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Things to do in Omaha

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“this museum is where alot of our beautiful Art is housed as well as sculptures, and history. This building has a great store you must ask one of the curators about. Owned by one of the wealthiest families in the City. a simply beautiful building to explore.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Boutique
“A cute and quaint section of downtown with cobblestone streets, carriage rides and street performers. It’s filled with all sorts of shops and restaurants unique to Omaha. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Zoo
“one of the largest zoos in the U.S. and i believe still #1. Just a spectacular place for the family to visit. give yoursef most of the day to visit; its huge with so much to see. fun for adults and children. on a warm day bring the childrens swimsuits”
  • 138 locals recommend
History Museum
“you find alot of history about Omaha and surrounding areas here, this is a beautiful building as well. This museum also has a wonderful old Soda Fountain here that you can order food and drinks here. Lots of trains inside to explore as well as the history of our area”
  • 51 locals recommend
Coworking Space
“College World Series!! This is one of the best annual events Omaha puts on. Its a giant party where people come from all around the country to drink and watch baseball. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Omaha’s botanical gardens have beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces to explore nature at its finest. Annual programming for families (and even puppies) is available!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Anything is good on the menu. I personally love the pizza, brussel sprouts and brunch options. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“A rapidly growing sent her of entertainment and community fun! Outdoor concerts are frequent. There’s yoga in the park in the mornings. Restaurants, theater, grocery and much more. High level of 24-hr security ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Summer US Olympic Swim Trials, NC A games and many concerts less than 5 miles away ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Old neighborhood resurrected into this quirky night-life hot spot! Lots of cool funky little bars all within walking distance of each other. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A great coffee place to chill and work. Great coffee and Blackstone is also a great neighbourhood.”
  • 35 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French brasserie, outstanding mussels, escargot, steak and - believe it or not - burger! Best fries in town to boot. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Memorial Park is right on Dodge St, and is surrounded by beautiful, well kept older homes.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“During the Summer there is live music Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30 PM- if you need chairs and/or blankets to go- let us know! Lots of shopping, there is a ferris wheel in Scheels. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great tacos, even better tequila selection. Pro Tip: If you happen to be in town on the first Sunday of the month, make a reservation for Brunch! But leave the kids at home, Mula's typically chill atmosphere turns to a club vibe with a DJ and dancing! ”
  • 33 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Anything is good on the menu. I personally love the pizza, brussel sprouts and brunch options. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“French brasserie, outstanding mussels, escargot, steak and - believe it or not - burger! Best fries in town to boot. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great tacos, even better tequila selection. Pro Tip: If you happen to be in town on the first Sunday of the month, make a reservation for Brunch! But leave the kids at home, Mula's typically chill atmosphere turns to a club vibe with a DJ and dancing! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
“This is one of our favorite sushi spots in town! They have happy hour 3-6pm, Mon. Sat and a reverse happy hour 10:30 pm-12 am Saturday, and an all day happy hour Sunday. Our favorite rolls are the Thriller, Super Asparagus, Philly, and the Itch Salmon Nigiri is out of this world!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Falafel Restaurant
“Hole-in-the wall fast casual restaurant serving awesome falafel and kabob. Not much room to sit so we would recommend picking up and taking elsewhere. The hipsters working the counter can be a little rude at times, but hey, what are you gonna do? :)”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“Marks is less than a block away and features a lovely little garden patio off the backside that you can’t see from the entrance. (You have to head up the stairs by Jambo Cat.) Marks has great options for specific dietary needs or preferences.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“An Omaha classic. Three bars in one. Be sure to check out the basement German Beer Hall and get yourself a Das Boot, or come on a Tuesday for Pint Night American beers on the main floor. For food get the Reuben sandwich, Omaha’s claim to fame!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing American style food, great atmosphere, friendly staff. They have been around for decades.”
  • 27 locals recommend

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