Here are the top 10 places to visit in Omaha and why, if you need ideas for your next trip.
Air and Space Museum
The 1959 founded museum is the city’s main attraction for a good reason. The museum was built as to display the Strategic Air Command’s efforts during the war, and is nowadays a famous tourist attraction.
If you thought you cannot visit a Safari in Omaha, you were wrong. The city is the home to the famous Lee G. Sims Conservation Park and Wildlife, where you can experience life as in the Safari for yourself. Beside the bison and eagles, you can also see and pet some farm animals like chickens and turkeys.
The Old Market
Take a stroll through downtown in order to relax, enjoy some street foods and maybe make some new friends. The Old Market has attractions for the entire family, and is packed with stores and restaurants worth visiting. If you think about bringing home a souvenir, this is the place to go.
Jackson Street Booksellers
If you enjoy reading, this second hand bookstore could be just what you need. You will get the chance to browse through collections of old favorites, and maybe find something new to read on your way home.
Gerald R. Ford’s Birthplace
Learning about the country’s history can be exciting, so visit this historical mansion in order to learn more about the president’s life. The house features a Victorian style, and tours are offered on a daily basis to anyone interested.
The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center
Take ta few hours off your day to see the exhibits and seasonal events that take place at the Visitor Center. The building is open to public daily and has a shorter schedule on weekends.
Visit the casinos
The city is well known for its colorful nightlife, and you may enjoy visiting one of the famous casinos on a free evening. Ameristar and Harrah’s are only 2 of the famous casinos located in Omaha.
Crescent Moon Ale House
If you enjoy a good beer, explore the Crescent in order to enjoy one of the 31 available beers. The place includes a German beer hall, as well as numerous beer related events. The beer bar was featured in magazines as one of the country’s best.
Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
If you want to enjoy some family related attractions, visit the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. The zoo features many species of animals including elephants, giraffes and monkeys as well as sea life. The zoo is ranked number one in the country, so don’t miss out on the chance to see it while in town.
The Homy Inn
If you want to experience drinking champagne on tap, head over to The Homy Inn for an evening. The famous bar is opened every day of the week, so you can visit it whenever you are in the mood for champagne. If you get hungry, right across the street there is a pizza place that you can check out.