Lincoln is the state capital of Nebraska and has a population of just over 250,000, slightly less than 15% of the state's total. That also makes it the second largest city in the state after Omaha.
Home to the State Capitol and a sizeable university (University of Nebraska–Lincoln with roughly 25,000 students), Lincoln may have a small town feeling but is by no means a sleepy town. The State Capital and University of Nebraska State Museum (a natural history museum) are obvious sights to check out, but the place to go in our opinion is the Haymarket District. Old brick warehouses now housing antique shops, restaurants, boutiques and galleries make for an atmospheric area. Every Saturday this place holds a farmers market.
If you still have time left after that, make sure to check out the Sunken Gardens. [Review by travelindicator]
- Lincoln is a city in United States's region of Nebraska. It has a population of 258,379, is situated at an altitude of 1161ft and the best airport to fly into is LNK (Lincoln, Lincoln)
- The main spoken language here is English, and the average English skill is high
- Note Lincoln is not a good point of entry for trips to United States as it is not well internationally connected. Instead try entering through for instance Phoenix, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Denver, Tampa, New York City, Charlotte, Oklahoma City, El Paso or Houston
- The currency used in United States is the US dollar (USD)
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If you want to read on, Planetware (which is quickly becoming our favorite source) has got you covered, as does Wikitravel (sort of anyway). Don't forget to check out the Facebook page of the Haymarket Farmers Market.
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