Plan Your Visit

Named one of Kiplinger's Best Value Cities in 2011, Omaha is a dynamic city with a friendly, small-town feel. Whether you're looking for a more cultural experience or just a lot of fun, Omaha is a terrific place for young professionals, families and more. When planning your visit to Omaha, be sure to check our calendar of events, which includes live music concerts, Broadway shows, dance performances, stand-up comedy, live theater and more.


Where to Eat

Some of the best restaurants in the country are within walking distance of the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center. Check out these much-loved eateries or visit or for more information.

Ovations at the Holland • 1200 Douglas St. • Wine, cocktails and appetizers before and after the show.
Zinc - Holland Center Dining • 1200 Douglas St. • Affordable gourmet fare with a modern twist
Liberty Tavern • 1001 Cass St. • Comfort food with a contemporary twist
Jazz – A Louisiana Kitchen • 1421 Farnam St. • Cajun/Creole cuisine
Blue Sushi Sake Grill – Downtown • 416 South 12th St. • Edgy, acclaimed Japanese fusion
La Buvette • 511 South 11th St. • French bistro fare and fantastic wine
Nicola’s Italian Wine & Fare • 521 South 13th St. • Italian bistro fare with a beautiful courtyard
Kitchen Table • 1415 Farnam St. • Made-from-scratch sandwiches, salads and snacks
The Flatiron Cafe • 1722 Saint Mary’s Ave. • Unique setting with fine cuisine
Bricks & Mortar Bar and Bistro • 1037 Jones St. • Tapas and a rich wine list
Block16 • 1611 Farnam St. • Farm-to-table street food
Upstream Brewery • 514 S. 11th St. • Beers brewed on site plus American pub grub
Jams, An American Grill – Old Market • 1101 Harney St. • A melting pot of different styles

Where to Stay

Hotel Deco • 1504 Harney St. • 402.991.4981 
Hilton Omaha • 1001 Cass St. • 402.998.3400 
Magnolia Hotel • 1615 Howard St. • 402.341.2500
Residence Inn Marriott Omaha Downtown • 106 S. 15th St. • 402.342.4770

What to See

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts • 724 South 12th St. • Acclaimed contemporary works & top-notch residency program
Durham Museum • 801 South 10th St. • A fascinating look at the history of the region and beyond
Joslyn Art Museum • 2200 Dodge St. • Eclectic collection of fine art with a sculpture garden
Lauritzen Gardens • 100 Bancroft St. • A world-class botanical garden, right here in Omaha
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo • 3701 South 10th St. • Just a 5-minute drive to the country's top zoo
Omaha Children's Museum • 500 South 20th St. • Engaging fun for all ages
Urbane Salon & Day Spa • 1007 Farnam St. • Treat yourself


If you're traveling to Omaha, or a native Omahan who wants to learn more about the area, please visit the helpful sites below.

Omaha Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Omaha's Old Market District
Downtown Omaha Weather Forecast 
Visit Nebraska