Named after the 16th President of the United States, Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska and one of the state's largest cities. The Nebraska State Capitol Building is easy to find—it is the tallest building in the city and is located right in the downtown area. Lincoln serves as the financial, political, educational, and cultural hub of the state. In addition to very affordable Lincoln flights, you will also find a great variety of cheap hotels in Lincoln NE.
Out and About in Lincoln
The city's beloved Sunken Gardens is by far the most popular attraction in the city. The gardens sit on 1.5 acres of land, and include thousands of flowers, dozens of water features, and several fish ponds. You can also enjoy touring some of the city's unique museums, including the Frank H. Woods Telephone Museum, the Museum of American Speed, and the Sheldon Museum of Art. If you are traveling with children, they are sure to enjoy the Lincoln Children's Museum and the Lincoln Children's Zoo. The University of Nebraska hosts numerous sporting events throughout the year, and regular concerts are held at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. There are also many hotels in Lincoln NE within walking distance of many of these attractions.
Eating and Drinking
Lincoln is home to a wide range of dining establishments. You will find everything from pizza shops and diners to fast food and fine dining. You will also be tempted by the international cuisine, including Mexican, Thai, Italian, and French. Most of the restaurants are located downtown near the capitol building and along any of the city's major roads, including Route 2, Route 34, Route 6, and Highway 180. O Street, which is located close the university, is where dozens of bars and nightclubs are located if you're looking for a little nightlife at the end of your day.
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