Active Adventurer – Itinerary

We’re here to help you get out and moving in an outdoor enthusiast’s playground with miles of trails, area lakes and rivers, forest hiking paths, and parks, gardens, and green spaces sprinkled in between. Below is a recommended itinerary to guide your next heart-pumping and soul-rejuvenating visit to Omaha.

Day 1 - Arrival


Dinner at Modern Love

Welcome to Omaha! Kick off your active stay with a meal at Modern Love in Midtown Crossing. Owned by vegan celebrity chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz, the vibrant restaurant serves up an array of ritzy vegan comfort food.

Day 2


Wake up with Bob

…We’re talking a workout, here. The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, or “Bob,” is connected to 150 miles of trails. Complete his 0.9k challenge and earn your very own marathon sticker (hey, you earned it). Tip: There is a bikeshare stall under Bob.

Breakfast at Lisa’s Radial Cafe

Fuel for an active day at Lisa’s Radial Café, an Omaha classic and home of “The Raft”: hash browns, eggs and biscuits covered in creamy sausage gravy. Yum.

Fun at TreeRush 

TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle Forest is an exhilarating way to experience the forest. Navigate suspended obstacles, bridges, rope ladders, tunnels, and other surprises in this aerial amusement park.

TreeRush Adventures


Hike at Fontenelle Forest

After traversing the forest, head next store for a cooldown on Fontenelle Forest’s 19 miles of trails of varying lengths and climbs. Try snowshoeing in the wintertime and burn even more calories.

Fontenelle Forest

Dinner at Block 16

Reward all today’s efforts with dinner at Block 16, serving up mouth-watering farm-to-table street food. It’s so popular, there’s often a line out the door.

Day 3


Breakfast at Lula B’s Breakfast Brunch & Bar

Feed your body at Lula B’s, serving up breakfast and brunch with dishes like huevos rancheros and strawberry French toast. Bonus: In pleasant weather, dine outside on their spacious patio. Find more Omaha breakfast options.

Lula Bs

Explore The RiverFront

Get in your morning movement at the tri-park The RiverFront in the heart of downtown Omaha and along the river. Roller skate or ice skate on the Skate Ribbon, and walk the trails and admire the sculpture garden, city views and more.

The RiverFront Skating Ribbon


Download the Penny Pack

Take a break from the physical activity with some of the city’s best craft beer. Request your free Omaha Craft Brew Penny Pack filled with "Buy 1, Get 1 for a Penny" coupons good at 13 awesome breweries around the city.

Dinner in Benson

End your beer crawl with a hearty dinner in Omaha’s historic Benson neighborhood. Savor a slice at Virtuoso Pizzeria, enjoy crafty comfy food at Benson Brewery, or go on a dining adventure with an omakase experience at sushi bar Yoshitomo


Night out in Benson

After the food’s settled, walk the buzzing Benson “strip,” where lively conversations and live music pour out from its breweries and bars. Tip: Play Skee-Ball at Beercade.

Day 4 – Departure

To plan your active getaway in Omaha with more customized options, check out this outdoor recreation page filled with ideas for adventure.