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One Day in Omaha, Nebraska - Travel Itinerary

While Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska, it’s not exactly known as a tourist town. That shouldn’t stop you from taking some time to explore this midwest metropolis if given the opportunity though! With the world class Henry Doorly Zoo, the NCAA Men's College World Series, the Reuben Sandwich, AND Warren Buffett calling it “home”, it’s got more to offer than just cows and corn husks. We had the privilege of visiting Omaha for a quick day trip and and decided to put together this “One Day in Omaha” travel itinerary for anyone who might be looking to find adventure in the Cornhusker State!

*Check out our “Nebraska: A Day in Omaha” travel vlog for a closer look at our time in Omaha.

Now let's get to it!

9:00 am: Coffee/Breakfast

  • Coffee:

    • Archetype Coffee

    • Rally Coffee

    • Hardy Coffee

  • Breakfast:

    • Lisa’s Radial Café

    • Farm House Cafe & Bakery

    • Bailey’s

10:00 am: Explore Omaha Neighborhoods

  • Little Bohemia (boasts a rich history as the city’s melting pot)

  • The Old Market (this historic area has been transformed into a lively shopping, dining and nightlife destination

  • Aksarben Village (offers great bites of fun, from DJ's Dugout and its dueling piano to Jones Brothers and it's Cupcake War-worthy assortment of unique treats)

12:00 pm: Lunch

  • Inner Rail Food Hall (Ten eateries bring local flavor to a unique dining environment)

  • Block 16 (Sandwich shop with a garden-to-table philosophy serving casual lunches of gyros, burgers & sides)

  • Orsi's Italian Bakery & Pizzeria (Long-running Italian throwback offering specialty foodstuffs, baked goods & pizza in casual digs)

1:30 pm: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

5:30 pm: Enjoy Sunset at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

7:00 pm: Dinner

  • Crescent Moon (home of the original Reuben Sandwich)

  • Huber Haus (authentic German beer hall)

  • Nite Owl (craft cocktail bar with a late night food menu)

  • Mula (trendy Mexican restaurant and certified tequileria)

  • Noli’s Pizzeria (New York style pizza and classic Italian desserts)

  • Farnam House Brewing

And just like that your day in Omaha has come to an end! We hope that this blog has helped you plan your time in the Cornhusker State, and if it has, we hope you’ll consider following us on Instagram (@AdventuresofMattandNat) and subscribing to our YouTube Channel! Be sure to tag us in your Omaha adventures!


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