In part one, we highlighted Omaha’s popular pumpkin patches and attractions. Now we’ve got even more fun ways to fill your trip itineraries with autumn joy this season. A slew of attractions celebrating the season, Halloween events, and tasty seasonal goodies will help you and your family find new fall traditions.

Fall Fun

As leaves begin to change colors in late September, Omaha quickly takes on a fall feel. Enjoy this change at a handful of outdoors-y attractions and events.

Immerse yourself in nature with a trip to Fontenelle Forest.

The humble food hall has gotten a facelift in Omaha.

In any one of Omaha’s four lively and distinctive food halls, diners can have their pick from an array of cuisines prepared and served up by local restaurants and eateries. The plentiful food options at each location helps to guarantee that no one dining experience will be the same, giving foodies the feeling that they’re a kid in a candy store.

To help showcase this unique part of the city’s robust culinary scene, we’re tapping local foodies to eat their way through Omaha’s food halls. Who

Fall Fun in Omaha, Part 1: Seasonal Attractions

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 2:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

September and October are beautiful times to be outdoors in Omaha. The trees become rich with red and orange leaves, the weather cools to a crisp but is comfortable, and as the season progresses a number of spooky and cozy-fun autumn attractions open. From corn mazes and hay rack rides for picking the perfect pumpkins to campfires and plenty more opportunities to soak up the season, each place below offers entertainment for the whole family.

So begin planning your family’s fall trip to Omaha, so the only item left on your fall bucket list will

It’s Flight Time in Omaha

Monday, August 9, 2021 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Food and drink flights are the culinary experience du jour right now. Sure, beer and wine tasting flights have been a thing. (Fun fact: “flight” means "group of.") But now even more opportunities to sample a variety of what's good are popping up around the city. From sophisticated to the not-so flights of fancy, Omaha embraces the old adage that variety is the spice of life.

What is it that has us all excited about a selection of the same type of thing?

  • One, food enhances any experience–so it’s already got that going for it.
  • Two, a flight
Wine-cation in Omaha: Part 2

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

In part one, we highlighted area wineries and wine-themed fun in Omaha. In this part two, we’ve got ideas on where to grab a bottle of vino along with great local wine accompaniments.

Wine Shops Where You Can Enjoy a Glass or Grab a Bottle:

Omaha Wine Company offers over 1,000 wine options and boasts the country’s largest selection of high-end Napa, Oregon, and Washington State wines. Their shelves are also stocked with wines from other famous regions from around the globe. Have questions or want recommendations? Owners Hasan and Michelle

Wine-cation in Omaha: Part 1

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

While Omaha’s growing as a craft beer destination, we’re toasting to its equally enticing wine scene.

Yes, Omaha area wine is worth traveling for. When you combine wine made from grapes grown in the area’s rich soil with Omaha’s local flavor and the region’s breathtaking views, you can expect a special and memorable experience.

Also, visitors and wine connoisseurs will love to know that Omaha is home to many nationally recognized wine stores and bars ready to offer their expertise and recommendations.

So whether you crave savoring your vino in

Celebrate the man or father figure in your life by visiting and supporting one of Omaha's attractions or local restaurants. Whether your celebrant is a spirits, sporting, or foodie guy, there is an experience in Omaha to make the day (or weekend) memorable–and local spirits expert Jack Beguedou is here with ideas.

Jack is an Omaha resident, entrepreneur, and spirits and digital content expert who enjoys educating and engaging with the spirits-curious on his virtual platform the Hood Sommelier. In addition to serving as an advocate and community

7 Gift Ideas for an Omaha Father’s Day

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Celebrate Dad in a big way with these ideas out of Omaha. A number of events and activities are happening in and around Omaha this Father’s Day weekend, from sporting events to cars and hikes. And with restaurants and hotels ready to serve you and your family, now you just need to decide which event or activity you want to take in. Our suggestion? Fill an itinerary with a handful of the following ideas.

1. NCAA Men’s College World Series

College baseball is back! The College World Series kicks off Saturday, June 19 at TD Ameritrade Park in

Pride in Omaha

Friday, June 4, 2021 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Pride Month is here, and we’re shining a spotlight on the businesses and organizations across the Omaha area who are displaying their support of the LGBTQIA+ community this month and always.

Business owners, organization leaders, and makers are continually offering their creativity, time and expertise in helping to make Omaha a more inclusive city. Omaha supports Pride, and here’s how you can too.

PRIDE EVENTS

Pride is made more powerful with community celebration.

Benson First Friday, while Proud all year, is kicking it up a notch this month

Omaha Original: Landlock Gallery

Friday, May 21, 2021 10:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

Nestled among chef-driven restaurants, nightlife hotspots, specialty stores, and more in The Blackstone District, Landlock Gallery is a creative haven that weaves itself seamlessly into the local-centric fabric of this historic neighborhood in midtown Omaha. It also offers a much-welcomed creative jolt (and shopping option) to the revitalized area.

Owner Molly Hobson Vaida, whose background includes work at local art institutions KANEKO and Joslyn Art Museum, opened Landlock during the COVID-19 pandemic. She was furloughed in March 2020, after

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