6 Reasons to Live in Fremont, NE

Fremont, Nebraska is a small, family-friendly town just 50 minutes northwest of downtown Omaha. With plenty of local character and fun things to do, it’s still convenient to major shopping, dining, and entertainment in the Greater Omaha area.


Reasons to Live in Fremont, NE


1) Small town charm 

Even with a population of 26,000, Fremont retains its quaint, small town feel where you know your neighbors and neighborhoods feel like true communities. The historic downtown has plenty of unique stores and antique shops, while the local mom and pop restaurants serve comfort food that will fill up your belly and spirit. 


2) Gateway to Outdoor Fun

The Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area offers 40 land acres and 300 water acres for visitors to enjoy the great outdoors. In nice weather you can find people hiking, camping, waterskiing, fishing, and airboating. This state park also gives visitors direct access to the Platte River where you can fish, swim, boat, and camp. There are also guided wildlife and airboat tours available.


3) Large YMCA 

The Fremont Family YMCA is one of the largest in the region, with plenty of youth sports, health and wellness classes, camps, and before and after school programs. The Olympic sized pool, ice rink, and multiple gyms provide a state-of-the-art recreational experience for anyone.


4) Splash Station 

This family water park in Fremont features a water slide, lap and wave pool, Hydro-Storm water tower, interactive train slide, splash pad, and water walk. Splash Station is one of the area’s most popular attractions during the summer months! 


5) Convenient to Everything 

Fremont is just 15 minutes from Village Pointe, an open-air shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in Omaha. Here you’ll find all the most recognizable retail brands, along with plenty of places to grab food or sweets on the go, plus a movie theater with all the latest releases.


6) New Townhomes

The Brownstones at Gallery 23 is an exciting mixed-use development in Fremont offering custom-built row houses. In addition, there will be homes and villas surrounding a 14-acre lake where fun abounds with fishing boats, paddle boards, kayaking, and swimming. The homes’ interior features include open-concept floor plans, LED lighting, quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash, VCC flooring, and stainless steel appliances. No flood insurance required! 


Come visit our model home, located at 2264 N Aaron Way, or contact us for an appointment. We can’t wait to show you what living in Fremont is all about!