Omaha, NE Moving Tips and Services
The largest city in the state of Nebraska, more than 400,000 people call Omaha their home. Known as one of the most hospitable cities in the world, it is not uncommon for residents to strike up conversations with strangers, or new neighbors. For job prospects, the local economy is diverse, with opportunities in agriculture, metallurgy, tourism, and more. Not to mention, there are several Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Omaha. For an urban atmosphere, Omaha’s downtown area is a center for entertainment and shopping, and the skyline has a definite big city view. There is also a thriving indie scene, numerous amateur sports events, and attractions such as the Henry Doorly Zoo and Old Market. From many parts of town, you’ll also be able to enjoy a stunning view as the sunsets over the plains each day. Regardless of your reasons for your move, you’ll be sure to find plenty of fascinating things in the city of Omaha.
Information on Moving to and Living in Omaha, NE
Within the Omaha city limits, there are over 10 U-Haul locations equipped with a knowledgeable staff and all the services and supplies you may need for your move.
- Neighborhoods – There are six major sections of the city: North Omaha, South Omaha, West Omaha, East Omaha, Midtown, and Downtown. Memorial Park, Dundee and Old Market are some other popular neighborhoods located around midtown and downtown with plenty of food and dining options. For a more suburban feel, Papillion is a very family oriented and safe neighborhood. For something more rural, check out the Gretna and Ashland areas.
- Easy Access – With a vehicle, it’s a quick trip to nearly anywhere in the city. With easy access to interstates and light traffic even during rush hour, you can get to your destination pretty easily. There are also a number of public transit centers and a planned light rail that will help you get around. Furthermore, for domestic travel within the United States, Eppley Airfield handles more than 400 flights a week to get you where you need to be.
- Four Seasons – The weather in Omaha can be volatile and is subject to thunderstorms and tornadoes in the spring and summer. The summers are hot and humid while the winters bring in snowfall. The best times to move would be during the milder seasons of spring and fall; fall is ideal with the months of September to November least prone to severe weather. If you must move outside of these times, consider using our Moving Help® labor services to avoid the heat and stay out of the snow.
Find nearby storage units, Moving Help®, and truck rental locations in Omaha.