If you’re looking for a unique getaway with hometown hospitality, Fort Scott is the place for you! Whether you want to spend your time shopping and dining in our diverse Downtown Historic District, attending one of many live concerts and festivals, or enjoying the scenery on a tour at our local winery, lavender patch, or elk ranch, we welcome you to experience Fort Scott your way! Learn all about the days of the western frontier and the civil war at the Fort Scott National Historic Site. Top off your trip with a cruise around the city on our narrated Trolley Tour, a visit to the newly opened Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, and an overnight stay at our award-winning accommodations. Conveniently located in “The Middle of Everywhere,” Fort Scott has all of the staples of history, unique shopping, fine dining, and one-of-a-kind experiences waiting for you!
Fort Scott is also the hometown of prominent photojournalist Gordon Parks. You can visit numerous attractions in town that are dedicated to him, such as the Gordon Parks Exhibit at the Gordon Parks Museum & The Learning Tree Film Scene and Sign Trail.