Top Omaha Attractions and Things to Do

June 8th, 2018 by

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Those looking for things to do in Omaha, Nebraska will quickly discover what a diverse array of attractions the great city offers, with just a few top choices including:

  • Old Market
  • Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
  • Heartland of America Park
  • Local Sports Teams

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Old Market

You can’t live in Omaha without visiting the Old Market. Boasting an enviable history of arts and culture, the neighborhood’s horse-drawn carriages, brick-paved streets, and covered sidewalks hearken back to turn-of-the-century living. It’s home to a wide array of the city’s galleries, plus a host of upscale shopping venues. You’ll also find over 45 restaurants and drinking establishments.


Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Proclaimed the “world’s best zoo” by TripAdvisor, the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is a top attraction for visitors young and old. Animal lovers will be able to get up close and personal with creatures ranging from big cats to small lizards, and you can even visit North America’s largest indoor rainforest and one of the world’s largest indoor deserts. Available animal encounters include Antarctic penguin feeding and sea lion training.

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Heartland of America Park

The jaw-dropping Heartland of America Fountain steals the show with its 320-foot water jet and light show, but there’s more to the Heartland of America Park than its famous water feature. You can celebrate American exploration at the Lewis & Clark exhibits or take in the area’s WWII and Airborne Memorial Sculptures. When your feet need a break, why not finish the day with a gondola ride?

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Watch a Sports Team

Whether you’re heading out as a family or meeting your buddies, seeing a local sports team put the visitors through their paces is always going to hit the spot, and Omaha offers plenty of opportunities. Try Omaha Beef for indoor football or the Creighton Bluejays for basketball.

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