32 days in Nebraska Itinerary

32 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Omaha
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Burwell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Valentine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Chadron
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Gering
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
North Platte
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kearney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Lincoln
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Omaha
— 6 nights
End: Omaha

1
night
Burwell

Burwell ©
Burwell is a city in Garfield County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park, then get a taste of life in the country at Rowse's 1+1 Ranch, and then immerse yourself in nature at Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Burwell trip itinerary maker website.

Omaha to Burwell is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Omaha in March since evenings lows in Burwell dip to 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Valentine.

Things to do in Burwell

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park ©
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Rowse's 1+1 Ranch ©
Rowse's 1+1 Ranch

3
nights
Valentine

Valentine ©
Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. Valentine is known for nature, wildlife, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Niobrara National Scenic River, look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, take an in-depth tour of Centennial Hall, and tee off at The Prairie Club.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Valentine trip planner.

Drive from Burwell to Valentine in 2.5 hours. In March in Valentine, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chadron.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Niobrara National Scenic River ©
Niobrara National Scenic River
Valentine National Wildlife Refuge ©
Valentine National Wildlife Refuge
Bryan Bridge ©
Bryan Bridge

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Crawford (Fort Robinson State Park & Trailside Museum of Natural History) and Fort Robinson History Museum (in Harrison). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Ridge National Recreation Area, see the interesting displays at Dawes County Historical Museum, deepen your understanding at Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center, and admire the majestic nature at Chadron State Park.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chadron route app.

You can drive from Valentine to Chadron in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valentine to Chadron. In March, daytime highs in Chadron are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gering.

Things to do in Chadron

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Crawford, Fort Robinson History Museum, Toadstool Campground
Highlights from your plan
Pine Ridge National Recreation Area ©
Pine Ridge National Recreation Area
Chadron State Park ©
Chadron State Park
Fort Robinson History Museum ©
Fort Robinson History Museum

3
nights
Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Gering side-trips: Alliance (Carnegie Arts Center, Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Scotts Bluff National Monument, take in the pleasant sights at Monument Valley Pathway, examine the collection at North Platte Valley Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Legacy of the Plains Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gering tour planner.

Getting from Chadron to Gering by car takes about 2 hours. March in Gering sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Gering

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Alliance, Monument Valley Pathway
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Carhenge ©
Carhenge
North Platte Valley Museum ©
North Platte Valley Museum

4
nights
North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around North Platte: Gothenburg (Wild Horse Golf Club, Original Pony Express Station & Museum, &more), McCook (Red Willow State Recreation Area, Longnecker Jewelry, &more) and Ogallala (Mansion on the Hill, Petrified Wood Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind America's 20th Century Veterans' Memorial, contemplate the long history of Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Lincoln County Historical Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the North Platte travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Gering to North Platte by car takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gering to North Platte due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in North Platte

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gothenburg, McCook, Ogallala, Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln County Historical Museum ©
Lincoln County Historical Museum
Original Pony Express Station & Museum ©
Original Pony Express Station & Museum
Wild Horse Golf Club ©
Wild Horse Golf Club

4
nights
Kearney

Kearney
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kearney: Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch (in Wood River), Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer (in Grand Island) and Hastings (Hastings Museum & Birthplace of Kool-Aid). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture, explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, and stop by Stagecoach.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kearney trip planner.

Getting from North Platte to Kearney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Kearney, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hastings, Pioneer Village, Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection

7
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (in Ashland), Rock Creek Station State Historical Park (in Fairbury) and Beatrice (Gage County Historical Society and Museum & Homestead National Monument of America). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at University of Nebraska State Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Lincoln Children's Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip itinerary site.

Getting from Kearney to Lincoln by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ashland, Beatrice, Rock Creek Station State Historical Park, Anna Benis Palmer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum ©
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

6
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Step out of Omaha to go to Gretna and see Holy Family Shrine, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, and have fun and explore at Omaha Children's Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Omaha trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Holy Family Shrine, Papio Fun Park, Boys Town, Take Aim Indoor Shooting Sports & Training Facility
Highlights from your plan
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Joslyn Art Museum ©
Joslyn Art Museum

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