What I did for my day in Omaha, NE
If you wondering what to do in the largest city in the state of Nebraska, you will be thrilled when you find out how many places you must visit in Omaha NE. The city of 446.970 residents offers many things to do and also there are many free things to do in Omaha. Here is the quick step-by-step guide which can help you decide where to go, when you’re visiting Omaha, Nebraska. Be aware that we gave only a brief look among many more amusements and must see landscapes or cultural centers in Omaha, Nebraska.
We can definitely say that the region in well known for its beautiful nature and cultural vibe. Below we offer only some things you can do there.
HENRY DOORLY ZOO AND AQUARIUM
First I must point you to the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The reason is very simple. Henry Doorly Zoo is considered to be one of the premium zoos in the world. It has the largest geodesic dome it the world (13 stories), the largest indoor swamp, the largest indoor desert and the largest indoor rain forest in the world. It actually is number one paid attendance attraction in Omaha and has had over 25 millions visitor past 40 years.
MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL CENTERS
Omaha, Nebraska is also a home of so many (22) museums and galleries, from which i would like to point out The Durham Museum, The Children’s Museum and Joslyns Art Museum. The Durham Museum is actually the National Historic Landmark and is considered to be one of the most unique treasures in the country. Also it is one of the best examples of art deco architecture in the country.
The Children’s Museum in other hand, is museum that provides a series of interactive exhibits and workshops. Joslyns Art Museum in in first, a beautiful Art Deco building and it has a very different collection.
We cant go around without mentioning the famous Missouri River, which is the heart of the state, cause much of Omaha is build in the Missouri River Valley. The longest river in North America offers a great scenery for those on the romantic side and in addition to that, also a wide variety of attractions.
We also must mention the famous Lauritzen Gardens, the Omaha Botanical Center, which is well known for its educational programs and it represent living museum of unique four-season plant displays.
THE LEWIS & CLARK NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL
The Lewis and Clark are famous because they traveled from the plains of the Midwest to the shores of the Pacific Ocean and for holding council with Native Americans. In Omaha Nebraska we can see the beauty and the facts of this trail or journey in most famous “The Omaha Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center”. There you can meet Park Rangers and learn history about Lewis & Clark from first hand. Also, these Park Rangers are very glad if they can point you to another direction in your own Lewis & Clark journey. This Visitors Center is located within National Park. In conclusion we can only say, “experience the beauty and historical importance of Omaha, Ne.”