From savoring stacked Reuben sandwiches and stellar ramen to strolling one of the nation’s best zoos, Omaha is a must-see Midwest charmer.
In the mid-1850s, Omaha’s reputation as a stop for pioneers migrating to the coast earned it the nickname “Gateway to the West.” Since then, the city has grown into Nebraska’s largest metropolis — a thriving hub for agriculture and business that’s home to the headquarters of giants such as Berkshire Hathaway, Kiewit Corporation, and Mutual of Omaha. Since the University of Nebraska-Omaha and Creighton University also have campuses within city limits, there are also blossoming culinary and arts and culture scenes fueled by an energetic population of students and young professionals. Here is a guide to the Midwest gem — a perfect-sized city to explore in a weekend.
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