Make your way over towards the "middle of it all." From the landscape to the history and everything in between, each region can offer you a unique experience just waiting to be explored. That's why we have gone ahead and provided you with a few ideas to get you started on your North Central region adventure. Happy adventuring!

Places to Stay

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The Banker's Inn – Frankfort, KS

Built in 1887, the Banker’s Inn is a timeless building that has been an architectural treasure in Frankfort. The upstairs of this building has been transformed into a 3,500 sq. ft. inn without losing its 1900s decorative feel.

Red Crown Inn – Cawker City, KS

Staying at the Red Crown Inn is a fun and unique stay option for guests, offering a charming and comfortable retreat in the heart of the community. This retro–gas station turned mini-hotel is perfect for singles, couples, or small families. Whether you're passing through on Hwy 24, visiting friends, hunting, fishing, or enjoying a few days at the lake, you'll get a kick out of staying - it's a blast from the past!

The Banker's Inn

Built in 1887, the Banker’s Inn has been a timeless structure in Frankfort, Kansas. Located in historical bank building in downtown Frankfort…

Red Crown Inn

Another of our retro gas station inns, this mini-hotel is perfect for singles, couples, or small families. Whether you're passing through on Hwy…

North Central Lodging

High Plains Hunting

Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy a week or weekend with us. Guided hunting available.

Herington Lake & Reservoir

The Herington Lake & Reservoir are located just one mile west of the City of Herington. The sites offer electric pedestals for RV camping…

Fossil Creek RV Park

Shady, quiet, full hookups 50/30/20 amp, showers, laundry, telephone, cable TV, all-weather roads, and open all year. From I-70 & 281…

Clay County Campground and Park

Welcome to Clay County Park! We offer overnight RV and camping amenities Park Rules RV Information Camping, fishing, boating, and…

Country Lodgings

Reserve your room for year-round for hunting and fishing. Located in the country; this four bedroom, fully furnished house has…

Ball of Twine Suite

Located just across the street from the Ball of Twine on Hwy 24, this limestone guest house is newly remodeled with a great room and living…

Carol's Cozy Cottage B&B

This Cozy Cottage is a great retreat for family reunions, hunting groups, ladies night out, plus many more get-away ideas. Located in a…

Garden View Lodge

The Garden View Lodge is across the street from the Garden of Eden in Lucas. The lodge has 4 bedrooms, kitchen, and living room. It is a…

Flagstop Resort & RV Park

Resort and RV park has 16 cabins, 226 campsites, restaurant and laundry. All cabins feature a full bath, kitchenette, and heat/air…

Cozy Cottage

Nestled in a quiet & safe neighborhood, with everything you need for a comfortable stay. This is the perfect place to stay whether you're…

Farnum Creek Park

Farnum Creek Park, managed by the Corps of Engineers, is centrally located and has the best boat ramp access to the lake under any weather…

Cedar Ridge Cabins

Cedar Ridge Cabins are located in the Hell Creek area directly south of Wilson State Park and Lake Wilson Marina. They provide an excellent…

Covered Wagon RV Resort

Come experience Kansas hospitality at its warmest! Cable TV and WiFi service. Most sites are pull-thrus which can accommodate big rigs…

Farley Ranch - Konza Cabin

The Konza Cabin is a unique agriculturally focused lodging experience. Constructed of two reclaimed grain bins, this cabin accommodates up…

Inyan Retreat

Inyan Retreat- A Retreat for Whole Health. Renovated 1885 limestone carriage house offers charming weekend getaway for couples or solitary…

Don's Guide Service, LLC

Lodging with 9 rooms, shooting sports, fishing, and fishing guides. Airport pick-up. Member of Kansas Sport Hunting Assn. Don's Guide…

Engle House

The Engle House is a newly renovated bed and breakfast located in the center of Abilene, KS. This historic property was built in 1910 by…

Blue Hills Lodge & Cabin

The Blue Hills Lodge is a quaint and secluded retreat where you can enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the Hake family, and still be certain…

Hanke's Hunts

Hanke's Hunts is a family-run operation specializing in personalized deer, turkey and predator hunts. Located in Waterville, KS we are in…

Berner Memorial Park

Ball fields, horseshoes, kiddie park picnic pavilions, swimming pool and tennis court. Veteran's Memorial monument at the entrance of the…

K.O.A. of Salina Kansas

Memorial to Labor day hours are 8am to 9pm 7 days a week . come see the way people camp and how they camp are campground is themed around…

Council Grove Lake & Campground

This is a US Army Corps of Engineers Federal Lake and Recreation area with several developed parks for camping, fishing, boating, water…

Horseshoe Lodge

We provide lodging for any number of activities such as lake fun, hunting, fishing, tourist activities, family reunions, weddings or just a…

Evergreen Lodge

Our Lodge consist of a remodeled, 2-story, 4-bedroom, farm-style house that will sleep up to 7 people comfortably. It is located in the…

Cottonwood Farm

We provide a place to stay in a fully furnished farm house and a place to hunt on approximately 3,500 acres of private land. Hunters provide…

Bruiser Whitetail

Archery whitetail deer hunting and turkey hunting. Lodging available with hunting package.

Chautauqua Park and Water Park

Park located in bend of Solomon River with water park. Water park has lazy river, 5 slides & children's area. RV park with electrical…

Curtis Creek Park

This unique location helps to explain why Curtis Creek has so many natural beach areas along its' shoreline. The park is operated by the…

C&W Ranch

C&W Ranch is a true working ranch in the Saline county countryside featuring antique decor and home prepared foods. We gladly host everyone…

Abner Allen Guest House

Between the Kansas River and beautiful Flint Hills, our fifth-generation farm lies in the scenic Kaw River Valley near Manhattan. Our home…

Blue River Whitetails, LLC

Your Kansas hunting experience will take place in Washington County in North Central Kansas. Fully guided trophy whitetail and turkey hunts…

DJ's Lofts

Three lofts above the ice shop. Full kitchen, sleeps 4 people.

Bradford Guest House

Built in the spring of 1860 by Council Grove's first physician, James H. Bradford, the Bradford home is the oldest home remaining alongside…

Good Karma Micro-Dairy, LLC

Visitors can tour the farm and the Micro-Dairy operation and interact with Registered A2 Jersey Cows, Nubian Goats, Chickens, Ducks, Horses…

Huntersleigh B & B

Huntersleigh located on I70 is a horse motel as well as lovely bed and breakfast.

Airport Park RV Park

Trees provide shade for 14 spaces with electric and water hookups at Blosser Municipal Airport. Ten spaces are drive-thru and four are…

A Fairport Knight

In 1879, Knight & Bradshaw built Fairport Mills, a steam and water-powered flour mill, at a site on the Saline River northwest of Russell…

Chapman Creek RV Park

We now have 23 RV sites open and ready as well as 6 tent sites. Our play ground set is ready for the kids to play on and our laundry…

East Bank at Mill Creek

MINUTES FROM TOPEKA, MILES FROM DISTRACTIONS Nightly Lodging • Majestic Weddings • Private Event Space Located on the top of the beautiful…

Acorns Resort

Located in Farnum Creek - Milford Lake - Acorns Resort offers you the resort experience at an affordable price. All of our custom-built…

Central Kansas Free Fair

Grounds include Pull-thrus, electric, dump station, water hydrant, parks, Royer Band Shell, Tom Smith Grandstand, small arena, horse stalls…

Blue Vista

The Stone Lodge The Stone Lodge has three units available for reservation: a handicap accessible room with a zero entry shower, a…

Dining & Drinks

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Breakfast Spots

Friendship House Bakery and Restaurant – Wamego, KS

This beautifully converted home across the street from the city park and Dutch Mill will have you feeling and eating like you just walked into Grandma’s house! The Friendship House offers amazing home-cooked meals, whether it's from the bakery or the grill. Open seven days a week, the Friendship House has formed a great tradition on Sundays of serving a full homemade breakfast all day, plus brunch starting at 11:00 a.m.

Nuthin' Fancy Bakery – Mankato, KS

Operated by a mother-daughter duo, Nuthin’ Fancy Bakery is a heartwarming experience filled with homemade delights and a welcoming atmosphere. The personal touch in both the service and the delicious offerings creates a sense of warmth and connection. The cozy setting, combined with freshly baked goods and a menu crafted with love, makes for a delightful dining experience.

Nuthin' Fancy Bakery

Nuthin' Fancy is a little bakery located in Mankato, Kansas. Operated by a Mother-Daughter team. Friday & Sundays we offer fresh donuts. Saturday…

Lunch Spots

Trail Days Cafe & Museum – Council Grove, KS

You’ve heard about dinner and a show but what about lunch and history? Transport back to a time when homes along the Santa Fe Trail served as eating places. Delicious, made-from-scratch American Indian, Old World, Early American, and 20th-Century foods are featured as part of the museum experience. History comes alive here, where fascinating historic stories are shared. Surrounded by artifacts and period styling from the mid-1800s. Guests may explore the house, artifacts, and a small library as they wait for their food to be prepared.

Sugar Creek Country Store – St. Marys, KS

Located in the small rural town of St. Marys, Sugar Creek Country Store is the Midwest's only Amish Bulk Food store with a New York-Style Deli. Guests are in for a treat when they step foot into this historic 1885 store, for a truly unique eating and shopping experience!

Trail Days Cafe & Museum

Guests are transported back to a time when some homes along the Santa Fe Trail served as eating places. Delicious, made-from-scratch American…

Sugar Creek Country Store

Sugar Creek Country Store is really a step back in time. A step back to a time that speaks of quality food, unique ingredients, and a Mom and Pop…

Dinner Spots

Legacy Kansas – Abilene, KS

Abilene’s Legacy Kansas restaurant builds on century-old Kansas hospitality and ranching traditions from two families to provide a dining experience like no other! Legacy Kansas serves up chicken, steak, and beef dishes with an assortment of relishes and made-from-scratch sides. Family-style dinners are served in one of four spacious and lavishly decorated dining rooms.

Hays House 1857 Restaurant & Tavern – Council Grove, KS

Dining at the Hays House is not only a journey into history and culinary excellence but also an experience in the oldest, continuously operated restaurant west of the Mississippi River. Established in 1857, this historic steak house gets accolades for its fried chicken, ham, and of course, steaks. The combination of timeless decor, friendly service, and savory specialties, including fresh homemade strawberry and peach pie and their own ice cream, seamlessly blends the traditions of the past with the pleasures of contemporary dining in this iconic establishment.

Legacy Kansas

Two amazing Restaurants - One great location! Featuring the Munson best dry-aged steaks in Kansas (Winning Steak at the Kansas City American…

Local Snack Place

School Creek Scoops – St. George, KS

School Creek Scoops is serving up old-fashioned favorites with a fun and vibrant twist, a delightful and unexpected treat for the senses! School Creek scoops start with an old family recipe for the base and add innovative and artisanal ice cream flavors that will have you coming back for more! The experience is a fusion of nostalgia and culinary adventure, as you indulge in whimsical and delicious frozen delights that go beyond the ordinary!

Depot Market – Courtland, KS

This seasonal market combines the delicacies of locally grown produce and tasty fruit slushes with a spectacular selection of unique snack items from Kansas and beyond. The name of this historic building is a sneak peek into its historic past as the Courtland Train Depot. Its present life started in the 80s when a local planted an apple orchard on the site, and its modern history as a hub of locally grown eats blossomed. Make sure you wear your stretchy pants when you enter this small-town market that’s filled with charm AND flavor!

School Creek Scoops

Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday Handcrafted ice cream made in small batches runs in a variety of delicious flavors. Available daily for…

Depot Market Inc.

Specializes in homegrown fruits and vegetables grown mainly in their orchards and gardens. 7 gardens, apple products, and native fruit jellies…

Drinks (Coffee, Brewery, Winery)

456 Wineries – Wamego, KS  

456 Wineries is a unique business incubator that houses multiple startup wineries under one roof! Try and buy the newest and upcoming Kansas wines, all in one convenient location! Take a tour of the vineyards and see how wine goes from grape to glass!

The Farm & The Odd Fellows – Minneapolis, KS

The Farm & The Odd Fellows is a true treasure in Minneapolis. This multifaceted location provides a unique environment and experience to cultivate relationships. The location offers a coffee shop, brewhouse & interactive brewpub, pickle ball court, meeting space, and much more! Morning, afternoon, and night, they have something for everyone!

456 Wineries

Highland Vineyards and Winery is the owning and managing partner of a business incubator called 456 Wineries in Wamego, KS. 456 Wineries has…

The Farm & The Odd Fellows

Once you step through our expansive front door here at The Farm and The Odd Fellows, you’ll be transported back in time to 3 different unique &…

North Central Dining

Attractions

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Flint Hills Discovery Center – Manhattan, KS

This educational and immersive journey into the unique ecosystem of the Flint Hills region, is fun for the whole family! The center offers interactive exhibits, engaging displays, and hands-on activities that showcase the area's natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and cultural history. With its informative and entertaining approach, a visit to the Flint Hills Discovery Center provides a deeper appreciation for the ecological significance and cultural richness of this distinctive Kansas landscape.

The Garage – Salina, KS

See classic cars that have been restored to pristine condition and explore hands-on educational simulations at the Crossroads Car Experience. View custom creations from the brightest automotive artists from across the country at the Kustom Kemps of America Museum and Hall of Fame. Don't forget to play and learn at the simulators and the Hot Wheels and Lego Exhibits. This museum is one for the entire family, both car aficionados and novices alike!

The Garage

See classic cars that have been restored to pristine condition and explore hands-on educational simulations at the Crossroads Car Experience…

Things to do!

Byway Highlight

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Prairie Trail

Tallgrass waving in the wind. Bison herds grazing. The chirp of crickets on a warm summer’s eve. The wild spirit of the prairie lives on in the preserved lands and the souls of those at home along the Prairie Trail Scenic Byway. Nature lovers, history buffs, and gearheads alike will find themselves immersed along the way. Captivating landscapes and curved roads make for a peaceful scenic drive, but whether you explore on two wheels or four is up to you.

Native Stone

Stone barns and roughhewn fences make you realize that sometimes our most visible traditions are rooted right under our feet. Locally quarried limestone is the cornerstone of the Native Stone Scenic Byway. The beautiful blond stonework is more than an aesthetic choice in these parts, it’s a part of our history and heritage. Travelers will find this stone in all its forms, from its natural state along hillsides to its finished splendor in iconic architecture. Remember to admire the ingenuity and craftsmanship of our forefathers along the way.

Post Rock

The prairies of Kansas are filled with a quiet beauty, but our rolling hills are not naturally filled with timber-bearing trees. As this area began to transform into a haven for grazing cattle, ranchers looked to local natural resources for solutions to fencing needs. Thus, the icons of the Post Rock Scenic Byway were created. Many of these historic limestone post rocks remain as tributes to those that came before, and travelers will get to witness how history has begun to blend in with a quirky, artistic future.

Prairie Trail

When you travel the Prairie Trail Scenic Byway, you follow in the steps of Native Americans, explorers and pioneers as they sought food…

Native Stone

Discover the natural beauty of the panoramic Native Stone Scenic Byway.

Post Rock

Over the Smoky Hills of weathered bedrock, the Post Rock Scenic Byway winds through fields, pastures and prairie.

History and Culture

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Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home – Abilene, KS

This museum is a profound and educational experience that delves into the life of one of America's most esteemed leaders. The museum exhibits showcase Dwight D. Eisenhower's military and political career, providing insight into pivotal moments in 20th-century history. Exploring the boyhood home and the beautifully landscaped grounds adds a personal touch, creating a comprehensive and enlightening visit to the legacy of the 34th President of the United States.

Oz Museum – Wamego, KS

Enter an enchanting journey into the magical world of Oz, celebrating the timeless and beloved story of "The Wizard of Oz." The museum showcases an extensive collection of memorabilia, artifacts, and exhibits related to L. Frank Baum's iconic tale, creates a whimsical and immersive experience for fans of the classic story. From the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City, the Oz Museum captures the enchantment of Oz, offering a delightful and nostalgic adventure for visitors of all ages.

Oz Museum

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…

History + Culture

Drug Store Museum

The Drug Store Museum focuses on pharmacy during the 1880 to 1920 time period. It includes a collection of apothecary bottles, crude drugs…

Dickinson County Heritage Center

Dickinson County Heritage Center is not your typical county museum, it's 3 museums in one! Starting off with the county history, complete…

Greyhound Hall of Fame

Learn more about the world's fastest dog at the world-famous Greyhound Hall of Fame in the Greyhound Capital of the World. See interesting…

Hesperian Historical Museum

The Hesperian Historical Museum, also known as the "old library" was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973…

Kansas Auto Racing Museum

The museum is located one-half mile south at Exit 286 off Interstate 70 in the middle of Kansas at the small town of Chapman. Highlights the…

Museum of Independent Telephony

Play the role of a telephone operator or dial a rotary telephone at the Museum of Independent Telephony, located within the Heritage Center…

Post Rock Scout Museum

The Post Rock Scout Museum has primarily Girl Scouts, with Boy Scouts, Camp Fire Girl, Girl Guide, Pioneer Girl, Girl Reserves and other…

The Garage

See classic cars that have been restored to pristine condition and explore hands-on educational simulations at the Crossroads Car…

Agritourism

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Hildebrand Farms Dairy – Junction City, KS

Visiting Hildebrand offers guests a delightful and authentic dairy farm experience. Guests can tour the working dairy farm, witness the milking process, and enjoy a variety of fresh, locally produced dairy products. The farm's welcoming atmosphere, coupled with the opportunity to engage with the dairy operations, provides an educational and enjoyable experience for those seeking a connection to the origins of their food.

Lazy Heart D Ranch – Westmoreland, KS

The Lazy Heart D Bison Ranch offers a unique encounter with the Monarch of the Flint Hills, the American Bison! A tour to the Glaciated Region of NE Kansas includes the original building site of Wamego's Dutch Mill and an opportunity to feed and learn about the buffalo herd.

Hildebrand Farms Dairy

You can feel good when you're purchasing a Hildebrand Farms Dairy product knowing you're supporting third and fourth generation dairy farmers and…

Lazy Heart D Ranch

The Lazy Heart D Bison Ranch offers a unique encounter with the Monarch of the Flint Hills, the American Bison! A tour to the The Glaciated…

Agritourism

Harvest Hills Pumpkins

Fun for the whole family. Free admission. Restrooms on site. October weekends. Activities include: Corn maze, train rides ($2.00/person)…

Greymeadows Alpaca Farm

We are a veteran owned alpaca farm in Solomon KS. We have 12 alpacas, 6 suris and 6 huacayas. All of our yarn is made from our animals…

Ag Heritage Park

At Ag Heritage Park you will find the ultimate collection of memorabilia commemorating early ag-life in rural America. The park portrays the…

Downs Community Garden

Visitors to the Downs Community Garden will be able to not only observe how foods are grown, but may also volunteer in cultivating and…

East Bank at Mill Creek

MINUTES FROM TOPEKA, MILES FROM DISTRACTIONS Nightly Lodging • Majestic Weddings • Private Event Space Located on the top of the beautiful…

Hayland Farms

Hayland Farms is a privately owned (160 acers) rolling hay meadow of native grass land (100 acers) and scattered tree groves (20 acers)…

456 Wineries

Highland Vineyards and Winery is the owning and managing partner of a business incubator called 456 Wineries in Wamego, KS. 456 Wineries has…

Depot Market Inc.

Specializes in homegrown fruits and vegetables grown mainly in their orchards and gardens. 7 gardens, apple products, and native fruit…

Flying 5A Ranch/Champ & Company

Come to the ranch for a personal horse ride experience or family trail ride or a quiet carriage ride down the country back roads. . Champ &…

Burr-Oke Farm LLC

Situated between Wamego and Manhattan, Burr-Oke Farm welcomes you to come take a walk through our vineyard, orchard and flower garden. There…

Good Karma Micro-Dairy, LLC

Visitors can tour the farm and the Micro-Dairy operation and interact with Registered A2 Jersey Cows, Nubian Goats, Chickens, Ducks, Horses…

Bluestem Orchard LLC

We are a premier orchard-based agritourism experience! Come to the orchard and enjoy our farm fresh produce right from the orchard! We are…

A & H Farm/Pumpkin Patch

A & H Farm is a family oriented destination that welcomes children and adults of all ages every day of the week. We are a family operated…

A Fairport Knight

In 1879, Knight & Bradshaw built Fairport Mills, a steam and water-powered flour mill, at a site on the Saline River northwest of Russell…

Deep Creek Farm

The Deep Creek offers overnight lodging, weddings and special events on a historic property located in the Flint Hills just minutes from…

Gasper Hunting

Come enjoy the outdoors and experience rural Kansas Hunting! Hunt for a variety of wildlife including deer, quail and pheasant. Call today…

Abner Allen Guest House

Between the Kansas River and beautiful Flint Hills, our fifth-generation farm lies in the scenic Kaw River Valley near Manhattan. Our home…

Britt's Garden Acres

We are a family-owned and operated produce farm in our 3rd generation growing and selling fruits and vegetables in their seasons. We sell…

Farley Ranch - Konza Cabin

The Konza Cabin is a unique agriculturally focused lodging experience. Constructed of two reclaimed grain bins, this cabin accommodates up…

ATB Farms

ATB farms is a new u-pick pumpkin patch located approx. 3 1/4 miles south of Eskridge KS on Hwy K-99. Current offerings are affordable…

Echo Dell Farm

A little way off the beaten path sits Echo Dell Farm. We are proud of the history of this little farm and the families that worked the land…

Bella Ren Fields

Rows of beautiful flowers nestled in the peaceful countryside near Abilene, KS is the perfect place to experience Mother Nature. Our U-pick…

Cottonwood Farm

We provide a place to stay in a fully furnished farm house and a place to hunt on approximately 3,500 acres of private land. Hunters provide…

Eagle Ridge Ranch

Eagle Ridge Ranch is a small acreage, regenerative agriculture farm located in the Flint Hills of Kansas. We focus on healthy and…

Parks and Nature

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Rock City Park – Minneapolis, KS

Rock City Park is a unique and awe-inspiring experience, where enormous Dakota Formation sandstone concretions create a natural landscape like no other. The park's walking trails guide visitors through clusters of these massive spherical rocks, some reaching up to 27 feet in diameter, creating a surreal and captivating environment. The geological wonder of Rock City Park offers a one-of-a-kind adventure in the heart of Kansas!

Geary State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area – Junction City, KS

Just 10 miles south of Junction, City Geary State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area is a 97-acre lake surrounded by 180 acres of public hunting land. Whether casting a line, enjoying a peaceful hike, or observing the diverse wildlife, visitors can immerse themselves in the tranquility of this natural haven. Make sure to visit in the spring to discover one of the most beautiful waterfalls in KS.

Rock City Park

Rock City Park is a national natural landmark in Minneapolis, KS comprised of over 200 huge concretions. Rest in the shade of the gazebo, picnic…

Parks + Nature

Fancy Creek

Six miles of up and down, rock outcroppings, towering timber and great views of Kansas’s second-largest reservoir for hikers and bikers in…

Brown Memorial Park - Abilene

Directions 1. Travel South out of Abilene on Highway 15. 2. Turn left onto 2000 Avenue (first left after you cross the bridge over Smoky…

Herington Swimming Pool

The Herington City Swimming Pool is located next to the Father Juan de Padilla Park and skate park near downtown Herington and future…

Blue River Rail Trail

Winding through wooded areas, grassland vistas, canyons, cliffs and fields of corn and soybeans, the Blue River Rail Trail is open for…

C.L. Hoover Opera House

In the fall of 1882 the Opera House opened with a grand celebration. Then after 16 years as the cultural "heart" of Junction City, the…

Custer House

These quarters are of native limestone and were constructed in 1855 during the initial building phase of Ft. Riley. They stand today as the…

Fairmont Park

Set upon 110 acres split between city/county use of riverfront property, Fairmont includes a trail that circles the park and is devoted to…

Blue Earth Plaza

Beautiful green space in downtown Manhattan, Blue Earth Plaza provides fireplace, fountains, lights and music. Adjacent to Flint Hills…

Alcove Spring

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…

Hartford House

The small white frame building located on the grounds of the Riley County Historical Museum, 2309 Claflin, is one of the ten to fourteen…

Alma City Fishing Lake

Located just 2.5 miles SE of the City of Alma, this lake has gorgeous views and great fishing! Be sure to check out the waterfalls that are…

Heritage Park - JC

Heritage Park features the Civil War Arch, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1st Infantry Division Memorial, Law Enforcement Memorial, a bandstand…

Curtis Creek Park

This unique location helps to explain why Curtis Creek has so many natural beach areas along its' shoreline. The park is operated by the…

Farpoint Observatory

Farpoint Observatory is located under dark skies on land leased from the Mission Valley School District at 12965 Mission Valley Road…

Breidenthal Boathouse

Located less than 10 minutes from the K-State campus, the Breidenthal Boathouse provides a beautiful and convenient home for K-State Rowing

Chautauqua Park and Water Park

Park located in bend of Solomon River with water park. Water park has lazy river, 5 slides & children's area. RV park with electrical…

Downs Roadside Park

The Roadside Park offers travelers a spot to stretch their legs and learn about our Sod and Stubble days. There is a shelter house and…

Council Grove Marina

Marina offers food, drink, music & fun! Boats, kayaks, paddle boards, & paddle boat rentals. Propane filling station. Full time mechanic…

Alcove Spring

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…

Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park

Site of the Last Kaw (Kanza) Indian Village in Kansas prior to forced removal of the tribe (for which Kansas is named) to Oklahoma in 1873…

CiCo Park

CiCo Park features a public swimming pool, Pottorf Hall meeting space, Ball fields, a skate-park, trails, a dog park, a football field, play…

Dexter Park

Dexter Park offers a unique playground called “Safari Run” that provides new play opportunities for the children of Clay Center and the…

Airport Park

Airport Park is conveniently located adjacent to US-81 Highway (on the south edge of town). Airport Park Campground is a fee-by-donation…

Bi Bim Bap

Bi Bim Bap restaurant is one of the best Sushi, Japanese and Korean restaurants in the Manhattan, Kansas area and offers delicious dining…

Hildebrand Farms Dairy

You can feel good when you're purchasing a Hildebrand Farms Dairy product knowing you're supporting third and fourth generation dairy…

Glen Elder Swimming Pool

The pool is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Pool hours are 1-7 daily. Rates are $3.50 for ages 1-6. $4.50 7 and up.

Father Juan de Padilla Park

Father Juan de Padilla Park is a lovely city park in Herington, KS. The park houses a large playground, including a 9 hole disc golf course…

Herington Lake & Reservoir

The Herington Lake & Reservoir are located just one mile west of the City of Herington. The sites offer electric pedestals for RV camping…

Alma Falls

The waterfalls are near the SW corner of the lake. Alma City Lake is located only 2.5 miles SE of the City of Alma and is known for great…

Flagstop Resort & RV Park

Resort and RV park has 16 cabins, 226 campsites, restaurant and laundry. All cabins feature a full bath, kitchenette, and heat/air…

Civil War Memorial Arch

This monument serves as a symbol of Geary County's continuous connection to Fort Riley and U.S. Armed Forces. Dedicated on September 8…

Clay Center Zoo

Native rock is used to line the stream flowing through the park. Picnic areas and Kiddie Korrel play area is also in the park.

Farnum Creek Park

Farnum Creek Park, managed by the Corps of Engineers, is centrally located and has the best boat ramp access to the lake under any weather…

Gorham City Park

Stop by the newly updated Gorham City Park! A yearly community street dance helps benefit the enhancement of their community park, a…

Bluemont Scenic Overlook

Achieve the maximum hiking experience: make 20-acre Goodnow Park the trail origin at 4th and Thurston streets, just south of Manhattan…

Buffalo Soldier Memorial

This memorial wall is constructed of native limestone and serves as a backdrop for a 9-foot bronze sculpted statue of a Buffalo Soldier by…

Beloit Recreation Trail

This is a free recreational trail, approximately one mile long. The trail is courtesy of the City of Beloit and the Sunflower Foundation.

Green Tea Sushi

An authentic taste of Japan's finest cuisines from sushi, hibachi, ramen and more!

456 Wineries

Highland Vineyards and Winery is the owning and managing partner of a business incubator called 456 Wineries in Wamego, KS. 456 Wineries has…

Broadway Plaza

The Broadway Plaza is the City of Concordia's premier outdoor public event center and home to 100-150 events each year. A gateway to…

Chautauqua Park Disc Golf Course

This 18 hole disc golf course is set in the shady location of Chautauqua Park in southern Beloit on Hwy 14. The Course winds around the…

The Milk Barn – Palmer, KS

What once served as a milking barn now is home to a vibrant and wonderful shopping experience! The Milk Barn offers locally grown produce and baked goods from the onsite farmer’s market, live plants and planters made from reclaimed wood, tin and old farm equipment and other great finds! Don’t forget to check the hours before you hit the road because this beauty is open seasonally.

The Antique Emporium of Alma – Alma, KS

This large multi-dealer shop located in Historic Downtown Alma is an antique enthusiast’s dream! With 9 rooms full of antiques and collectibles you are bound to find a treasure! The Antique Emporium is open 6 days a week for your shopping experience along the beautiful Native Stone Scenic Byway.

The Milk Barn

Open Saturdays 8 am to 4 pm March 15 to December 1. Wander through a retail shop in a 100 year old barn that has been preserved as much as…

Shop North Central KS!

Acme Local

Acme Local is one of a grouping of Acme Global Industries specialty stores in Aggieville. Shop here for all things MHK from clothing to…

Alexander Artworks

Shop for one-of-a-kind metal pieces and handmade works by local artists. Items available in the store or contact them to design a custom…

Adams Lumber & Homestore

Retail sales of everything to build from the ground up with lumber, hardware, roofing, painting, and flooring. We have housewares, lawn and…

Ackerman Supply

This store in Osborne has it all! Whether you need paint, gifts, plants, mowers, shoes, boots, hardware, rentals...Ackerman Supply is THE…

Alma Bakery and Sweet Shoppe

The delicious goods are baked fresh daily. Just 3 miles south of I-70 on Highway 99 in the heart of the Flint Hills. The bakery specializes…

456 Wineries

Highland Vineyards and Winery is the owning and managing partner of a business incubator called 456 Wineries in Wamego, KS. 456 Wineries has…

Acme Gift

Let’s face it: the midwest is the best. It’s full of good folks doing good things, so we make goods and things for them to show off the…

1419 Mercantile

14/19 Mercantile offers eclectic home accessories and gifts to customers wanting to create a personalized home environment. We cater to…

Aksent Boutique

We are a unique boutique! From the name of our store to the items we carry! Aksent has sizes for all women! We love to let you pick out your…

Aggieville Historic District

More than 100 shops and restaurants with exciting nightlife and beautifully landscaped Triangle Park, perfect for your enjoyment and…

Alma Creamery, LLC

New Retail Location! Stop by our newest retail location right off I-70 at the Plaza of the Flint Hills! See our full list of retail…

A & H Farm/Pumpkin Patch

A & H Farm is a family oriented destination that welcomes children and adults of all ages every day of the week. We are a family operated…

Whole Wall Mural – Concordia, KS

As one of the largest pieces of public art in Kansas, this mural is both amazing and entertaining. The Whole Wall Mural, located on the east wall of the Cloud County Museum Annex, is the longest sculpted brick mural in the U.S. A project of the Cloud County Historical Society, the mural depicts the rich history of Cloud County as well as key development and rural cultural elements. Only the most observant can find 'easter eggs’ in this larger than life art-piece, including a tiny lady bug and a itty-bitty mouse.

LifeTiles Murals – Marysville, KS

Produced by Massachusetts artist Rufus Seder, the murals are a rare form of art, and the only ones of their kind in Kansas! LifeTiles Murals have been called "movies on the wall". Each mural consists of 90 specialty made ribbed glass tiles. A series of images have been fused into the tiles in such a way that when the viewer moves in front of the mural, the artwork appears to move.

Whole Wall Mural

The Whole Wall Mural, located on the east wall of the Cloud County Museum Annex, is the longest sculpted brick mural in the U.S. A project of the…

LifeTiles Murals

LifeTiles Murals have been called "movies on the wall". A Pony Express rider gallops across the prairie, his long duster lifting in the wind to…

North Central Murals!

Clay Center Veterans Mural

A stirring depiction of an iconic WWII photograph. Journalist Joe Rosenthal captured the moment six Marines planted the US flag at the…

Classics Mural

The "CLASSICS" Mural is art that tells a story. Paying tribute to Clay Center's love for the classics, from an era when many corners of the…

Coca Cola Mural

Herington's Coca-Cola Mural was repainted in 2022 by the Herington Revitalization committee. It is located in downtown Herington on 1st…

Coca-Cola

Originally installed in the 1920s, this Coca-Cola mural was hand painted by an artist from Kansas City, MO. One of thousands of murals…

Abilene Mural

Graffiti artist, Whitney Kerr, completed this vintage postcard-inspired mural in downtown Abilene. Each letter depicts an important part of…

Boom! Salina Mural #2

Alley behind Prickly Pear, 123 S. Santa Fe Artist: Joe Iurato & Logan Hicks Completion Date: 2022 Project of Boom! Salina Street Art…

67401 Mural

Salina's favorite photo-op located near Santa Fe and Ash, in the heart of downtown. The bright colors will be sure to welcome you to Salina!

Boom! Salina Mural #5

Strand Plaza, 118 S. Santa Fe Artist: Mantra, France Media: Painted Mural Completion Date: 2022 Project of Boom! Salina Street Art…

Boom! Salina Mural #4

Alley behind 110 S. Santa Fe Artist: Mona Caron, San Francisco, CA Media: Painted Mural Completion Date: 2022 Project of Boom! Salina Street…

Burr Oak Mural

Created in honor of the 150th anniversary of the town of Burr Oak, this community center mural celebrates multiple aspects of its history…

Bucolic America

This massive mural is the largest in Clay Center, and takes up two sides of the Key Feeds feel mill along highway 15 just a short walk south…

Angel Wings Mural

Located behind Aksent Boutique, graffiti artist, Whitney Kerry, created this interactive angel wings mural, which makes the perfect photo…

Courtland Pride Club

Located at 324 Liberty Street, Courtland, Kansas. An excerpt from the Courtland History book reads - "The Courtland Mural, which adorns the…

American Bison Stamp Mural

The American Bison is featured on this special 6 cent stamp postmarked from Abilene and completed by local artist William Counter.

Artwork Alley Salina

This outdoor mural installation downtown, near 140 S. Fifth St., grew from a Mural Expo in May 2022. Multiple artists, diverse perspectives…

Boom! Salina Mural #1

NW Corner of Santa Fe and Ash Artist: Tony Sjoman, Manhattan, New York Completion Date: 2022 Project of Boom! Salina Street Art & Mural…

Clay Center Zoo Murals

'Proud Peacock' and 'Cheetahs Calling' Utility Park in Clay Center, KS has been a favorite family leisure spot for generations. The latest…

Boom! Salina Mural #3

Campbell Plaza. 126 S. Santa Fe Artist: TelmoMiel, Netherlands Media: Painted Mural Completion Date: 2022 Project of Boom! Salina Street Art…

Center of it All

2021 by Carr, Kerr, & Co. - Jessica Kerr (Manhattan) & Taylor Carr (Manhattan) Photo courtesy of Tracy Bloom

AJ's NY Pizzeria

View the "Anotações," or "Notes" mural at AJ’s NY Pizzeria patio seating. The mural was painted by Brazilian artist duo Douglas de Castro…

Cedar House Greenhouse Mural

Thanks to the efforts of Patty O'Malley and the Cedar House, Donald "Scribe" Ross, a famous Kansas City artist, recently completed another…

Sports and Outdoors Activities

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Milford Lake, State Park, & Wildlife Area – Milford, KS

Milford Lake is an expansive adventure where outdoor enthusiasts can indulge in various recreational activities. The lake, one of the largest in the state, offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and water sports against a backdrop of picturesque scenery. With well-maintained trails, camping facilities, and abundant wildlife, the area provides a diverse and immersive experience for nature lovers and those seeking outdoor recreation in Milford.

Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail at Wilson State Park – Sylvan Grove, KS

Visiting the Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail at Wilson State Park, offers an exhilarating adventure for mountain biking enthusiasts. The well-designed trail system winds through scenic landscapes, providing both thrilling descents and challenging climbs for riders of various skill levels.

Milford

Kansas’ largest, Milford Reservoir has enough shoreline to reach from Kansas City to Salina. The waters within that 161 miles of land offer…

Switchgrass Trail

Mountain bikers celebrate the Switchgrass Trail at Wilson Lake. The trail is a challenging yet scenic 24-mile route that has earned the…

Sports + Outdoors Adventures!

CiCo Park

One-sixth mile flat route parallels Avery Avenue on the western perimeter of the park, stretching from Dickens Avenue (south) to Kimball…

Alma City Fishing Lake

Located just 2.5 miles SE of the City of Alma, this lake has gorgeous views and great fishing! Be sure to check out the waterfalls that are…

Brown Memorial Park - Abilene

Directions 1. Travel South out of Abilene on Highway 15. 2. Turn left onto 2000 Avenue (first left after you cross the bridge over Smoky…

Acorns Resort

Located in Farnum Creek - Milford Lake - Acorns Resort offers you the resort experience at an affordable price. All of our custom-built…

Alcove Spring

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…

360 Kayaking

River Adventures starting at Kansas River Junction City Boat Ramp on Custard Rd, Junction City KS. In Junction City take Washington north to…

Alcove Spring

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…

Airport Park

Airport Park is conveniently located adjacent to US-81 Highway (on the south edge of town). Airport Park Campground is a fee-by-donation…

Bluemont Scenic Overlook

Achieve the maximum hiking experience: make 20-acre Goodnow Park the trail origin at 4th and Thurston streets, just south of Manhattan…

Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park

Site of the Last Kaw (Kanza) Indian Village in Kansas prior to forced removal of the tribe (for which Kansas is named) to Oklahoma in 1873…

Cedar Hill Golf Course

9-hole grass-green golf course with tee boxes set-up to play as an 18 hole course. A very enjoyable course to play.

Blue River Rail Trail

Winding through wooded areas, grassland vistas, canyons, cliffs and fields of corn and soybeans, the Blue River Rail Trail is open for…

Adventure Tours of Kansas

Adventure Tours of Kansas offer a unique experience for those seeking fun and entertainment while traveling through or looking for something…

Belleville Country Club

Beautiful 9-hole golf course just outside of Belleville. Several tournaments throughout the year. Open year round.

Chautauqua Park and Water Park

Park located in bend of Solomon River with water park. Water park has lazy river, 5 slides & children's area. RV park with electrical…

Chautauqua Park Disc Golf Course

This 18 hole disc golf course is set in the shady location of Chautauqua Park in southern Beloit on Hwy 14. The Course winds around the…

Arts and Entertainment

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Grassroots Art Center – Lucas, KS

Grassroots Art Center is an eclectic and vibrant journey through folk and outsider art created by local and regional artists. The center showcases a diverse range of artworks, including sculptures, paintings, and mixed-media pieces, reflecting the unique creativity of the grassroots art movement. The immersive and often whimsical displays provide a charming and offbeat cultural experience, making the Grassroots Art Center a must-visit destination for art enthusiasts.

Walking Turtle Studio – Maple Hill, KS

The Walking Turtle Studio is a studio and art gallery that features 24 Kansas artists and contains unique and original works of art. They have pottery, oils, watercolors, photography, stained glass, woodworking, blown glass, jewelry, and 100% soy candles, just to mention a few!

Grassroots Art Center

Exhibits from across the state of Kansas. Visitors enjoy the creativity of primarily retired individuals working with recycled materials such as…

Walking Turtle Studio

While you're in Wabaunsee County, visit the Walking Turtle for all of your pottery, paintings, and original works of art needs.

North Central Arts!

Neosho Riverwalk Amphitheater

The Neosho Riverwalk Amphitheater is a newly renovated venue that is an ideal setting for concerts, special occasions, or any other event…

Deines Cultural Center

An art gallery and repository honoring the artist E. Hubert Deines, a printmaker whose artistic expression was in meticulous wood engraving…

K-State Theatre

K-State Theater is typically performed in Nichols Hall on KSU campus-- productions occur during the academic school year.

AMC 13

Our AMC 13 at Manhattan Town Center has ACM Dine-in theaters along with IMAX.

McCain Auditorium

McCain Auditorium, located on Kansas State University, is a cultural center for the live performing arts and host for numerous campus and…

Brown Grand Theatre

Restored to its original 1907 splendor, this 650 seat theatre is as breathtakingly beautiful today as it was then. From the proscenium arch…

Fragrant Blends Candle Bar

Manhattan's first and only create your own Candle Bar. Come join us as we assist you in creating your own customized candle. With over 80…

Finch Community Theatre

The Finch Theatre Facilities and Rental Opportunities: The community room and theatre are handicapped accessible. Rent the Community Room…

Old Mind Designs

Old Mind Design is a hometown gallery with lots of artwork and charm. Something for everyone available and great prices. Visit 66549 for…

Historic Downtown Alma

Visit any of the downtown merchants to pick up a map and walking tour of the Historic Downtown. Alma is a small community rich in German…

Clay Center Carnegie Library

The library offers a range of services to children and adults including information and entertainment through books, magazines, special…

Courtland Arts Center

The Courtland Arts Center provides events for our patrons as well as rental space. Our fees for the space that we do not host are $25.00 for…

Community Chamber Orchestra, LLC

Community Chamber Orchestra presents live concerts by youth and adults in rural areas of North Central Kansas. Each concert is unique and…

Manhattan City Park

Arts in the Park - Manhattan's summer concert series, held in the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park.

Down Under Bar and Event Center

Down Under Sports Bar is a division of Plum Creek restaurant in Beloit, KS. Down Under offers a variety of entertainment from live music…

Marysville High School Auditorium

The Auditorium at Marysville High School is the venue for numerous plays, musical and vocal concerts, dance groups and other entertainment…

Dub C Grill & Bar

Dub-C Grill & Bar is located in the friendly town of White City, Ks and is known for it's good food, friendly and fast service. We host…

Aggieville Historic District

More than 100 shops and restaurants with exciting nightlife and beautifully landscaped Triangle Park, perfect for your enjoyment and…

Ad Astra Books & Coffee House

Ad Astra Books and Coffee House aims to be more than just a beautiful, comfortable, interesting place to hang out, study, and browse and buy…

MHK Caravan Co

MHK Caravan Co. is not your average event vendor. We provide a unique top of the line experience through our vintage trailer rentals. Our 2…

Downtown Manhattan

Downtown Manhattan district is composed of historic buildings, local shopping, gift shops, dining, souvenirs, art gallery, yoga studio…

C.L. Hoover Opera House

In the fall of 1882 the Opera House opened with a grand celebration. Then after 16 years as the cultural "heart" of Junction City, the…

Grassroots Art Center

Exhibits from across the state of Kansas. Visitors enjoy the creativity of primarily retired individuals working with recycled materials…

Broadway Station

Broadway Station is Herington's newest dining and entertainment attraction!! The Broadway Station is a full service family friendly…

Ellsworth Arts Gallery

Area art and special collections on a rotating basis. On permanent display are works from the Charles B. Rogers collection. Stop by or make…

Morganville School

Craig Parry's Morganville School Days in the former Morganville public school, hosts stage concerts, wedding receptions, class reunions…

Downtown Russell

Come visit Historic Downtown Russell! Downtown Russell has many unique and local favorites! Check out the Art Museums and murals.

Lucas Area Community Theater

Newly renovated state of the art Digital Sound theater. Comfortable seating. First-run double-feature movies each Friday, Saturday and…

Junction City Little Theater

The Junction City Little Theater is the longest running community theater in the state of Kansas. The JCLT began in 1949, under the vision…

Blue Heaven Studios

Enjoy the relaxed, Midwestern hospitality of Blue Heaven Studios, a world-class recording studio created in a gothic-style church in Salina…

Lincoln Art Center

The Lincoln Art Center is housed in a historic building on Lincoln Avenue and features fine art exhibits by national and regional artists. A…

Lee Dam Center for Fine Art

Tall windows let light stream in and huge roll-up doors separate what is now the Art Gallery from a studio-workroom to the south. An office…

Manhattan Arts Center

Art galleries, live theatre, music series and a clay studio for the public. Acoustic, jazz, and classical music, classes and more. Features…

Geary County Historical Museum

This 3-story native limestone building is a unique and magnificent example of the stonecutters art. The museum served as a High School from…

Belleville Public Library

See our 1930's WPA art collection which includes 43 prints of Kansas landmarks, 17 pairs of historic costume dolls, eight intricate wooden…

Green Cafe

Good home-cooked food. Friendly atmosphere. Happy to serve you. Open Monday – Saturday from 6 am until 2 pm, Tuesday evening 5 pm…

Board & Brush Creative Studio

Are you looking for a night out with friends? Is your inner DIY itching for a fun new project without having to buy all your own supplies…

Junction City Arts Council

The Junction City Arts Council provides a variety of visual and performing art programs and events to include Gallery walks, concerts in the…

Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan Christian College has been preparing Christians to be leaders for over 80 years! We're a small college in a safe environment where…

Great Plains Theatre

Great Plains Theatre (GPT) was established in 1995 as a 501-C3 non-profit year-round professional theatre. Dream big at the award-winning…

Main Street Events

Main Street Events is the perfect place to hold your next party, family gathering, class, etc.. The possibilities are endless. Both indoor…

Center Theatre

This community-owned movie theatre has been completely remodeled. It now features all new seating with Digital sound. Now featuring 3-D…

Family Friendly

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Wildwood Adventure Park – Manhattan, KS

Wildwood Adventure Park is a thrilling experience that combines outdoor adventure with family-friendly entertainment in the beautiful Flint Hills. Wildwood Adventure Park is an 80-acre park offering unlimited fun for all your outdoor adventures! With 7 zip lines, free-falls, tours, and national-level events, they offer something for everyone.

The District Eat & Play – Salina, KS

The District is a lively and multifaceted experience that features a diverse array of food, drinks, and entertainment options, creating a vibrant atmosphere for patrons. Eat. Play. Repeat - The district is your entertainment destination that offers an arcade, go-karts, escape room, and much more!

Wildwood Adventure Park

Hike! Explore! Zip! 7 zips and free-fall finish, all in beautiful Flint Hills. Two tandem ziplines; race or enjoy the ride with partner zipping…

The District Eat & Play

Eat. Play. Repeat - The district is your entertainment destination. The district has a large offering of grub and a huge menu of drinks. The…

Family Fun!

12th Street Community Center

The 12th Street Community Center is located at 1002 W 12th Street inside Cleary Park. the facility houses 2 full-sized basketball courts…

Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad

The Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad is one of Kansas’ most unique museums, operating on a 5.5-mile stretch of former Rock Island track…

Alexander Artworks

Shop for one-of-a-kind metal pieces and handmade works by local artists. Items available in the store or contact them to design a custom…

Chautauqua Park and Water Park

Park located in bend of Solomon River with water park. Water park has lazy river, 5 slides & children's area. RV park with electrical…

Clay Center Aquatic Park

Clay Center Aquatic Park offers something for the whole family. Whether it’s taking a casual ride around our lazy river, enjoying family…

Dickinson County Heritage Center

Dickinson County Heritage Center is not your typical county museum, it's 3 museums in one! Starting off with the county history, complete…

Drug Store Museum

The Drug Store Museum focuses on pharmacy during the 1880 to 1920 time period. It includes a collection of apothecary bottles, crude drugs…

Farpoint Observatory

Farpoint Observatory is located under dark skies on land leased from the Mission Valley School District at 12965 Mission Valley Road…

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Open since April 2012, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is a 35,000 square foot facility that immerses visitors within the wonder and beauty…

Greyhound Hall of Fame

Learn more about the world's fastest dog at the world-famous Greyhound Hall of Fame in the Greyhound Capital of the World. See interesting…

Hesperian Historical Museum

The Hesperian Historical Museum, also known as the "old library" was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973…

JC GymTastics

JC GymTastics offers recreational and competitive cheer and gymnastics for ages 3 and up.

Junction City Family YMCA

The Junction City Family YMCA offers a variety of activities, including youth sports and swimming lessons. Sports offered include…

Kansas Auto Racing Museum

The museum is located one-half mile south at Exit 286 off Interstate 70 in the middle of Kansas at the small town of Chapman. Highlights the…

Kansas State University

Kansas State University offers the most acclaimed, unique "Family" experience for students, parents, and visitors. Wildcats' athletics…

Pet Friendly

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World's Largest Ball of Twine – Cawker City, KS

This quirky and whimsical experience celebrates a unique piece of Kansas. The enormous ball, created through the collective efforts of locals and visitors, stands as a testament to small-town pride and community spirit.

Tuttle Creek State Park – Manhattan, KS

The park surrounds the scenic Tuttle Creek Reservoir and provides a range of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, hiking, and camping. With its expansive landscapes, diverse wildlife, and tranquil waters, Tuttle Creek State Park provides a peaceful and outdoor-oriented experience for visitors seeking relaxation and natural beauty in the Manhattan area.

Overlooks/Best View/Photo Op

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Alma Falls – Alma, KS

The Alma Falls are located in the southwest corner of Alma City Fishing Lake. You can find the Alma City Lake just 2.5 miles southeast of Alma. These spillways include at least three large drops. When the rain is flowing, they are highly impressive, though a little difficult to get a good shot at!

Shamrock Farms-Shamrock Café – Manhattan, KS

Shamrock Cafe isn't really a café, but a lookout point with views that encompass the native Flint Hills grasslands grazed by cattle and wildlife. It is a meeting place for locals who bring their coffee, bicycle clubs taking a break, couples exchanging vows, and travelers from around the world who've learned about it one way or another.

Alma Falls

The waterfalls are near the SW corner of the lake. Alma City Lake is located only 2.5 miles SE of the City of Alma and is known for great…

Scenic Views!

Farpoint Observatory

Farpoint Observatory is located under dark skies on land leased from the Mission Valley School District at 12965 Mission Valley Road…

Mount Mitchell Heritage Prairie

Envisioned over 50 years ago as place to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the Connecticut abolitionists who helped defeat slavery…

Tuttle Creek - Randolph Park

Home to Tuttle Creek State Park’s equestrian trails, Randolph offers 20 electric sites with a community water hook-up system throughout the…

Bluemont Scenic Overlook

Achieve the maximum hiking experience: make 20-acre Goodnow Park the trail origin at 4th and Thurston streets, just south of Manhattan…

Oilwell Hill

On June 21st, 2017 the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the listing of Oil Well Hill as one of the premiere sunset viewing…

Shamrock Farms-Shamrock Cafe

Shamrock Cafe isn't really a cafe. It's a lookout point in NW Wabaunsee County outfitted with a few chairs and a table made from farm…

Alma Falls

The waterfalls are near the SW corner of the lake. Alma City Lake is located only 2.5 miles SE of the City of Alma and is known for great…

Waconda Springs Replica

The Waconda Springs Replica at Glen Elder State Park pays tribute to a former site of Kansas geology and Native American history. A short…

North Central

From quirky to presidential this region offers visitors warmth and charm. View the large ball of sisal twine at Cawker City (said to stretch…