4 days in Lincoln & Valentine Itinerary

4 days in Lincoln & Valentine Itinerary

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Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 19th (Fri), get outside with Haymarket Park, then do a tasting at James Arthur Vineyard, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bottle Rocket Brewing Co.. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Baker's Candies, then immerse yourself in nature at Platte River State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chalco Hills Recreation Area, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Nebraska Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln vacation planning website.

Omaha to Lincoln is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Valentine.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Baker's Candies, Nebraska Brewing Company, James Arthur Vineyard, Platte River State Park, Chalco Hills Recreation Area
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Platte River State Park ©
Platte River State Park
James Arthur Vineyard ©
James Arthur Vineyard
Chalco Hills Recreation Area ©
Chalco Hills Recreation Area


Valentine ©
Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Snake River Falls, then tee off at The Prairie Club, then take an in-depth tour of Centennial Hall, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Cowboy Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Smith Falls State Park and then explore the striking landscape of Niobrara National Scenic River.

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You can drive from Lincoln to Valentine in 5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lincoln in June since evenings lows in Valentine dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Valentine

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Prairie Club ©
The Prairie Club
Niobrara National Scenic River ©
Niobrara National Scenic River
Smith Falls State Park ©
Smith Falls State Park