Nestled along the Missouri River in the center of the United States discover Omaha's unique brand of adventure. Get lost in the world's largest indoor rainforest and play with a giant Gravitron. Explore the city's ever-changing cultural landscape and unleash your inner artist. Savor legendary Omaha steak and watch as history comes to life.
Shop in the Old Market district, where restaurants, pubs and galleries line authentic cobblestone streets.
Whether it's business or pleasure Omaha hotels offer comfort, class and distinct hospitality. Genuinely committed to making your visit relaxing and memorable, in Omaha it's all about customizing the city just for you.
Omaha is a fresh, dynamic city, merging the best in Midwestern hospitality with the energy of a city at full throttle. There is something here for everyone, make a point to visit Omaha.
Imagine walking over a swinging bridge in the largest indoor rainforest in the world, climbing on board a vintage bomber from World War II or doing a science experiment with a giant Gravitron ball. Picture yourself surrounded by an incredible arboretum and bird sanctuary, taking a cultural walk through the first Latino art and history museum in the Midwest or enjoying a romantic gondola ride. Imagine no more, visit Omaha, it's all right here.
Arts & Entertainment
Broadway, Smithsonian, U2, three words that show the eclectic mixture Omaha offers. Qwest Center Omaha has become a key tour stop for music legends and pop stars. The Joslyn Art Museum is a Smithsonian affiliate offering an impressive range of art work including permanent exhibits from Monet, Pollock, and Chihuly. The historic Orpheum Theater provides a stage for local and Broadway productions like the Lion King, Chicago and Jesus Christ Superstar. Omaha is rich culture at every turn.
Suitcase alert! Bring an empty one; you'll be able to fill it after shopping in Omaha. Indoor and outdoor malls, quaint shopping centers and unique boutiques cater to the shopaholic in all of us. If you're in the mood for some bling, one word-Borsheim's, America's largest independent jewelry store, owned by Billionaire Warren Buffett. Another Buffett gem, Nebraska Furniture Mart, you won"t believe the size of this place. Good luck getting that new couch in your spare suitcase. Don't worry the Mart delivers and so does Omaha.
Sipping "Watermelons" on the riverfront, laughing with comedians like Lewis Black and Larry the Cable Guy or dancing the night away at one of the city's many clubs, there is lots to do in Omaha after dark. Sokol Hall and The Waiting Room have become popular hot spots for Omaha's prominent Indie music scene. Irish and Micro Brew Pubs, Country and disco dancing, live Rock and Jazz bands, the Omaha nightlife is music to your ears. You must be 21 to drink, but there is no limit on having fun.
Arnold Palmer, big enough golf legend for you? He chose Omaha for one of his signature courses. He knows golf is Omaha's 5th season. The Golf Channel gives Omaha wall to wall coverage during the PGA Cox Classic, held here. With a total of 18 public and semi-private clubs Omaha has so many golf courses, wives rarely see their husbands, one of the many reasons women love Omaha.(see shopping for others)
Sports & Recreation
Whether you're watching, playing, or arm-chair quarterbacking, Omaha is one sports crazy city. Professional baseball and arena football attract fans from all over. In 2008 Omaha will host Olympic swimming, March Madness, NCAA Championships and PGA golf. If you're the athlete there are plenty of hockey rinks, tennis courts, hiking and biking trails, swimming, boating and loads of fishing. Is fishing a sport? Walleye think it is. (Omaha humor)
Calendar of Events
Check out our online Events Calendar to see all there is to do in Omaha while you're in town! From theatre to live music to broadway and more, Omaha has events of all types to keep you entertained!