Attractions, activities and places worth visiting
First time in Omaha? You’re in for a treat. Returning traveler? The city’s eager to flaunt what’s new. Located at the gateway of the revitalized Blackstone District and just a quick drive to downtown, the Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel is your perfectly situated launching point.
It seems every day, Omaha is elevating its cool factor with hip bars, world-class restaurants and a buzzing art scene. Take your kids to the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium or Omaha Children’s Museum. Stroll the Lauritzen Gardens. See the world-class collection at the Joslyn Art Museum. Soak in some Western Americana at the Durham Museum. Our team of local experts stands ready to help you curate a lively and unforgettable visit.
If you’re here for work, you’ll find yourself just steps from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and near Berkshire Hathaway headquarters, Kiewit and Mutual of Omaha. Midtown Omaha also has quick interstate access, with typically light traffic, so you can easily mix business and pleasure during your time here.
A gateway to the Blackstone District, we are located just a quick drive from downtown.
Museum + Art Galleries
Set off for an adventure full of local art and history to one of the many museums and galleries all worth exploring near The Cottonwood Hotel.
Whether you’re looking to catch a symphony, a Broadway show, or a great band, we’re happy to direct you toward Omaha’s best performing arts events.
With the NCAA college world series, international caliber equestrian events, and lively Omaha Union soccer games, there are plenty of sporting events to keep you cheering.
Visit America’s biggest indoor rainforest, and explore the largest aquarium within a zoo.
Plan your visit to Creighton University or the University of Nebraska Omaha.