The capital of a state known for its dinosaur remains and ardent links to Native American culture, Lincoln retains a healthy rivalry with neighboring Omaha.The smaller of the two cities, Lincoln has the honor of being named after former President Abraham Lincoln, yet remains a modern and vibrant city.
Although Nebraska is known for beautiful prairie landscapes and rugged natural vistas, Lincoln will show you a more exciting time. With a fantastic art and creative scene, in no small part thanks to the large University of Nebraska campus downtown, this is a city worth staying a few nights in.
The aforementioned University of Nebraska campus makes downtown Lincoln a suitably buzzing place to stay. See sights like the Lincoln Children’s Museum, with three floors packed full of fun interactive exhibits, as well as the all important Nebraska State Capitol Building. The Capitol building is the city’s star attraction, with its stunning Art Deco facade and panoramic views of the city, so staying nearby is a must-do.
North Lincoln is the place to be when you want to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Sunken Gardens, which was constructed back in 1931 and comprising waterfalls and two picturesque pools. Staying in a hotel near the Sunken Gardens has never been easier.
With its political roots and University campus, Lincoln is all set up for business travelers. Those travelling for work have a great selection of business hotels in Lincoln to suit their needs.
In case you are bring your pet along for the ride, then have no fear as Lincoln offers a great array of pet-friendly hotels, which will be welcome you and your furry friend with open arms.
There might be no 5 or 4 star hotels in town. However, Lincoln’s 3 star hotel selection is excellent, boasting a plentiful supply of accommodation to suit your specific needs. From free WiFi, to in-room luxuries like hairdryers and toiletries, it is easy to find a room to make your Lincoln vacation perfect.
Lincoln Airport is located approximately five miles from downtown Lincoln and serves Minneapolis, Chicago, and Denver, amongst others. Travelers to Lincoln also have the option of flying to the smaller Eppley Airfield Airport near Omaha instead, where non-stop flights to around three non-stop destinations daily.