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Omaha Sights and Landmarks Guide, Nebraska

Omaha, NE US - Sights

Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska. It is situated alongside the Missouri River in Midwestern United States. The population of Omaha is more than 500,000 people.  Omaha is home to multiple 500 fortune companies of the world. There are a lot of historical, cultural and natural landmarks in Omaha that has a big attraction for tourists from all over the world.

Some of the most popular and historical landmarks in Omaha include Holland Performing Arts Center, Blue Barn Theatre, Omaha Children's Museum, Joslyn Art Museum, Blue Barn Theatre, Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha Botanical Gardens and The Henry Doorly Zoo. Some other popular sights and attractions in Omaha include the following.

The Omaha Old Market in Omaha

It is very famous shopping district in Omaha. It features a large number of restaurants, retailers, art galleries and shops. Special events take place throughout the years.

Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor

It is a nationally recognized historical highway connecting California with New Jersey. The Lincoln highway spans 5540 KM across the United States. It is stretched from coast to coast and offering panoramic views of the large number of cities and landscapes in the United States.

Boys Town

Boys Town is a small village in the West of Omaha. Boys Town is a historical town that features many monuments of historical importance. Boys Town provides homes to approximately 500 boys and girls annually.  It also offers many facilities to public like gift shops, cafes and Historic House Dowd Chapel.

Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters

The Mormon Trail Center commemorates the historical location of the Winter Quarters where the members of church sheltered on their way to salt lake valley. The site also has the Cemetery where hundreds of pioneers found their resting place.

Omaha Children's Museum

It is a dedicated place for children where they learn through play. The museum provides number of exhibits, workshops and special events throughout the year.  

Joslyn Art Museum

The Joslyn Art Museum features an extensive collection of historical importance. European and American art of 19th and 20th centuries is also showcased in this museum.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo

The Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo is spanning over 110 acres. It features a large number rare species of tigers, gorillas, bears, snow leopards, cats and monkeys.

Heartland of America Park

It is a very famous park in Omaha. It features fountain and gondola rides. It also acts as a playground for various species of animals and birds.

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  • ElzaLauritzen Gardens
    travel tip by Elza posted more then 30 days ago
    An amazing treasure in the busy suburbs of Omaha, the Lauritzen Gardens is the city's most famous botanical garden and with respect. It is a beautiful sight for local and visitor alike, and one should do justice by spending a couple...
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