Nebraska's popular slogan, "the Good Life," couldn't better suit the state, which boasts rural allure as well as the progressive ideals of an up-and-coming travel destination. The University of Nebraska Omaha is a premier metropolitan university with a modern campus and intimate classes that make students feel like more than just a number.
Hotels and Places to Stay Near the University of Nebraska Omaha
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The lively downtown districts of Omaha are full of places to explore. Delve into history at a local museum or spend the day at the world-famous zoo just a short drive from UNO's campus.
1. The Old Market
Downtown Omaha holds a special place in every local's heart. With specialty chocolate shops, vintage markets, and fine dining, this bustling neighborhood filled with old-world charm is not to be missed on your visit to the University of Nebraska. Grab a craft beer at Brickway Brewery & Distillery or tour the cobblestone streets in a horse-drawn carriage.
2. Blackstone District
This revitalized historic district attracts young adults with its trendy ice cream shops and independent bars. Visit Coneflower Creamery for homemade ice cream topped with coconut whipped cream and house cherry topping, or warm up with a specialty roast at Archetype Coffee and Roastery.
3. The Durham Museum
Considered one of Omaha's treasures, this museum is housed in an old Union Pacific Railroad Station. Browse the vintage photographs and historic collections throughout its Art-Deco interior to learn about Omaha's early days, and make sure to grab a drink at the vintage soda fountain on your way out.
4. Henry Doorly Zoo
Fun for people of all ages, the Henry Doorly Zoo is often listed as one of the country's best zoos. It's just a short drive from accommodations near the University of Nebraska Omaha. Explore its Desert Dome, the world's largest indoor desert, to see recreations of three of the world's deserts.
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