Discover exciting things to do in and around Omaha

Located less than 10 minutes from downtown Omaha, the Country Inn & Suites, Omaha Airport, IA offers a complimentary shuttle to help you reach some of the area’s top attractions. Eat and shop your way through the Old Market, or spend an afternoon walking, jogging, or biking 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 less than 15 minutes away in Council Bluffs. Looking for family-friendly things to do? 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. No matter how you decide to spend your day, our rooms and suites provide a comfortable place to unwind between outings.

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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
You can learn more about the life and legacy of former president Gerald R. Ford at this historic site. The location also includes a rose garden dedicated to his wife, Betty, and a conservation center that can be seen by appointment.

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 Omaha is complete without a visit to its Old Market, which is filled with shops, restaurants, and museums. Stop by Hollywood Candy to sample homemade treats like chocolate-covered potato chips and white chocolate bark coated in Fruity Pebbles.

Charles Schwab Field Omaha

1.19 mi / 1.92 km from the hotel
With seating for up to 35,000 fans, this park is the home of the Creighton Bluejays baseball team and the College World Series.