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 holiday 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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Carter Lake a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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 centre. 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.

Where to stay around Carter Lake?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 93 holiday lettings near Carter Lake. From 64 Houses to 21 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carter Lake for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carter Lake:

  • Millard: 97 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 24 holiday homes
  • Aksarben - Elmwood Park: 15 holiday homes
  • Morton Meadows: 17 holiday homes
  • Medical Center: 26 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carter Lake?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carter Lake. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Soaring Wings Vineyard: 133 holiday lettings
  • Tregaron Golf Course: 131 holiday lettings
  • Creighton University: 135 holiday lettings
  • Desoto National Wildlife Refuge: 28 holiday lettings
  • Putting Plus: 136 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carter Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 Houses in Carter Lake. Our other popular types of Carter Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 16 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Carter Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 83 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Carter Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.