Where to stay in Lincoln: Best areas for travelers
- Downtown Lincoln: You don't have to be a major art buff to enjoy the Lincoln arts scene. Sheldon Museum of Art and Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center are a couple of places in this neighborhood that lure curious visitors from all spheres of life. You'll have your choice of hotels here such as The Kindler Hotel. The Embassy Suites Lincoln and the Graduate Lincoln will also make you feel welcome from the moment you step in the lobby.
- Highlands: Take a walk around this popular neighborhood enjoying all the sights and sounds. Make sure you visit Highlands Golf Course during your stay. If you're hunting for a relaxing place to stay, check out the Rodeway Inn, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Airport - Lincoln and the Fairfield Inn & Suites Lincoln Airport.
- Seward: You've picked all the best sights in the neighborhood. Now all that's left to find is a nice bed to return to. For a relaxing vacation, make a booking at the East Hills INN and SUITES or the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites - Seward.
- Crete: If you're interested in discovering the true nature of this neighborhood, visit some of its top attractions like Doane University. Comfortable hotels here include the Crete Inn, the Super 8 by Wyndham Crete and the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lincoln Crete. Spend your evenings at one of these and enjoy a great night's rest before your next great adventure.
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Popular places to visit in Lincoln
One of the healthiest and happiest cities in America, Lincoln, Nebraska, is a great place to relax and recharge. A thriving food culture, historic markets, offbeat museums, and new venues collide to create a city with endless potential. Spend vacations in Lincoln and enjoy the unique feel of this Midwest town.
When you vacation in Lincoln, there are some must-see places to go on your list. The Pinnacle Bank Arena recently joined the list of major concert venues. It's state-of-the-art and hosts top-name artists regularly, so be sure to check out what's playing while you're in town. For a slower pace, check out the Haymarket Historic District. Cobblestone streets and brick buildings are the norm in this area, along with a host of boutique shops, delightful dining, and assorted art galleries. It's a great place to stroll and window shop or settle down for serious market time. Add a bit of culture to your Lincoln vacations with a stop by the National Museum of Roller Skating. It has everything you never knew you didn't know about roller skates.
Festivals and Events
Any time you're in town after booking one of the many Lincoln vacation packages on offer, take a walk through history and check out the annual Abraham Lincoln Celebration. Events run all day with live entertainment, impersonation contests, and historical re-enactors mingling with the crowd. Garden enthusiasts will enjoy spending a day at the Sunken Gardens during their Wake up the Beds event, volunteers help plant flowers for the new season. For theater lovers, a week spent in Lincoln during the International Thespian Festival is always fun. The festival is hosted by the University of Nebraska, and there are fun workshops and live performances.
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