- TripBuzz found 79 things to do with kids in or near Papillion, Nebraska, including 67 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue and Ashland.
- From Defy Gravity USA to Papio Bowl, the Papillion area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Bowling, Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Children's Play Area.
- Just a quick 20 minute drive from Omaha, Papillion, NE has been recognized as 'The Best Place to Raise Kids in Nebraska,' the #5 best place to live in the U.S., and the second most affordable place to live in the nation. Papillion holds many community events throughout the year including egg hunts, youth sports, and even informative classes on subjects such as babysitting safety.
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13603 Flanagan Blvd., Boys Town, NE 68010 MoreLess Info
Started as a boy's orphanage in 1917 by Father Flanagan, a visit to Girls & Boys Town includes the Hall of History, a tour of Flanagan's house and the Leon Myers Stamp Center, promoting stamp collecting and supporting the still-running Boys Town programs through donated stamp sales.
The Durham Museum is located in the Art Deco building that once was Union Square. The museum has permanent exhibits like the Swanson Gallery, the Union Pacific Train Cars, and the Byron Reed Collection, as well as many temporary exhibits from the Smithsonian, and the Library of Congress National Archives.
Originally built in the 1920s as a vaudeville theater, the Orpheum Theater is a central venue of the local performing arts council. The theater, which features restored art deco and classic architecture throughout, regularly plays host to touring Broadway companies.
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3434 Richard Downing Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 MoreLess Info
Iowa's Western Historic Trails Center is an organization dedicated to preserving information about American westward expansion in the State of Iowa. The Center maintains many of the original trails forged by explorers and covered wagon caravans.
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Omaha, NE MoreLess Info
Visitors can drive through the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari to view elk, white tail deer, wolves, eagles, and bison. The park also features a hands-on petting area with pygmy goats and chickens.
Kids Quest is a children's play area and supervised day-care facility located on the grounds of the AmeriStar Hotel & Casino. Trained workers lead children through karaoke, video games, and craft projects while their parents partake of the casino games.
A not for profit arts and culture organization founded in the year 2000, Omaha Performing Arts is dedicated to feeding the cultural life of the city of Omaha. The group sponsors a variety of artistic and cultural events.