Discover a selection of 67 vacation rentals in Lincoln, NE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $93 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Lincoln. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Welcome to Nebraska's capital

The capital of the state of Nebraska has a lot to offer visitors. There's a burgeoning arts scene and lots of museums and family-friendly attractions to explore, including the Lincoln Children's Zoo and the impressive State Capitol Building. Many visitors choose a Lincoln vacation rental when visiting the University of Nebraska campus, which is home to a number of beautiful museums. Pinnacle Bank Arena hosts popular sporting and live music events, and there are also beautiful green spaces to explore, including the Sunken Gardens, Pioneer Park Nature Center and Holmes Park and Lake.

Things to do

Animal adventures in Lincoln

If you're staying at your Lincoln vacation rental with kids, don't miss a visit to the Lincoln Children's Zoo. With more than 350 animals in beautiful landscaped grounds, it provides a day out that will delight children and adults. See otters, wallabies, turtles and penguins and enjoy seasonal events. Nearby, the tranquil planting and lily ponds at Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are another family-friendly destination. Stroll along flower-perfumed paths or enjoy a picnic in the sunshine. Or, if you prefer to take life at a faster pace, make a visit to the Museum of American Speed – a huge collection of racing cars and all things auto.

Activities

Fine views in Lincoln

For a great view of the city, head to the State Capitol, admire the mosaics and the art collection housed inside, then head up to the 14th floor for a panoramic view across the city from the top of the domed tower. The University of Nebraska campus is also well worth exploring. As well as putting on popular theater productions and musicals at the Lied Center, and Nebraska Cornhuskers games at the Memorial Stadium, it's home to fascinating museums. The Nebraska State Museum is a treasure trove of cultural artifacts and a planetarium, while the Sheldon Museum of Art has a large collection of American paintings from across the centuries.

Weather

Lincoln through the year

Winters in Lincoln can be cold but not excessively snowy, while summer temperatures rise into the 80s. This means the weather offers plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the local parks and trails whatever the season. However, it's the football season that's most important in Lincoln. If you're traveling from outside the USA and you're staying at your Lincoln vacation rental September through December, don't miss getting tickets to a Cornhuskers game for an unforgettable sporting experience and unique slice of American life. Late spring through summer, during baseball season, head to Haymarket Park to cheer on the Lincoln Saltdogs.

Natural features

Explore Lincoln's green spaces

The Sunken Gardens might be Lincoln's best-known public park, but this city has plenty of public green spaces to explore. One of the best is Pioneer Park Nature Center. It has miles of trails to explore through woodlands, wetlands and a tallgrass prairie. The park's small wildlife sanctuary is home to bison, elk, and white-tailed deer. Around 30 minutes from Lincoln vacation rentals, the Branched Oak State Recreation Area has a large lake surrounded by leafy trails. It's a great spot to head for lake swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking, as well as equestrian treks.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Lincoln

Fly into Lincoln, NE (LNK), the closest airport, located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Lincoln Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lincoln, NE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 67 vacation rentals around Lincoln. From 36 house rentals to 20 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Lincoln?

If you're the sort of adventurer who loves staying in the heart of the action, you may want to think about reserving somewhere nice and central. Vrbo has 12 centrally located vacation rentals available. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has tons of other options to search through, including:

  • 2 golf-view vacation rentals.
  • 2 rural vacation rentals.
  • 2 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a hotel in Lincoln?

Our hotels come in every shape and size. Whether you're here on a Champagne or house wine budget, we can help find the room you're looking for. Presently, there are 39 options available on Vrbo. Rooms start at $90 per night. If that doesn't agree with your group's style, we've got a range of different property types available, such as:

  • House: 36 vacation homes. Prices start from $55 per night.
  • Apartment: 6 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Condo: 5 vacation homes. Prices start from $91 per night.

Can I stay in Lincoln in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a trip with the extended fam or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always heaps of fun staying under the same roof! And the best news is that Vrbo has options to suit you. The favorite choice for big groups here are house vacation homes, and you'll find 7 currently listed. In and around the area, the properties that can accommodate large groups of guests include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can sleep 6 guests? We have 28 that will suit. Prices begin from just $99 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 18 vacation homes that are suitable. Prices start at $90 a night.
  • Trying to find rental properties to suit 10 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 16 that'll be perfect. You can grab one from just $120 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring your aunt, your cousin and all your besties to Lincoln.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Lincoln?

Forget those boring cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms! Appreciate the freedom of staying like a local in a cost-effective rental instead. Check out all the unique options that can be secured now on Vrbo. When it comes to looking for a fantastic deal, the first place you look should be Bethany. Here, Vrbo has 4 rentals at an average price of $114 per night. You'll find another 6 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Downtown. The average price here is $134 per night.