Of the area's most challenging golf courses, this one offers the best view. Designer John LaFoy took advantage of the natural peaks, dips and lush setting of Nebraska's Platte River Valley. The championship course is diverse, featuring a half-island green on the 17th hole. You do not have to be the best of the best to play here. All skill levels are welcome. Players will appreciate the state-of-the-art practice range.
2825 North 202nd Street Omaha, NE 68022 +1 402 289 0900
This is one of the top golf courses in the metro area. The outstanding care and meticulous greens set Indian Creek apart. The 27-hole, championship layout means golfers can play one of three different 18-hole courses. Water hazards and bunkers add to the challenge, while young trees may cut golfers a break. Tee times can be made seven days in advance.
13628 Flanagan Boulevard Boys Town, NE 68010 +1 402 498 1111
This National Historic Landmark tells a story dating back to 1917. What started as a small home for troubled and abandoned boys has grown into a campus complete with a Hall of History, All-American Rose and Biblical Gardens, the Leon Myers Stamp Center and more. Visitors can even enjoy a bit of Hollywood: Spencer Tracy's Oscar for his portrayal of Father Flanagan in the movie "Boys Town" is on display. Boys Town is open year-round. Free guided tours are available but donations are welcome.
28500 West Park Highway Ashland, NE 68003 +1 402 944 2523
This beautiful state park covering 700 acre of verdant land with two lakes has all that an outdoor lover could ask for. Fishing, hiking, swimming, horseback trail rides, indoor driving range and more is available all year round. Special winter fun includes sledding, cross country skiing and ice skating. For a different taste, you can book the dinner and theater package. This popular park overlooking the Platte river valley also offers cozy, modern cabins are for rent.
28210 West Park Highway Ashland, NE 68003 +1 402 944 3100
More than 30 aircrafts are on display in this 300,000 square foot facility, including the SR-71 "Blackbird" and the B-36 "Peacemaker." This historic collection is a celebration of aviation and the men and women who served at Nebraska's Strategic Air Command. The museum features tours, films, audio/visual programs, interactive exhibits, flight simulators, snack bar, gift shop and an Aircraft Restoration Gallery. The museum also hosts traveling exhibits and special events.
1301 Nicholas Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 342 6452
The Hot Shops Art Center is housed inside an elaborate set of buildings that comprised a mattress factory. The factory was converted into the center in 1999 by a group of artist studios and investors and now possess approximately 50 art studios, 4 art galleries and three anchor Hot Shops. Considered to be the first of its kind art center, the Hot Shops provides a perfect artistic atmosphere and encourages interaction and relationships among artistic communities. Check their website for event updates.
11830 Stonegate Circle Omaha, NE 68118 +1 402 393 7431
DC Center is a place that holds many local events like seminars, banquets, luncheons, private parties and so on. The place also has ballrooms with dance lessons, business services and spaces for weddings. The place is known for its premium standards and great services. Their rentals are all inclusive and are tailored to cater to your every need. Special services include security, servers, bartenders and so on. Established in 1989, this place boasts of being the ultimate choice for that perfectly hosted event.
13232 Blondo Street Omaha, NE 68164 +1 402 493 2871
The St. Michael Lutheran Church is one of the most beautiful and oldest surviving religious landmark in Omaha. Not only does it symbolize a higher power but also beauty. Other than its aesthetic attributes, this church is also a place that welcomes any and everyone who wants to devote a bit of their time for peace and prayers. Thus, if you are looking for a bit of serenity, a visit to the St. Michael Lutheran Church would do you good. For further details, do visit their website.
13800 Eagle Run Drive Omaha, NE 68164 +1 402 498 8900
A private club located to the Northwest of central Omaha, Champions Run is a haven for golf aficionados. Spread across 200 acres of rolling greens, this golf course has been designed by ace architect Jeffrey Brauer. The 18-hole golf course has areas with varying difficulty levels which require strategic calculation while playing each hole. The golf course has a Clubhouse where events like weddings, parties and receptions take place. A shop selling golf equipment and accessories is also available.
132nd Street & Maple Road Omaha, NE 68164 +1 402 498 9900
Golfers can choose between two 9 hole courses at this location: The Meadows, a challenging par 3, or The Links, a par 32 executive course. Both date back to 1989 and were designed by Jeff Brauer. Each features bent grass with water in play. Prices run slightly higher at The Links. Golfers can relax in the clubhouse before or after the round.
The jewel here is Wehrspann Lake. Area fishermen love it.
Good catches abound, but you may not always have something to take home. The Natural Resources District strongly encourages everyone to catch and release surviving fish back into the ...
This city golf course features nine holes and bent grass
with water in play. The par 35 makes it a solid game for golfers of all skill levels. As with many other small, public courses, there is no driving ...
Landmarks and monuments pay tribute to the religious pioneers who
traveled the 1,300 miles of the Mormon Trail. The route took the Mormons along the northern edge of Omaha. This site, known as the Winter Quarters, is a significant ...