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.
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.
Book your Lincoln hotel using the Travelocity app and save—mobile users get access to exclusive deals on travel. Look for deals on rental cars in Lincoln to go along with your accommodations. That way you'll be able to catch a show at the arena, shop at the Haymarket District, and enjoy the flowers at the Sunken Garden, all on the same day.