8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Drive:  28​h
1
Omaha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Kearney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  28​h
End: Miami, Florida

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
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 21st (Sat): wander the streets of Old Market, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, and finally make a trip to Kanesville Tabernacle.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Omaha trip planner .

Miami to Omaha is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in September, expect Omaha to be little chillier, temps between 81°F and 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Kearney.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trips

Kanesville Tabernacle, Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral

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 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch, examine the collection at Trails & Rails Museum, then see the interesting displays at Nebraska Firefighters Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Great Platte River Road Archway Monument.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kearney trip planner .

Getting from Omaha to Kearney by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kearney can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Nebraska Firefighters Museum ©
Nebraska Firefighters Museum
Trails & Rails Museum ©
Trails & Rails Museum

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Clayton Museum of Ancient History and then admire the striking features of Saint Mary Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Homestead National Monument of America and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lincoln online attractions planner .

Getting from Kearney to Lincoln by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lincoln are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art, Clayton Museum of Ancient History, Homestead National Monument of America, Saunders County Museum, Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Homestead National Monument of America ©
Saint Mary Catholic Church ©
Saint Mary Catholic Church
Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art ©
Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art

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