The Top Attractions in Omaha, NE
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
The Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo is the world's largest indoor desert and nocturnal exhibits. The zoo is also one of the world's largest indoor rainforests and the largest cat complex in North America and the world's largest indoor swamp. Among attractions in Nebraska the Henry Doorly Zoo is Nebraska's is the top paid attraction. Over the past 40 years, the zoo has had over 25 million visitors.
Freedom Park Navy Museum
The museum houses the USS Hazard (Minesweeper) and the USS Marlin (training submarine) as well many other artifacts. The museum is open to the public and provides guided tours each weekend from 10 am to 3 pm, April through November.
Fontenelle Forest / Neale Woods
The Fontenelle Forest / Neale Woods are 26 miles of trails, Missouri River viewing and 2,000 acres of forest, wetlands and prairies. Wildlife is abundant with raccoons, deer, birds and other wildlife. The nature center has many activity including birthday parties, day camps, special parties hosted for children such as Halloween parties and nature searches.
For children and adults that love to get wet, Fun Plex is Nebraska's largest water and ride park. The park features five story waterslides, a 70 ft. high roller coaster, a Motion Ocean, a Lazy River, Go-karts, 18 hole mini golf course and family and kiddie rides.
Lewis and Clark Landing
The Lewis and Clark landing is situated on 23-acres on the Missouri River. The landing features a variety of ways to enjoy the great Missouri such as outdoor concerts and festivals, walking the landing jogging, bicycling, enjoying one of the umbrella tables and chairs at the river-level plaza and more.. There are also exhibits such as the Omaha Firefighter's and Memorial Monument. The Regional Headquarters of the National Park Service and the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge can also be reached by using the riverfront walk.
The Amazing Pizza Machine
The Amazing Pizza Machine is a family entertainment center that has a variety of games, rides and attractions and has been named a "Top Family Entertainment Center of the World". Features include Dance Revolution, Skee ball, MarioKart, token and prize awarding games, 140 video games and a giant crane. Additional features include glow in the dark mini golf, go cart racetrack bumper cars. The Amazing Pizza Machine serves all you can eat pizza, pasta, salad and drinks and a desert bar.
Omaha Children's Museum
The Omaha Children's Museum is a wonderful museum for children that feature stomping and roaring robotic dinosaurs and Ice Age mammals; from gent mother and baby dinosaurs to the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex. The museum also features a creative arts center which inspires children to unleash their inner artist. Workshops and camps are also featured and the encouragement of hands-on experience for children.
Family Fun Center
The Family Fun Center is entertainment for the entire family. The center features lazer tag, paintball and glow golf. The Secret Agent Lazertag arenal is three levels with each level having a different theme, special effects, and music. The glow golf is an 18-hole mini golf course following the history of video games. The center also features a huge video game arcade with over 200 video games which is the largest arcade in the Midwest. And, their Bazooka Ball is soft foam shooting bazooka balls that is a true blast for the kids.