With seemingly endless itinerary options, Omaha, Nebraska, welcomes groups with open arms. The city is home to one of the world’s best zoos, a vibrant botanical garden, a diverse culinary scene, and an invigorated downtown with revitalized riverfront parks, world-renowned art, rich performing arts venues, green spaces for gathering, and plenty more things to see and do.


Boys Town
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Learn about the vision of Father Edward Flanagan who established the world-famous village of Boys Town in 1917, which has become a National Historic Landmark District. See where the children live, work, play, and pray while building successful futures.


Built in 1903, Joslyn Castle & Gardens is a historic 35-room castle filled with unique woodwork from across the globe. Designed in the Scottish Baronial style, the castle features elegant carved wood, stained glass, and mosaic tiles. The gardens bloom with beautiful floral displays and majestic trees.

A must-see in Omaha, the 3,000-foot Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is a walking bridge connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Omaha’s riverfront. For a nighttime tour activity, groups can see the bridge aglow with multicolored lights, which create an exquisite combination of engineering and skyline. Visitors like to stand in the middle on the bridge, with one foot in Iowa and one in Nebraska.


Explore the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, which focuses on aircraft and nuclear missiles the U.S. Air Force used during the Cold War. Take a guided tour to hear personal stories of significant historical events through 70 years of American history.

Go Wild

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
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Ranked as one of the top five zoos in the world, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium takes visitors across 160 acres of plants, animals, and unique habitats around the planet. Get a treetop view of the zoo on the Skyfari, an open-air chairlift. See the largest indoor rainforest in the United States and the largest indoor desert in the world. Watch a movie on the Lozier Giant Screen Theater. Check out the Backstage Experiences and Golf Cart Tours.

Featured image: Omaha skyline; Credit: Visit Omaha