Explore Downtown Lincoln Nine Minutes from Our Hotel
Enjoy our convenient location just off I-80 and nine minutes from downtown Lincoln when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Lincoln Airport, Nebraska. Head to Canopy Street for unique shops and restaurants, or brush up on your Nebraska history at the Capitol Building. The University of Nebraska, the state’s flagship school and home of the Cornhuskers, is only three miles away. Spend a day with the kids at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, or enjoy some fresh air 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.
- Highlands Golf Course (2.3 miles)
This scenic, 18-hole course offers a challenge to players of all skill levels. Improve your long game at the driving range or shop for new apparel at the pro shop.
Phone: +1 (402) 441-6081
- Nebraska Soccer & Tennis Complex (2.5 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
- John Breslow Ice Hockey Center (2.7 miles)
Whether you want to watch hockey or take to the ice yourself, the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center is the place for you. The arena offers public skating and pickup hockey games in addition to lessons.
Phone: +1 (402) 472-2758
- Lincoln Saltdogs (2.8 miles)
Cheer on the Lincoln Saltdogs baseball team and be on the lookout for fly balls at Haymarket Park.
Phone: +1 (402) 474-2255
- Lincoln Stars Hockey (3.2 miles)
Head to the Ice Box and watch alongside 4,500 screaming fans as the Lincoln Stars hockey team takes on the competition.
Phone: +1 (402) 474-7827
- Memorial Stadium (3.8 miles)
Take your place among 86,000 football fans on game day and help cheer Big Red on to victory.
Phone: +1 (402) 472-4224
- Speedway Village (5.9 miles)
This athletic center features soccer fields and basketball courts and even offers the opportunity to sign up for personalized training sessions.
Phone: +1 (402) 937-8958
- Doris Bair Softball Complex (6 miles)
This complex, dedicated solely to girls’ and women’s fast-pitch softball, plays host to a number of tournaments and seasonal leagues.
Phone: +1 (402) 467-4800
- Abbott Sports Complex (8.9 miles)
This 100-acre complex is home to 11 volleyball courts, four basketball courts and an indoor turf field, and hosts a number of tournaments throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (402) 464-2255
Shopping and Entertainment
- Canopy Street (3.5 miles)
This renewed warehouse district is home to shopping, dining and the Railyard, which features live music, a public market and a seasonal ice skating rink.
- Pinnacle Bank Arena (3.5 miles)
This arena hosts entertainment ranging from live musical performances to NBA pre-season games and graduation ceremonies. Check the schedule to see what’s happening during your stay.
Phone: +1 (402) 904-4444
- Lincoln Children's Zoo (6 miles)
Spend an afternoon admiring lemurs, llamas, camels and other exotic creatures at this family-friendly spot.
Phone: +1 (402) 475-6741
History and Education
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln (3.2 miles)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the oldest university in the state, is home to over 25,000 students and the beloved Cornhuskers.
Phone: +1 (402) 472-7211
- Nebraska History Museum (3.8 miles)
Walk through exhibits and get up close to 125,000 objects on display detailing the state’s Native American culture, its journey to statehood and more.
Phone: +1 (402) 471-4782
- Centennial Mall (4.1 miles)
This gathering space was built to commemorate the state's 100th anniversary in 1967 and connects the University of Nebraska and the State Capitol.
- Capitol Building (4.2 miles)
Tour Nebraska's Capitol Building to learn more about the state's history and government. The facility also features stunning murals that highlight Nebraska’s Native American culture.
Phone: +1 (402) 471–0448