Neighborhood

Council Bluffs: A City with Midwestern Charm

Council Bluffs is a charming city nestled on the east bank of the Missouri River, right outside of Omaha, Nebraska. The historic starting point of the Mormon Trail and the Transcontinental Railroad, Council Bluffs boasts an eclectic array of green space from prairies and forests to riverbanks and wetlands. Even as a full and vibrant city with many manufacturing jobs and a budding technology industry, Council Bluffs enjoys all the benefits of being Omaha’s neighbor. Known as the “Gateway to the West,” Omaha offers a variety of entertainment with outstanding music performances at venues such as Slowdown and TD Ameritrade Park where you can also catch the College World Series and Creighton University Baseball. Along with progressive attractions, the rich history of Omaha is celebrated and preserved in neighborhoods such as Old Market with horse-drawn carriage rides that let you experience all of the restaurants, galleries, and shops along its brick paved streets. With many perks to experience in Council Bluffs, Omaha, and beyond, you’ll find everything you’ve been seeking right here in the Midwest.