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Omaha–Storm Chasers, Wildlife Safari, Bob Bridge

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Over Labor Day weekend, we took a trip to Omaha. We wanted to go to Omaha in order to attend a baseball game played by the Royals Triple-A Affiliate team, the Omaha Storm Chasers. While in Omaha, we also went to the Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, the Labor Day parade, and for a walk to Iowa across the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

The Wildlife Safari is a drive-through park, with areas where you can get out and walk to see more animals. While we have been to the Omaha Zoo a few times, we had not been to this park before.

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The baseball game was that night. It was the 2nd to last game of the season. All of the Storm Chasers mascots were greeting excited fans like Simon!

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The game itself was not quite as exciting as a Royals game, and while we’d hoped to see a few Royals players there, we only saw one familiar player. The atmosphere was fun though!

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After the game, kids could run the bases – Simon did that – and then there were fireworks.

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The next morning, we went downtown to the Labor Day parade. We were in Omaha on Labor Day a few years ago and we remembered enjoying the parade and were excited to see it again.

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We collected a ton of candy thrown out by the people passing by!

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In the afternoon, we checked out the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. We walked from Nebraska to Iowa and back!

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I know some of you have been to Omaha – have you ever been to any of these places?