historic blackstone hotel in omaha

Blackstone District History Tour

Tour Notes


1 hour


1.0 mile walk


Local History Buff Tour Host


Historic photos


No hidden fees

Join us on our exclusive experience as we explore the exciting Blackstone District which was named after the famous Blackstone Hotel which opened in 1916 and declared an Omaha Landmark in 1983. This hotel is also where the world-famous Reuben sandwich was created.  Our friendly  knowledgeable host will share the local stories and secrets of this area; as well as, featuring historic mansions and landmarks. Get to know Omaha better, through the Blackstone District including exclusive access to the renovated Blackstone Hotel.

  • Gratuities are never expected but always appreciated if you feel you have a great tour experience

  • Our standard tour times are Sunday through Saturday. Click Find Available Dates above for available times. 

  • Contact us for other available private customized tour times

Accessibility Notes

  • Sidewalk conditions are good; narrow with some cracks and uneven places

  • There are no inclines along the route

  • Not all street corners have ramps

  • There is a 2 stair entry to one venue; alternate ramp available

  • Seating available for resting along the route

  • Service Animals are welcome

  • An ADA compliant restroom is available, if needed

  • Tour Hosts narration can be prearranged to transmit to a mobile device; if needed


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