Omaha is a city in the U.S. state of Nebraska, on the Missouri River, and has so many exciting places to visit. There are several interesting museums, public art displays, children’s museums, zoos, and aquariums. To help you plan your trip we have made a list of top places to visit in Omaha, Nebraska.
1- Old market:
Old Market District is the best place where you will find a variety of historical buildings and the 19th-century cobblestone streets. It’s a wonderful place to wander around and see the historical buildings. At the old market, you will find some of Omaha’s best and most interesting cafés and restaurants. There are also art galleries, restaurants, and flea markets where you can stroll and explore and enjoy shopping. It’s a great place for families of all ages and you can listen to some street musicians’ live performances too.
2- Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is home to unique exhibits and is one of the state’s most popular attractions. It is known for being the largest indoor desert in the world and also North America’s largest indoor rainforest. You can also find underground caves and enjoy a close-up look at creatures, from bats to beavers and other animals that you may not even have heard of before. Children’s play area is also available and you can enjoy some nice restaurants and eating areas too at the zoo. Some people I know have recommended this to me.
3- Omaha Children’s Museum
The Omaha Children’s Museum is a popular attraction for tourists. The museum features eight permanent indoor exhibits and one outdoor exhibit. There are so many activities surrounding arts, science and technology, zoology, and so much more. Apart from educational activities, there are interactive exhibits for the children. It’s a great place to visit with kids.
4- Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
The Bob Kerry pedestrian bridge is a 3,000-foot footbridge perfect for strolling and enjoying the city’s beautiful views. There are outdoor trails that are perfect for walking, cycling, or biking. Visitors come here to enjoy some peaceful time.
5- Lauritzen Gardens
Lauritzen is a 100-acre garden in the riverfront hills area of Omaha city. It is the loveliest place to enjoy and explore the beauty of nature. The Lauritzen garden was founded in 1995 and displays a variety of flowers. The garden also has an indoor conservatory, model railroad, education center, and a bird sanctuary. There are 3 miles of trails which you can explore.
6- The Durham Museum
The Durham museum was opened in 1931 and is an official national historic landmark. There are so many interactive exhibits including restored train cars,1940’s storefronts, and numerous artifacts defining the history of the city. The Steam Locomotive Stations are a must-visit where you can see the inner workings of this world-changing technology and the train exhibits. This museum depicts the life of the earlier residents.…