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Easy Day Trips Around Omaha

Whether you are already living in Omaha, considering moving to Omaha, or just spending a few days out in the Cornhusker State, you may be considering a weekend getaway, or an easy day trip out of Omaha to switch up the routine. Fortunately, the Omaha movers at All My Sons Moving & Storage have all the best destinations for simple day trips around Omaha for you and your family to enjoy.

Lincoln Nebraska

Lincoln is a very popular destination for a day trip around Omaha. It’s located about an hour southwest of the city, and there’s no shortage of things to do here. Lincoln offers plenty of fun activities such as the State Capitol, the Haymarket District, the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Pioneer’s Park, the International Quit Museum, Morrill Hall, Sunken Botanical Gardens, and Husker sports.

Ashland, Nebraska

Ashland is about 30 minutes southwest of Omaha. Here, you can enjoy Mahoney State park, the Nebraska Wildlife Safari, and the Strategic Air & Space Museum. Each of these day trip destinations are perfect for families with kids.

Mahoney State Park is a favorite of the Omaha movers at All My Sons. This state park offers several attractions year-round, including bicycling, hiking, waterslides, golfing, campgrounds, picnic areas, boat rentals, fishing, paddle boating, horseback riding, tennis courts, and various nature programs.

Missouri Valley, Iowa

Located approximately 30 minutes north of Omaha, Missouri Valley in Iowa is a great destination to get in touch with nature. Visitors can check out the Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, located along the banks of the Missouri River. Over 2,000 acres of wetland you’ll get the chance to see unique wildlife in their natural habitat. 

Missouri Valley is also home to Loess Hills Lavender Farm, beautiful grounds with a breathtaking display of flowers and fresh aromas. Omaha movers say the one hour drive to Missouri Valley is worth it.

Nebraska City, Nebraska

Nebraska City is approximately 50 minutes south of Omaha. Here you can find Arbor Day Farm, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, the Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard, and the Wildwood Golf Course.

Waterloo, Nebraska

Waterloo is only 30 minutes west of Omaha and offers our favorite attraction: Two Rivers State Recreation Area. Two Rivers is a 622-acre high density recreation area, with 302 acres of water. Two Rivers has endless activities including fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, beaches, hunting, wildlife viewing and campsites – the perfect day trip around Omaha for families and friends of any age.

Each one of these recommended destinations from All My Sons Moving & Storage give you and your family the opportunity to enjoy a day trying something new, while making it possible to return to the comfort of your very own home at night.