Attractions

Area Attractions near Carol Hotel, Omaha, Nebraska

Carol Hotel Omaha, NE is approximately 12 miles from the downtown
Omaha, Quest Center and the historic Old Market. Eppley Airfield Omaha
main Air Port is located approximately 15 miles from Clarino Hotel Omaha,
NE.

Carol Hotel Omaha, NE nearby attractions include the Joslyn Art Museum,
Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium baseball field, Omaha Children’s Museum, and
the historic Old Market Omaha arts and entertainment district. Clarino Hotel
Omaha, NE is minutes from Creighton University, the Westroads Mall, and
the Qwest Center Omaha multipurpose facility. Clarino Hotel Omaha, NE is
close to area attractions like the Durham Western Heritage Museum.

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo is a leader in animal conservation and research.
The Henry Doorly Zoo has evolved from the small Riverview Park zoo,
established in 1894, into a world class tourist attraction and a leader in
environmental education. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo has four primary
objectives: conservation, research, recreation, and education. In promoting
these objectives on a local, regional, national, and global scale, the Zoo
provides exciting recreational opportunities that simultaneously enhance
our visitors’ knowledge of the natural world. The Henry Doorly Zoo has
many innovative facilities and exhibits to not only preserve a broad array of
species, but also vividly present them to the public. These facilities are
exemplary to zoos throughout the country and the globe.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Nebraska at Omaha is located in the heart of Nebraska’s
largest city. The University of Nebraska at Omaha, founded 1908 as the
University of Omaha, is the Omaha, Nebraska, campus of the University of
Nebraska system, and is the second-largest institution of higher education
in Nebraska, located in the metropolitan area. UNO has a strong academic
reputation, with many well-regarded programs. UNO is the home of the
Peter Kiewit Institute a $70 million state-of-the art computer science facility
and engineering facility, making it one of the premier computer science,
management information systems(MIS) and bioinformatics programs in the
region. PKI houses UNO’s College of Information Science and Technology
and UNL’s College of Engineering and Technology.

Qwest Center Omaha
Qwest Center Omaha is an arena and convention center facility in Omaha,
Nebraska. It has an facility of 18,300-seat arena, a 194,000-ft exhibition hall
and 62,000 ft of meeting space. The arena hosts various basketball games,
hockey games and concerts, as well as the annual shareholder meeting for
Berkshire Hathaway.

Omaha Civic Auditorium
The Omaha Civic Auditorium is a multi-purpose convention center in Omaha,
Nebraska. The Civic Auditorium arena currently seats up to 9,300 people for
sporting events and up to 10,960 for concerts. From sporting events to
concerts, car and boat shows, to dog shows and craft shows, the Omaha
Civic Auditorium are a true original that offers something for everyone.
Today, it is home to the Omaha Beef indoor football team and the Creighton
women’s basketball and volleyball teams. It is also used for trade shows,
concerts, smaller conventions, and local graduations.

Offutt Air Force Base
Offutt Air Force Base is home of the 55th Wing, the Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth, and a
variety of tenant units. Offutt’s diverse missions and global responsibilities
put it on the cutting edge of the Air Force’s transformation. Each branch of
the US military is represented among the approximately 12,000 military and
federal employees assigned here. Offutt is a beautiful community situated
near the Missouri River in the rolling hills of southeastern Nebraska.

Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Center
Omaha Botanical Gardens (100 acres), officially known as Lauritzen
Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Center, are botanical gardens and an
arboretum located at 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska. The gardens
are open daily during business hours; an admission fee is charged.
Lauritzen Gardens offers special tours year-round. Whether it is a Red Hat
Society touring the holiday poinsettia show in December or a school group
walking through the children’s garden in May or a bank club from Wisconsin
taking a tram tour in September, there is a tour perfect for your group’s
interests.

Strategic Air & Space Museum
The Strategic Air and Space Museum is located near Ashland, Nebraska,
along Interstate 80. The Museum is a 300,000 square foot building that
features a glass atrium, two aircraft display hangars, a traveling exhibit
area, a children’s interactive gallery, a 200-seat theater, a Museum store,
an aircraft restoration gallery, and a snack bar. The glass atrium is a
breathtaking structure constructed of 525 glass panels that encase the
awesome Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. A unique feature of the Museum gives
visitors the opportunity to watch the restoration of warplanes as
technicians prepare them for display.

Fun-Plex amusement
Located in Omaha, Fun-Plex is an combination amusement park and
waterpark. There are 12 rides in the amusement park, including a junior
roller coaster and several midway favorites like a Tilt-a-Whirl and Rock-o-
Plane. The adjacent waterpark has a wave pool, lazy river, kiddie poll and a
couple of waterslides. Admission to the waterpark and amusement park are
separate, but Fun-Plex does offer a combo ticket that includes both.

Heartland of America Park
Heartland Of America Park is located in downtown Omaha and features a
fountain as well as gondola rides for interested parties, visitors will enjoy
the breathtaking beauty of a lake and two fountains. The more modern,
computerized Heartland of America fountain shoots water 300 feet into the
air and features a colorful nighttime light show. A ride on the General Marion
tour boat proves interesting, as well as fun. Live concerts add to the
relaxed atmosphere on Friday nights in June, July and August. Admission is
free.

Mid-America Center indoor arena
The Mid-America Center is an arena and convention center in Council Bluffs,
Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha, Nebraska. It is the home arena
for the Omaha Lancers. The arena’s maximum capacity is about 9,000 for
concerts and 6,700 for ice hockey. The Mid-America Center is the
centerpiece of the metro area’s most exciting new destination. Elegant
lodging, premium retail shops, casino gaming, a water park and a 16-screen
cinema are planned to complete the development.

Joslyn Art Museum
The Joslyn Art Museum is the principal fine arts museum in the state of
Nebraska, United States of America. Located in Omaha, it is the only
museum in the state with a comprehensive permanent collection. Although it
includes works from antiquity to the present day, its greatest strengths are
in nineteenth and twentieth century American and European art. It occupies
a large and impressive Art Deco building designed by Alan McDonald, largely
constructed of marble of many different kinds, close to downtown Omaha.
There are many decorative panels on Native American themes. In addition
to its permanent collections, the museum mounts regular special exhibitions.
It also serves as an important regional educational and artistic resource,
and its building includes an auditorium where regular concerts are held.

Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium is a baseball stadium in Omaha, Nebraska. It
serves as the home of both the minor league Omaha Royals and the annual
NCAA Division I College World Series. Since 1950, Omaha and Rosenblatt
Stadium have become home to one of the unique championships in the US.
Every year, over 250 baseball teams around the country begin the season
with the dream of playing in “The Blatt”. 64 teams reach the NCAA
Tournament, and the final eight left standing get to pack their bags for 10
days in Omaha. Rosenblatt Stadium, along with the entire city of Omaha,
has become somewhat of a Mecca for college baseball. Johnny Rosenblatt
Stadium is one of the few stadiums that still uses live music instead of
prerecorded music Lambert Bartak, an organist for the Royals, holds the
distinction of being the only organist ever ejected during a game.

Omaha Children’s Museum
Omaha Children’s Museum is a museum that not only appreciates a child’s
squeals and laughter, but also encourages them. The Toddler Farm gives
children 4 and younger a place of their own, while imagination sets the tone
in the creative arts and dress up areas. Young guests will realize the sky’s
the limit in the hands-on science gallery and television studio. Traveling
exhibits make periodic stops. Admission: USD4 (2 and up), USD3 seniors.
Omaha Children’s Museum has been a special place where children can
challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play.