75 Fun Things To Do In Omaha

With a rich culture and history, Omaha offers plenty of interesting activities to do if you’re in town. From the beautiful gardens to the Holland Performing Arts center, you’ll find plenty of things to marvel at, places to eat, and spots to relax. Check out 72 of our top selections in the state:

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Midtown Crossing atTurner Park

Pack a picnic, kick back and enjoy 16 weeks of live music at Midtown Crossing’s Turner Park

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Heartland of America Park

Take in a walk at Heartland of America Park and marvel at the fountain’s 300-foot high jet

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Henry Doorly Zoo

Visit the worlds largest Indoor desert & North America’s largest indoor rainforest at Henry Doorly Zoo

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Omaha Riverfront

Take a leisurely walk or a challenging jog along Omaha’s Riverfront

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Gene Leahy Pedestrian Mall

Go for a “slide” at the Gene Leahy Pedestrian Mall, and then walk around ten-acres of waterfalls, gardens, lagoons and more.

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The Durham Museum

Ride a Historical train at The Durham Museum

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Coco Key Water Resort

Shoot down a giant slide into the plunge pool below at Coco Key Water Resort

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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Visit the ever-changing and always-impressive art exhibitions found at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

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Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center

Check out the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center and learn about their famous expedition, 390 National Parks and more

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Omaha Patio Ride

Grab 16 of your closest friends and hop on the Omaha Patio Ride

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Werner Park

Catch a game at Werner Park

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Taste of Omaha

Walk around and grab a few bites & a drink at Taste of Omaha

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Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall

Shop ’til you drop at Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall

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Joslyn Castle

Visit the Joslyn Castle and wonder at its beautiful historic architecture

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Omaha Craft Brewery Tour

Sample the tastiest beer at the Omaha Craft Brewery Tour

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Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

‘Walk on Bob’. Stroll across the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, a one-of-a-kind 3,000 ft long cable stay bridge connecting two states

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Roberts Skate Park

Chill with a few skaters at Roberts Skate Park

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Lauritzen Gardens

Wander around the 100 acres of breathtaking beautiful displays featuring themed gardens at Lauritzen Gardens

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Papio Fun Park

Speed along a 1/4 mile, outdoor go-kart track with twists and turns at Papio Fun Park

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Tara Hills Golf Course

Tara Hills Golf Course

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The Old Market

Potter around at The Old Market

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Heron Haven

Experience nature at its best within the city at Heron Haven

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Santa Lucia Festival

Celebrate a mini-christmas at Santa Lucia Festival

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Lewis & Clark Landing

Take in the new developments while enjoying the Monument to Labor Sculpture at Lewis & Clark Landing

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Entrap Games

Test your wits and see if you can outfox the game at Entrap Games

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Village Pointe

Go people watching at Village Pointe shopping center

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Zorinsky Lake and Recreation Area

Play a Baseball game in an absolutely beautiful setting at Zorinsky Lake and Recreation Area

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OPPD Arboretum

Take a walk, Go for picture shoot or Discover nature at OPPD Arboretum

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Freedom Park Navy Museum

See a submarine at the Freedom Park Navy Museum

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Mormon Trail Center

Step into history at the Mormon Trail Center, which offers state-of-the-art history displays of the Mormon trek from Illinois to Utah in the 1800s

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Dundee Neighborhood

Explore the historic Dundee Neighborhood for a true culinary adventure

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Omaha Children's Museum

Wear the kids out at Omaha Children’s Museum

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Prairie Queen Recreation Area

Spend a great night fishing at Prairie Queen Recreation Area

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eCreamery

Try a new ice cream flavor by creating your very own ice cream flavor and giving it a customized name at eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato

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Homy Inn

Drink champagne at the Homy Inn

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Shakespeare on the Green

Experience Shakespeare on the Green, outdoor performances that bring William Shakespeare’s work to life and include interactive audience participation events prior to each performance

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Anderson O Brien Fine Art Gallery

Ponder some fine art at Anderson O Brien Fine Art Gallery

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Memorial Park

Visit Memorial Park and the monuments honoring WWII, Korea and Vietnam forces

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Wildcat Lanes

Knock down the pins at Wildcat Lanes

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Defy Gravity USA

Flip into a foam pit, Play dodge ball, or just jump & bounce all day long at Defy Gravity USA

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Omaha Culinary Tours

Leave your diet at home and taste the delicious on a fun walking tour with Omaha Culinary Tours

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Fun-Plex Waterpark

Douse the summer’s heat at Fun-Plex Waterpark

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Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch

Experience the country at Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch

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Tannenaum Christmas Shop

Hit the Tannenaum Christmas Shop to get you in the festive spirit

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Seymour Smith Park

Play frisbee golf at Seymour Smith Park

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The Centurylink Center

See a live concert or a game at The Centurylink Center

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Shadow Lake Towne Center

Enjoy great outdoor shopping at Shadow Lake Towne Center

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Summer Arts Festival

Spend time enjoying the performance art, interactive art, music, food and all the other activities the Summer Arts Festival has to offer

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KANEKO

Explore art, design, architecture and more at KANEKO, an “open space for your mind”

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Malcolm X Birthsite

Visit the birthplace of Malcolm X at 14 acres of Malcolm X Birthsite

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Platte Valley Antique Mall

Add unique finds to your collections of antiques by visiting Platte Valley Antique Mall

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Boulder Creek Amusement Park

Play a round of mini golf or Climb the 24 ft vertical wall at Boulder Creek Amusement Park

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Old Market Candy Shop

Sample the city’s favorite fudge at the Old Market Candy Shop

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Sinnott's Sand Bar, Sand Volleyball & Room Rentals

Grab a cold one with friends and sit on a 25x75 patio and enjoy a Volleyball League

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Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

Enjoy fishing , horseback riding, swimming or hiking at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

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Boys Town Vistors Center's Café

Stop in to see one-of-a-kind collectibles and enjoy a meal at the Boys Town Vistors Center’s Café

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Elmwood Park

Plan a picnic in one of the Picnic Shelters at Elmwood Park

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Creighton University

Enjoy the upbeat atmosphere of the soccer stadium at Creighton University

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Mt Vernon Gardens

Visit Mt Vernon Gardens, with its bluff setting similar to George Washington’s Mount Vernon view of the Potomac

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Quarry Oaks Golf Club

Get yourself into golf at Quarry Oaks Golf Club

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Funny Bone Comedy Club

Laugh, Laugh and Laugh some more at Funny Bone Comedy Club

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Omaha Brew Bus

Bar-hop the city on a four hour tour with Omaha Brew Bus

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Horsemen's Park

Experience the thrill & joy of horse racing at at Horsemen’s Park

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Cancer Survivors Park

Stroll through the Cancer Survivors Park, an inspirational retreat to encourage people to understand and fight cancer

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The Escape Omaha

Challenge your wits as you attempt to escape from a locked room in under 60 minutes at The Escape Omaha

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Holland Performing Arts center

See what’s going on at the Holland Performing Arts center

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Boys Town

Tour Boys Town’s Hall of History and the Father Flanagan House

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Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

Let your imagination soar at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

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Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

Visit the birthplace of a former president at

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Jewish Community Art Gallery

Admire some Jewish art at Jewish Community Art Gallery

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Florence Mill

Witness history at Florence Mill

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Cellar 426 Winery

Sit on Cellar 426 Winery terrace overlooking the magnificent views of the wooded countryside with a glass of beer

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General Crook House Museum

Pop round to General Crook House

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Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing

Delight your senses with Jazz on the Green this summer & Enjoy free jazz concerts every Thursday night

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The Wildlife safari park

Learn about Nebraska’s wildlife at the Wildlife safari park

There’s plenty to do in Omaha. Being that it’s one of the largest cities in Nebraska, there’s still plenty of activities for both residents and visitors to check off the list. We’ve tried to knock out as many as possible here, but it’s possible we missed some. Be sure to contact Fundreds if you have any suggestions or feedback you’d like to give!