8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8​h
1
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kearney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Omaha
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, then admire the striking features of Saint Mary Catholic Church, and then admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln road trip planner .

Boston to Lincoln is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Boston, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lincoln, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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

2
nights
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pioneer Village, see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, and then get engrossed in the history at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Nebraska Art, then stroll around Yanney Heritage Park, then take an in-depth tour of Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, and finally look for gifts at Stagecoach.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kearney online day trip planner .

Drive from Lincoln to Kearney in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kearney can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Pioneer Village
Highlights from your plan
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Pioneer Village ©
Pioneer Village

3
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, stroll around Heartland of America Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Omaha trip planner .

Getting from Kearney to Omaha by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. October in Omaha sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

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