high season: lateMay to early-September
low season: November to February
shoulder season: March to mid--May, mid-September to October
Weather InformationSummer, spring, and fall are generally good times to travel. The summer brings warm, sunny days interspersed with heavy rains. The spring and fall experience dry and temperate weather. Winter can be cold, with temperatures hovering above freezing and snowstorms occurring regularly.
Crowd InformationThe summer sees more crowds than any other season. Special events that also create high demand include the College World Series in June and Berkshire Hathway Stockholders meeting in May in Omaha. Huskers home football games are also busy times in Lincoln.
Closure InformationSome attractions, especially water and outdoor activities such as riverboat cruises, horseback rentals, and canoe and kayak rentals, close for the winter season.
When to SaveAlthough Nebraska can be an economical destination year-round, hotel prices are generally less expensive during the winter.
When to BookFlexible travel plans may make it possible to take advantage of low last-minute airfares. However, those with a set schedule should book at least three weeks in advance to obtain lower prices and ensure availability, especially for travel during the high season.
Information provided by the Nebraska Division of Travel and Tourism