15 FUN activities to do in Omaha
Family Fun… OPTI Style!
Summer is a great time for taking the kids out and partaking in new and exciting adventures! Or… just doing something fun with anyone! All out of ideas you say? Never fear… OPTI is here! Our Physical Therapists have compiled a list of things to do in Omaha not only for the family, but also just for some good plain fun! Now go forth and seek adventure!
Gene Leahy Mall slides– Don’t forget the cardboard or wax paper to sit on for ultimate speed!
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium – Ranked the World’s best zoo and right at your fingertips… why not check it out!
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge – Have some fun and be in two states at once with one foot in Nebraska and the other in Iowa.
Memorial Park – Run around, play catch, kick the ball around, or have a picnic!
Outdoor Movies – Check out this list of free (or almost free) outdoor movies around town!
Omaha Area Spray grounds and Splash Parks – Fun for the whole family! http://familyfuninomaha.com/omaha-spraygrounds/
Cheer on the Omaha Storm Chasers – Enjoy a game at Werner Park
Zip line at Mt. Crescent
Kids Bowl Free – Click the link for many area locations
Frisbee golf – Seymour Smith Park, Hummel Park, Lake Cunningham, Aspen Park in Bellevue.
Rent bicycles – Ride around in the Old Market, Aksarben, and more!
Farmers market – Old Market every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. until mid October. Aksarben Farmer’s Market every Sunday from 9:00am – 1:00p.m. until mid October.
Joslyn Art Museum – If you’re feeling artsy,
Standing Bear Lake – The day-use only facility offers a playground, fishing, no-wake boating, 3.3 miles of hiking and bicycling trails, a field for radio-controlled model airplanes, picnic area and picnic shelters.
Benson – The Benson strip is the new and upcoming hot spot for Omaha night life. Enjoy their many restaurants, bars, and summer events.
Katie Cordery, PT, DPT Brent Cordery, PT, DPT Sara Loeffelholtz Palinski, PT, DPT Marc Hunley, PT, DPT
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