About Lincoln

Destination Lincoln

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Welcome to Lincoln

Attractions

Our urban campus is nestled in the heart of the community within walking distance of incredible fine arts, a vibrant downtown, and eclectic nightlife. Adjacent to campus you’ll find the Historic Haymarket and Railyard Entrainment District, blending old world charm and contemporary touches.

Dining & Drink Options

Within a six block walk of campus you’ll find over 120 businesses offering a wide variety of food and beverage.

Downtown Lincoln Dining

Arts & Entertainment

On or adjacent to campus you’ll find six museums, a dozen galleries, two movie theaters, sporting events, concert venues, and must-see architecture.

Downtown Lincoln Entertainment

Shopping & Gifts

Downtown Lincoln offers an ensemble collection of specialty stores. You’ll find antiques, products from Nebraska, bookstores, hand-made gifts from around the world, clothing, jewelry, and even a store featuring the largest selection of licorice in the US.

Downtown Lincoln Shopping

Rankings

We’re biased because we love our city and state. Here’s what others have to say.

3rd Best Place to Visit in the US (Lonely Planet, 2017)
3rd Best Place to Visit
(Lonely Planet, 2017)
Well-Being Index #1 U.S. City heart (Gallup-Healthways, 2012)
#1 U.S. City Well-Being Index
(Gallup-Healthways, 2012)
Top 20 America's Thriving Cities (The Daily Beast, 2013)
Top 20 America's Thriving Cities
(The Daily Beast, 2013)
5th Safest American City (Forbes, 2011)
(Forbes, 2011)
8th Best Downtown (Livability.com 2015)
8th Best Downtown
(Livability.com 2015)
5th Least stressed out state (Movoto, 2014)
5th Least Stressed Out State
(Movoto, 2014)
3rd Best R • U • N State in the Nation (24/7 Wall St, 2014)
3rd Best Run State in the Nation
(24/7 Wall St, 2014)
#7 America’s Happiest States (24/7 Wall St, 2013)
#7 in America's Happiest States
(24/7 Wall St, 2013)

Travel

Our central location makes getting here a breeze whether by car, train, or plane. We are literally in the middle of everything.

By Air

The Lincoln Airport is just four miles from campus and offers service from both Delta and United. Omaha’s Eppley Airfield is only 60 miles and offers direct flights from 20 cities via seven airlines.

By Rail

Amtrak’s California Zephyr line connects San Francisco with Chicago, making Lincoln one of its daily stops.

By Road

The country’s only coast to coast interstate, I-80, goes right through Lincoln making us on your path from the east or the west. If you’re traveling from the north or south just find I-29 and set the GPS for Lincoln.

Maps

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Lincoln Area

Lincoln Area

City Campus

East Campus

Innovation Campus

Downtown Lincoln

Haymarket Area