16 miles, Eppley Airfield (OMA)
Out & About in Omaha
Visit museums, explore the Old Market, and go on a hike
Situated on the Missouri River, Nebraska’s biggest city offers outstanding museums, a fantastic food scene that goes beyond Omaha steaks, and outdoor beauty ranging from lush gardens to expansive prairies. Admire works from Omaha native Ed Ruscha as well as 19th century European masterpieces at the Joslyn Art Museum, check out interesting exhibits and the art deco architecture of a former train station at The Durham Museum, and take in spectacular views of the city’s skyline on a walk across the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. The charming Old Market area is known for fantastic shopping, dining, and nightlife while the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center offer world-class performances. You can also stroll through the 100-acre Lauritzen Gardens or explore 24 miles of hiking trails at Fontenelle Forest. If you’re here with kids, they’ll love cooling down at Fun-Plex Waterpark & Rides, engaging with interactive exhibits at the Omaha Children’s Museum, or wandering the largest indoor desert at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.