Named in honor of our 16th President, Lincoln was built to be Nebraska’s capital in 1867 and has steadily grown into the “big small town,” it is today at around 300,000 people. With a vibrant arts scene and the advantages of being a university town, you might say Lincoln is in the middle of everything. With 100 Things to Do in Lincoln Before You Die as your guide, you’ll find insider tips and adventurous itineraries to help you make the most of your next visit. Despite its growth, the city retains its friendly atmosphere and many businesses and restaurants have been a part of the community for decades. Find the hidden gems worth discovering tucked within these pages. Try the specialty German beef cabbage sandwich or bite into a gourmet burger at a chain named in honor of Abe. Attend the June music outdoor concerts that now attract international performers. Spin the wheels at the National Museum of Roller Skating. Walk around the only tractor testing facility in North America built in 1920 housed in the Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum. Before donning your red to cheer for the Huskers at Memorial Stadium, explore the store that will outfit you in style. Local author Gretchen Garrison offers you her top tips on this friendly tour of her hometown. With her expert advice, you’ll find more than a hundred things to do in The Good Life State’s second largest city.