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10 Things to Do in January in Omaha

Friday, December 30, 2022 2:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

It’s wintertime in the Midwest, so this list is packed with ideas for indoor fun perfect for friends, couples and families. While we are all about bundling up and hitting the slopes, snowshoeing, and Bobbing, there’s something ultra-cozy about planning for more predictable indoor fun. From board games and movies to arcade games and theater, your next memorable indoor adventure awaits in Omaha. Read on for ten ways to enjoy visiting Omaha in the new year.

1. Make Edu-Play-tional Memories

Omaha Children's Museum - Gravitron

Award-winning Omaha Children’s Museum is a 60,000

10 Things to Do in December in Omaha

Thursday, December 8, 2022 12:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Each month brings unique opportunities to make memories in Omaha. Of course, December is the month of holiday fun, and Omaha brings the merriment. If you’ve missed an event below, no worries; add it to your calendar for next year. Read on for ten ways to enjoy this month in Omaha.

1. Be Merry and Bright at Omaha’s Botanical Gardens

Lauritzen Gardens Poinsettia Show 2022

Thousands of poinsettias bursting with rich, vibrant color fill the floral display hall in a glowing tribute to the holidays during Lauritzen Gardens’ holiday poinsettia show. The show’s centerpiece is a magnificent

Holiday Traditions in Omaha

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Add big sparkle to your season thanks to the dazzling array of fun happening throughout the city. From beloved traditions to festive events, Omaha makes it easy to infuse this time of year with joy and memories thanks to a handful of mainstay celebrations that families and more look forward to year after year. Get these on your calendar, then sprinkle in a selection of other festive events happening throughout Omaha for the ultimate holiday experience.


Christmas at Union Station
The Durham Museum
November–January

It’s the most wonderful time

10 Things to Do in November in Omaha

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 2:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Each month brings fresh opportunities for fun in Omaha. November’s a great time to enjoy autumnal delights, from festivals and sweet eats to uniquely-Omaha experiences. Read on for ten ways to enjoy this month in Omaha.

1. Get Spooked at a Haunted Museum

Museum of Shadows

Halloween season may be over, but it’s spooky time all year at Museum of Shadows. One of the world’s most haunted museums is housed in a historic building in downtown Omaha, and it’s home to the world’s largest collection of verified haunted artifacts (3,000!). Take a tour of the museum, go on

10 Things to Do in October in Omaha

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Fall in Omaha offers visitors plenty of opportunities for fun and exploration. From Junkstock to The Monster Club, continue on for ten ideas for unique experiences you can enjoy only in Omaha.

1. “Get Your Junk On” During Junkstock: Harvest Edition

Junkstock

The region’s favorite vintage festival is two weekends in early October and takes place on an old horse farm. Named as an “unforgettable fall festival worth traveling for” by USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, Junkstock features 180+ vendors from across the country who sell their

Halloween Fun for the Family in Omaha

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 9:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

In between sipping pumpkin spice lattes and finding the perfect pumpkin comes the adventures of the season. In Omaha, the fun revs up in October with spooky-fun events the entire family will love so much they become annual traditions. Here’s the ultimate list of Halloween events everyone will love in Omaha.


Ghouls & Glow
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
Select dates in October

To experience Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium at night is a rare treat available to families only during Ghouls & Glow. During this delightful month-long

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

Reunite and Reconnect with Family in Omaha

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

It’s been far too long since you had your entire family together. Cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents – it’s time to assemble and create new memories. Take advantage of the group travel opportunities in Omaha this summer and plan a reunion in the affordable Midwest.

The Omaha area has something to offer everyone, including activities, attractions, food and fun. Adults and children alike will enjoy the quality time they’ll spend together. Read on for ways to create a memorable getaway in Omaha.

In the Middle

Your family may be spread out

It’s widely known that billionaire investor Warren Buffett, one of the world’s five richest people, proudly hails from Omaha. His holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, is headquartered here too. While Buffett could live anywhere in the world, lucky for us Buffett chooses to keep his roots firmly planted in the Midwest–which means he has acquired some favorite Omaha spots over the years.

Whether you find yourself here for the popular Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting or just in the city for a weekend getaway, we have ideas on

Omaha’s Special Place in Golf History

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 10:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

Omaha has a special place in golf history.

Ahead of the 2022 Masters golf tournament, the Golf Channel was in Omaha shooting a special segment about Omahan Johnny Goodman. Goodman was the last amateur to win the U.S. Open, back in 1933 at the age of twenty-three.

In the special, Goodman is credited with having helped build Augusta National Golf Club, the world-renowned home of the Masters. While the story is centered around one of the infinite “what ifs,” the special highlights the unlikely success of an orphaned kid from South Omaha. The

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