Hidden Treasures in Omaha
Travel off the beaten path with us to discover lesser-known attractions and sights in Omaha. We have done all the hard work and now you get to reap the benefits. Check out our list to see what historic wonders, water wonders and community wonders await you.
Buy local and eat fresh at Omaha's Farmers Market
. Harvest farm fresh goods for your kitchen pantry when you shop the market for farm fresh eggs, seasonal vegetables and fruits and fresh baked goodies. Be sure to check the market website for the exact days and times to visit this fresh treasure.
Address: 10th Street & Jackson Street, Omaha, NE 68102 - MAP
Check out one very hot treasure at Hot Shops Art Center
in Omaha, where the molten nature of the artists that work at the warehouse gallery give it its "hot name". See the workshops of Bruning Sculpture, Hot Shops Pottery and Crystal Forge. Leave awed by what you see and inspired by your newest piece of original art work in hand.
Address: 1301 Nicholas Street, Omaha, NE 68102 - MAP
Phone: (402) 342-6452
Discover wildlife outside your car window at the Wildlife Safari Park
. Children and adults alike are amazed and excited to come face to face with Omaha's natural wildlife. You'll see elk, white-tailed deer, bison and American white pelicans on this four mile, drive-through wildlife adventure. Treasure wildlife for the day!
Address: I-80, Exit #426, Ashland, NE 68003 - MAP
Phone: (402) 944-WILD (9453)
Treasure public art at the Martin Luther King Jr. Sculpture
, in downtown Omaha. Discover more than twenty magnificent sculptures in the downtown area, from nationwide renowned sculptors, including, the Nebraska Centennial Glass Sculptor by artist Tom Bartek, the Neptune Sculptor by artist Eva Aeppli and the Blue Cube Sculptor by artist R. Justin Stewart.
Address: Farnam Street, Civic Center Plaza, Omaha, NE - MAP
Ship lovers treasure Freedom Park Navy Museum
. Board the USS Hazard AM-240, a WW2 Minesweeper that severed in the Pacific. You can board the ship to see the warfare platform and control station, and also visit the USS Marlin SST-2 Submarine, Anchor & Propeller Garden, Shipboard Rocket Launchers and a Douglas A-4D Skyhawk Jet Fighter.
Address: 2497 Freedom Park Road, Omaha, NE 68110 - MAP
Phone: (402) 444-5955
Outdoor music lovers think Lewis & Clark Landing
is a gem for relaxing next to the Missouri riverfront while enjoying an outdoor concert and festival. Omahans know the popular destination also offers cool exhibits, the Omaha Firefighter's Memorial Monument and the river-level plaza that leads to the National Park Service Regional Headquarters and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.
Address: 515 North Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE 68102 - MAP
Phone: (402) 444-5955