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  • Top Attractions

    Missile Silo Adventure

    Experience the Adventure of exploring a “Top Secret” underground military base which was abandoned by the Air Force in the 60’s! Nestled in…

    The Garage

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

    Acorns Resort

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

    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…

    Rolling Hills Zoo

    Rolling Hills Zoo is a 65 acre zoological park nestled among the Smoky Hills of Saline County just outside of Salina, and inhabits 120…

    Smoky Hill Museum

    Each time you visit the Smoky Hill Museum, a new story inspires you. Family and kid-friendly with changing exhibits and hands-on, immersive…

    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…

    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…

    POW Camp Concordia

    Visit the limestone guard tower (built by the POWs) and see the base of the camp water tower in the field to the north. Travel a quarter…

    Midwest Dream Car Collection

    Midwest Dream Car Collection shares the love of vehicles through a unique automotive collection and visitor experience that will appeal to…

    National Orphan Train Complex

    The National Orphan Train Museum contains informative exhibits depicting the history of the Orphan Train Movement. Photos and memorabilia…

    World's Largest Czech Egg

    Art lovers can't miss this unique roadside attraction! The World's Largest Czech Egg is a tribute to the area's Czech heritage. This is a…

    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…

    The Alley Indoor Entertainment

    The Alley of Salina is a premier family entertainment center located in the heart of downtown Salina, KS. We feature 28 lanes of state of…

    Midland Railroad Hotel

    Midland Railroad Hotel is a perfect stop over on your next business or leisure trip. The Midland is a historic hotel established in 1899…

    Cozy Inn

    Just voted one of the "8 Wonders of Kansas" in the cuisine category! Buy 'em by the sack. Burgers, chips, and a cold soda. Stools at the…

    World's Largest Ball of Twine

    At 17,320 lbs, 40 foot circumference, and over 7,938,709 of sisal twine, the Cawker City Community Club is the official owner/caretaker of…

    Garden of Eden

    Kansas' only Visionary Sculpture Environment and stone log cabin. Internationally known as a prime example of the Grassroots Art genre…

    Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad

    Ride the rails of history on the Excursion Train as it tours through ten miles of the beautiful farmland and scenic Smoky Hill River…

  • State Parks

    Glen Elder

    Long before civilization, native people came to be healed within the sacred waters of Waconda Springs. The springs are now deep within Glen…

    Flint Hills Trail State Park

    It’s the kind of place where you can travel many miles in near silence as your hiking boots or bike tires move over a surface velvety…

    Tuttle Creek

    Tuttle Creek State Park is a story of two special places. One sits where both land and lake are expansive, with a campground on classic…

    Milford

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

    Mushroom Rock

    Just south of Salina stands one of Kansas' many natural wonders - Mushroom Rocks.

    Lovewell

    It’s been called the “Serengeti of the Sky”, when hundreds of thousands of northward migrating snow geese arrive at…

    Wilson

    Terms like “world-class” and “one of the nation’s best” are usually unwarranted. Both are accurate for Wilson…

  • Byways

    Post Rock

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

    Native Stone

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

    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…

  • Things To Do

    Welcome to North Central Kansas, the place for the centered. You'll find some genuinely interesting things to see and do while…

    Food & Drink

    You'll find a wide variety of places to eat in North Central Kansas. There are amazing Kansas-made BBQ dishes, as well as…

    Trip Ideas

    North Central Kansas is where the center of all of the fun is! This is where wicked towns from the old west of Ellsworth and…

    Itineraries

    North Central Kansas Travel Itinerary

    North Central Kansas - "For The Centered" North Central Kansas is where the center of all of the fun is! This is where wicked towns from the old west of Ellsworth and Abilene still stand. It's where beautiful drives take you through scenic byways with bison on the Prairie Trail, stunning lakeside…

    Additional Trip Itineraries

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