Explore exciting Omaha attractions just outside our door

Hop aboard the complimentary shuttle at our Country Inn & Suites to reach attractions close to the hotel, including downtown Omaha, which is home to gems like the Joslyn Art Museum and The Old Market. Afterward, you can get some fresh air as you walk, jog, or bike the over 120 miles of interconnected trails that wind through the city. For a fun evening out with clients or colleagues, you can sidle up to the roulette or baccarat tables at Ameristar Casino, located just 10 minutes away in Council Bluff. Looking for family-friendly entertainment? Spend time with the animals at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, learn something new at Omaha Children’s Museum, or let the kids burn off some energy at Carter Lake Park.

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Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs

2.49 mi / 4.01 km from the hotel
Do you feel lucky? Spend an evening at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs, where you can play slots and table games before heading to one of the on-site restaurants or bars.

Lauritzen Gardens

3.08 mi / 4.96 km from the hotel
Escape to a 100-acre botanical oasis along the banks of the Missouri River. In addition to its outdoor green spaces, Lauritzen Gardens features a 32,000-square-foot visitor center with floral displays, artwork, a gift shop, and a café.

Union Pacific Railroad Museum

3.58 mi / 5.76 km from the hotel
Visit this museum to check out photographs, artifacts, and hands-on exhibits detailing the history of the Transcontinental Railroad, completed in part by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1869.

Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

3.29 mi / 5.29 km from the hotel
Tour the birthplace of Gerald R. Ford, the 38th president of the United States. The location also includes a rose garden dedicated to his wife, Betty, and a conservation center with an exhibit on Ford's career that can be seen by appointment.

Joslyn Art Museum

2.05 mi / 3.3 km from the hotel
The Joslyn Art Museum boasts an expansive permanent collection of works by artists such as Monet, Titian, and Renoir, along with Hudson River School landscapes, contemporary pieces, and rotating special exhibits.

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

1.09 mi / 1.75 km from the hotel
Retrace the footsteps Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took in 1804 as they were guided by Sacajawea to the Pacific Coast. While the entire trail spans 11 states, the Omaha entrance offers a shorter, more leisurely hike.

Omaha Children’s Museum

2.18 mi / 3.51 km from the hotel
Featuring arts and crafts, live science demonstrations, and the Imagination Playground, this museum is designed to excite, delight, and educate kids through hands-on activities.

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

3.75 mi / 6.04 km from the hotel
Sprawling over 130 acres, this zoo is packed with exotic wildlife from around the globe. Explore the Kingdoms of the Night exhibit, featuring a host of nocturnal creatures in caves, canyons, and a huge indoor swamp.

CHI Health Center Omaha

1.25 mi / 2.01 km from the hotel
Hosting everything from rodeos and motocross races to circus acts and conventions, CHI Health Center Omaha seats more than 18,000 fans and is home to the Creighton Bluejays basketball team.

The Old Market

1.8 mi / 2.9 km from the hotel
No trip to the area is complete without a visit to Omaha’s Old Market, filled with shops, restaurants, and museums. Visit Hollywood Candy to sample homemade treats like chocolate-covered potato chips and white chocolate bark coated in Fruity Pebbles.