Explore Downtown Lincoln 10 Minutes from Our Hotel
Along with thoughtful guest services
, the Country Inn & Suites provides you with a convenient location off I-80, just 10 minutes from downtown Lincoln. Head to Canopy Street for unique shops and restaurants, or brush up on your Nebraska history at the Capitol Building. Only four miles away, you’ll find the University of Nebraska—the state’s flagship school and home of the Cornhuskers. Spend a day with the kids at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, or enjoy some quiet time with yourself on the fairways at Highlands Golf Course. While you’re in town, don’t forget to cheer on the Saltdogs—Lincoln’s Independent Professional Baseball team—at Haymarket Park.
Make time to visit these nearby attractions during your stay:
- Abbott Sports Complex (9 miles)
With several professionally maintained fields and an indoor facility made up of 11 volleyball courts, four basketball courts and more, this 100-acre complex hosts a number of tournaments and civic events throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (402) 464-2255
- Canopy Street (4 miles)
This renewed warehouse district is home to shopping, dining and the Railyard, which includes several entertainment outlets and a seasonal ice skating rink.
Phone: +1 (402) 477-6767
- Capitol Building (4 miles)
Tour Nebraska's Capitol Building to learn more about the state's history and government. The facility also features magnificent murals and panels depicting allegorical scenes and the creation of law across several cultures.
Phone: +1 (402) 471–0448
- Centennial Mall (4 miles)
This cultural center was built to commemorate the state's 100th anniversary in 1967. It connects the University of Nebraska and the State Capitol, and it celebrates a number of state features, including nearby rivers, the local government and the area's Native American history.
Phone: +1 (402) 441-7847
- Doris Bair Softball Complex (6 miles)
This complex, dedicated solely to girls’ and women’s fast-pitch softball, plays host to a number of high school teams and seasonal leagues.
Phone: +1 (402) 467-4800
- Highlands Golf Course (1 mile)
Designed by Jeff Brauer in 1993, this course offers a challenge to players of all skill level. Improve your long game at the driving range, equipped with target greens and other helpful features.
Phone: +1 (402) 441-6081
- John Breslow Ice Hockey Center (3 miles)
Whether you want to watch hockey or take to the ice yourself, the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center is the place for you. This complex offers time for public skating and pickup hockey games in addition to lessons in each. A number of hockey tournaments take place here as well.
Phone: +1 (402) 472-2758
- Lincoln Children's Zoo (4 miles)
Take the kids to this zoo, and spend the day with lemurs, llamas, camels and other more exotic creatures. Visit on the right day and you might get the chance to feed penguins breakfast.
Phone: +1 (402) 475-6741
- Lincoln Saltdogs (3 miles)
Stop by Haymarket Park to root for the Lincoln Saltdogs, a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
Phone: +1 (402) 474-2255
- Lincoln Stars Hockey (3 miles)
Head to the Ice Box and watch alongside 4,500 screaming fans as the Lincoln Stars dominate the ice. The arena also features a stunning light show prior to each game.
Phone: +1 (402) 474-7827
- Memorial Stadium (4 miles)
This turf belongs to the Cornhuskers of UNL. Take your place among 86,000 fans on game day, and help cheer Big Red on to victory. The stadium also includes tributes to the state’s fallen heroes.
Phone: +1 (402) 472-2263
- Nebraska History Museum (4 miles)
Gain a personal connection to Nebraska’s history through exhibits and artifacts detailing the state’s Native American culture, its journey to statehood and more.
Phone: +1 (402) 471-4754
- Nebraska Soccer & Tennis Complex (3 miles)
This impressive complex boasts a full-size soccer field, 12 outdoor lighted tennis courts and six indoor courts that serve the University of Nebraska.
Phone: +1 (402) 472-4224
- Pinnacle Bank Arena (4 miles)
This arena hosts performances from chart-topping acts, NBA pre-season games and a festival dedicated entirely to barbecue ribs. Check the schedule to see what’s happening during your stay.
Phone: +1 (402) 904-4444
- Speedway Village Sports Performance (6 miles)
This athletic center offers soccer fields, basketball courts and personalized training if you have the time. Be sure to stop by the trampoline park for a bouncy game of dodgeball.
Phone: +1 (402) 937-8958