6 days in Nebraska Itinerary

6 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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6 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Omaha
1
Omaha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kearney
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Omaha

2
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Omaha is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, parks, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, explore the engaging exhibits at Omaha Children's Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Omaha. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Council Bluffs
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Catholic Church, and then admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, then examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Lincoln online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Omaha to Lincoln in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
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Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Nebraska State Capitol ©
Nebraska State Capitol
Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens

1
night
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Pioneer Village, see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Great Platte River Road Archway Monument.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kearney sightseeing planner.

Getting from Lincoln to Kearney by car takes about 2 hours. August in Kearney sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums

Side Trip

Pioneer Village
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Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Pioneer Village ©
Pioneer Village

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