Omaha Tourism, Nebraska

Visit Omaha - Best of Omaha

Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska located in the Midwestern United States. The city is picturesque and scenic in every form of the word and is simply amazing when it comes to tourism. The place has the highest number of millionaires per capita in the nation. The destination is famed for its architectural value as well; there are lots of architecturally important buildings in the destination that will appeal to you here. Other than gigantic buildings and other man-made wonders the city also has a lot of parks and open spaces that you can enjoy. The city has a great mix of ultra-modern attractions to serene and picturesque ones that is sure to liven up your spirit. The people are friendly, polite and inviting that just adds to the charm of the destination. From great food to soulful theatres and from scintillating sceneries to historic museums the place always has something to do and so you are sure to find something that fits your taste. Omaha also has many spots for photography and shopping that are just a delight to visit while on your trip here. If you are someone who loves to party then this destination will surely be your retreat, with many pubs bars and restaurants the city will surely give you everything that you might need. The local food is a must try in the city as it has more restaurants per capita than almost anywhere else in the world. The city has a good reputation when it comes to greeting visitors and so visiting the city is a good idea if you are travelling with your family or even alone. There are many attractions in the city that suit people of every age and therefore the place is just perfect for a family outing or a trip with friends.

Omaha Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Omaha tips for your visit

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone- UTC- 06:00
  • Currency: USD- United states Dollars
  • Electricity and Internet: 220 and 240 volts (50 or 60 Hz) fairly extensive Internet connectivity
  • Languages: English, Some people may also speak Spanish.

Security:

  • Omaha Police Department: +1 402-444-7555
  • Fire Station: +1 402-444-5700
  • Douglas County Sheriff-Research: +1 402-444-6641
  • VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System: +1 800-451-5796

Off-beaten Path- If any (non-touristy things to do in city):

  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is a picturesque bridge in the city and taking an evening walk on it is a good option as not many people are around. Also the scenic view and picturesque scenery is worth all the effort.
  • Roberts Skate Park: Roberts Skate Park is filled with skaters and you can see the cool sport in front of your eyes. May be even give it a try; not without protective gear of course

Tipping: Tipping is appreciated but not mandatory.

Tourist Traps:

  • Do not go into dark alleys as they might be dangerous.
  • The city is fairly safe but avoid shady neighborhood.

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Facts and Stats for Omaha*

  • Pollution Statistics in Omaha

    Know the pollution level of Omaha before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.94 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.69 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Omaha: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Omaha for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Omaha.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.79 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.61 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.96 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.42 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.46 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.7 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.46 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Living in Omaha - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Omaha is 193.48 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52.3 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 61.61 (High)
    • Pollution Index 20.82 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.91 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.52 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.11 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 122.51 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Omaha

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Omaha

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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