Omaha Metro Guide 2014


Sports & recreation



Health & outreach


Arts & culture


Your guide to the best events and activities in and around Omaha.
Presented by the Omaha World-Herald.

Let us take you on a tour of Omaha.

You canít help but see good signs all around the metro area these days. If youíre looking for things to do and places to go, let The World-Herald be your guide. Featuring a collection of stories, data and lists to reflect what the eight-county metro area has to offer, Metro Guide is a resource to keep and return to throughout the year.


  • Metro Guide 2014: Striking art enhances and transforms Omaha
  • Fun facts and trivia
  • Online resources
  • Local chambers of commerce
  • Lay of the land
  • Diversions

  • Seven must-see Omaha attractions
  • Omaha shopping centers
  • Restaurants in Omaha: Tried, true and sometimes trendy
  • Omaha concert venues
  • Omaha's music scene has something for fans of every genre
  • Places to gamble in the Omaha area
  • Omaha bars and watering holes
  • 2014 and 2015 festivals and events
  • 7 great outings for Omaha families
  • History of Omaha
  • Sports & recreation

  • Omaha-area sports teams
  • Annual championships
  • On the sports scene
  • Baseball & softball fields
  • Parks & Gardens
  • State Parks & Recreation Areas
  • Nature areas
  • Campsites
  • Sports organizations
  • Public sports facilities
  • Golf courses
  • Upcoming running & walking events
  • Miniature golf
  • Where to skate in Omaha (on ice or otherwise)
  • Racing, flying and paintball in Omaha
  • Recreation trails in Omaha
  • Water fun
  • Fishing & lakes
  • Hunting, fishing & boating licenses
  • Communities

  • Boys town is 'a big family' that helps young people
  • Sarpy County: Bellevue shows patriotic price with Avenue of Flags
  • Cass County: Eagle Raceway aims to entertain
  • Washington County: Too Far North wows visitors with its Nebraska wines
  • Saunders County: Though steeped in history, Ashland embraces change
  • Dodge County: Airboat tours draw people from around the world
  • Pottawattamie County: Eagle of Honor statues pay tribute to veterans
  • Harrison County: Woodbine Festival is as American as apple pie
  • Mills County: 'Taco ride' a fun event with a beautiful view
  • Community organizations in Omaha
  • Public transportation options in Omaha
  • Taxes in Nebraska
  • Dog parks and pet licensing in Omaha
  • Community clubs
  • Community centers
  • What can I recycle in Omaha?
  • Public libraries near Omaha
  • Free public wi-fi in Omaha
  • Health & Outreach

  • Hospitals in the Omaha area
  • Helping agencies
  • Specialty hospitals, clinics
  • Hospice facilities
  • Mental health centers
  • Published by the Omaha World-Herald, August 2014