- Our list of the best things to do in Omaha, Nebraska, features the top 99 nearby activities — including 40 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Omaha, NE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 35 things to do within the city of Omaha, NE , followed by 64 popular activities in nearby cities, including Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Ashland, Papillion, Gretna, Missouri Valley, Boys Town and Springfield
Anglers go to Holmes Park and Lake to try to catch largemouth bass, carp, white perch, bluegill, catfish, and rainbow trout. The facility also has a baseball diamond, volleyball court, golf course, and an observatory.
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The National Museum of Roller Skating is home to a varied collection of historical roller skating memorabilia. It also contains about 1500 volumes of roller skating books and periodicals along with photographs and videos pertaining to roller skating.
Located in downtown Lincoln, Antelope Park offers a variety of activities for visitors. There's a large playground, a pavilion that hosts live music and dancing, gardens, a swimming pool, and a golf course.
The 10-acre Lincoln Children's Zoo features 300 animals from 90 species. At the zoo, visitors can feed domesticated animals, watch butterflies at Laura's Butterfly Pavilion, touch anthropoids from around the world, and hear zookeepers talk about a different animal every hour at the Critter Encounter Show.
Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are one of Nebraska's top destinations for horticulture enthusiasts. The immaculately-maintained premesis feature riots of colorful blooms and gteenery. Its most popular event is the annual flower extravaganza, which involves more than 30,000 plants.
At the Lincoln Children's Museum, children can bathe and groom dogs at the Happy Healthy Pets exhibit, and learn about pet nutrition. Children can also pretend to anchor a local news show, serve pizza, work at a pretend post office, and pretend to be firefighters.
Mary Riepma Ross Film Theatre shows independent cinema and documentaries and features two screens, a research library and film storage archive, offices and a concessions stand. Their two theaters seat 355 people combined.
With art galleries and a museum sculptural garden, the Sheldon Museum of Art offers exhibits to interest any contemporary art enthusiast. Exhibits include landscape paintings, sculptures, modern art, and works by Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.