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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 24 house rentals around Downtown. From 11 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Downtown is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • Dahlman: 16 vacation rentals
  • Benson: 15 vacation rentals
  • West Omaha: 17 vacation rentals
  • South Central Omaha: 28 vacation rentals
  • Central Omaha: 41 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Orpheum Theater: 136 home rentals
  • Creighton University: 136 home rentals
  • Holland Performing Arts Center: 137 home rentals
  • Gene Leahy Mall: 139 home rentals
  • CHI Health Center Omaha: 135 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 6 lodging choices
  • Studios: 3 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 24 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Downtown.