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Council Bluffs overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that Council Bluffs has to offer, including its zoo, casinos, and restaurants. You'll enjoy the area's entertainment, live music, and museums. You can take in the local culture of Council Bluffs at Union Pacific Railroad Museum and RailsWest Railroad Museum. A stop at other sights like Squirrel Cage Jail and Bayliss Park will create memories.

Where to stay in Council Bluffs

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Council Bluffs has the right hotel for you. There are 24 hotels in Council Bluffs and you can shop as many as 233 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices as low as 36 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Council Bluffs as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 13 4-star hotels from 83 USD per night
  • • 91 3-star hotels from 60 USD per night
  • • 30 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Council Bluffs

Fly into Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the heart of Council Bluffs.

What to see around Council Bluffs

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Union Pacific Railroad Museum
  • • RailsWest Railroad Museum
  • • Western Historic Trails Center
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Squirrel Cage Jail
  • • Bayliss Park
  • • Historic General Dodge House
  • • Horseshoe Council Bluffs
  • • Joe's Karting

When to visit Council Bluffs

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

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