Explore the world's largest indoor desert and experience plant and animal life from deserts across the globe at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, where there's a world of adventure year-round. Step into imagination central at Omaha Children's Museum, one of the largest in the Midwest, featuring inventor's workshops, science shows, the enormous Super Gravitron ball machine and much more.
Take a journey through the botanical beauty of Lauritzen Gardens, and explore nature in a new way with a walk through one of Omaha's many nature parks, each with a different story to tell. Stories abound onboard the River City Star, featuring themed cruises down the Missouri River. Tour Lucky Bucket Brewery to discover how the largest brewery in a four-state region makes its popular specialty beer, and make a trip to Soaring Wings Winery to explore wine-making Nebraska style... samples included.
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Get ready for the whole family to learn through play! Omaha Children's Museum features outstanding interactive permanent exhibits focused on art, science and early childhood with a giant … more
Omaha's original, fine art cooperative gallery...connecting local art and worldly wanderers since 1975. The Co-op is operated and staffed by 34 established regional artists who work in every … more
The longest pedestrian bridge to link two states, providing safe crossing from Omaha to Council Bluffs over the Missouri River for walking and biking enthusiasts, connecting to 150 miles of … more
The Park of bronze sculptures begins with a wagon train heading west, causing a heard of bison to stampede. The bison emerge onto Dodge Street where they flush a flock of Canada geese. The … more
Enjoy all four seasons with 26 miles of trails, Missouri River viewing and 2,000 acres of forest, prairies and wetlands. Abundant wildlife. The nature center features children's exploration … more
Ten-acre park against historic and modern architecture in the heart of downtown. Lagoon and waterfalls, walking paths, gardens, playground, amphitheater and sculpture garden; connects to … more
Enjoy a relaxing, romantic cruise at Heartland of America Park. Gondola seats two to six passengers. Larger groups up to 36 passengers can sail on the Italian "Caorlina" tour boat.
Catch the spectacular Heartland of America Fountain with its 300-ft water jet and light show. Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, WWII and Airborne Memorial Sculptures and a pedestrian … more
Two of the greatest locomotives ever to power Union Pacific Railroad - Centennial No. 6900 and Big Boy No. 4023 - are on grand display with interpretive signage and surrounded by native … more
Beauty and tranquility are found in 100 acres of outdoor gardens including a rose garden, Victorian garden, children’s garden and an arboretum. It also includes an indoor floral display … more
The 23-acre landing provides a variety of options to relax and enjoy the Missouri River, outdoor concerts and festivals. See Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, the Omaha Firefighter's … more
Located at Lewis & Clark Landing, the National Park Service provides opportunities to learn about the Lewis & Clark Expedition and all 390 National Parks across the country through Ranger … more
Lucky Bucket is a local microbrewery located in LaVista that was started in 2008. Their name comes from the days before kegs and bottles were available, the only way to get beer was to take … more
Monuments honor men and women of the armed forces who were killed or missing during service in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. A park favorite is the All-American Rose Society Garden. This … more