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Getting To & Around Omaha

Driving to Omaha:  Getting to Omaha is easy with both Interstates 80 and 29 providing direct access into the city.

Flying to Omaha:  Omaha’s airport, Eppley Airfield, has more than 200 arrivals and departures daily and is located a quick drive to Omaha’s downtown area.

Getting around while in Omaha:  Rental cars, taxis, ride-shares, limos and shuttle bus service are all available at the airport. The majority of Omaha hotels offer complimentary direct transportation to and from the airport, as well as shuttle service within a specific mile radius. Metro is the city’s mass transit bus system offering service throughout the area.

Whether you rent a car or bring your own, navigating Omaha’s city streets is easy. The city is divided north and south by Dodge Street. Numbered streets start at the Missouri River and increase as you drive west.

Exploring Omaha & Beyond

Don’t miss exploring the unique attractions in this city filled with history, culture and adventure.  Check out the links below to get more information on what you may want to see during your visit.  A few highlights include:

  • Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium (ranked as one of the World’s Best!)

  • The Durham Museum

  • Lauritzen Botanical Gardens

  • Joslyn Art Museum

  • Joslyn Castle

  • General Crook House

  • Boys Town

  • Love’s Jazz and Art Center

  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge - Talk a walk and stand with each foot in a different state and enjoy beautiful sites!

https://www.visitomaha.com/things-to-do/fun-mapped-out/

 

Don’t miss the shopping and entertainment opportunities, especially in the Old Market District – a short walk from the hotel.

https://www.visitomaha.com/things-to-do/shopping/

 

To make your visit even easier, download the Savings Pack offered by Visit Omaha and enjoy savings on some places you might visit!

https://experience.visitomaha.com/checkout/238/visit-omaha/1297/savings-pack

 

And if you wish to venture outside the city while in Omaha, here are a few more places you may want to include on your itinerary.

 

 

  • Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum—lots of historic space & plane information

 

  • Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park—they offer bus ride safari’s where the animals come right up to the bus; an awesome experience for families