22 Ways to Explore the Sunflower State in 2022
- Get Lost in Small Town Charm
- Celebrate a Birthday
- Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield Historic Site
- St. Francis Motorcycle Museum
- America's Oldest Operating Cinema
- Oz Museum
- Syracuse Sand Dunes Park
- Gordon Parks Museum
- BBQ Road Trip
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
- Boot Hill Distillery
- The Elephant Bistro and Bar
- Alcove Springs
- Bartlett Arboretum
- Monument Rocks
- The Garage
- Parrot Cove
- Louisburg Cider Mill
- Exploration Place
- Kansas State Parks
Get Lost in Small Town CharmBack to Top of List
You'll fall in love with the charm of Kansas' small towns! Here's a few ideas to get you started, but make sure to explore our cities page to find more great communities!
Celebrate a BirthdayBack to Top of List
Who doesn't love a good party? These Kansas attractions and communities are celebrating big things in 2022! Make sure you participate in the celebration.
Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield Historic SiteBack to Top of List
Walk through history at the Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield Historic Site in Pleasanton.
Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site
At Mine Creek in 1864 a large body of Union cavalry swept down on the rear of Confederate General Sterling Price's supply train that was…
St. Francis Motorcycle MuseumBack to Top of List
Take a ride to the St. Francis Motorcycle Museum in St. Francis.
America's Oldest Operating CinemaBack to Top of List
Watch a movie and take a look at movie memorabilia at America's oldest operating purpose-built cinema at Plaza 1907 in Ottawa.
Plaza Cinema Movie and Memorabilia Museum
The oldest operating cinema in America, The Plaza Cinema, 209 S. Main St., Ottawa, Kansas. The movie memorabilia museum opened in May 2014. The…
StratacaBack to Top of List
Ride in a train 650 feet below Earth's surface at Strataca in Hutchinson.
Strataca/The Kansas Underground Salt Museum is one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. Located 650 feet beneath the earth's surface in a salt bed formed…
Oz MuseumBack to Top of List
Immerse yourself in Oz at the Oz Museum in Wamego.
Come and Experience the World of OZ! With 2,000 artifacts on display featuring 120 years of Oz culture from 1st edition L. Frank Baum books, MGM…
Syracuse Sand Dunes ParkBack to Top of List
Hit the dunes at the Syracuse Sand Dunes Park in Syracuse.
Syracuse Sand Dunes Park
The Syracuse Sand Dunes Park is the largest sand dunes park in Kansas and one of the largest in the Midwest. Opened in 2007, the Sand Park…
Gordon Parks MuseumBack to Top of List
Gordon Parks was a world-renowned photographer, Hollywood's first major Black director (Shaft, The Learning Tree), and a Kansan. Learn more about this civil rights leader whose weapon was a camera at the Gordon Parks Museum in Fort Scott.
Gordon Parks Museum / Center for Culture and Diversity
The Gordon Parks Museum highlights the life and work of Kansas-born photographer Gordon Parks. Exhibits, personal artifacts, and iconic…
BBQ Road TripBack to Top of List
Wear your stretchy pants for a statewide BBQ Road Trip! Here's a few ideas to get you started, but don't forget to check out our BBQ page for more great restaurants.
Dwight D. EisenhowerBack to Top of List
Follow in the footsteps of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Abilene.
Named one of the top 20 “best small towns to visit” by Smithsonian Magazine, Abilene is the hometown of 5-Star General and 34th…
Boot Hill DistilleryBack to Top of List
Experience 'seed-to-sip' at Boot Hill Distillery in Dodge City.
Boot Hill Distillery
Boot Hill Distillery proudly continues the legacy of Dodge City with a dedication to Handcrafted spirits distilled from grain grown on our…
The Elephant Bistro and BarBack to Top of List
Taste the hype at The Elephant Bistro and Bar in Hoxie.
The Elephant Bistro & Bar
The journey of The Elephant began with a vision on a napkin and an appetite for a new experience. The pursuit of The Elephant is as large as the…
Alcove SpringsBack to Top of List
Dip your toes in history at Alcove Springs, a favorite spot for travelers along the Oregon Trail.
Alcove Spring got its name in 1846 when the Donner-Reed Party was forced to stop and wait for the Big Blue River to go down. One of the members…
Bartlett ArboretumBack to Top of List
Stop and smell the roses at the Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine.
Seasonally, Bartlett Arboretum swings open the garden gate welcoming outdoor enthusiasts to be inspired and educated among the century-old tree…
Monument RocksBack to Top of List
Take a road trip to Monument Rocks.
Monument Rocks National Landmark
Kansas' first National Natural Monument is one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. The Niobrara chalk formation, rich in fossils, some reaching up to 50…
BaseCampBack to Top of List
Rest. Relax. Rejuvenate. Find your inner peace at BaseCamp in Humboldt.
A modern take on camping overlooking a recreational quarry. Free access to kayaks, fire pits, a bike challenge course, and more. All connected…
The GarageBack to Top of List
Take a peek under the hood at The Garage, a new automotive museum coming to Salina in February 2022.
Parrot CoveBack to Top of List
Make a splash at Parrot Cove in Garden City.
Parrot Cove Water Park
The only indoor waterpark between Kansas City and Denver. Open year-round including holidays, Parrot Cove is open to the general public.
Louisburg Cider MillBack to Top of List
Find the flavor of fall year-round at Louisburg Cider Mill in Louisburg.
Louisburg Cider Mill
Visit our Country Store year-round for apple cider, Lost Trail craft soda, fresh cider donuts, unique gifts, custom gift baskets and more! Join…
Exploration PlaceBack to Top of List
Learn something new at Exploration Place in Wichita.
Welcome to the state’s premier science center – Exploration Place! Parked along the picturesque Arkansas River, Exploration Place inspires…
Kansas State ParksBack to Top of List
Enjoy a Kansas State Park! We've got a few ideas here, but make sure to check our State Parks page for all of our 28 Kansas State Parks.