5 days in Lincoln & Los Alamos Itinerary

5 days in Lincoln & Los Alamos Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Eppley Airfield, Drive to Lincoln
— 1 night
Los Alamos
— 3 nights
Drive to Albuquerque International Sunport, Fly to Vancouver



— 1 night
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol and then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Speed.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip app.

Vancouver, Canada to Lincoln is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Vancouver to Lincoln. Traveling from Vancouver in October, you will find days in Lincoln are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Los Alamos.

Things to do in Lincoln


Los Alamos

— 3 nights
Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. The town is located on four mesas of the Pajarito Plateau, and has a population of 12,019. Take a break from Los Alamos with a short trip to Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Bandelier National Monument, contemplate the geological forces at Jemez Mountains, get curious at Bradbury Science Museum, and walk around Ashley Pond Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Alamos attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Lincoln to Los Alamos takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lincoln to Los Alamos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lincoln in October, expect nights in Los Alamos to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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