Trip to Lincoln
Top 5 things to do on a Lincoln trip
- Visit the Nebraska State Capitol
- Tour the Sheldon Museum of Art
- See the Sunken Gardens
- Check out the historic Haymarket District
- Go to the University of Nebraska State Museum
If you’ve never been to Lincoln, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Offering historic neighborhoods, outdoorsy excursions, and museums, there is plenty to explore in Lincoln.
In addition, numerous tours can help you navigate Lincoln and there are plenty of attractions, such as the Sheldon Museum of Art, Sunken Gardens, or the Nebraska State Capitol.
Throughout Lincoln you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your Lincoln trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Lincoln
Our bus to Lincoln takes you to the Southbound side of Pinnacle Arena Dr., just north of Q street.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Lincoln.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Lincoln trip will be a breeze. Besides downtown being easily walk-able, there are many transportation options.
Take advantage of Lincoln's buses via the StarTran or the Star Shuttle.
Alternatively, taxis and Ubers are readily available as well.
Best places to stay in Lincoln
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Lincoln is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Lincoln trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Lincoln would be the Courtyard Marriot or Embassy Suites, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as Country Inn, Best Western, or Airbnb’s are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Lincoln.
Nightlife in Lincoln
Lincoln’s nightlife, due to its nearby university, is particularly lively and provides all types of establishments to visit.
You'll find many college bars and pubs along 14th street such as Jake's, Duffy's, or Barrymore's (a lot of names to remember).
The Brass Rail downtown is known as one of the best night clubs in the area.
Where to shop on your Lincoln trip
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or the perfect souvenir, Lincoln will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of Lincoln.
In the historic Haymarket shopping district, you'll find a ton of cafes, restaurants, and boutique shops to choose from.
In addition, you'll find your share of retail therapy in the Shops at the Gateway Mall offering plenty of luxury fashion retailers.
Best free things to do in Lincoln
- Holmes Park and Lake
- Sunken Park
- Nebraska State Capitol
- University of Nebraska State Museum
- Governor's Mansion
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Lincoln trip.
Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions are of no cost to you.
Tour University of Nebraska or see its State Museum or go through a walk through Sunken Park for some tranquility via its nature.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Lincoln by walking through the historic Haymarket shopping district, where it often will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Lincoln
- free Wi-Fi and personal power outlets
- free onboard entertainment with Megabus RIDE
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a Lincoln trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Lincoln, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Lincoln, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Lincoln trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Lincoln trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Lincoln.
On your Lincoln trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, reclining seats, free Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment subject to availability.
So if you’re planning on taking a Lincoln trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.