Sports Fan – Itinerary
You love the thrill of the game, and Omaha is right there with you. From great golf to the best college baseball in the country, Omaha and sports go hand in glove. Since you like watching sports, we’ll assume you also enjoy playing them. See below for a recommended itinerary for a sports-filled visit to a city that appreciates sports and offers competitive fun at every turn.
Day 1 - Arrival
Dinner at Dinker’s
Proudly a dive, Dinker’s has been an Omaha tradition for nearly 60 years. Their most popular burger is the Haystack: a patty topped with American cheese, honey smoked ham and a fried egg. Tip: They’re cash-only.
Brunch at Jams
If it’s a weekend morning, head to Jams and order from an extensive menu offering a variety of flavors in a cool, laid-back atmosphere.
Take a Hike in Fontenelle Forest
Fontenelle Forest’s 19 miles of trails of varying lengths and climbs offer an invigorating way to explore the region’s forests.
Fun at TreeRush
After your warm up in Fontenelle Forest, challenge yourself at TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle Forest. Navigate suspended obstacles, bridges, rope ladders, tunnels, and other surprises in this aerial amusement park.
Dinner in NoDo
Plenty of restaurants and sports bars are equipped with TVs for watching the big game in the North Downtown Entertainment District, or NoDo. Winning restaurants that are just a walk away from the stadium and arena include: The Session Room, serving up craft drinks alongside a chef-curated menu; The Old Mattress Factory Bar and Grill, a happening sports bar; and DJ’s Dugout, a local favorite for sports, food and fun
Catch the Game
If you can, catch a game in person. CHI Health Center Omaha is the home arena for Creighton Men’s Basketball, and nearby Charles Schwab Field is home to the NCAA Men’s College World Series every June. Omaha’s sporting landscape also includes professional hockey, arena football, pro soccer, and AAA baseball.
Brunch at The Good Life
Fuel up for another action-filled day at The Good Life Sports Bar & Grill, with a weekend brunch menu including steak and eggs and breakfast pizza.
Swing your way through Omaha’s unique golf landscapes. If you prefer indoors, Topgolf brings the action inside with high-tech golf balls and gaming, climate-controlled hitting bays, music, food, and more in a lively atmosphere. Not into golf? Try axe throwing.
Download the Craft Brew Penny Pack
Request your free Omaha Craft Brew Penny Pack filled with "Buy 1, Get 1 for a Penny" coupons good at 13 featured breweries around the city–make it a game to see how many you can hit up. Plus, score a free souvenir flight glass afterwards.
Dinner in The Capitol District
Head to the lively town square-inspired Capitol District. Ready for a hearty meal? J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood is a modern upscale steakhouse ready with the perfect cut of meat and Texas de Brazil is an authentic churrascaria featuring a continuous dining experience.
Arcade Fun in Little Bohemia
Day 4 – Departure
Your perfect sports itinerary may change depending on the time of year. To plan your visit around specific sporting events, head to https://www.visitomaha.com/ to see all that’s happening and to find even more to fill an action-packed itinerary