About Midtown Omaha
Midtown Omaha is an older, historically rich district of the city, located just west of downtown and in close proximity to major hotels, business centers and the popular dance lounges, bars, and other nightlife in the area. Famous for its tree lined streets, the neighborhood is home to a number of building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors to this part of town will find a culturally diverse population, a thriving economy, and plenty of sightseeing opportunities. There are a number of city parks in Midtown Omaha, and several new business and shopping centers have been created in recent years. Omaha is a city that offers visitors a plateful of interesting annual events from which to choose, and in both Midtown and the central business district a number of fine restaurants serve up a wide variety of cuisine. Midtown is primarily residential, and contains over a dozen churches that are part of the historical neighborhood. The local bus service allows for easy transportation to the downtown area for those who wish to spend an evening enjoying the nightlife of Omaha. The city has a good number of sporting venues and other arenas that are constantly hosting local and regional events. For those staying in the downtown hotels, a day trip to Midtown is a true history lesson and quite educational for young and old alike. Take in the modern atmosphere of Omaha?s central district, with its sleek architecture, restaurants and bars, and then head west to Midtown, where the historic past of the city comes to life.