Northwest

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  • Top Attractions

    Fick Fossil and History Museum

    Museum focuses on local fossils and history. See an extensive historic photo display, Mrs. Fick's creative folk-artwork with fossils and…

    Fort Wallace Museum

    Fightin'est Fort in the West; exhibits on Custer's 7th Cavalry, Fred Harvey, BOD Stagecoach Station, Kansas Pacific Railway, barbwire folk…

    Adobe House

    Historical home constructed in 1892 and is the only known Adobe House sitting on its original site in Kansas. This earthen walled structure…

    Fort Hays State Historic Site

    Established in 1867 to protect the construction workers who were building the Union Pacific Railroad. The original blockhouse, guardhouse…

    Prairie Museum of Art & History

    Enjoy the World-Class Kuska Collection, including over 28,000 toys, glass, ceramics, silver, souvenirs, musical instruments, coins, clocks…

    Dane G Hansen Museum

    Located in the very heart of Logan, KS. The Dane G Hansen Museum is host to a permanent art collection as well as traveling Smithsonian…

    Castle Rock

    Thousands of years ago, this area was covered by a chalk ocean, which accounts for the chalk bluffs and beds. The chalk bluffs are still a…

    Butterfield Trail Museum

    This 1887 two story renaissance-style structure of brick and stone with mansard roof was originally the Logan County Courthouse. Now it…

    Buffalo Bill Bronze Sculpture

    Did you know that world famous Buffalo Bill Cody earned the legendary title "Buffalo Bill" in this part of the country? The legendary…

    Mount Sunflower

    Where the prairie and the sky meet your eye. The highest point in Kansas, Mt. Sunflower is on privately owned land, but all visitors are…

    Arikaree Breaks

    The breaks are located on the extreme northern edge of Cheyenne County. This area of extremely rough terrain, with its deep ravines and…

    St. Francis Motorcycle Museum

    The St. Francis Motorcycle Museum houses over 140 vintage motorcycles from over 48 manufacturers including ACE, Cleveland, Jefferson, Theim…

    Nicodemus National Historic Site

    Nicodemus is located on Highway 24, halfway between Webster Lake and Hill City. Established in 1877, Nicodemus is the only remaining town…

    Monument Rocks National Landmark

    Kansas' first National Natural Monument is one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. The Niobrara chalk formation, rich in fossils, some reaching up…

    High Plains Museum

    The High Plains Museum is a local history museum located near downtown Goodland, Kansas. The HPM features over 125 years of pioneer spirit…

    Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge

    Established in 1954, Kirwin is the first National Wildlife Refuge authorized in Kansas. The refuge, of nearly 11,000 acres, lies within the…

  • State Parks

    Little Jerusalem Badlands

    Welcome to the "Badlands of Kansas" - Little Jerusalem State Park in Western Kansas is truly a sight to see!

    Cedar Bluff

    A few minutes south of the hustle and hassle of I-70 in western Kansas, life goes relaxingly slow at Cedar Bluff State Park. 

    Prairie Dog

    On the high plains of northwest Kansas, Prairie Dog State Park is a rare and welcome place to play in the water and shade.

    Webster

    Far from any sizable cities, many might consider Webster State Park “in the middle of nowhere.” Those who know the park will…

  • Byways

    Smoky Valley

    Named for their hazy, blue appearance at sunrise and sunset, the Smoky Hills divide the more easterly mixed-grass prairie from the…

    Land + Sky

    Travelers along the Land and Sky Scenic Byway have the opportunity to experience the Wallace Branch of the Great Western Cattle Trail, scale…

    Western Vistas

    Visit a rugged landscape on the culturally and visually fascinating route known as the Western Vistas Historic Byway. 

  • Things To Do

    The Northwest region of Kansas is the place for the curious, making it an explorer's paradise for those in search of fun and…

    Food & Drink

    Northwest Kansas is home to some of the finest places to eat in the entire state, and since this region is known for agriculture…

    Trip Ideas

    Let your curiosity roam wild out here in Northwest Kansas. This region comes with no shortage of outdoor experiences, amazing…

    Itineraries

    Northwest Kansas Travel Itinerary

    Northwest Kansas - "For The Curious" Let your curiosity roam wild out here in Northwest Kansas. This region comes with no shortage of outdoor experiences, amazing museums, great-tasting food, art, and shops. Feast your eyes on the big sky country out near Arikaree Breaks, Mount Sunflower, or Little…

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