8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

8 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Lincoln
— 2 nights
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Kearney
— 1 night
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Burwell
— 1 night
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Valentine
— 2 nights
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Chadron
— 1 night

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Homestead National Monument of America and Fontenelle Forest Nature Center. Get in touch with nature at Pioneer Park Nature Center and Holmes Park & Lake. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Old Market Candy Shop (in Omaha) and Arbor Lodge State Historical Park (in Nebraska City). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at James Arthur Vineyard.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lincoln itinerary maker app.

Los Angeles to Lincoln is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Lincoln due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, Old Market Candy Shop, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, James Arthur Vineyard, Homestead National Monument of America
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park ©
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center ©
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Pioneer Park Nature Center ©
Pioneer Park Nature Center

1
night
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Classic Car Collection, walk around Yanney Heritage Park, then explore the activities along Cottonmill Lake, and finally take a pleasant ride with Christine's Horseback Riding.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kearney day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Kearney takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kearney can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Burwell.

Things to do in Kearney

Parks · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Yanney Heritage Park ©
Yanney Heritage Park
Christine's Horseback Riding ©
Christine's Horseback Riding
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection

1
night
Burwell

Burwell ©
Burwell is a city in Garfield County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park, then wander the wide-open spaces of Rowse's 1+1 Ranch, and then admire the majestic nature at Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Burwell trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Burwell takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Burwell can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Valentine.

Things to do in Burwell

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park ©
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Rowse's 1+1 Ranch ©
Rowse's 1+1 Ranch

2
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Valentine

Valentine ©
Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Smith Falls State Park, identify plant and animal life at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, and then trek along Cowboy Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Niobrara National Scenic River.

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

Drive from Burwell to Valentine in 2.5 hours. In August in Valentine, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chadron.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Smith Falls State Park ©
Smith Falls State Park
Niobrara National Scenic River ©
Niobrara National Scenic River
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge ©
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

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night
Chadron

Chadron ©
Chadron is a city in Dawes County, in the state of Nebraska in the Great Plains region of the United States. On the 29th (Sat), deepen your understanding at Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center, admire the majestic nature at Chadron State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Fur Trade.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chadron trip website.

Getting from Valentine to Chadron by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Chadron sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chadron

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chadron State Park ©
Chadron State Park
Museum of the Fur Trade ©
Museum of the Fur Trade
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center ©
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center

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