About Lincoln


Let's have a look around into background of Lincoln
  • County: Lancaster
  • State: Nebraska
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 40.806862
  • Longitude: -96.681679
  • Time zone: Central Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Lincoln

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November

Location

Lincoln is a city in the US state of Nebraska. Lincoln has a total population of 280,364 (2016 Census).

Distance from Lincoln center to Airport

Lincoln Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic passengers.

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km

Driving Time: 15 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Lincoln Airport
  • Rail: BNSF Railroad, Amtrak and Union Pacific
  • Road: Bus: StarTran

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

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Location

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Weather
  • Climate: Mediterranean Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to June
Tourist Attractions
  • Lake Elizabeth
  • Ardenwood Historic Farm
  • Mission Peak




Norfolk

Location

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Weather
  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to October (Fall Season)
Tourist Attractions
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Omaha

Location

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Weather

Climate: Humid Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to August, September and October
 

Tourist Attractions

Omaha Botanical Gardens 
 The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha
Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame
 

Emergency Contact Numbers in Lincoln city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 308 237 2212 (Union Pacific Railroad)
  • Airport: +1 402 458 2480 (Lincoln Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 402 219 8000 (CHI Health St. Elizabeth)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Lincoln. NE.

  • Party in the Parks
  • Lancaster County Fair
  • Boo in the Zoo

Tourist Attractions

  • Nebraska State Capitol
  • Lincoln Children’s Zoo
  • Sunken Gardens

Theatre & Concerts

  • Tada Productions
  • Lied Center For Performing Arts
  • Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

Visit Top Restaurants in Lincoln

  • Honest Abe’s Burgers & Freedom
  • The Green Gateau
  • Lazlo’s Brewery & Grill

Top Shopping Centers in Lincoln

  • Gateway Mall
  • SouthPointe Pavilions
  • Dillard’s

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Sheldon Museum of Art
  • Great Plains Art Museum
  • Pioneers Park Nature Center

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Raspberry Beret - Leadbelly
  • Mulligatawny Soup – The Oven
  • Cheesy Potatoes – Phat Jack’s

Sports Club

  • Nebraska Cornhuskers – Football
  • Lincoln Saltdogs – Baseball
  • Lincoln Stars – Ice Hockey

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.83
  • Taxi: $ 2.65 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1098.33
  • Cheap meal: $ 10
  • Gasoline: $ 0.56 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 45

Information about New York

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport
  • Rail: New York City Subway.
  • Road: Bus – MTA Regional Bus operations (RBO); Taxi – Yellow Taxicabs

Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (Busiest Airport for International Passengers of North America), Newark Liberty International Airport (4th Busiest US Gateways), and LaGuardia Airport.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km (JFK)
  • Driving Time: 38 Minutes (JFK International Airport)
  • Languages: Of 800 languages spoken in New York City English is followed by 51 percent followed by Spanish and then Chinese.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  
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