Don't miss area attractions such as the world -famous Henry Doorly Zoo ,Lauritzen Gardens, Top rated museums and art collections, Cabela's, wineries, lakes with hiking and biking trails, fine dining, top-rated golf courses and casinos on the Missouri River.
The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge over the Missouri River has been named one of the world's most beautiful pedestrian bridges. This span that links Council Bluffs and Omaha is one of 14 bridges worldwide to earn the designation in the May edition of Travel and Leisure Magazine.
This attractions is a national historic landmark (Father Flanagan's Boys Home). Visit the hall of history, Visitors Center and the Father Flanagan's House to get the firsthand look at the world famous boy's home. Admission is free. For more information, see the Boy's Town online.
Visit Union Station, explore history with 50,000 square feet of exhibitions show casing train cars, a tepee and earth lodge, early city homes, a covered wagon and much more. Be sure to stop by the authentic soda fountain for a treat. Admission is charged.