Even if you are not a regular player of poker or blackjack, Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino is a wonderful place to just watch the crowds.
Council Bluffs, where it is situated, sits 120 miles (193 kilometers) from the capital city of the state, Des Moines.
If you're looking to stay in the heart of the action, you will be spoiled for choice. There are no less than 29 hotels in the immediate vicinity of Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino. The Hotel Deco XV, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, is a good place to start. You might also like to take a look at the Embassy Suites Omaha - Downtown/Old Market, just 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away, or the Residence Inn by Marriott Omaha Downtown/Old Market Area, only 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Would you like an economical place to spend a night or two? Luckily enough, there are a couple of good-value hotels a short walk away. A pair of examples are the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs and the Days Inn Counbluff Ia 9th Avenue, which are 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away, respectively.
You won't need to be worried about a thing, except having a fantastic time, when you stay a night or two at one of the top-rated hotels that are nearby. Travelers can head down to the Hilton Omaha, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away. Otherwise, try to reserve a night or two at the Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs, situated 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Is that your belly rumbling? Make your way to Fresh Market Square Buffet (1 Harrah's Boulevard, Council Bluffs) and your stomach will forgive you. A bit later, order a beer or wine and meet some new acquaintances at Caddy's Riverside Grille (2 Harrah's Boulevard, Council Bluffs).
To get to Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino, you could consider taking the train. The closest station, Omaha, is only 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.