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Top Date Night Spots In Omaha

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

3701 S 10th St – 10 mins

This is a great place to wander around with someone and observe animal favorites. The exhibits include “Asian Highlands”, “Scott African Grasslands”, “Desert Dome”, “Mahoney Kingdoms of the Night”, “Lied Jungle”, Suzzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium”, “Butterfly and Insect Pavilion”, “Hubbard Expedition Madagascar”, “Hubbard Gorilla Valley”, “Sea Lion Pavilion” and many others. Check out the hours and rates before you go since they change through out the year.

Joslyn Art Museum

2200 Dodge St – 3 mins

Just a short walk from the hotel, the Joslyn Art Museum is the perfect place for a date on a rainy evening. Marvel at Ancient, European, American, American Indian, Art of the American West, Latin American, Modern & Contemporary and Asian works. Museum hours are Tues-Sat 10am-4pm, Thur 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.

Lauritzen Gardens

100 Bancroft St – 9 mins

Relax in an “urban oasis” that will leave you speechless. Omaha’s Botanical Gardens displays a variety of gardens: Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, Children’s Garden, Conservation Discovery, English Perennial Border, Festival Garden, Rose Garden, Tree Peony Garden and many others. The also host exhibits and events such as “Rose Day and Show” (June 9), “Leashes at Lauritzen” (Through out the summer), “Twilight Outdoor Concert Series” and “Holiday Poinsettia Show”. Check out the hours and admission.

Bob Kerrey Bridge

705 Riverfront Dr – 7 mins

Explore the waterfront when crossing the Bob Kerrey Bridge. This footbridge connects Council Bluffs Iowa to Omaha’s downtown waterfront and provides many photo opportunities for visitors and locals. There is a plaque that highlights where the state lines meet on the bridge so you can stand in two states at once. Night walks on the bridge are highly recommended because of the lights and scenery; it’s a relaxing way to start and end your day.

Pitch Pizzeria

5021 Underwood Ave – 9 mins

Pizza lovers, take your pick. Pitch pizza offers an intimate and fun atmosphere for any evening date. Here you can enjoy a plate of starters, salads, ribs, pork chops, walleye, pasta and pizza. Pitch offers a variety of pizzas that are great for sharing, accompanied by an assortment of wines, beer, craft cocktails and more. Hours are Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11pm and Sunday 10am-10pm.

The Old Market

The Old Market District – 4 mins

Walk and explore one of Omaha’s most historic districts downtown. There’s a large variety of things to do for everyone. Visit art galleries, museums, live music, restaurants, bars & grills, taverns, candy shops, grocery stores, antique stores, book stores and clothing stores.

 

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