Omaha once was regarded as “the biggest small town in the world,” but is that still so?
With a rich culture and history, Omaha offers plenty of interesting activities to do if you’re in town. From the beautiful gardens to the Holland Performing Arts center, you’ll find plenty of things to marvel at, places to eat, and spots to relax. Check out 75 of our top selections in the state.
Omaha is more than just the home of the Oracle of Omaha, billionaire Warren Buffett, and Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting that's famously held here. This city has way more to offer than what you would even venture to think and especially this time of year, Omaha offers that classic American Christmas feeling that will help make this a memorable season.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 2:00 AM by Got Saga
Are you going to be in Omaha, Nebraska for the holidays and want to know what to do with your family while you're here? We've collected just some of our favorite free things to do during the holidays.
"Mr. Mom Endeavors" and I are college sweethearts--we met at the University of Nebraska (Go Big Red!)! He grew up in Omaha and his parents still live there. Although we live in the Phoenix area now, we're rather familiar with (and quite fond of) the largest city in Nebraska! And, yes, there is A LOT more to do than just hang out in corn fields! :) With the rising gas prices, many are looking for summer fun that's affordable and maybe a little bit closer to home. So, whether you're local to the Omaha area (or will be visiting sometime in the
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 2:00 AM by Single Parent Travel
Over the past year, I've learned that one of the bravest things you can do is travel with small children. On top of the standard travel headaches like the extra packing, the potential for a crying jab on the airplane and other minor catastrophes, small children don't always "fit in" at the standard tourist destinations. I've collected several child-friendly destinations from my hometown of Omaha, NE in the hopes that parents planning a visit here can know they're going somewhere that not only welcomes but engages kids. Here
He may be a darling of the New York fashion world, but designer Thakoon Panichgul is a Midwestern boy at heart. "Things move a little slower in Omaha," he says of his childhood home in Nebraska. "The people are so friendly, so laid-back." Panichgul moved there from Thailand (where he was born) in 1985, when he was 11 and "didn't speak a lick of English"; he later relocated to New York City, where he worked as a fashion writer for Harper's Bazaar before launching his own line, Thakoon, in 2004. While Panichgul's Corn Belt
Thursday, January 21, 2010 2:00 AM by Lincoln Journal Star
Maybe your flight to Cancun got canceled and you couldn't re-book.
Or your bank account indicated a winter getaway wasn't going to happen.
Still, after all this snow and cold, you really need to get out of the house -- even if just for a quick change of scenery.
Here are some new things worth checking out just up the interstate in Omaha.