Why is Dr. Denenberg in Omaha?
Dr. Denenberg grew up in Omaha, and he
still likes it there, that's why.
Also, Omaha's a great place to live. The world doesn't revolve around
the coasts exclusively! Some of our attractions:
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo has
- the world's largest free-flight aviary
- North America's largest cat complex
- the world's largest indoor tropical rain forest
- North America's longest walk-through zig-zag aquarium. You look up
to see the sharks swim above you.
- hundreds of exotic animals from around the world
Omaha is home of StratCom, previously Strategic Air Command, on Offutt Air Force base. The
SAC Museum has aircraft and missile exhibits on the grounds.
Omaha is the yearly home of the NCAA College World Series.
Ever see 400,000 geese in one field? De Soto National Wildlife Refuge
is on the Canadian snow geese migration trail.
Omaha is one end of the original Union Pacific Railroad. The Union
Pacific Historical Museum has the largest diesel engine ever built.
Father Flanagan's Boys Town is in Omaha. They have many areas to
tour, along with the famous "he ain't heavy, Father, he's my
Omaha is one of very few cities in the
U.S. with two medical
Of all the states, Nebraska has one of the highest number of golf
courses per capita, and Omaha is home of the world's longest confirmed
hole-in-one (444 yards).
Across the Missouri river is the Wabash Trace, with the original Wabash
Depot, residing along a 65-mile-long biking trail.
- Omaha Symphony
- Nebraska Shakespeare Festival
- Opera Omaha
- Omaha Children's Museum
- University of Nebraska at Omaha's planetarium
- Other theaters, parks, museums, attractions
And, yes, we have traffic jams, too, but
then the light turns green and it all clears out.