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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Museums
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Ranked #2 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: Beautiful mosaic ceilings and floors, paintings and sculptures inside the 400-foot high capitol building are as impressive as... more » Owner description: Beautiful mosaic ceilings and floors, paintings and sculptures inside the 400-foot high capitol building are as impressive as its marble, bronze and gold leaf exterior and white tower topped by a bronze statue. Free guided tours are available. « less
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Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #5 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: Three floors of hands-on exhibits invite children to let their imaginations soar while they play, sing, climb, build and try... more » Owner description: Three floors of hands-on exhibits invite children to let their imaginations soar while they play, sing, climb, build and try their hand at various occupations, from pizza maker to radio personality to doctor and many more. « less
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
A 900-acre wildlife area that features hiking trails and other outdoor pleasures.
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Lincoln Children's Zoo is rated among the best zoos for children by Parent Magazine and is home to over 400 animals,... more » Owner description: Lincoln Children's Zoo is rated among the best zoos for children by Parent Magazine and is home to over 400 animals, including the world's smallest monkeys (pygmy marmosets), ring-tailed lemurs, dromedary camels, red pandas, meerkats, and more!. Over 40 of our animals are endangered, including the Humboldt Penguin, Amur leopard and Matschie's tree kangaroo. Featuring interactive Zoofari stations with Larry the Cable Guy, up-close animal encounters and the historic ZO&O Railroad, the Zoo is the perfect destination for the entire family. Lincoln Children's Zoo's mission is "to enrich lives through firsthand interaction with living things." « less
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Ranked #8 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Natural History Museums
Museum with exhibits about life on the plains.
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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #10 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #13 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Bodies of Water; Parks
Owner description: The center of outdoor activity in the heart of Lincoln including a lake for boating and fishing, plus picnic grounds and... more » Owner description: The center of outdoor activity in the heart of Lincoln including a lake for boating and fishing, plus picnic grounds and hiking trails. « less
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Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #15 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: An outstanding collection of 20th-century American art, including Impressionism, early Modernism, pop and other contemporary... more » Owner description: An outstanding collection of 20th-century American art, including Impressionism, early Modernism, pop and other contemporary art is housed in this gallery, which also includes a large Sculpture Garden. « less
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Ranked #16 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Parks
Beautiful park offering gardens, a golf course, swimming pool and playground areas.
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Ranked #17 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Wilderness Ridge Golf Club is a semi-private golf club in South Lincoln, Nebraska and has a variety of golf and dining... more » Owner description: Wilderness Ridge Golf Club is a semi-private golf club in South Lincoln, Nebraska and has a variety of golf and dining options. The clubhouse is a beautiful log cabin structure with The Lodge restaurant, Grill Tavern, Banquets & Catering, and a Cafe next to the Pro Shop. Wilderness Ridge has two exceptionally manicured courses: an 18-hole Championship Course which weaves throughout the Wilderness Ridge neighborhoods, and a fun 9-hole course perfect for a quick round of golf. The Club is also home to the Huskers, providing The Nebraska Golf Academy to both the men's and women's teams, as well as members and guests, so golf can be practiced year-round. With two courses to choose from, the Academy, large putting and chipping greens, an extensive driving range, and food & drink there is certainly plenty to do at Wilderness Ridge.Championship Course:Par 71Black Tees: 7,107 yardsBrown Tees: 6,518 yardsBlue Tees: 6,247 yardsGold Tees: 5,965 yardsWhite Tees: 5,097 yardsHost of the 2013 and 2014 NAIA Women’s National Championship, 2013 National Amputee Golf Association Championship, 2014 PGA Tour Pre-Qualifier, Nebraska Section PGA Championship.Home to the University of Nebraska Men’s and Women’s Golf TeamsExecutive Course:Par 32Black Tees: 2,114 yardsBrown Tees: 1,873 yardsGold Tees: 1,619 yards « less
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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Museums
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Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #20 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #21 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Parks
Quaint Renaissance-style park.
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Ranked #22 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Parks
Owner description: Hike, bike or horseback ride on the 13 1/2-mile Wilderness Park Trail through dense forest, meadows and creek beds in the... more » Owner description: Hike, bike or horseback ride on the 13 1/2-mile Wilderness Park Trail through dense forest, meadows and creek beds in the city's largest park, which also offers fishing and picnicking. « less
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Ranked #23 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #24 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: This two-story brick Georgian Colonial-style home built in 1957 is open for half-hour Thursday afternoon tours which include... more » Owner description: This two-story brick Georgian Colonial-style home built in 1957 is open for half-hour Thursday afternoon tours which include a unique doll collection of the state's first ladies in their inaugural gowns and information about the mansion furnishings. « less
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Ranked #25 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
Ranked #26 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #27 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #28 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
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Ranked #29 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Roller skating is great fun for the entire family. At Skate Zone we offer Birthday Parties Packages, Private Parties,... more » Owner description: Roller skating is great fun for the entire family. At Skate Zone we offer Birthday Parties Packages, Private Parties, Fundraisers, School Skates, Special Event Skates, and much much more along with our regular public skating sessions. « less
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Ranked #30 of 33 attractions in Lincoln
Category: Golf Courses
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