Discover a selection of 65 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 WiFi. Prices start at $76 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.
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.


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.


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 65 vacation rentals around Lincoln. From 35 house rentals to 22 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Lincoln?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lincoln. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University: 66 vacation rentals
  • Haymarket Park: 64 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Children's Zoo: 64 vacation rentals
  • Memorial Stadium: 64 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Station: 64 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lincoln listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lincoln?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 35 Houses in Lincoln. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lincoln include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 22 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lincoln?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Lincoln. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.