Nebraska is a state that is off the radar to many. Many people looking for a place to go explore and see sights often opt for the more famous and expensive cities. There is however, much to see and do in Nebraska. Omaha and Lincoln are two cities in Nebraska that can satisfy even the most discerning traveler. Here is what these two cities have to offer.
The Omaha Zoo has the largest indoor rain forest in all of North America. What is great about the indoor rain forest at the Omaha Zoo is that you can walk directly among many tropical birds and other animals right beside you. The Omaha Zoo also contains the world’s largest indoor desert zoo exhibition. There are replicas of an African, Australian and American desert complete with plants and animals. This is one zoo that you do not want to miss exploring!
Also located in Omaha, Nebraska is the Jocelyn Museum of Art. This is an old and historic museum that was established all the way back in 1931. It features an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures made by American artists. Anybody looking to explore American Art should definitely stop by the Jocelyn Museum of Art. The museum itself is considered to be an architectural masterpiece and historic site as well.
Omaha also has many great restaurants to dine at. Dante Ristorante Pizzeria offers unique pizzas and other dishes such as duck pate and rabbit roulade. The Dundee Deli has hundreds of different scotches, bourbons and brandies. It is also famous for its fish and chips.
Lincoln, Nebraska features different kinds of attractions than in Omaha. Licorice International is a candy shop that features all kinds of licorice themed candies. Looking for a place to stay in Nebraska? The Cornhusker Hotel retains a uniquely western, Nebraskan charm that will delight visitors. Lincoln also has a famous French restaurant called The Normandy, which was founded by a French and Nebraskan-American couple.