Plan Your Visit

Named one of Kiplinger's Best Value Cities in 2011, Omaha is a dynamic city with a friendly, small-town feel. Whether you're looking for a more cultural experience or just a lot of fun, Omaha is a terrific place for young professionals, families and more. When planning your visit to Omaha, be sure to check our calendar of events, which includes live music concerts, Broadway shows, dance performances, stand-up comedy, live theater and more.


Where to Eat

Cork & Kale • 2220 Farnam St. • Heart healthy, gluten-free noshes and natural choices
The Flatiron Cafe • 1722 Saint Mary’s Ave. • Unique setting with fine cuisine
Foodies • 351 N 78th St. • American cuisine in a comfortable, casual atmosphere
Hook & Lime • 735 N 14th St. • Mexican-inspired tacos & small plates, cocktails & tequila
Jams, An American Grill – Old Market • 1101 Harney St. • A melting pot of different styles
Liberty Tavern • 1001 Cass St. • Comfort food with a contemporary twist
• 316 S. 15th St. • Modern steakhouse with contemporary cocktails
Ovations at the Holland • 1200 Douglas St. • Wine, cocktails and appetizers before and after the show
The Verdict Bar and Grill  • 1901 Harney St. • Urban contemporary bar, restaurant, and lounge
Zinc - Holland Center Dining • 1200 Douglas St. • Affordable gourmet fare with a modern twist

Where to Stay

Even Hotels • 2220 Farnam St. • 402.345.3836
Hotel Deco • 1504 Harney St. • 402.991.4981
Hilton Omaha • 1001 Cass St. • 402.998.3400 
Magnolia Hotel • 1615 Howard St. • 402.341.2500
Residence Inn Marriott Omaha Downtown • 106 S. 15th St. • 402.342.4770
Omaha Downtown Marriott • 222 N. 10th St. • 402.807.8000

What to See

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts • 724 South 12th St. • Acclaimed contemporary works & top-notch residency program
Durham Museum • 801 South 10th St. • A fascinating look at the history of the region and beyond
Joslyn Art Museum • 2200 Dodge St. • Eclectic collection of fine art with a sculpture garden
Lauritzen Gardens • 100 Bancroft St. • A world-class botanical garden, right here in Omaha
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo • 3701 South 10th St. • Just a 5-minute drive to the country's top zoo
Omaha Children's Museum • 500 South 20th St. • Engaging fun for all ages
Urbane Salon & Day Spa • 1007 Farnam St. • Treat yourself


If you're traveling to Omaha, or a native Omahan who wants to learn more about the area, please visit the helpful sites below.

Omaha Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Omaha's Old Market District
Downtown Omaha Weather Forecast 
Visit Nebraska