Located in the heart of the Midwest
The Creative Center is located in a city with many notable attractions. It is located in northwest Omaha off I-680 in a growing business center. Shopping, apartment complexes, and bus routes are all within walking distance. Numerous part-time job opportunities are also available in the immediate area.
Omaha has a variety of visual and performing arts ranging from Ballet Omaha, the Joslyn Art Museum, and the Omaha Community Playhouse to the Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha, and the Orpheum Theater. The CenturyLink Center Omaha offers conventions for all ages and tastes as well as featuring concerts and sporting events in its arena.
Omaha boasts a multitude of multicultural restaurants as well as malls and culturally diverse shopping districts including the downtown Old Market, Oakview, Westroads, Crossroads, and Village Pointe shopping malls.
Just west of Omaha, visitors often frequent Mahoney State Park, which houses a variety of camping and hiking options, as well as an indoor activity center, golf, tennis, swimming, horseback riding, fishing, and the impressive Strategic Air and Space Museum.
The NCAA College World Series has taken place in Omaha for over 50 years and continues to be a major event each June. In 2011, the CWS moved to its new home at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, a brand new baseball park located downtown across from the CenturyLink Center Omaha. The city and surrounding metro area also feature sporting events such as the Omaha Storm Chasers, a minor league baseball team; the Lancers, a semi-professional hockey team, and the Omaha Beef, a professional indoor football team.
Omaha is home to the world-renowned Henry Doorly Zoo which features several attractions such as: The Desert Dome – the world’s largest indoor desert exhibit; the Lied Jungle – the world’s largest enclosed rain forest, and Hubbard Gorilla Valley, a state-of-the-art gorilla complex including an S-shaped window to allow visitors “into” the complex. The zoo also runs a popular IMAX Theatre.