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OmahaUnited States of America

Nebraska’s largest city rises from the picturesque plains, its skyline encompassing modern landmarks, sprawling gardens and a lively riverfront precinct.

Find exciting attractions for the whole family amid the modern architecture and scenic green spaces of Omaha, a dynamic city in Eastern Nebraska. Whatever the weather, you can discover the fascinating heritage of this city and its surrounding region, check out the state’s premier art galleries, visit a nationally acclaimed zoo, catch a local game and indulge yourself in Omaha’s excellent shopping and dining precincts.

Familiarize yourself with Omaha’s skyline by strolling around the downtown riverfront park, Gene Leahy Mall. Find the heart of the city in the Old Markets, where heritage brick storefronts enclose boutique shops and the city’s summertime farmers’ market. You might also see street performers, artists and other local vendors here.

Get to know the city’s culture and history at a selection of downtown museums and art galleries. Joslyn Art Museum and Benis Center for Contemporary Arts showcase extensive collections of artworks, while the Durham Western Heritage Museum features fascinating local history exhibits in a renovated art deco train station.

Kids will love learning about the arts and sciences at the Omaha Children’s Museum. Let them go wild at the indoor water park at the Coco Key Water Resort. Another highlight is the nationally renowned Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, an exciting facility with desert and rainforest exhibits. Experience the thrill of a local college baseball or basketball game.

Omaha is surrounded by charming smaller cities, including La Vista, Papillion and Ralston. Bellevue dates back to the 1830s and is situated nearby the leafy trails of the Fontenelle Forest. See the Malcolm X Birthsite in North Omaha. Venture into the city’s surrounding scenery to visit Wehrspann Lake and the Chalco Hills Recreation Area.

Sample some of the region’s finest produce at the Taste of Omaha Festival, held in early June near the Lewis and Clark Landing and the Heartland of America Park.

Omaha can be reached by air to Eppley Airfield, the city’s international airport. The city is served by Amtrak and interstate bus lines. Severe weather can occur in Omaha, so keep updated on weather reports. Stay in downtown accommodation or comfortable motels.

Where to stay in Omaha

Top Hotels in Omaha

Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown
Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown
3.5 out of 5
740 N 14th St, Omaha, NE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $109 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

Located in NoDo District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of TD Ameritrade Park Omaha and CHI Health Center Omaha. Creighton University and Orpheum Theater ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (329 reviews)

"Limited parking! Didn’t realize it wasn’t included in hotel expense! Was charged$75 when we got there to cover additional fees! Wanted close due to weather and Covid! Realized on check out it wasn’t covered! Very clean! Very friendly staff!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown
Hyatt Place Omaha Downtown Old Market
Hyatt Place Omaha Downtown Old Market
3 out of 5
540 S 12th St, Omaha, NE
The price is CA $109 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Old Market, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and Orpheum Theater. CHI Health Center Omaha and Omaha Children's ...

4.3/5Excellent! (965 reviews)

"It’s close to many restaurants and other positive features of Omaha. It was clean, quiet, with very comfortable bed and ample space to relax in the room. Looking forward to staying there again."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 25, 2020

Hyatt Place Omaha Downtown Old Market
Magnolia Hotel Omaha
Magnolia Hotel Omaha
4.5 out of 5
1615 Howard St, Omaha, NE
The price is CA $127 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28

Located in Downtown Omaha, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Orpheum Theater and Omaha Children's Museum. CHI Health Center Omaha and TD Ameritrade ...

4.2/5Excellent! (968 reviews)

"Beautiful architecture, nice room, good bar! Only complaints is there's no breakfast or free parking."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Magnolia Hotel Omaha
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Omaha

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Omaha West
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Omaha West
2.5 out of 5
10865 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE
The price is CA $92 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

Located in West Omaha, this aparthotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from OPPD Arboretum and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Westroads Mall. Miracle Hill Golf & Tennis Center and ...

4.3/5Excellent! (191 reviews)

"It was nice and clean. Friendly service. I would recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Omaha West
Staybridge Suites Omaha West
Staybridge Suites Omaha West
3 out of 5
2720 Oak Drive, Omaha, NE
The price is CA $118 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21

Located in West Omaha, this aparthotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Oak View Mall, and within 12 mi (20 km) of SkateDaze and Westroads Mall. Fun-Plex and Omaha Community ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (155 reviews)

"Great property with friendly staff! They made our visit very easy."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

Staybridge Suites Omaha West
Staybridge Suites Omaha 80th And Dodge
Staybridge Suites Omaha 80th And Dodge
3 out of 5
7825 Davenport Street, Omaha, NE
The price is CA $104 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Central Omaha, this aparthotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Omaha Community Playhouse and within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Nebraska-Omaha and Westroads ...

4.2/5Very Good! (345 reviews)

"Suites are perfect size. Outside patio is nice for breakfast or working on computer."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Staybridge Suites Omaha 80th And Dodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Omaha

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4/5 - Good

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Mar 25, 2020

very pretty city during the daylight and excellent transportation to move throughout the city.

4/5 - Good

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Oct 13, 2019

Super statues, life size, depicting settlers in a wagon train located at Pioneer Courage park. Pedestrian bridge.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

May 6, 2019

We had an excellent dinner at Lazlo's Brewery and Grill across the parking lot from the hotel.

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