Destination guide

The friendly area of Carter Lake awaits your stay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Carter Lake. This welcoming city is known for its zoo, shopping and restaurants. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Carter Lake

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Carter Lake a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hot Shops Art Center (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Dodge Riverside Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Omaha Children's Museum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Joe's Karting (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Henry Doorly Zoo (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carter Lake

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carter Lake is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Freedom Park Navy Museum (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lewis & Clark Landing (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Heartland of America Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Pioneer Courage Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Gene Leahy Mall (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carter Lake

The nearest airport is in Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Omaha, NE (MIQ-Millard), which is 11.9 mi (19.2 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Carter Lake?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Carter Lake:

  • West Omaha: 15 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 23 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 25 vacation rentals
  • Millard: 15 vacation rentals
  • North Omaha: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Carter Lake?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Carter Lake. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness Park: 122 vacation rentals
  • TD Ameritrade Park Omaha: 122 vacation rentals
  • Henry Doorly Zoo: 122 vacation rentals
  • Lewis & Clark Landing: 122 vacation rentals
  • Lake Manawa State Park: 114 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carter Lake listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carter Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Houses in Carter Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carter Lake include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 13 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Carter Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 75 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Carter Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.