Looking for things to do locally with family and friends? Look no further; here are the top four things to do around town with amazing views!
- Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
The Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo is one of the best zoos in the country! It is 170 acres, and there are trams and the Omaha Zoo railroad to make your visit to the zoo makes it such a fun experience! There are 17,000 animals and 962 species located at the Henry Zoo! When you visit, don’t miss out on the Desert Dome, where you’ll experience the ecosystem inside the world’s largest indoor dessert!
To learn more about the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, go to: https://www.omahazoo.com/
- Bob Kerrey Pedestrian bridge
If you are looking for a great view of the City of Omaha day or night, this is the place to visit! The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is a 3,000-foot-long walkway that goes over the Missouri River! This bridge connects more than 150 miles of nature trails where people love to bike and walk.
To learn more about the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian bridge, go to: https://omaha.net/places/bob-kerrey-pedestrian-bridge
- The Durham Museum
This historical landmark opened in 1931; Union Station was built by Union Pacific Railroad as the showpiece of the city of its headquarters. Considered one of Omaha’s most unique treasures and now an official National Historic Landmark, the station is one of the best examples of art deco architecture in the country. The Durham Museum offers unique, hands-on learning for people of all ages. Enjoy an extraordinary array of permanent exhibits, including restored train cars, 1940’s storefronts, HO Model trains, numerous artifacts showing the history of the region, and the Byron Reed collection, which includes some of the world’s rarest coins and documents!
To learn more about The Durham Museum, go to: https://durhammuseum.org/
- Heartland of America Park at The Riverfront
Catch the spectacular Heartland of America Park Fountain with its dazzling water jet and light show. Heartland of America Park has connectivity with neighboring Lewis & Clark Landing, which features panoramic views of the bordering Missouri River. Gondola rides are also now available!
To learn more about the Heartland of America Park Riverfront, go to: https://theriverfrontomaha.com/visit-the-riverfront/heartland-of-america-park/