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Carter Lake overview

Carter Lake is a friendly locale known for its sports, shops, and zoo. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Carter Lake might not have many attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find places to visit like Freedom Park Navy Museum and Hot Shops Art Center. In the surrounding area, you won't want to miss out on seeing TD Ameritrade Park Omaha and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

Where to stay in Carter Lake

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Carter Lake has the right hotel for you. There are 8 hotels in Carter Lake and you can shop as many as 225 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices starting at 35 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Carter Lake as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 13 4-star hotels from 79 USD per night
  • • 91 3-star hotels from 63 USD per night
  • • 30 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Carter Lake

Fly into Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from central Carter Lake.

What to see around Carter Lake

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • TD Ameritrade Park Omaha
  • • Mid-America Center
  • • Rosenblatt Stadium
  • • Putting Plus
  • • Werner Park
Known for its zoo, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Hot Shops Art Center
  • • Omaha Children's Museum
  • • Joe's Karting
  • • Henry Doorly Zoo
  • • Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters
The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Freedom Park Navy Museum
  • • Holland Performing Arts Center
  • • Omaha Civic Auditorium
  • • Joslyn Art Museum
  • • Orpheum Theater
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Westroads Mall
  • • Shadow Lake Towne Center
  • • Oak View Mall
  • • Village Pointe Shopping Center
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Freedom Park Navy Museum (0.9 mi/1.5 km from the city center)
  • • Hot Shops Art Center (1.3 mi/2.2 km from the city center)
  • • TD Ameritrade Park Omaha (1.4 mi/2.2 km from the city center)
  • • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (1.4 mi/2.2 km from the city center)
  • • Sacred Heart Parish Church (1.4 mi/2.3 km from the city center)

When to visit Carter Lake

If you're just starting to think about trip planning, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 13°F night
  • • April-June: 87°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.62 inches
  • • April-June: 11.89 inches
  • • July-September: 10.31 inches
  • • October-December: 4.84 inches