Omaha is overflowing with history, culture, and activities for everyone

Omaha is located on the Missouri River near the Iowa border. It is known for its pioneer history, cultural centers, and is a stop on the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail. There are abundant free WiFi spots located throughout the city and many activities and attractions to fill your days. Omaha allows visitors to feel a part of the city and to experience the diverse array of museums, activities, and attractions that it has to offer.

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

Excitement for all in Omaha

Relax in Omaha and treat yourself to a ride on a riverboat or gondola. Guide a paddleboard or rent a boat for more river fun and activities in Omaha. Hike along the river or discover history with bronze sculptures of pioneers. Explore underground caves or be amazed by the beauty of herons at a wetland sanctuary. Take a safari or ride the longest zipline in Nebraska. Baseball lovers can catch a game at the College World Series. Play a round of golf at an area golf course or celebrate an exciting festival.

Omaha caves

Delight in history, culture, and biodiversity

Omaha attractions have cultural diversity, exciting displays, and lots of animals. Escape to an urban oasis at the botanical gardens. Enrich your mind and spirit at one of the many area museums like the Durham Museum, the Joslyn Museum, or the Museo Latino. Bring your family to Omaha Children’s Museum which provides a hands-on experience with exhibits on science, culture, and the arts. Investigate one of the world’s largest desert, rainforest, and swamp at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Unwind at Old Market, a diverse mix of shopping, galleries, restaurants, and bars.

Omaha Old Market

Enjoy all 4 seasons

The climate in Omaha allows visitors to enjoy all 4 seasons. Summer in Omaha lasts from May through September and can typically be warm and humid with an average daily temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. Winter lasts from late November through the end of February and is dry, windy, and cool with an average daily temperature of 44 degrees Fahrenheit. Omaha becomes colorful in the fall with changing leaves and cooler temperatures. Admire the blooming flowers and warming temperatures of spring in Omaha. Omaha can be a little wet, but that’s a great time to take advantage of the many interesting museums.

Omaha in autumn

Gateway to the west and full of nature’s wonders

Omaha is located on the banks of the Missouri River in eastern Nebraska and is surrounded by rolling hills. Enjoy Omaha vacation rentals and the “gateway to the west.” The Port of Omaha helped the city develop and it is the largest city in Nebraska. The highest natural point in the city is Belvedere Point. Omaha geography is diverse and at Glacier Creek Preserve, there have been more than 140 native species of birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals and more than 320 species of native flora identified.

Glacier Creek Preserve