Are you and your family thinking about taking a Summer staycation in Omaha this year? You might be, as this year’s summer has looked a bit different than previous summer’s. Start planning your summer staycation in Omaha with these kid-friendly, out-of-the-house activities.
What to Do On Your Summer Staycation in Omaha
Visit a Farm
Pam Nelson Produce |10505 N 234th Street Valley, NE 68064
Hours of Operation: Thursday-Sunday 9 AM-6 PM
Farm Maintenance Fee: $6/person, 2 and under FREE
Open for the season, and right outside Omaha’s city limits, Pam Nelson’s Produce offers families a true farm experience. Tour the farm, pick fresh produce, jump hay bales, get up and close to barnyard animals, and much more. This year, to ensure the safety of its guests and to ensure they operate at half capacity they are asking that all guests pre-pay for their farm pass in advance as well as select a time slot for visiting the farm. Buy a Ticket and Make a Reservation
Spend a Day Outside in Nature
Hitchcock Nature Center | 27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek, IA 51542
Park Hours: 6 PM-10 PM
Daily admission: $3.00/vehicle
On the opposite side of the city, spend a day exploring the great outdoors at Hitchcock Nature Center. Hike, bird watch, picnic, stargaze, or simply enjoy nature. Pay the $3.00/vehicle daily admission at the park gate in exact cash or with a check, or become a member of the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation for a full year of access to all Pottawattamie County Parks!
Watch a Movie Under the Stars
Ditmars Orchard and Vinyard | 19475 225th St., Council Bluffs, IA
When: Every Friday through July 31st. Movie begins at Dusk.
Admission: FREE for the whole family
Make the short drive from Omaha to Council Bluffs to see a movie under the stars at Ditmars Orchard and Vineyard. Every Friday through July 31st (besides July 3rd) the orchard is providing a FREE, kid-friendly outdoor movie. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs! *No outside food or drinks, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase* Check out their Facebook page for updates on which movie will be playing each Friday!
Cool Down with Shaved Ice
Hoagie’s Hawaiian Ice-Tropical Snow | 1910 N 168th St, Omaha, Nebraska 68118
Hours of Operation: 12 PM-9 PM
Top your Summer Staycation off with shaved ice at Hoagie’s Hawaiian Ice. Located at the corner of 168th and Blondo in Omaha, Hoagie’s Hawaiian Ice offers over 70 flavors of shaved ice. From peach to raspberry daiquiri to strawberry and passion fruit, you’ll be sure to find a snow cone flavor that each family member will enjoy!
The Legacy Private School in Omaha Advantage
A New Choice in Education
Take A Tour
Thank you for your interest in Legacy School. We encourage you to schedule a tour and see what makes our school unique! Classes, differentiated instruction and high academic standards all in a private school setting. Our 11 acres of land provide an outdoor education you will not see anywhere else. We invite you to come tour our school today!
Legacy School sits on 11 acres of land, allowing for expressive, outdoor educational experiences for all students. Our outdoor learning and playing space allows for real world experiences that cannot be found anywhere else. We utilize our unique location, with 11 acres of land for outdoor education and outdoor play, thus giving students a chance to spend more time in an outdoor education setting. New to Legacy School is a barnyard that holds both chickens and goats and a farm to table garden.
We are proud to unveil our new Legacy School Scholarship Program. Students who attend Legacy from 1st-6th grade are eligible for a $500 scholarship towards higher learning. This scholarship can be used for college or trade school upon graduation from high school. With that said, we are very excited to give back to our students as we know each child has the potential to succeed at whatever goal they set for themselves. We can’t wait to help your student celebrate their high school accomplishments and for them to continue onto their higher education journey.