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Joe's Indoor Karting

2121 S. 32nd Street Council Bluffs, IA 51501

(712) 256-5278

Joe's offers fast and furious kart racing with European indoor karts racing up to speeds of 45 mph. Admission fee. See website for hours of operation.



1900 Madison Ave Council Bluffs, IA 51503

(712) 328-2374

From bowling to arcade games to dining on the patio with live music, Thunderbowl is not your typical bowling alley. Enjoy an evening of cosmic bowling on Friday and Saturday nights or take advantage of their "two dollar Tuesday" deals! True bowling enthusiasts can join leagues or host a birthday at the lanes. Thunderbowl's newest addition, The Gathering Room, is a prime spot to host your next event and their on-site restaurant, McCoy's Bar & Grill, is a great place to grab a bite to eat.

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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68017

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, located at 3701 South 10th Street. It can be accessed by I-80. It is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Its mission is conservation, research, recreation, and education.


AMC Star Council Bluffs 17 & IMAX Movie Theater

3220 23rd Avenue Council Bluffs, IA 51501

(888) AMC-4FUN

Located north of the Mid-America Center, this AMC offers 17 movie theaters and an IMAX. Among the amenities are recliners and 3-D films. Located off I-80/29, close to restaurants, casinos, and hotels.

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Bayliss Park & Veterans Plaza

1st Avenue & Pearl Street Council Bluffs, IA 51503

(712) 890-5291

This downtown green space is a hub for family activity. The park includes a fountain, performance space, veterans memorials, an interactive water feature with child-activated sprays, and other child-friendly, touchable art. The Veterans Plaza, dedicated on July 4, 2003, was sculpted by famed artist John Lajba. The wall lists those who died or are missing in action from the Civil War through Desert Freedom.

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Omaha Children's Museum

500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102 (402) 342-6164

The Omaha Children's Museum is a nonprofit learning and exploration space for young people located at 500 South 20th Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The museum has received a national award from the Association of Science and Technology Museums.


The Hub Fly Zone Trampoline Park

7 S 4th St, Suite 2, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

(712) 256-0701

The Hub Fly Zone is a premier trampoline park that features open bounce, platform stunt boxes, launch lanes, dunk hoops, dodge-ball court, and a battle beam to joust on.


Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park, 4250 River's Edge Parkway Council Bluffs, IA 51503

(712) 890-5291

The 3,000 foot-long and 15 foot-wide bridge opened on September 28, 2008, and connects Council Bluffs to Omaha, Nebraska across the Missouri River. It serves as a way for walkers, runners, and bicyclists to access 150 miles of trails within the metro. The bridge provides impressive views of the Missouri River and downtown Omaha. And don't forget to go "bobbing"—striking a pose while standing in two states at the same time! Handicapped accessible.

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The Durham Museum

801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108 (402) 444-5071

The Durham Museum is located at 801 South 10th Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the United States' western region. The museum is housed in Omaha's former Union Station.

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