Attractions Directory

Thomas P. Kennard House

1627 H Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-4764 or (800) 833-6747

Hours: By apointment only.; Closed all state holidays.

Cost: $3 for adults, children under 18 free with accompanying adult.

Dedicated as the Nebraska Statehood Memorial in 1968, the Kennard House is the oldest standing structure in Lincoln’s original plat. At the 1869 Italianate home of Nebraska’s first Secretary of state Thomas P. Kennard, you will learn about the excitement of creating a new state capital, and you see the formality of Victorian lifestyles. The oldest residence in Lincoln has been restored to the 1870’s era. Group tours available. Call today to book your “tour of Yesterday.”

Capitol View Winery

2361 Wittstruck Rd (Get directions)
Roca, Nebraska 68430
Phone: 402-328-3494

Capitol View Winery & Vineyards is just 15 short minutes south of Lincoln and is the perfect destination for you to relax and unwind.

From our front porch, wine enthusiasts enjoy incredible views of Lincoln's skyline and the State Capitol building, the relaxing ambiance of the surrounding countryside and some of the best wines you will experience anywhere. 

Our winery and tasting room, 2 1/2 acre vineyard and historic barn provides a perfect backdrop for parties, graduation receptions, reunions, outdoor weddings and more.

Capitol View Winery & Vineyards' experience will have you coming back time and time again.

Rocket Fizz

601 R St. Ste. 130 (Get directions)
Lincoln, Ne 68508
Phone: (402) 328-3499

Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Fri. 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sun. 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rocket Fizz, a soda pop and candy shop with a retro vibe, specializes in nostalgic candies, bottled soda pop and gift items. Rocket Fizz offers hundreds of different kinds of soda pops served in glass bottles, from classic root beer to the outrageous. An extensive assortment of saltwater taffy, chocolates, licorice and gag gifts are also featured. 

Adventure Golf Center

5901 South 56th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone: (402) 421-2254

Hours: mid-March through mid-October

Get your competitive juices going in a family-friendly atmosphere with two 18-hole courses; six batting cages, an arcade, and a clubhouse with snack bar.

Centennial Mall

Centennial Mall (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-4754

Cost: Free Admission

Located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska's Centennial Mall is one of the most frequently photgraphed and most recognized public places in the state. Countless citizens visit the seven-block public space that connects the State Capitol to the University of Nebraska. Built in 1967 to commemorate the state's centennial anniversary, Nebraska's Centennial Mall has functioned as a gathering area and rallying point for many different historic events and occasions. The mall is currently under restoration and redesign. When completed, Centennial Mall will celebrate the State's natural and cultural heritage, provide durable accessible walkways and flexible spaces to accomodate a wide variety of activities and uses. Major features include the Capitol Fountain and Plaza featuring the Great Seal of the State of Nebraska, the Nebraska Plaza and Missouri River Fountain, the Platte River and Ogallala Aquifer Plaza area and the Innovation Plaza Fountain.