Founded on the edge of the scenic Flint Hills, Emporia is the perfect place for an adventure. Located conveniently between Kansas City and Wichita along I-35 and US Highway 50, Emporia is a short drive from everywhere.
With hundreds of miles of trails and roads to explore, Emporia is an endurance cyclist's paradise. Bring your bike (or buy one here!), and find out why cyclists from across the world flock to Emporia to test their limits in the Flint Hills.
Grab some discs and enjoy an afternoon at one of our five professional disc golf courses, and learn why people say Emporia perfected the popular sport. With beautiful courses, Emporia is the place to tee off and have some fun.
If you prefer to adventure with your taste buds, our unique and inspiring cuisine has you covered. With awesome BBQ, authentic Mexican, outstanding burgers and phillys, handcrafted pizzas, and local craft beers and wine, our inspiring cuisine will keep you coming back for more!
Stroll through historic Downtown Emporia and visit one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques. Find unique, handmade artisan gifts or attend a performance at our historic venues.
If you need help planning your visit, please contact the Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau. Our friendly staff can provide:
- Suggestions for lodging, attractions and local events that match our time and interests
- Suggestions for the best places to visit or dine based on your personal preferences.
- Easy-to-follow directions to anywhere in Emporia and the Flint Hills area.
Hotel Rooms: 775
Largest Meeting Space: 7,708 sq ft
Distance to Airport: 1 1/2 hours to ICT or 2 hours to MCI