7 days in Nebraska Itinerary

7 days in Nebraska Itinerary

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Ogallala
— 2 nights
2
Kearney
— 1 night
3
Lincoln
— 2 nights
4
Omaha
— 1 night

2
nights
Ogallala

Ogallala ©
Ogallala is a city in Keith County, Nebraska, United States. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Original Pony Express Station & Museum, walk around Cody Park, and then explore the activities along Lake McConaughy.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ogallala trip planner.

Amarillo to Ogallala is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ogallala when traveling from Amarillo in July, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Ogallala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ash Hallow State Historical Park, Original Pony Express Station & Museum, Cody Park
Highlights from your plan
Original Pony Express Station & Museum ©
Original Pony Express Station & Museum
Ash Hallow State Historical Park ©
Ash Hallow State Historical Park
Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area ©
Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area

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 9th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, thenstroll around Yanney Heritage Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cottonmill Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kearney road trip planning tool.

Getting from Ogallala to Kearney by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ogallala to Kearney due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Parks Nature
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Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Yanney Heritage Park ©
Yanney Heritage Park
Museum of Nebraska Art ©
Museum of Nebraska Art

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 10th (Fri), look for gifts at Licorice International, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, and then steep yourself in history at Homestead National Monument of America. Keep things going the next day: walk around Pioneer Park Nature Center, see the interesting displays at International Quilt Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Arbor Day Farm.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lincoln tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Lincoln takes 2 hours. July in Lincoln sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nebraska City, Homestead National Monument of America
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park ©
Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Homestead National Monument of America ©
Homestead National Monument of America
Pioneer Park Nature Center ©
Pioneer Park Nature Center

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Cecilia's Cathedral, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, and then grab your bike and head to Chalco Hills Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip website.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center ©
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Chalco Hills Recreation Area ©
Chalco Hills Recreation Area

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