historical Park ©
Ash Hallow State Historical Park

4
nights
North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to McCook (Longnecker Jewelry & Museum of the High Plains Historical Society) and Gothenburg (Original Pony Express Station & Museum & Wild Horse Golf Club). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind America's 20th Century Veterans' Memorial, contemplate the long history of Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park, and do a tasting at Feather river winery.

To plan North Platte vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Ogallala to North Platte in an hour. Traveling from Ogallala to North Platte, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in North Platte are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in North Platte

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

McCook, Gothenburg
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln County Historical Museum ©
Lincoln County Historical Museum
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park ©
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Cody Park ©
Cody Park

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: Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park (in Burwell), Hastings Museum (in Hastings) and Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch (in Wood River). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Nebraska Art, stop by Stagecoach, and examine the collection at Nebraska Prairie Museum.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Kearney trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from North Platte to Kearney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Kearney sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Nebraska Prairie Museum, Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park, Hastings Museum
Highlights from your plan
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park ©
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park

9
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln: Indian Cave State Park (in Shubert), Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park & Cellar 426 Winery) and Fairbury (Rock Creek Station State Historical Park & Fairbury City Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, admire the masterpieces at International Quilt Museum, get to know the resident critters at Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Lincoln takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Lincoln are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ashland, Fairbury, Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, Indian Cave State Park, Homestead National Monument of America
Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Lincoln Children's Museum ©
Lincoln Children's Museum
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park ©
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

10
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
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 Siouxland Freedom Park (in South Sioux City), Holy Family Shrine (in Gretna) and Ponca State Park (in Ponca). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Craft Axe Throwing- Omaha, explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Omaha itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Nebraska City, Papillion, Bellevue, Siouxland Freedom Park, Holy Family Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
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