The best way to navigate Gretna is via Highway 6. Most suburbs, businesses and shopping centers are located off-of this highway.
The town of Gretna is a small and safe for exploring. Many shops, businesses and restaurants are open well into the evening.
In general, property taxes are higher in Gretna because of newer subdivisions and the higher tax levy of Gretna Public Schools
Gretna Public Schools:
Gretna High School, Gretna Middle School, Gretna Elementary, Palisades Elementary, Thomas Elementary, Whitetail Elementary
One of the larger things Gretna is popular for is the Nebraska Crossing Outlet mall.
Parks & Recreation:
And Gretna has 4 city parks.
Schramm Education Center– (formerly the Aksarben Aquarium) conveniently located on the banks of the Platte River between the cities of Lincoln and Omaha, boasts the largest exhibit of native aquatic species in Nebraska. The facility offers a unique aquarium and terrarium, an interactive classroom and the World-Herald Auditorium. Additionally, visitors can access the ponds, nature trails and historic fish hatchery at Schramm Park, located directly east of the facility.
Vala’s Pumpkin Patch – Vala’s Pumpkin Patch sits on 212-acres with nearly 55 acres of pumpkins. This place has been an annual fall tradition for families for 30 years. Guests can enjoy hayrack rides, pumpkin picking, live entertainment, seasonal treats, haunted houses, bonfires and more.
Holy Family Shrine – An architectural and spiritual attraction on the south side of highway 370 in Gretna. The Holy Family Shrine does not host any weddings, funerals, baptisms, renewal of wedding vows, proposals, and anything connected with wedding parties.
Nebraska Crossing Outlets
Spikers Sports & Spirits
Black Hills Energy – 800-890-5554
City of Gretna Water – 402-332-3336
OPPD – 800-303-0752
Gretna Sanitation – 402-332-4710
City of Gretna – 402-332-3336
Gretna Breeze – 402-332-0592
Gretna Guide – 402-332-3232