Posts from August 2022

10 Things to Do in September in Omaha

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 5:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

The final weekends of summer meet the first weekends of fall to provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor exploration. Here are ten ideas for making the most of September in Omaha.

1. Find OMAI

Families are invited on a citywide adventure to find OMAI, an illusive troll on an Omaha adventure. (She is also sister to OMAR, who lives under Bob the Bridge.) Here’s how it works: At each of ten participating attractions, including Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha Children’s Museum and The Durham Museum, look for OMAI’s blue footprints

Best Places for Hiking in Omaha, Nebraska

Friday, August 19, 2022 1:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

From the rolling Ponca Hills in Nebraska to the scenic Loess Hills across the river in Iowa, there are plenty of hiking opportunities to explore in the Omaha area. Plus, many of these same trails offer other recreational fun like snowshoeing and mountain biking and past times like birding. So the next time you’re in the Omaha area, lace up your sneakers and hit one of the area trails/parks below for some good old-fashioned hiking (and more).

Fontenelle Forest is one of the largest privately-operated nature centers in the nation and is listed on

It’s official: Omaha’s got great places for grabbing a beverage.

We’ve teamed with Yelp to present ten amazing places to grab a drink in Omaha, as rated by a mix of average ratings and number of reviews on Yelp. Yelp’s Top 25 Places to Drink list is chock full of hidden gems, from breweries to coffee shops. But it’s also got the familiar tried-and-true places that everyone loves. Here’s a preview of that list.

1. Howlin’ Hounds Coffee
Downtown coffeeshop

Howlin' Hounds Coffee in Omaha, NELeft: Howlin’ Hounds on Instagram/Right: Gimme! Coffee on Instagram

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