144th Street Trail
Paved trail that follows the grade of the street, stretching up and down hills, to connect Standing Bear Lake in Omaha to Springfield, including Chalco Hills Recreation Area.
Visitors to our new facility in Omaha, Nebraska will have a chance to see the world’s largest Barn Quilt Block (17') and will be treated to a tour of the AccuQuilt offices. You’ll meet the team, stroll through the AccuQuilt Quilt Gallery – a must-stop every time you’re in Omaha to see new exhibits – and AccuQuilt’s state-of-the-art quilting studio. Finish up your tour with a walk through the warehouse and a stop at the coffee bar.
Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium/Schramm State Recreation Area
Home to the exceptional Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, this 330-acre state recreation area located along the Platte River offers spectacular views, three miles of hiking paths, and an interesting history of fishing activity in Nebraska. The site of the state's first fish hatchery (1882), the old hatch house is now a fishing management museum. Inside the aquarium, 12 viewing tanks offer an amazing glimpse into underwater wildlife. Outside, nature's bounty provides the perfect spot for picnicking and exploring.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch
Fun times are ripe for the picking! An outdoor adventure awaits as you pick your own berries and pumpkins. Come for strawberries in June, raspberries in September, and pumpkins in September and October. Hayrack rides, a playground, and a rental barn are also available.
Bellevue Little Theatre
For those in search of live performance art, the Bellevue Little Theatre—now in its 43rd season—is a treasured find. Throughout the year, experience award-winning community theater set in the heart of Old Towne Bellevue. Performances are on weekends
Bellevue Loop Trail
The Keystone Trail connects to the Bellevue Loop at Highway 370 and 25th Street. This trail runs through Haworth Park in Bellevue. Trailhead parking is at either 13th Street & Capehart Road or Harlan Lewis Rd.
Bellevue Pioneer Cemetery
A tour of this cemetery is a history lesson through time. View the final resting places of many of the families who pioneered Bellevue. Among those buried here are Fenner Ferguson, the first chief justice of the Nebraska Territory; Big Elk, a prominent chief of the Omaha tribe; and archeologist and artist Dr. Gilder.
Brass Armadillo Antique Mall
Everything you need in one place. 9 stores, 16 services, 4 restaurants.
Worlds foremost outfitter, quality merchandise, 128,000 ft showroom is an entertainment attraction with museum quality animal displays and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats, also a huge aquarium. Lots. lots more!
Feel the rush at Defy Gravity—Nebraska's premier family fun entertainment destination. With more than 6,000 square feet of fun, Defy Gravity is the all-in-one play place where you can open jump, play trampoline dodge ball or trampoline volleyball, go to trampoline fitness classes, conquer a laser maze and try your hand at the Quarterback Challenge—our newest attraction.
Eagle Hills Golf Course
This 18-hole complex comprises two 9-hole layouts: The Links and The Meadows. The Links is an executive course built on a hillside and surrounding flatland. The Meadows is a par-3 course designed like The Links except without the uphill or downhill lies.
Built in 1856, the Fontenelle Bank today houses a unique collection of early Bellevue memorabilia including an original walk-in vault, exhibits depicting the city's history, and rare samples of Greek-revival Italianate styling. A year after the bank's founding, it closed, and the building became the Sarpy County Courthouse. In 1875 it became Bellevue City Hall.
Enjoy 1,400 acres of woods, wetlands, and waterways along 19 miles of walking trails, including two all-access boardwalks. Nestled amid the scenic bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, the forest offers spectacular scenery and an educational view into the area's wildlife and natural habitat. In the Nature Center, discover hands-on exhibits and live animal displays.
Fontenelle Hills Country Club
Built into the hillsides of the Fontenelle Hills area of Bellevue, Nebraska, Fontenelle Hills is a short, aesthetically pleasing course. It features heavily wooded narrow fairways, mainly of which have sharp hillside drop-offs along their edges. The turf is well-groomed and its large greens are in great shape.
Fontenelle Hills is a fun course that will test your finesse.
A 400 acre working farm on the largest oxbow along the Missouri River in Bellevue. Experience our Farm, Lewis & Clark, Living History, Outdoor Narure Classroom, Starlab Planetarium, Animals on the Go, Outdoor Education, and Team Challenge programs by reservation. Open to the general public for families during our Fun Family Saturdays, Fall Festival, and Trick or Treat Events. Available for birthday parties and outdoor weddings, These are from April through October each year.
Check web site and facebook for details of these events. Facility has an indoor classroom and educational center.
Grotto at Saint Columbans
Haworth Park features 153 acres of park land with a concession stand, public boat launch & RV pads equipped with electric hookups. Nearby is a fishing pond, picnic tables & grills, shelters, a playground. restrooms, 3 soccer fields, 4 basketball courts, 2 lighted tennis courts, 2 lighted softball diamonds & a sand volleyball court
Hidden Valley Driving Range
Historic Log Cabin
A treasure trove of history, this cabin is believed to have been built in the 1830s. The home has changed hands just a few times with only three families occupying it between 1856 and 1950. The most recent resident lived there for more than 50 years without indoor plumbing or electricity.
Holy Family Shrine
Situated high atop a hill overlooking the scenic Platte Valley, the Holy Family Shrine is a 23-acre site offering travelers a welcome spot for rest, relaxation, and reflection. Colorful gardens and stone paths surround the visitor's center and chapel. Take Exit 432, turn south on U.S. Highway 31, and go 1 mile past the Flying J to Pflug Road. Turn west on Pflug Road.
Inspired Bride - Gown & Event Consignment
Need a better way to buy and sell items for your wedding & events? Be inspired by our bridal gowns, shoes, accessories, event decor, mothers, bridesmaid, cocktail, and prom dresses. Regardless of size, budget, or situation, our goal is to provide a casual and fun environment. This is an eco-friendly, affordable way to shop for that special day.
Keystone/Bellevue Loop Trail
The Keystone Trail connects to the Bellevue Loop at Highway 370 and Capehart Road. It is paved and very flat except for its underpasses which allow users to safely cross all major streets. Trailhead parking is at 48th Street and Cornhusker Road.
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Trail
16 interpretive sites along the Missouri River in Nebraska and Iowa.
Lucky Bucket Brewing Company/Cut Spike Distillery
COME TASTE THE NECTAR OF THE GODS Mead, has a history that goes back more than 8,000 years, its believed to be the world's oldest alcoholic drink. It's a fermented beverage made from honey, water and yeast. It can be created in an almost limitless array of varieties including Melomel (fruit or fruit juice ) , Cyser (apples), Capsumel (chile peppers), and Metheglins (spices ). Mead has a distinct flavor and aroma not found in wine or beer. We welcome you to stop by our tasting room to enjoy our hand crafted Meads. Tasting room available evenings and weekends and available for private parties. Free Tours of the production facility are now offered at 1:00pm on Saturdays and include samples.
MOPAC Trailhead and Nature Center
Runs from Schram Road to Springfield and south to the Platte River. This trail also runs through Lincoln and will extend south to South Bend and north to Omaha in the near future.
Nature & History Trail
Haworth Park, Bellevue. More than 2 miles of trails that run through beautiful woods and along the edge of the Missouri River. Entrance to the trail is on the north side of Hwy 370, just west of the Bellevue Bridge
Nebraska Brewing Company
Located in Papillion's Shadow Lake Town Centre, Nebraska Brewing Company is a relaxed dining destination complemented by incredible, fresh handcrafted ales. Locally owned and operated, it's our aim to share our passion for beer and food with everyone who walks through the door. Our knowledgeable staff will assist you in creating the perfect beer and food combination. Oh, and on your way out, be sure to grab a growler of one (or two) of our fine ales.
Nebraska Crossing Outlets
I-80 at exit 432 in Gretna. Visit Sarpy County's newest shopping destination. From Adidas to Wilson's Leather, these outlet stores have something for everyone and all ages. Visit their website for a complete listing of stores and dining options.
Offutt Air Force Base
The site of the U.S. Strategic Air Command (SAC), Offutt Air Force Base is regarded as one of the highest-level military installations in the nation. In fact, it was here that President Bush flew the day after the September 11 attacks in 2001. The base—home to the 55th Wing since 1966—supports several vital national defense organizations. The wing staff includes several hundred people who provide support in a number of areas including communications, logistics, operations, and mission support.
Old Presbyterian Church
Step inside this historic building and you're standing in the oldest church building in the state of Nebraska. Nineteenth-century oak pews, antique stained-glass windows, and summer gardens adorn the 150-year-old building.
Omaha and Southern Railroad Depot
Back in the mid 1800s, this depot was a hub for commerce and travel. Today, the building stands at a new location adjacent to the Sarpy County Historical Museum. Step inside and discover a pot belly cast iron stove, Morse code telegraph keys, an oak railroad station clock, oak station waiting benches, trunks, maps, pictures, and a station safe.
Papio Bay Aquatic Center
Jump into summertime fun via five acres of swimming and recreational resources. Enjoy the zero-depth pool, two waterslides, one- and three-meter diving boards, sand volleyball, a sand play area, grass or patio sunning areasa nd four baseball fields. Three fields have 300’ fences, while the other has a 390’ fence. Young children will especially enjoy the wading pool with a frog slide. Concessions and a bathhouse are also available. Open seven days a week, Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Papio Fun Park
There’s something for everyone—laser tag, go-kart racing, miniature golf, batting cages, water wars, an arcade, trampoline games, and more. Bring the whole gang and spend the day. Group packages and wristbands are available as are snacks and prizes. It’s the place to be for all your fun all year long!
Papio Greens Golf Course
Once Nebraska's only public 18-hole, par-3 course, Papio Greens is now privately managed by Evergreen Alliance Golf Ltd. Still open to the public, Papio Greens offers a water-engulfed driving range, league play, PGA instructors, junior golf programs, and a full-featured clubhouse.
Platteview Country Club
Get a lesson on history in this one-room schoolhouse built in 1890. The school was constructed south of the township of Portal, Nebraska, in Sarpy County. Due to frequent flooding, the town was abandoned with most of the residents moving to nearby Papillion.
Prairie Queen Recreation Area
Recognized as one of the top 10 quilt shops in the nation, the Quilted Moose located in Gretna, NE is your source for patterns, fabrics, notions, and even classes. We carry specialty brands such as Jo Morton fabrics, Moda fabrics, and much more. So pull up a chair and browse through our site, if you need any help feel free to send us a message.
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Sarpy County Historical Museum
Trace the history of Sarpy county from the original American Indians to its present-day residents. Exhibits include the history of the fur traders and missionaries, period rooms, early agricultural pursuits, and a scale model of Fort Crook—now Offutt Air Force Base.
Tour the nineteenth-century farmhouse of German immigrant Johann Sautter, a prominent Papillion resident. Sautter lived in the home from the 1860s to 1916, farming up to 800 acres. He was also a charter member of First Lutheran Church.
Shadow Lake Towne Center
Shadow Lake Towne Center integrates a combination of home, fashion, grocery, discount & lifestyle retailing into one convenient location. We provide a wide selection of shopping opportunities & restaurants in an easily accessible environment. The center will offer a comfortable, welcoming environment, which showcases an architectural scheme inspired by actual historic building in the Omaha region. More than 70 stores, restaurants, and services.
Shoppes at Market Point
Soaring Wings Vineyard & Brewing
Located on a high hill overlooking the picturesque Platte River Valley, Soaring Wings Vineyard is quickly becoming one of the best wineries in the Midwest. Stop by for tours and tasting and pick up a bottle of award-winning wine. Brewing operations started August 2011. Open year round.
Springfield Old Fashioned Soda Fountain
Chocolate and whipped cream and sprinkles, oh my! Dive into an old-fashioned ice-cream experience at Sarpy County's only true soda fountain. Located in historic Springfield Drug, the charming atmosphere and delightful treats will satisfy the entire family.
From the day the doors opened at Sumtur Amphitheater, this beautiful jewel quickly became a popular destination location in the City of Papillion. This multi-use venue has been used to show free movies to the community, has hosted free summer concert series to patrons, has been host to several ticketed music and theater events, high school musical concerts, theater camps, church services and concerts, local music talent, weddings and so much more!
Tara Hills Golf Course
The Bell Place Shoppes
The Bell Place Shoppes is the home to several local shops and artists in downtown Papillion.
The Stave - Wine & Cheese Parlour
The Stave - Wine & Cheese Parlour, in Papillion, NE, is the area's leading restaurant serving Papillion, La Vista and the surrounding areas. We offer wine and cheese service, lobster rolls, smoked pork, craft beers and much more. For all your restaurant needs, visit The Stave - Wine & Cheese Parlour, in Papillion.
Tiburon Golf Club
Tregaron Golf Course
Twin Creek Cinema - Marcus Theaters
The Marcus Twin Creek Cinema is a premiere entertainment destination featuring 16 auditoriums, each with comfortable DreamLounger™ recliner seating. There’s two UltraScreen DLX® auditoriums, which have massive screens, Dolby® Atmos® sound and the DreamLounger recliners. Plus there’s plenty of food and beverage choices including a Take Five® Lounge for casual dining; a Zaffiro’s Express, known for its freshly-made, THINCREDIBLE® pizza and more; and three Big Screen Bistro Express auditoriums, which offer full-service, in-theatre dining.
The theatre is located in Bellevue, NE just North of the intersection of Highway 370 and 36th Street.
Vala's Pumpkin Patch
If it’s fall in Sarpy County, it’s Vala’s Pumpkin Patch time. September through October, experience rural beauty and interactive fun at this wildly popular pick-your-own farm. Take a hayrack ride to the pumpkin field. Settle in for a story in the storybook barn. Sample delicious food at more than a dozen food and beverage locations. There’s also scheduled live entertainment, a petting corral, and a country bakery and gift shop.
Walnut Creek Lake/Recreation Area
The recreation area features three miles of hiking and biking trails, boat dock and ramp, picnic and playground areas, 3.5 mile equestrian trail, wildlife management area, fishing pier, and a lake island for fishing. Fish species include – bluegill, largemouth bass, catfish, crappie and walleye.
Wehrspann Lake/Chalco Recreation Area
Weiss Sculpture Garden and Studio
Witness great art in the making while experiencing the natural beauty of this two-acre retreat. Formal and informal gardens showcase the work of Carl Weiss and several other local and regional artists. From fountains to furniture to amazing sculptures, a kaleidoscope of beauty awaits.
Home to the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. If you're looking to hold a unique and memorable event, Werner Park is just the place! With 6,434 fixed seats, the ballpark can accommodate a maximum of 9,023 people for baseball games and other events due to a spacious berm and standing room areas. Werner Park is conveniently located in the metro area near I-80 in Papillion, Nebraska. This exciting new venue offers state of the art audio and visual equipment, concession areas, plenty of on-site parking and the venue sprawls over an area of 31 acres.
West Papio Trail
The Papillion stretch of the trail runs 5.5 miles from Lincoln and Laredo Roads southeast to 36th Street in Bellevue. It also connects to the Walnut Creek Lake and Recreation Area
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., this course combines plenty of lakes & trees to protect its smaller greens. Military restrictions.
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