If you’re heading down Nebraska way you’ll need to know which attractions of Omaha to stick on your visit list. The Big O, as it is known, is no ordinary place even if it doesn’t appear anywhere near the top of tourist destinations in the USA. Its favorable location made it a major transport hub in the country’s formative years but these days it is the home of Warren Buffet, and the city has enough billionaires and Fortune 500 companies per capita to put it in the top 10. Check out these attractions of Omaha.
1. Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters
Among the many attractions of Omaha is the commemorative Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters and the Mormon Pioneer Cemetery. In the winter of 1846 and 1848, the Mormons set up their winter headquarters in Omaha on their way to Salt Lake City. The Mormon Trail was used between 1864-1869. The Mormon Trail Center show details of the migration, including maps, a log cabin, a covered wagon and a cemetery. A great stop for those interested in both Mormon history and history in general.