What to do in Lincoln, NE

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Lincoln Attractions

Wondering how you'll keep yourself busy in Lincoln? You won't be short of things to see or do in this happening state capital. With so many tourist attractions and activities, the only difficult part of your getaway will be figuring out where to start.

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What to do in Lincoln

Free Things to Do in Lincoln

Taking a break in Lincoln on a budget? The following can be experienced for nix.

Great Plains Art Museum - Old or young, this place will rouse your imagination and educate your mind.

Antelope Park - You can't beat this place if you're looking to let go and just have fun.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Feel like you've traveled back in time while learning the secrets of this historic attraction.

Hazel Abel Park - No matter if you know your daffodils from daisies, it's not hard to find beauty in this stunning display.

Things to Do in Lincoln with Kids

There are plenty of fun things to do with your kids in and around Lincoln. Keep everyone entertained with our family friendly experiences.


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Frequently asked questions

What should I not miss in Lincoln?
To get a real taste of this destination’s flavor, be sure to visit all of these must-do attractions:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Nebraska State Capitol

What can you do in Lincoln for free?
Your break in Lincoln won’t cost a fortune with free attractions like these to keep you on the go:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Nebraska State Capitol
  • Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University

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