Explore exciting Omaha and Council Bluffs attractions

In addition to thoughtful guest services, the Country Inn & Suites in Carter Lake offers a prime location near the area's best attractions. Spend the day at Omaha's renowned Old Market district, where you can interact with street performers between museum tours, shopping excursions and meals at unique restaurants. If you're feeling lucky, head to the Ameristar Casino and try your hand at classic games of chance, or go a safer route and spend time with the animals at the Henry Doorly Zoo. Don't forget our free shuttle takes you to several destinations close to the hotel, including downtown Omaha and the Old Market.
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Ameristar Casino

2.49 mi / 4.01 km from the hotel
Do you feel lucky? Spend an evening at Ameristar Council Bluffs, a casino on the Missouri River where you can play slots and table games before heading to one of the on-site restaurants or bars.

Lauritzen Gardens

3.08 mi / 4.96 km from the hotel
Escape to a 100-acre botanical oasis along the banks of the Missouri River. In addition to its outdoor green spaces, Lauritzen Gardens features a 32,000-square-foot visitor center with floral displays, artwork, a gift shop and a café.

Union Pacific Railroad Museum

3.58 mi / 5.76 km from the hotel
Visit this museum to check out photographs, artifacts and hands-on exhibits detailing the history of the Transcontinental Railroad, completed in part by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1869.

Gerald R Ford Birthsite and Gardens

3.29 mi / 5.29 km from the hotel
Tour the birthplace of Gerald R. Ford, the 38th president of the United States. The location also includes a rose garden dedicated to his wife, Betty, and a conservation center with an exhibit on Ford's career that can be seen by appointment.

Joslyn Art Museum

2.05 mi / 3.3 km from the hotel
The Joslyn Art Museum boasts an expansive permanent collection of works by artists such as Monet, Titian and Renoir, along with Hudson River School landscapes, contemporary pieces and rotating special exhibits.

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

1.09 mi / 1.75 km from the hotel
Retrace the footsteps Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took in 1804 as they were guided by Sacajawea to the Pacific Coast. While the entire trail spans 11 states, the Omaha entrance offers a shorter, more leisurely hike.