Spring break will be here before we know it. Whether you are looking for family-friendly indoor activities or outdoor adventures, the biggest city in Kansas – Wichita – has many options. Create your spring break itinerary in Wichita with these suggestions.

Things to Do Outside in Wichita During Spring Break

  • Go fishing, rent kayaks and pedal boats, ride the miniature train or a pony and play miniature golf at O.J. Watson Park (ride season opens March 11)
  • Rent a bicycle through Bike Share ICT or Boats & Bikes and go on an urban art tour exploring Wichita’s unique outdoor art installations or downtown murals
  • Spend an afternoon at Naftzger Park, where you can enjoy a picnic, take your dog to meet other pups at the run or plan your visit during one of their exciting outdoor events, including concerts, movies, pre-arena events and activities for both people and pets
  • Walk amongst 40 life-sized, moving and realistic dinosaurs at Field Station: Dinosaurs, whose outdoor dinosaur trail is open for regular season hours in the spring, summer and fall with live shows, games, hands-on activities and miniature golf
  • See what’s blooming at Botanica Wichita and take a ride on the Khicha Family Carousel
  • Learn about Wichita’s iconic Keeper of the Plains and see the nightly lighting of the fire pots
  • Spend a day playing at Wichita’s entertainment complexes: All Star Sports in West Wichita and All Star Adventures in East Wichita—both have a variety of outdoor and indoor attractions
  • Hit the courts at Chicken N Pickle (bocce ball, shuffleboard, pickleball indoor/outdoor)
  • Explore the Kansas Wildlife Habitat for free at Riverside Park (daily feedings at noon with talks from the exhibit caretaker)
  • Book an animal meet & greet or enjoy the animal encounters at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, opening for the season on March 12
  • Journey around the world at Sedgwick County Zoo to see 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 species
  • Explore Veterans Memorial Park or the Great Plains Nature Center

Two Red Pandas sticking their tongues out at the Kansas City Zoo.

Photo courtesy of Sedgwick County Zoo

Things to Do Inside in Wichita During Spring Break


We have more resources to help you plan the perfect visit to Wichita here and you can also find guides and suggestions by going to VisitWichita.com.

Little Girl in Awe of a Display at Exploration Place

Photo courtesy of Exploration Place