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  • Top Attractions

    Combat Air Museum

    The Combat Air Museum has on display 45 military aircraft, from WWI to the present day, in addition to multiple static displays of missiles…

    Fort Leavenworth

    United States Army Garrison Fort Leavenworth is the oldest continuously active military reservation west of the Mississippi River. Fort…

    RoKC Olathe

    Rock climbing is only the beginning. From introductory classes to yoga & fitness, we've got you covered.

    Kansas Speedway

    NASCAR returns to Kansas Speedway May 6 & 7 and September 8-10, 2023! Sunday NASCAR Cup Series tickets start at $49, kids 12 and under start…

    Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

    In 2007, Johnson County Community College in Overland Park enhanced its reputation as one of the major cultural destinations of the region…

    Kansas Museum of History

    The Kansas Museum of History is now closed for major renovations. What's Next for the Museum? The next phases of major renovations for the…

    Museum at Prairiefire

    Be in awe of a full-sized Tyrannosaurus rex replica as you walk in the Museum at Prairiefire. Kids will enjoy the discovery room, with hands…

    Allen Fieldhouse

    One (or three practice) basketball court(s) with hardwood surface and scoreboard. Get a guided tour of this storied college basketball…

    Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

    Restored home where the internationally-famous aviatrix was born on July 24, 1897. Contains family heirlooms, displays, and photographs…

    Mulvane Art Museum

    The Mulvane Art Museum opened in 1924 and is the oldest accredited art museum west of the Mississippi River. While international in scope…

  • State Parks


    Clinton State Park is a 1,400 acre island of unspoiled nature amid the suburban sprawl of northeast Kansas.


    Within Eisenhower State Park sits 1,000 acres of some of the last wild prairie in eastern Kansas. 


    Hillsdale State Park is only minutes away from the 2 million-plus people of the greater Kansas City area. It’s a place where…

    Kaw River

    On the Kansas River kayaks and canoes often float in solitude as they pass towering cottonwoods, nesting bald eagles, kingfishers, otters…

    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…


    For decades visitors have come to Pomona State Park by automobile. Now, they’re also coming by horseback and bicycle.


    Perry State Park sits well within Kansas, but with long ridges of hickory and assorted oaks it wouldn’t look out of place in the…

    Prairie Spirit Trail

    A century ago Kansans took the train from town to town, watching the countryside lazily pass as they road the rails.

  • Byways

    Native Stone

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

    Frontier Military

    Travel through time, visiting multiple forts along the Frontier Military Historic Byway.  Originally built to move soldiers and…

    Glacial Hills

    The Glacial Hills Scenic Byway gets its name from the rolling hills and rock-strewn valleys carved by ancient glaciers. 

  • Things To Do

    As the region best known for the spirited, Northeast Kansas has no shortage of places to see and things to do. This area in Kansas…

    Food & Drink

    The Northeast region is one of the best places in the state of Kansas to stop for tasty food and drinks. This area is full of…

    Trip Ideas

    The Northeast region of Kansas is full of unique places with high spirits. In this part of Kansas, you'll find communities of all…


    Northeast Kansas Travel Itinerary

    Northeast Kansas - "For The Spirited" The Northeast region of Kansas is full of unique places with high spirits. In this part of Kansas, you'll find communities of all sizes, both large and small. Out here, fans go wild for Sporting KC. This is where fast cars at the Kansas Speedway and zesty local…

    Additional Trip Itineraries

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