7 days in Nebraska Itinerary

7 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Kearney
— 1 night
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Lincoln
— 3 nights
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Omaha
— 1 night
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North Platte
— 1 night
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Valentine
— Few hours

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Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the galleries of Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, examine the collection at Nebraska Firefighters Museum, look for gifts at Stagecoach, then take an in-depth tour of G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture, and finally examine the collection at Trails & Rails Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kearney attractions tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kearney. In August, daily temperatures in Kearney can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nebraska Firefighters Museum ©
Nebraska Firefighters Museum
Trails & Rails Museum ©
Trails & Rails Museum
G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture ©
G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. You'll explore and learn at Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum and Nebraska State Holocaust Memorial. Get some cultural insight at Saint Mary Catholic Church and Museum of American Speed. Change things up with a short trip to Cellar 426 Winery in Ashland (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Roller Skating, tee off at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, look for gifts at Licorice International, and get engrossed in the history at American Historical Society of Germans From Russia Museum and Library.

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You can drive from Kearney to Lincoln in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums · Outdoors · Golf · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum ©
National Museum of Roller Skating ©
National Museum of Roller Skating
Saint Mary Catholic Church ©
Saint Mary Catholic Church

1
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Omaha

Omaha

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Joslyn Castle, then steep yourself in history at Father Flanagan's Historic House, then see the interesting displays at Boys Town, and finally view the masterpieces at Curbside Clothing. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, see the interesting displays at Pottawattamie County Squirrel Cage Jail and Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kanesville Tabernacle, and finally examine the collection at Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Omaha visit planner.

Drive from Lincoln to Omaha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Father Flanagan's Historic House
Father Flanagan's Historic House
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center ©
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Boys Town ©
Boys Town

1
night
North Platte

North Platte
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the North Platte travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Omaha to North Platte in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in North Platte when traveling from Omaha in August, with lows around 59°F. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Valentine.

Things to do in North Platte

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Valentine

Valentine ©
Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. On the 19th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge and then get engrossed in the history at Centennial Hall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Valentine trip itinerary site.

Drive from North Platte to Valentine in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge ©
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

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