Attractions in Omaha

Henry Doorly Zoo
Families will enjoy visiting the Henry Doorly Zoo. Henry Doorly Zoo features a dozen exhibits that offer visitors a chance to see over 400 animal species. It is located near the Omaha Amtrak Station on South 10th Street.

Some of the zoo's most popular attractions include Hubbard Gorilla Valley, the Cat Complex and the Lozier IMAX Theater. The zoo also hosts several fundraisers, concerts and other events that offer families great ways to spend time together.

Durham Museum
History buffs will enjoy visiting the Durham Museum. The Durham Museum is a living monument to America's modern social and economic history. It is located in downtown Omaha at the extraordinary Union Station Building.

Some of the most popular exhibits located inside this Art Decto masterpiece feature restored Pullman train cars, store ads produced during the 1930s, rare U.S. coins and an authentic soda fountain produced during the Great Depression. Be sure to visit the Smithsonian's rotating exhibits to see recordings of some of the earliest known television shows.

Lauritzen Gardens
Visit the Lauritzen Gardens to escape the stress of daily living. The Lauritzen Gardens are botanical gardens that pay tribute to the four seasons. They are located near Omaha's bustling Riverfront Hills District. It features over 200 plant species that are divided according to the time of year in which they bloom.

The Lauritzen Gardens also features picnic areas and walking trails that offer visitors many ways to escape the stress of daily living. Be sure to visit the Lauritzen Gardens during the middle of the day to avoid the crowds that arrive during the late afternoon.

T.D. Ameritrade Park
T.D. Ameritrade Park Sports fans will enjoy attending a sporting event at T.D. Ameritrade Park. T.D Ameritrade Park is a sports facility located near the Riverfront Hills District. It is home to the NCAA Division I College World Series baseball tournament. It is also the home venue for Creighton University's baseball team and the United Football League's Omaha Nighthawks franchise. Sports fans will enjoy attending a sporting event at "The Trade" because its comfortable surroundings offer fans an unforgettable experience that you won't find elsewhere.

Lewis and Clark Landing Site Memorial
Finally, the Lewis and Clark Landing Site Memorial offers visitors many things to do. The Lewis and Clark Landing Site Memorial pays tribute to the Lewis and Clark expedition that explored the area obtained from the Louisiana Purchase. It is located close to the Riverfront District and the CenturyLink™ Center.

The park's main attractions include a concert space a pedestrian bridge, a boardwalk and a diner. Other attractions include a bike trail and a small shopping center. Be sure to attend one of the concerts that are held at the park's concert space to see why it is considered one of Nebraska's best music venues.