9 days in Peyton & Nebraska Itinerary

9 days in Peyton & Nebraska Itinerary

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Peyton
— 1 night
2
Gering
— 1 night
3
North Platte
— 1 night
4
Lincoln
— 3 nights
5
Omaha
— 2 nights

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Peyton

Peyton ©
Peyton is a census-designated place and a U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): play a few rounds at Antler Creek Golf Course. On your second day here, walk around The Paint Mines Interpretive Park, thenhead outdoors with Rocky Mountain Roosters, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Serenity Springs Wildlife Center.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Peyton online day trip planner.

Chicago to Peyton is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Peyton when traveling from Chicago in August, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Gering.

Things to do in Peyton

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Calhan
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Serenity Springs Wildlife Center ©
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center
Rocky Mountain Roosters ©
Rocky Mountain Roosters
Antler Creek Golf Course ©
Antler Creek Golf Course

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Gering

Gering ©
Gering is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Monument Valley Pathway, thenexplore the striking landscape of Scotts Bluff National Monument, and then hike along Saddle Rock Trail.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gering trip planner.

You can drive from Peyton to Gering in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Peyton in August, you will find days in Gering are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Gering

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Monument Valley Pathway
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Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument

1
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North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. On the 4th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Fort McPherson National Cemetery, thentake an in-depth tour of Fort Cody Trading Post, thenstroll through Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the North Platte trip builder.

You can drive from Gering to North Platte in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In August in North Platte, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Platte

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Fort McPherson National Cemetery
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Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park ©
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard ©
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard
Fort McPherson National Cemetery ©
Fort McPherson National Cemetery

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of American Speed and Lincoln Children's Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum and Sunken Gardens. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park & Cellar 426 Winery) and Homestead National Monument of America (in Beatrice). There's more to do: ponder the world of politics at Nebraska State Capitol and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Catholic Church.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip planner.

You can drive from North Platte to Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. August in Lincoln sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ashland, Homestead National Monument of America
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Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Homestead National Monument of America ©
Homestead National Monument of America
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum ©
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

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nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): have fun and explore at Omaha Children's Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, and then take in the exciting artwork at Curbside Clothing. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, thenexplore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Omaha tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Omaha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Old Market ©
Old Market

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