Travel and Location Information
Students from the University of Nebraska-Omaha curated this website as a local resource to help you find the Omaha food, coffee, entertainment, and local options that best fit your interest. Look for them in their blue Dialogue “Ask Me” t-shirts for other advice on local details.
Also, they have planned:
- Raffles for you the publishers area
- A food truck rally on Saturday starting at 11am
- Discounts at several local businesses
You can find details about all of these things on their website, https://cscaomaha.weebly.com/
Attractions, Dining, and Shopping: Downtown Omaha is home to some of the US’s top companies, but you’ll also find the historic Old Market district here. This area is 6 blocks from the hotel or you can access it using the free hotel shuttle. You can walk around its brick-and-cobblestoned streets among restored 19th-century warehouses now house loft apartments, independent boutiques and bookstores, galleries, and many restaurants. The Joslyn Art Museum is blocks from the hotel. It is housed in a 1931 Art Deco building clad in pink marble and includes beautiful standing and visiting exhibits. Also, within range of the free shuttle is the Durham History Museum housed in a historic train station. Also within a few blocks is TD Ameritrade Park (home of the College World Series) and Holland Performing Arts Center.
Outdoor Activities: The hotel is located near the river front where there are nice running/bike pathways where you can cross a pedestrian bridge into Iowa. Additionally, the #1 ranked Henry Dorley Zoo is near downtown is open year round with a lot of outdoor and indoor exhibit options.
You are going to love Omaha!
Getting around Omaha is seldom a problem, with many amenities close to the hotel and others with the free hotel shuttle. Getting to the city is even easier, with a major airport and many highways that lead right to the heart of everything!