Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1614 Antique City Drive
Walnut, IA 51577
Phone: (712) 784-2233
Fax: (712) 784-2235
1614 Antique City Drive, Walnut, IA, US, 51577
- Phone: (712) 784-2233
- Fax: (712) 784-2235
Flora and fauna from around the world cover 75 acres just south of downtown Omaha. Visitors do not have to be experts to appreciate the beauty. This attraction focuses on educating both children and adults. First launched in 1982, the site now features the Robert H. Storz Family Rose Garden, an arboretum and herb garden. A children's garden offers additional activities.
Nestled amidst the architectural variety of downtown Omaha, this park and urban playground is a magnet for both locals and visitors. Home to the annual Holiday Lights Festival, this 10 acre well-designed attraction has walking paths, lagoons, waterfalls, amphitheater, sculpture and gardens.The sandy playground and horseshoe pit mean more fun for kids. Just a few blocks from the Old Market with free admission, it is a great place for just a stroll.
Though this stadium belongs to the Creighton University, it's located a little away from the campus. It gets its name from Rev. Fr. Michael G. Morrison, S.J.—former President of the university. Today it is home to the Blue Jay soccer team. The University has been running a unique campaign. Donor bricks are available for 100USD on which you can engrave a message. These bricks will be placed permanently on the concourse walkway, visible to the visitors.
Readers of Disney-owned Family Fun Magazine recently named this the "#1 Family Friendly Vacation Spot in the U.S." After visiting, you will understand why. Where else can you stroll through the world's largest man-made jungle; view sharks and other deep sea inhabitants through a glass-enclosed, walk-through tunnel; take a Lozier IMAX Theatre adventure to the top of Mt. Everest; and view hundreds of birds flying freely in a mesh aviary the size of four football fields; all in one afternoon?
This city golf course features nine holes and bent grass with water in play. The par 35 makes it a solid game for golfers of all skill levels. As with many other small, public courses, there is no driving range or putting green. A clubhouse does offer refreshments and snacks. What it lacks in luxuries, the course makes up for in price.
Fairways averaging 200 yards keep play at a fast pace. Experienced golfers will find the mature greens quite manageable. The course dates back to 1934, making it one of the city's oldest. No on-site driving range is available, but a putting green helps players work on their short game. No credit cards are accepted.
Watch the mystery of natural events unfold before you. This popular wooded area occupies 1400 acres of beautiful Nebraska forest and floodplains situated along the Missouri River. Sixteen miles of trails meander through picturesque land for hikers and birdwatchers. The visitor center offers interactive educational exhibits, a one-mile wheelchair-accessible boardwalk, a gift shop and more. Facilities for parties, meetings and receptions are also available.
This is one of few country club courses currently open to the public. Mature trees create a challenging environment, but the layout is that of an executive course. The par 67 totals 4521 yards from the blue tees. Players may miss the convenience of a driving range, however, they can make adjustments to their short game on the practice green.
The City of Omaha keeps this course well-maintained. Bermuda grass is the main medium, with 18 holes in play. Total yardage on this par 72 equals 6,799. All golfers have access to the clubhouse. Golf carts are available for an additional $9. Tee times can be reserved seven days in advance. Cash or checks are accepted, but no credit cards.
Caniglia Field is the lavish football facility of University of Nebraska in Omaha. It has a total capacity of 9500 seats. It's home to the UNO Mavericks College Football Team. The venue often hosts NCAA's Division II football matches. Overlooking the campus, it is one of the major attractions of the University of Nebraska. Since 1949, it has been the place where tomorrow's football stars have vowed audiences. The stadium has witnessed as many as 8 Championship crownings of the Mavericks. When not in use by the college, it is available for private events.
This ice skating facility is fun for the whole family, with a standard size hockey rink, heated viewing area, adult drop-in hockey sessions, children's hockey leagues and more. Hitchcock also offers public skating, ice skating lessons, private ice rental and special hockey workshops stressing various strategies of play. Metro Classic Adult Learn to Play Hockey, a special program especially for adults 21 years and older, examines the basics of hockey taught by professional instructors.
Here is the perfect place to spend a sunny day. Boating, sailing and fishing top the list of favorite activities, but you do not have to go in the water to have fun. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the view or kick back on a bench and relax. Steep sledding hills and cross-country skiing draw people here in the winter. A campground makes this lake unique, with 57 spots complete with electricity for RVs. Tents are also welcome. Admission is free; however, there is a charge for camping facilities.