Downtown Omaha is an ideal location to explore on a Sunday afternoon.
- Plentiful parking (free)
- Great signage-attraction name and distance by # of blocks
- Free public art, including dancing fountains
- Low volume traffic
- Sidewalk musicians in the Old Market
- Excellent brunch and lunch spots
Park. Walk. Explore these 5 locations.
We did recently, in this order, stopping for a beverage in the Capitol District while watching several innings of the Big 10 College Baseball Playoff. We can testify to the delicious ice cream cones from Dolci in the Old Market.
Pioneer Courage Park
Address: 1601 Dodge Street
Pioneer Courage Park, in combination with Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness, consists of over 100 individual bronze pieces and covers six city blocks in downtown Omaha.
This Omaha attraction is the combination of two sculpture parks which have come together to form the LARGEST bronze sculpture in the world.
Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness
Address: 1400 Capitol Avenue
Address: 225 North 12th Street
Address: 1100 Howard Street
Address: 1209 Jackson Street
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