8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Gering
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Gibbon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Minneapolis

3
nights
Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. Visiting Scotts Bluff National Monument and Monument Valley Pathway will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chimney Rock National Historic Site and Robidoux Trading Post. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gering: Fort Robinson State Park (in Crawford) and Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (in Harrison). It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Minatare and get great views at North Overlook.

Plan trip to Gering with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Minneapolis to Gering is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Gering due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in June: highs in Gering hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Gibbon.

Things to do in Gering

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scottsbluff, Fort Robinson State Park, Chimney Rock National Historic Site, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
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Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Chimney Rock National Historic Site ©
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument ©

1
night
Gibbon

Gibbon
Gibbon is a city in Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gibbon online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Gering to Gibbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Gering to Gibbon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gibbon when traveling from Gering in June, with lows around 61°F. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Gibbon

Parks Wildlife

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Fontenelle Forest Nature Center and Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln: Omaha (Henry Doorly Zoo, Room Escape Games, & more), Beatrice (Gage County Historical Society and Museum & Homestead National Monument of America) and Prairie Queen Recreation Area (in Papillion). There's more to do: stop by Licorice International.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln day trip planner .

Getting from Gibbon to Lincoln by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lincoln are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Omaha, Beatrice, Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Prairie Queen Recreation Area
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Room Escape Games
Old Market ©
Old Market

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