Hotel Room Search
Find Great Hotel Room Deals

Lincoln Nebraska

Booking.com
Book Hotels Now! - save up to 80%
lincoln nebraskaLincoln Nebraska is the capital of Nebraska and often listed as one of the healthiest and happiest cities in the US. This is largely due to the amount to see and do in the area for locals and tourists, including the green, open spaces and enjoyment of the fresh air and outdoors. Lincoln embraces ‘the arts.’ The Pinnacle Bank Arena, Duffy’s Tavern, Bourbon Theater and Zoo Bar are often frequented to enjoy various live music performances in the city. For dance, the Pla-Mor, with its house band the Sandy Creek Band, is well worth a visit. The Lied Center opened in 1990 and is part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It is a center for national tours, Broadway productions, concerts and events. There are also a number of professional and community theaters. There are plenty of places to eat and drink in Lincoln. Downtown is the best place to visit for nightlife. O Street is the main bar and nightclub section of the city. One of the main landmarks in Lincoln is the Nebraska State Capitol. This skyscraper, with a golden dome on top, is the largest building in the area and was designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and built in the late 1920s. At the top of the tower is a statue of a farmer sowing grain and this is to acknowledge the role in which agriculture has played in the history of the area. Inside the building are numerous paintings, murals and artifacts from Native American history. Other attractions worth visiting when staying in Lincoln are:
  • Deer Spring Winery and James Arthur Vineyards for wine lovers
  • Lincoln Children’s zoo, an interactive experience for children over 10 acres of space, with nearly 200,000 visitors a year and over 400 animals (over 40 of which are endangered species)
  • Hyde Memorial Observatory, a community astronomy building surrounded by Holmes Lake
  • Fairview, a historic house built in 1902 and home to William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) a leading American politician of the Democratic Party
The Thomas P. Kennard House, or the Nebraska Statehood Memorial, one of the oldest remaining buildings in Lincoln and belonged to Kennard, the first secretary of state for the Nebraska. Today it is a museum and is on the National Register of Historic Places (since 1969). lincoln nebraskaThere are museums to suit all ages and interests in Lincoln, from the Lincoln Children’s Museum and Museum of Nebraska History to the Museum of American Speed and the National Museum of Roller Skating. The museums include sport, art and history and design. There are also many events to attend to in Lincoln annually. These include the mid February celebrations of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, the Lincoln National Guard Marathon (and half marathon) in May, Horse Racing at the popular Lincoln Race Course from mid-May to mid-July and the traditional Farmers’ Market in the Historic Haymarket area of Lincoln through the Summer until late October. Lincoln is home to a staggering 125 parks, which are all connected by a series of trails. The MoPac Trail is for cycling and walking and is 26 miles along a former rail track. The city also boasts five public golf courses, five recreation centres for the public and nine outdoor public swimming pools. There is plenty to see and do in Lincoln for all age groups, during the day and evening.

Lincoln Nebraska Photos

Book Hotels Now! - save up to 80%
Booking.com
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska
  • lincoln nebraska