8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Omaha
— 3 nights
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Kearney
— 1 night
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Lincoln
— 3 nights

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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.
Take a break from Omaha with a short trip to Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Joslyn Art Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Omaha online trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Omaha is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Omaha are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

1
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Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll around Yanney Heritage Park, browse the exhibits of Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, then see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, and finally take a pleasant ride with Christine's Horseback Riding.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kearney day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Omaha to Kearney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kearney are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Yanney Heritage Park ©
Yanney Heritage Park

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Change things up with a short trip to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Ashland (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Nebraska State Holocaust Memorial, stop by Baker's Candies, and admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Lincoln takes 2 hours. In October in Lincoln, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol
Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens

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