Attractions Directory

McClelland Art Gallery

Ortner Center at Union College (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68506

Hours:  Open Daily 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

This gallery is located in the Ortner Center on the campus of Union College.

Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

2600 Arbor Ave (Get directions)
Nebraska City, Ne 68410

Hours: Mon. – Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City, is the original estate of J. Sterling Morton -- the founder of Arbor Day. The park includes a historic mansion, arboretum, Italian terraced garden, a log cabin, hiking trails and a carriage house. The mansion is open for tours and special events under the direction of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Noyes Art Gallery and Studios

119 S. 9th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 475-1061

Hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat.

The gallery presents 60 artists' new, original art each month located in 4 gallery rooms and 9 studios. Art classes and workshops are available.

Skate Zone

300 N. 48th St. (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68504
Phone: (402) 466-6767

Hours: Open evenings and weekends, hours vary.

Fees: Prices vary.

Public roller skating is available.


Lincoln’s extensive trail system has been recognized as some of the best in the nation. More than 128 miles of trails are available for walking, hiking, running, biking and rollerblading. Most are paved. The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District has a limestone trail along Salt Creek, from Calvert Street to Rosa Parks Way. The NRD also maintains MoPac East, east of 84th Street. Pioneers Park and the trails around the Nature Center attract naturalists. Trails throughout the seven-mile-long Wilderness Park also are popular for viewing birds, deer, and other wildlife. For more information on local trails, go to