4 days in Nebraska Itinerary

4 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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4 days in Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Omaha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

2
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Take a break from Omaha with a short trip to Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting in Nebraska City, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, steep yourself in history at Malcolm X Memorial Foundation, snap pictures at Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Omaha online journey planner .

Kansas City to Omaha is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Kansas City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Omaha, with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge ©
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, see the interesting displays at Museum of American Speed, and then admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Omaha to Lincoln takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. August in Lincoln sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

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

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