Monthly Archives: December 2019

National Building Museum

National Building Museum **EXHIBITS CLOSED UNTIL MARCH 2020** THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM INSPIRES CURIOSITY ABOUT THE WORLD WE DESIGN AND BUILD. - National Building Museum Welcome to The National Building Museum, the museum of architecture, design, engraving, construction, and urban planning that is located within the heart of our nation's capital. Designed itself in the…
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Bureau of Engraving & Printing – DC

Bureau of Engraving & Printing Welcome to Washington D.C's Bureau of Engraving & Printing, or BEP for short. Located in the heart of our nation's capital, this tour and visitor center teaches guests all about United States paper currency. There is only one other BEP location, and that is in Fort Worth, Texas. During your…
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Lake Manawa

Lake Manawa About 13 miles southeast of Omaha, across the Missouri River, you will find Lake Manawa State Park, the 1,529-acre parkland that holds the ever-popular 772-acre Lake Manawa. This is the 'premier boating spot in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area' and provides seemingly endless outdoor recreation options for visitors. Here are just a handful of…
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Museum of Art-DeLand

Museum of Art-DeLand Welcome to the Museum of Art-DeLand, the Florida art museum known for its 'eclectic range of fine art, including regional works and sculptures'. This museum is host to several different rotating exhibits, gallery talks, receptions, educational programs, master artist workshops, and special events each year, with two different museum locations, one near…
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Mt. Crescent Ski Area

Mt. Crescent Ski Area Where your outdoor adventure begins! Welcome to the Mt. Crescent Ski Area, the #1 place to learn to ski and snowboard and to sled! Located just 15 miles northeast of Omaha within the mountainous terrain of the Iowa Bluffs, this fun winter sports wonderland is perfect for any visiting groups looking…
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Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Union Pacific Railroad Museum Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, just 5 minutes from Omaha across the Missouri River, you will find the Union Pacific Railroad Museum. This history museum features unique interactive exhibits covering the Union Pacific Railroad, one of the most influential transportation systems of its time. This museum is free and opens each…
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Lewis & Clark Landing

Lewis & Clark Landing While in Omaha take your student group to the Lewis and Clark Landing, the 23-acre public park that sits along the riverwalk of the scenic Missouri River. This historically important site commemorates the original Lewis and Clark landing in 1804. Learn all about these explorers at the Lewis and Clark National…
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Heartland of America Park

Heartland of America Park ***Currently closed for renovations, set to reopen 2023. For a nice change of pace and an excuse to stretch those legs during your Omaha outing be sure to stop at the Heartland of America Park. This 31-acre public park runs right through the heart of Omaha, sitting along the Missouri River,…
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Fontenelle Forest

Fontenelle Forest If your student group is looking for some exercise, fresh air, and outdoor education while in Omaha visit Fontenelle Forest, the 2100 acre nature zone near Bellevue, Nebraska. Fontenelle Forest features the Neale Woods Nature Center, various hiking trails through the forest, school education programs and camps, a gift shop, and several different…
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Holy Family Shrine

Holy Family Shrine One of the most architecturally gorgeous structures in all of Nebraska awaits you on the outskirts of Gretna, Nebraska; the Holy Family Shrine. This spectacular 'church of glass' is just about 3o minutes from Omaha and features unique beauty within a peaceful and spiritual setting. This holy place is meant for travelers…
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