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Corn-fed folk just don’t come any nicer than in Nebraska, where the big open sky lets you know that you’ve landed squarely in the Midwest. The largest city in the state, Omaha boasts a lively theater scene and a hopping historic district with former warehouses enjoying a new lease on life as popular bars.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Omaha. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Omaha flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Corn-fed folk just don’t come any nicer than in Nebraska, where the big open sky lets you know that you’ve landed squarely in the Midwest. The largest city in the state, Omaha boasts a lively theater scene and a hopping historic district with former warehouses enjoying a new lease on life as popular bars.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Omaha. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Omaha flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

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My College World Series Experience

Written by melissabowman on 04 Oct, 2006

My experience of the college World Series is one that I will never forget and will hopefully not be my last. When I got married I knew I married into a crazy baseball fan family. My husband and his dad of course being the worst.…Read More


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Boys Town

Written by zabelle on 01 Aug, 2001

Located on Dodge St about 7 miles outside downtown, Omaha Boys Town (now Boys and Girls Town) has been helping troubled children since it was founded by Father Flanagan in 1917. Tours are offered from the visitors center. Unfortunately we arrived too late for a…Read More


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Creatures in pens

Written by Casual Tourist on 28 Sep, 2000

Henry Doorly boasts many acres of penned wildlife. Some of my favorite were the giraffes, ostriches, elephants and rhinos. It's strange seeing these exotic animals in the heart of a large city like Omaha. The zoo itself is in a hilly area…Read More


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T-Shirt Stands and Main Road to Stadium

Written by melissabowman on 18 Sep, 2006

When you pull onto the main road that goes to Rosenblatt Stadium you will see stand after stand after stand selling T-shirts. The strip of road that these stands are on is about a half mile long. They are all lined up one next…Read More


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Rosenblatt Concession Stands

Written by melissabowman on 18 Sep, 2006

Normally I find stuff like this kind a waste of time to write about, but there were some neat foods at the concession stands at the College World Series. The first thing that is well known up there and everyone must try at least once…Read More


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St Cecilia's Cathedral

Written by zabelle on 01 Aug, 2001

Located at 701 N. 40th St., this is a landmark that is hard to miss, as the beautiful twin towers dominate the skyline as you drive out of Omaha on Dodge Street. The cathedral was built in the Spanish Renaissance style, which is much more…Read More


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The First Hanger - SAC Museum

Written by Casual Tourist on 21 Sep, 2000

The first hanger houses a number of the aircraft. There is a catwalk on the north side of the room that gives you an overall view of the room and allows you to get a closeup of the aircraft that are suspended from the…Read More


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Atrium at SAC

Written by Casual Tourist on 21 Sep, 2000

The atrium of the museum is a magnificent structure. According to the literature available at the museum there are 525 glass panels. It really is awesome. And the display that it contains is awesome also. A Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is suspended…Read More


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Strategic Air Command (SAC) Museum - Bellevue

Written by Casual Tourist on 21 Sep, 2000

When I first visited SAC museum, it was located in Bellevue, Nebraska, not too far distant from Offut Airforce Base. The planes were at that time displayed outside on a paved surface. Though it was fun to wander around and examine the planes,…Read More


Gorillas and other primates

Written by Casual Tourist on 28 Sep, 2000

Second to the Lied Jungle I enjoyed visiting Primate Valley. Henry Doorly has a wonderful outdoor sloping enclosure for their gorillas. There is also an indoor viewing area for the primates. Their orangutans were always indoors when I visited and I'm not…Read More


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