Interstate 80 Travel Guide
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I-80 Travel Guide
Lincoln: Exits 395 - 409
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Exit Community Population Distance Food Lodging Gas Food Lodging Gas
395 Emerald  

Exits 395 thru 409

Lincoln, Population 225,581

All services are available in Lincoln.

yes yes yes
396 West "O" St. yes yes yes
397 By-Pass to U.S. 77 South no no no
399 Airport   yes yes yes
401 Downtown no no no
403 27th St. yes yes yes
405 U.S. 77 no no yes
409 Waverly/Hwy 6 2,448 2 miles yes no yes no no no
420 Ashland 2,262 5 miles yes yes yes yes yes yes
426 Ashland   4 miles yes yes yes yes yes no
432 Gretna 2,355 2 miles yes no yes yes yes yes
439 Gretna   5 miles yes no yes no yes yes
439 Papillion  16,363 6 miles yes yes yes  no yes yes


Lincoln has eight interchanges along I-80. Exit 395, 396 or 397 to enjoy downtown and West O Street lodging and attractions including Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, the Museum of Nebraska History, Morrill Hall, the Lincoln Childrenís Museum. Lincolnís airport, several lodging facilities and restaurant properties are located at exit 399. Exit 401 provides access to downtown, hotels, motels, restaurants and bed and breakfasts. Exit at 409 or 405 to enjoy east Lincoln lodging, shopping and restaurants. Exit 403 offers shopping at nationally recognized franchise stores, many restaurants and lodging plus easy access to State Fair Park, downtown and attractions.

Sightseeing - Nebraska State Capitol: The 400-foot tower is the most dominant feature of Lincoln's skyline and represents the rise of life on the plains. The Capitol's interior chambers are decorated in works of art, carvings, inscriptions and sculptures which are symbolic of Nebraska's cultural development, 15th & K Streets. To maximize your visit, take the free guided tour.

University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall & Ralph Mueller Planetarium: Nebraska's largest natural history museum features Elephant Hall, a striking display of modern and fossil elephants, the multi-media interactive Mesozoic Gallery on the age of the dinosaurs, Native American exhibits, African exhibits, Southwestern Gallery, Nebraska wildlife, the Encounter Center a hands-on science and nature discovery room and special exhibits. The planetarium offers a regular schedule of sky shows and laser light shows, 14th and U Streets. 

Pioneers Park Nature Center: Bison, elk, white tailed deer, red fox, wild turkey and owls are exhibited along the trails in their natural habitat through native Nebraska prairie. Pioneers Park is located at Coddington Avenue, about 1/4 mile south of West Van Dorn. 

Museum of Nebraska History: Offers exhibits on the history of man on the central plains from prehistoric times through the 1950s. Native American artifacts, World War II memorabilia, and an exhibit featuring African American "buffalo soldiers" in the West, 15th and P Streets. 

Lincoln Childrenís Museum: Offers exhibits which are interactive and engaging for children of all ages. Features include: Lunar Lander, Giant Bubbles, KIDS Radio, supermarket, LCM Bank, Experiencing Agriculture and The Little Husker Stadium. Located at 13 & O Streets.

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