Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Downtown Omaha

Come and experience Downtown Omaha and its live music, theater scene and art galleries. This city's shopping, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Omaha

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Downtown Omaha a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Omaha Children's Museum (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hot Shops Art Center (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Dodge Riverside Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Henry Doorly Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Elmwood Park Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Kountze Planetarium (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Omaha

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Omaha is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Pioneer Courage Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Gene Leahy Mall (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Heartland of America Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lewis & Clark Landing (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Downtown Omaha

Fly into Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Omaha, NE (MIQ-Millard), which is 9.5 mi (15.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Omaha Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 8 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Southeast Omaha: 51 holiday homes
  • West Omaha: 17 holiday homes
  • South Central Omaha: 24 holiday homes
  • Central Omaha: 42 holiday homes
  • Millard: 84 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Orpheum Theater: 134 holiday lettings
  • Creighton University: 134 holiday lettings
  • Holland Performing Arts Center: 133 holiday lettings
  • Gene Leahy Mall: 133 holiday lettings
  • CHI Health Center Omaha: 136 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. offers 8 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 18 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.