With the LSU baseball team back in the College World Series for the first time in six long years, it's going to be a popular trip for Tiger fans who want to return to Omaha, Nebraska, for an event LSU has made its second home over the years.
But planning a trip to Omaha at its most popular time of year — and on short notice after LSU clinched its spot in the CWS by sweeping Kentucky in the NCAA super regional round Sunday — isn't easy.
That's where Harrah's Council Bluffs can help. It's located on the banks of the Missouri River, which separates Iowa from Nebraska — and Council Bluffs from Omaha, and is located just a couple of miles from Charles Schwab Field, home of the College World Series.
It's a great place to stay for a baseball fan, and there are rooms available for all or part of your stay in the Omaha area. The 12-story resort property has 251 comfortable rooms and suites, including pet-friendly rooms. There's even more availability at the Hilton Garden Inn on the Horseshoe Council Bluffs property just down Interstate 80 — and still less than a 15-minute drive from the College World Series.
The Harrah's hotel also features a fitness center, business center and, of course, world-class entertainment in the Harrah's casino, which includes sports betting kiosks. And the Horseshoe just down the interstate features a full Caesars Sportsbook.
On that note, while sports betting isn't legal at most locations in Nebraska, it is available across the river in Iowa. So even if you're not staying at Harrah's, it's worth a visit on an LSU off day to place a few bets!
Getting to the games is a snap. It's less than a 10-minute drive, cab or ride share from Harrah's to the CWS. The more adventurous could even attempt a picturesque walk that's about two miles, mostly along a riverfront park and across the Bob Kerry Pedesterian Bridge into Omaha.
Convenient location. Resort-style comfort. World-class casino and Caesars Sportsbook sports betting. And affordable prices. If that sounds like a way to make your adventure with LSU baseball in Omaha that much better, Harrah's Council Bluffs is worth checking out at www.caesars.com/harrahs-council-bluffs.