16 days in Nebraska Itinerary

16 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kearney
— 1 night
2
Lincoln
— 3 nights
3
Omaha
— 3 nights
4
Scottsbluff
— 2 nights
5
Grand Island
— 3 nights
6
North Platte
— 2 nights

1
night
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Nebraska Firefighters Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, thensee the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, thenget engrossed in the history at G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture, and finally stop by Stagecoach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kearney tour builder site.

Fort Smith to Kearney is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly. In September, Kearney is little chillier than Fort Smith - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Nebraska Firefighters Museum ©
Nebraska Firefighters Museum

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Lincoln is known for museums, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, ponder the world of politics at Nebraska State Capitol, and get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Children's Zoo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lincoln attractions website.

You can drive from Kearney to Lincoln in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ashland
Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol

3
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Omaha is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Henry Doorly Zoo, take a stroll through Old Market, admire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, and get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Omaha day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. September in Omaha sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Scottsbluff.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©

2
nights
Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff ©
Scottsbluff is a city in Scotts Bluff County, in the western part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Legacy of the Plains Museum, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Scotts Bluff National Monument, thenget great views at North Overlook, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Monument Valley Pathway.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Scottsbluff trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Omaha to Scottsbluff with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Scottsbluff. Traveling from Omaha in September, Scottsbluff is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Island.

Things to do in Scottsbluff

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Gering
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Legacy of the Plains Museum ©
Legacy of the Plains Museum

3
nights
Grand Island

Grand Island ©
Grand Island is a city in and the county seat of Hall County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Birthplace of Kool-Aid, get a new perspective on nature at Hastings Museum, and then get outside with Fonner Park. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Platte River, get engrossed in the history at Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, and then cool off at Island Oasis Water Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Island road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Scottsbluff to Grand Island. Traveling from Scottsbluff to Grand Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Scottsbluff in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Grand Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Grand Island

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hastings
Highlights from your plan
Hastings Museum ©
Hastings Museum
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer ©
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
Island Oasis Water Park ©
Island Oasis Water Park

2
nights
North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. Get out of town with these interesting North Platte side-trips: Ogallala (Petrified Wood Gallery, Lake McConaughy, &more) and Original Pony Express Station & Museum (in Gothenburg). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, examine the collection at Lincoln County Historical Museum, stroll around Cody Park, and admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the North Platte trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Island to North Platte. September in North Platte sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Platte

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ogallala, Original Pony Express Station & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard ©
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard
Cody Park ©
Cody Park
Lincoln County Historical Museum ©
Lincoln County Historical Museum

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