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Henry Doorly Zoo
#1 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Great Fun! Thus we spent most of our time inside the venues, plenty snakes, great bat area, lots of desert folk, and a delightful family of javelin's, Great way to spend a day!
Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo is a great place to visit in Omaha make sure you plan out your trip just right so everything goes smoothly but otherwise you'll have a great time at the zoo me and my family 04 kids had a wo...
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center
#2 of 96 things to do in Omaha
All three generations of my family loved the exhibit! - If you are looking for a great place to take (personal) photos, the gardens and the conservatory have stunning backdrops.
The other gardens were beautiful as well - if possible, I'd bring some snacks for a rest break along one of the many paths throughout the gardens (we keep our kids engaged in gardens by finding "secret paths" - th...
The Durham Museum
#4 of 96 things to do in Omaha
With emphasis on Nebraska and Local history in the regular collection and traveling exhibits that are always high quality and family oriented, this is a highlight of your Omaha stay.
this is a very interesting museum with the Kennedy photos, the history of the west and the trains which were part of America in the beguining of the last century My grand children hav enjoyed really the visit and...
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TD Ameritrade Park
#3 of 96 things to do in Omaha
This park is a beautiful, fantastic venue for families with all the family friendliness of Rosenblatt without the crowding.
Great plaza with fun things to do for the kids.
Omaha Children's Museum
#7 of 96 things to do in Omaha
She loves to go and we have a great time it’s so much fun for kids they get to do a lot of pretending and it’s so cute to watch how they relate to what they are learning in life it’s best to get a yearly pass if y...
There is also a great craft / maker space, informative programming throughout the day, and a quiet place for families.
Heartland of America Park
#11 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Peaceful Lakeside Walk, Perfect Stroll for Younger Kids or Romantic Couples
We walked through here and it was an enjoyable and relaxing family activity to wind down the weekend in Omaha.
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
#8 of 96 things to do in Omaha
The Bob Kerry Pedestrian bridge is an architectural marvel that creates a nice atmosphere for an enjoyable walk where you can soak in the river traffic and the family friendly venue.
The interpretive rangers are knowledgeable, professional, and fun! Definitely a kid-friendly place!
First National's Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park
#10 of 96 things to do in Omaha
A fun treat to just happen on, and knowing that there's more than just one area helps keep kids engaged as you bring them in to finding the next sculpture.
There are birds high up on walls and lamps, a bison bursting through the corner of a building and then there are the most amazing tableaux of pioneer families crossing the park with all their belongings - I don’t...
Zorinsky Lake and Recreation Area
#13 of 96 things to do in Omaha
If your looking for a place to take an awsomew bike ride go for a fun filled area for a pic nic with slides and swings for the kids and a beautiful view of the lake this is the place to go.
It is a great place to walk, run, picnic, or take children to run and play.
CenturyLink Center Omaha
#12 of 96 things to do in Omaha
My husband and I enjoyed the Kid Rock concert here.
Plenty of activity to keep the kids busy.
Old Market
#9 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Whether you are looking for nightlife, foodie eats, homemade ice cream, quaint diners, art, music, family parks, bike riding, strolling, or a horse drawn carriage ride....The Old Market has something for everyone.
It has great places to eat, great places to have desert, fun areas for kids, fun things to do for adults, unique bars, and even a candy factory, if your in Omaha go to the old market see what the heart of Omaha is...
Pioneer Courage Park
#14 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Located in downtown Omaha, this large outdoor park has life-size depictions of pioneers moving with their livestock, children, and wagons westward.
Kids and adults alike will enjoy this venture, and it is an easy way to squeeze in a little history that will be remembered.
Gene Leahy Mall
#15 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Our kids had a blast sliding down the slides while my wife and I just sat and relaxed at the bottom of the slides with the other adults just enjoying the breeze and the kids having fun.
Children can see the wildlife of the geese and watch the ducklings follow their parents around.
Kenefick Park
#16 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Our other kids needed a little more coaxing but were interested in a view of the Missouri River valley and the trains.
We have past this park on I-80 for years on our way to Denver to visit family.
Chalco Hills Recreation Area
#21 of 96 things to do in Omaha
There is a great nature playground that kids can play on along with many picnic areas to bring your own lunch!
Lots of hjiking trails and a great place for the family to see wildlife.
OPPD Arboretum
#22 of 96 things to do in Omaha
It is also a very good location for individual or family photo session as well.
Great for our kids pictures!
Lewis & Clark Landing and Riverfront Park
#17 of 96 things to do in Omaha
They offer activities for kids, history for adults and views that amaze.
I saw so many families walking their babies with dogs, kids on bikes, couples walking and talking.
Joslyn Art Museum
#5 of 96 things to do in Omaha
The Joslyn best known for its beautiful marble building always host excellent art exhibits along with its great family activities.
The Hitchcock Museum Shop is well organized and offers an eclectic collection of scarfs, totes, books, posters, journals, children’s toys as well as other items for purchase.
Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters
#18 of 96 things to do in Omaha
The kids (and I) love the hands-on activities, My favorite spot is the small chapel type room that overlooks the cemetery.
If you are LDS you will certainly get a lot out of it but they make it friendly to everyone and accessible to everyone, especially small children.
College World Series
#26 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Both games, my team lost but it is a must-see especially for kids.
Great for families or boys trip.
Elmwood Park
#25 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Great place for a walk, run or bike ride or picnic with friends and family.
Memorial Park
#29 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Whether with the kids, dogs or alone, winter or summer, this is such a nice, easy to access walk.
Baxter Arena
#31 of 96 things to do in Omaha
My kids purchased nachos, a large drink and an order of fries that were fresh and hot all for $15.
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters
#32 of 96 things to do in Omaha
The Park Rangers were super interactive with the kids, age 3 & 6, They had activity books, ranger stickers and they showed and asked them questions about history!
Our family loves the the National Park Systems.
Heron Haven
#33 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Heron Haven is a perfect place for families with young children as the walking is easy and it's an opportunity to expose them to the great outdoors.
It is a great way to introduce very urban kids to the wonders of nature "in their own backyard."
Standing Bear Lake
#34 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Great place for a family picnic
Great for families
Fun Plex
#36 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Love everything about the place!!! Great people running the rides, good food, fun rides, the swim up bar/adult area very fun...the splash pad area fur kids is perfect addition.. Check it out 70th and Q dude
Great Family Fun
Mormon Pioneer Cemetery
#35 of 96 things to do in Omaha
Father Flanagan's Historic House
#28 of 96 things to do in Omaha
... Arrives in Korea May 1948: Arrives in Austria for final visit May 15, 1948: Dies in Berlin, Germany Other important people: Born in Idaho and orphaned as a child, Lloyd Marvin Bucher was raised at Boys Town, Neb.
Boys Town is a great place to visit for the whole family.
Coco Key Water Resort
#62 of 96 things to do in Omaha
The kids loved it and I had fun too.
Great for Families