11 days in Nebraska Itinerary

11 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gering
— 2 nights
2
Kearney
— 2 nights
3
Lincoln
— 3 nights
4
Omaha
— 3 nights

2
nights
Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Carhenge, explore the world behind art at Carnegie Arts Center, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Scotts Bluff National Monument, and finally take in the pleasant sights at North Overlook. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Chimney Rock National Historic Site and then get great views at South Overlook.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gering trip itinerary maker website.

Houston to Gering is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Houston to Gering, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in Gering reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Gering

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alliance, Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Chimney Rock National Historic Site ©
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Carhenge ©
Carhenge

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 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, thentake in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, and finally stop by Stagecoach. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Pioneer Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch, and then make a trip to Birthplace of Kool-Aid.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kearney online visit planner.

You can drive from Gering to Kearney in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Gering in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Kearney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pioneer Village, Birthplace of Kool-Aid, Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Family-friendly places like Museum of American Speed and Room Escape Games will thrill your kids. When in Lincoln, make a side trip to see Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Ashland, approximately Ashland away. There's still lots to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Lincoln Children's Museum, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Children's Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Sunken Gardens, and examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lincoln trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Lincoln takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lincoln are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ashland
Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Lincoln Children's Museum ©
Lincoln Children's Museum
Lincoln Children's Zoo ©
Lincoln Children's Zoo

3
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Durham Museum and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, shop like a local with Old Market, and explore the striking landscape of Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Omaha holiday planner.

You can drive from Lincoln to Omaha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Room Escape Games