7003 Q Street Omaha, NE 68117 +1 402 331 8436/+1 800 353 4180(Toll Free)
Omaha's largest water park and ride complex features a variety of games and activities. Take a ride down the Typhoon water slides, float around in the Lazy River, or ride the waves of the Motion Ocean. Land-lovers may choose to zip around the go-cart track, ride the state's only roller coaster, or enjoy a classic ride on the Carousel. Fun Plex offers many other attractions to please any member of the family, big or small. See website or call for admission prices and other information.
168th Street and West Dodge Road Village Pointe Shopping Center Omaha, NE 68118 +1 402 537 0046
A fine open air theater suitable for concerts, the Alegent Health Amphitheatre is located in the premises of the Village Pointe Shopping Center. Here, you get a chance to listen to some of the finest amateur and professional bands catering to various genre of music. The most popular of events being the summer festival Vibes at Village Pointe, where you can listen to soulful performances by the bands and kids can dance to it. So get your own chairs or blankets to enjoy your time while sipping on beverages served at the venue.
3000 Fort Street Omaha, NE 68111 +1 402 457 2400/+1 800 228 9553(Toll Free)
Dedicated to serving the non-traditional, life-long learner, this multi-campus community college is perfect for brushing up old skills or examining new ones. With three major campus locations (the others are located at 3000 Fort St and 2909 Babe Gomez Blvd) and many satellite classrooms in community centers and high schools all across the city, the curriculum centers on visual and language arts, technical, engineering, mathematics, cooking and other diploma-based programs. The main campus in west Omaha offers a bookstore, library, snack and study areas and plenty of parking.
4701 South 25th Street Omaha, NE 68107 +1 402 731 1137
Founded in 1993, this museum is the first in Nebraska dedicated exclusively to Latinos. The art, culture and history featured here represent many countries. Works on display come from both North America and South America. Lectures and classes complement exhibits, while films and slide presentations offer a view into Latino culture. The museum also hosts workshops.
Sarpy County Fairgrounds is a multi-purpose ground that hosts a number of local events. The local derby, rodeo and other fairs are all held at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds. The grounds are also up for rent so do contact them for details. The fair grounds even rent out stalls during events so you can check their website to register. You can also get ticketing information from the website, which will differ from event to event. The grounds are always busy with an event so do check with them ahead of time for ground and stall and tickets.
2234 South 13th Street Omaha, NE 68108 +1 402 346 9802
Sokol Underground has been hosting some of the best music shows in Omaha. Although it's located under the famed Sokol Auditorium, Sokol Underground has a charm of it's own and stands proud on it's own merits. Run by a concert promotion company called 1% Productions, Underground hosts many music shows of diverse genres.
6011 South 13th Street Omaha, NE 68107 +1 402 444 5920
Mt. Vernon Gardens is more a wedding venue than a place for fresh air and recreation. The lush environs attract couples to tie the knot, thanks to the lovely portico erected with the Missouri River backdrop. The place bears resemblance to George Washington's Mt. Vernon Estate in Washington D.C and though not as large, attracts a fair share of visitors. Small beautiful gardens, including a spectacular rose garden are among other lures.
Nelson Drive & Travis Drive Omaha, NE 68123 +1 402 294 1110
One of the most respected and widely recognized military bases in the world, this command center's mission is to "deter military attack on the United States and its allies, and should deterrence fail, employ forces so as to achieve national objectives." Located in Bellevue, the Strategic Air Command (or STRATCOM) employs men and women from all four forces (Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines) to preserve peace throughout the world. Public tours are available by reservation only and close three days prior to the tour date.
5015 South 45th Street Omaha, NE 68117 +1 402 444 4955
This ice skating facility is fun for the whole family, with a standard size hockey rink, heated viewing area, adult drop-in hockey sessions, children's hockey leagues and more. Hitchcock also offers public skating, ice skating lessons, private ice rental and special hockey workshops stressing various strategies of play. Metro Classic Adult Learn to Play Hockey, a special program especially for adults 21 years and older, examines the basics of hockey taught by professional instructors.
1102 Country Club Court Bellevue Bellevue, NE 68005 +1 402 292 2500
This is one of few country club courses currently open to the public. Mature trees create a challenging environment, but the layout is that of an executive course. The par 67 totals 4521 yards from the blue tees. Players may miss the convenience of a driving range, however, they can make adjustments to their short game on the practice green.
Since its inception in 1976, Omaha Children's Museum has been
a special place where children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play. The mission of Omaha Children's Museum is to engage the imagination and ...
A historical marker points out the birth site of African
American activist Malcolm X. His family left Omaha in the 1920s. Decades later, community leaders launched a crusade for this memorial, which appears on the National Register of Historic ...
This large green space sits in the middle of the
city. You cannot miss it while driving down busy Dodge Street. A sea of lush, green grass reaches up to a white monument dedicated to Omahans who died in ...