24 days in Nebraska Itinerary

24 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Omaha
1
Omaha
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h
2
Gering
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Crawford
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bayard
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Chadron
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Niobrara
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Raymond
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Omaha

2
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: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, take in the exciting artwork at Curbside Clothing, explore the striking landscape of Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters, and admire the masterpieces at Joslyn Art Museum.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Omaha. In May, daytime highs in Omaha are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gering.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

3
nights
Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. You've now added Scotts Bluff National Monument to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): trek along Saddle Rock Trail, take some stellar pictures from South Overlook, then explore the striking landscape of Scotts Bluff National Monument, and finally take some stellar pictures from North Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Rebecca Winters Memorial and then explore the striking landscape of Fort Laramie National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gering route maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Omaha to Gering. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, Gering is slightly colder than Omaha - with highs of 69°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Crawford.

Things to do in Gering

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rebecca Winters Memorial, Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Fort Laramie National Historic Site ©
Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Legacy of the Plains Museum ©
Legacy of the Plains Museum

1
night
Crawford

Crawford ©
Crawford is a city in Dawes County, in the northwestern part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Fort Robinson State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Fort Robinson State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Crawford trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Gering to Crawford in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Crawford can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bayard.

Things to do in Crawford

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Robinson State Park ©
Fort Robinson State Park
Trailside Museum of Natural History ©
Trailside Museum of Natural History

10
nights
Bayard

Bayard ©
Bayard is a city in Morrill County, Nebraska, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chimney Rock National Historic Site.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayard online vacation planner.

Drive from Crawford to Bayard in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bayard are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Chadron.

Things to do in Bayard

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chimney Rock National Historic Site ©
Chimney Rock National Historic Site

3
nights
Chadron

Chadron ©
Chadron is a city in Dawes County, in the state of Nebraska in the Great Plains region of the United States. Museum of the Fur Trade has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Chadron: Wounded Knee Massacre Monument (in Wounded Knee), Pine Ridge Reservation (in Manderson) and Red Cloud Heritage Center (in Pine Ridge). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Pine Ridge National Recreation Area, stroll around Chadron State Park, examine the collection at Dawes County Historical Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chadron online trip planner.

Getting from Bayard to Chadron by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Niobrara.

Things to do in Chadron

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Wounded Knee Massacre Monument, Pine Ridge Reservation, Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge, Red Cloud Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
Chadron State Park ©
Chadron State Park
Museum of the Fur Trade ©
Museum of the Fur Trade
Pine Ridge National Recreation Area ©
Pine Ridge National Recreation Area

2
nights
Niobrara

Niobrara ©
Niobrara is a village in Knox County, Nebraska, United States. Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), get a taste of life in the country at Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Tours, engage your brain at Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Niobrara State Park.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Niobrara day trip website.

Getting from Chadron to Niobrara by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chadron to Niobrara, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Niobrara when traveling from Chadron in June, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Raymond.

Things to do in Niobrara

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Niobrara River, Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Niobrara River ©
Niobrara River
Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park ©
Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park
Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Tours ©
Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Tours

2
nights
Raymond

Raymond ©
Raymond is a village in Lancaster County, Nebraska. James Arthur Vineyard has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Saunders County Museum and then stop by Baker's Candies.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Raymond day trip planning site.

Drive from Niobrara to Raymond in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raymond

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Baker's Candies, Saunders County Museum
Highlights from your plan
James Arthur Vineyard ©
James Arthur Vineyard
Saunders County Museum ©
Saunders County Museum
Baker's Candies ©
Baker's Candies

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