4 days in Nebraska Itinerary

4 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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4 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kearney
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Omaha
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 1st (Wed), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Pioneer Park Nature Center, then get your bearings at Homestead National Monument of America, then stop by Licorice International, and finally learn about winemaking at James Arthur Vineyard.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lincoln online driving holiday planner .

Chicago to Lincoln is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Lincoln are 36°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

James Arthur Vineyard, Homestead National Monument of America
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James Arthur Vineyard ©
James Arthur Vineyard
Pioneer Park Nature Center ©
Pioneer Park Nature Center

1
night
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Nebraska Firefighters Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Nebraska Art.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kearney online travel planner .

Drive from Lincoln to Kearney in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
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Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Nebraska Firefighters Museum ©
Nebraska Firefighters Museum

1
night
Omaha

Omaha
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Cecilia's Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, then sample the tasty concoctions at Nebraska Brewing Company, and finally examine the collection at Boys Town.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip builder site .

You can drive from Kearney to Omaha in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Omaha are 35°F, while nighttime lows are 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, Nebraska Brewing Company, Boys Town
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Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Boys Town ©
Boys Town
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral

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