Summer Activities Near Omaha

The Best Summer Activities Near Omaha

Summer Is Meant for Adventure

As Omaha’s premier adventure outfitter, Elkhorn Outfitters is primed to make your summer the most enjoyable and unforgettable. Whether you’re looking for the challenge of mountain biking or to lazily float down the river with your friends, we’ve got you covered. Enjoying the outdoors in the summer has never been easier.

Summer Activities at Elkhorn Outfitters

Mountain Biking

Our guided tours are ideal for families and those who want to get a taste of mountain biking on Omaha’s best trails. With passionate local guides, we’ll ensure you have a great experience by providing coaching and instructions as you navigate the trails.

Paddle Boarding

Leave your worries behind and let Elkhorn Outfitters take care of everything you need for your time on the lake. Our crew will provide a training session to keep you safe on the water, and then it’s all yours to explore! Explore at your own pace with our staff nearby as a resource.

River Tubing

The Elkhorn River is the prime spot for tubing in Nebraska. If you’ve got a group of friends ready to hit the river, we’ve got what you need to chill out and enjoy the scenic relaxation. Getting on the river has never been easier.

Join Us at Our Annual Peddle Paddle Float Fest

Kick off your summer with a fun, friendly competition at our annual Peddle Paddle Float Fest. Start with a bike ride, cruise down the river, and end it all with a relaxing float. Add some adventure to your summer.

Peddle Paddle Float Fest

Where to Eat

Pitch Pizzeria

Pitch Pizzeria takes pizza up a notch with solid vibes and signature pies. Plus, you can get it by the slice all day, every day.

Block 16

Farm-to-table street food takes the classic burger to new levels. Perfect for refueling after a day on the river.

Taqueria Tijuana

You can never go wrong with Mexican food after a day of adventuring. This chill spot is a great place for authentic tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.

Saddle Creek Breakfast Club

If you need to charge up before hitting the river or the trail, Saddle Creek Breakfast Club has got you covered with innovative classics.

Places to Stay

Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel

A modern hotel in the heart of Omaha, the Cottonwood captures the spirit of the city’s heritage with a fresh take.

Magnolia Hotel

Experience first-class Midwestern hospitality in this unique hotel built in the historical Aquila Court Building, meant to mimic the Bargello palace in Italy.

The Offutt Manor

This historic boutique hotel is nestled in the Nebraska countryside, only a few minutes away from Elkhorn Outfitters.

Your Adventure Awaits

Ready to create an unforgettable adventure with summer activities near Omaha? Let us be your guide.

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About Elkhorn Outfitters

As Omaha’s premier adventure outfitter, we love to share our passion for the great outdoors and make the outdoors easy to enjoy for our fellow adventurers. From relaxing floats to heart-pumping mountain biking to the serenity of ice fishing, we provide the expertise, and you build the memories.

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