9 days in Nebraska City & Ashland Itinerary

9 days in Nebraska City & Ashland Itinerary

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9 days in Nebraska City & Ashland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
Nebraska City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Portland

Nebraska City

Nebraska City ©
Nebraska City is a city in, and the county seat of, Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nebraska City: Indian Cave State Park (in Shubert), Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge (in Mound City) and Homestead National Monument of America (in Beatrice). Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, see the interesting displays at Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, explore the world behind art at Flatwater Folk Art Museum, and revel in the low prices at Nebraska Crossing Outlets.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nebraska City travel planner.

Portland to Nebraska City is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Nebraska City is 2 hours. August in Nebraska City sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Nebraska City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gretna, Werner Park, Indian Cave State Park, Homestead National Monument of America, Flatwater Folk Art Museum
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Arbor Lodge State Historical Park ©
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Arbor Day Farm ©
Arbor Day Farm


Ashland ©
Ashland is a city in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Ashland: James Arthur Vineyard (in Raymond) and Saunders County Museum (in Wahoo). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, do a tasting at Glacial Till Vineyard and Winery, stroll around Platte River State Park, and play a few rounds at Quarry Oaks Golf Club.

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Traveling by car from Nebraska City to Ashland takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Platte River State Park, Saunders County Museum, Baker's Candies, James Arthur Vineyard
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