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Omaha, Neb., and Council Bluffs, Iowa, are far from twin cities, but their proximity to one another makes for a multifaceted destination equipped to serve a wide variety of meeting preferences. While Omaha percolates with urban excitement and Council Bluffs has a more laid-back vibe, both offer groups outstanding amenities, accessibility and services.

A Weekend in Omaha, Nebraska

Friday, February 24, 2017 8:00 AM by Our Changing Lives

In less than three hours you can drive from Kansas City to Omaha, Nebraska. Once there you will find a multitude of attractions, activities, and oddities to keep you occupied. We have made this trip on multiple occasions, and it seems that we always find plenty to keep us busy. This place makes for a wonderful three day weekend destination, and you can still get back home early enough on the Sunday to catch your breath.

You might not think there’s much happening in the so-called flyover city of Omaha, but those who’ve been here know there’s a whole lot more than cornfields and cows.

The largest city in Nebraska is as friendly as any other in the Midwest with a bustling historic district, impressive foodie scene, and plenty of fun to be had for both parents and kids alike.

The Omaha Weekend City Guide

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:00 AM by Rachel Brandt

We were recently invited to visit Omaha and enjoyed 48 hours acquainting ourselves with the Nebraska city. We already knew that major attractions include the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, the Lauritzen Gardens and the Joslyn Art Museum, so we dug a little deeper and found a few other must-stop spots if you find yourself in the city for a quick trip. Read on for our top picks on what to see and eat and where to shop and stay.

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Time to rack up those IHG points! If your family is enjoying the multitude of things to do in Omaha, consider hanging your hat at the Holiday Inn-Downtown Omaha. This hotel, a few blocks away from the concentration of downtown attractions, has just the right balance of quality and family-friendly touches to make it a home away from home.