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Lincoln, Nebraska is the state capital and second largest city in Nebraska.

Lincoln, Nebraska is the state capital and second largest city in Nebraska. Its steady rate of growth has made it one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. Lincoln is known for its friendliness, safe neighborhoods, central location, cultural diversity, and reasonable cost of living. 

Population: 8.381 

The city is the home base for many national corporations that contribute to advances in science and education. This all adds up to form the city’s motto, which is "Community of Opportunity". Lincoln combines small town charm with big city culture to create an incredibly inviting and enjoyable atmosphere.

Lincoln City is located on the scenic Oregon Coast in Lincoln County at the 45th parallel. It is bordered by 680-acre Devils Lake and the Coast Range on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. 

Lincoln City boasts 7½ miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches, with the Salmon River and Cascade Head to the north, and the Siletz Bay and Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the south.

Lincoln City enjoys a mild maritime climate and is a popular tourist destination. Daytime highs in the winter are usually around 50 degrees, with lows typically remaining above freezing.

Summer highs are 60-70 degrees on the beaches, increasing to 80-90 degrees just a few miles inland. Annual precipitation averages 76.3 inches, with most rainfall occurring during the winter months.

Prevailing winds come from the northwest in the summer and from the southwest in the winter. The consistent breeze enjoyed at our beaches makes Lincoln City one of the best places in the world to fly a kite. Surfing and kite-boarding conditions are also world-class. The air quality is excellent.

You can visit Lincoln by bus from all over Lincolnshire. Our main provider is Stagecoach who operate numerous routes throughout the city and county, providing access to the centre, suberbs local villages and towns.

Can find our bus station in the city centre at Meville Street, Lincoln, LN5 7HW.

Walk & Ride - The Steep Hill Shuffle: The Walk & Ride shuttle bus runs within the centre of the city, throughout the day, six days a week. 

DialaRide: There is also a DialaRide service for the disabled and over 60’s who cannot use public transport. The service is available to pick you up from your home within a six mile radius of the city. 

Cycling: Cycling is one of the cheapest, easiest and most efficient ways to travel. It can also help to reduce traffic congestion, lower your carbon footprint, improve health and support sustainable travel.

Where to Cycle: Lincolnshire has a wide range of cycling routes, from the 33 mile long Water Railway between Lincoln and Boston to the more challenging Lincolnshire Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Lincoln has a variety of cultural activities for residents and visitors to choose from. Live music is common throughout the city, with venues such as the Pershing Auditorium where large tours and national acts perform regularly.

Other music venues include Knickerbockers and Duffy’s Tavern, where music fans can find local and regional acts. Nightly blues music can be found at the Zoo Bar. Broadway productions, concerts, and guest lectures can all be seen at the Lied Center.

Performing arts venues include the Temple Building, where UNL students stage productions, and the Lincoln Community Playhouse, where community theater can be seen. A number of annual events occur in Lincoln, including Nebraska high school state boy’s and girls' basketball tournaments, the Star City Parade, and Jazz in June.

Over 100 city parks can be found throughout the city of Lincoln, including Antelope Park, Folsom Children’s Zoo, Sunken Gardens, Holmes Park, Oak Lake Park, Pioneers Park Nature Center, Tierra Park, and Wilderness Park. Over 99 miles of trails connect these parks to one another.

This trail system is regarded as one of the best in the country, giving users access to walking, hiking, biking, running, and rollerblading. Fishing is popular in the area, and fishermen go after such species as Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Crappie, Bullhead, and Carp.

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