Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is proud to call Omaha home. Here’s what you should know while you’re here.
- Omaha was founded in 1854.
- The city’s name comes from an American Indian tribe, meaning “those going against the wind or current.”
- Omaha is among the 50 largest cities in the US.
- The metro region is home to more than 900,000 people.
- As of 2021, Omaha is ranked #40 in the 100 “Best Places to Live” by U.S. News & World Report.
Source: Omaha Visitors Center; U.S. News & World Report
Where To Stay
The Carolyn Scott Rainbow House is a 56-room, overnight guest house for families who are coming to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center from more than 60 miles outside of Omaha.
Several nearby hotels offer discounts for Children’s patient families. For more information, contact Rainbow House at 402-955-7815.
Where To Eat
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center visitors have access to our on-site cafeteria, coffee bar, and vending machines.
Restaurants Around Town
Beyond our campus, Omaha has plenty of dining options to choose from. The Omaha Visitors Center is a great resource for finding local restaurants that feature all types of food — from classic American fare to fancy steakhouses.