Omaha Metro Guide 2013

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.

Welcome

  • Fun facts and trivia
  • Online resources
  • Local chambers of commerce
  • Lay of the land
  • Diversions

  • Seven must-see Omaha attractions
  • Omaha shopping centers
  • Omaha's best burger ... and 7 other food categories
  • 9 things to know about Omaha's music scene
  • Omaha concert venues
  • Places to gamble in the Omaha area
  • Omaha's best bars
  • 2013 and 2014 festivals and events
  • Family outings in Omaha
  • Take a tour of Omaha historical sites
  • Brad Dickson: Omaha - It's almost all here
  • Sports & recreation

  • 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
  • Running & walking
  • Miniature golf
  • Skating
  • Specialty sports
  • Recreation trails
  • Water fun
  • Fishing & lakes
  • Hunting, fishing & boating licenses
  • Communities

  • Douglas County
  • Sarpy County: Holy Family Shrine beckons Interstate travelers
  • Cass County
  • Washington County: Discover the past in museum, house and hall
  • Saunders County: Wahoo takes pride in its 'Five Famous Sons'
  • Dodge County
  • Pottawattamie County: Riverís Edge Park offers green space, light shows and more
  • Harrison County: Delight your senses at Loess Hills Lavender Farm
  • Mills County: 'Taco ride' a fun event with a beautiful view
  • Nebraska and Iowa Senators, Congressmen and state government information
  • Community organizations in Omaha
  • Public transportation options
  • How to license your pet in Omaha
  • Community clubs
  • Community centers
  • Drivers licenses, vehicle registration, marriage licenses
  • What can I recycle in Omaha?
  • Omaha Public libraries
  • Free public wi-fi in Omaha
  • Health & Outreach

  • Hospitals
  • Helping agencies
  • Specialty hospitals, clinics
  • Hospice facilities
  • Mental health centers
  • Published by the Omaha World-Herald, August 2013   •   Metro Guide staff list