Family Fun Yellow Brick Road Trip

Traveling with kids? Or a kid at heart yourself?

It should come as no surprise to learn that Kansas, a state steeped in family tradition, is a great place to adventure with your loved ones. Take a trip into outer space, back in time, and across the plains of Africa -- all without leaving our borders. If it's fun you're after, you've come to the right place.

Print out the downloadable PDF and come see for yourself why there is no place like Kansas.

View a mobile-friendly map of this trip.

Overland Park Listings

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

(913) 897-2360 13800 Switzer, Overland Park Map it
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At the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead visitors enjoy feeding farm animals, taking a hayride on a horse-drawn wagon, fishing... Learn more

Fat Brain Toys

(913) 305-4894 5601 W. 135th St., Overland Park Map it
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Single largest selection of American-made toys found anywhere that educate and entertain! Learn more

Museum at Prairiefire

(913) 647-5315 5801 W 135th, Overland Park Map it
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The Museum at Prairiefire is the heartland outpost of New York’s famed American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). This museum... Learn more

Shawnee Listings

Fritz's Railroad Restaurant

(913) 375-1000 13803 W. 63rd St, Shawnee Map it
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The food at Fritz's is served by the "Skat Kat" system: Patrons order by phone, and a toy train carting the order travels out... Learn more

Kansas City Listings

Great Wolf Lodge

(913) 299-7001 10401 Cabela Drive, Kansas City Map it
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From splashing in the waterpark to battling dragons, there's something for everyone at Great Wolf Lodge's indoor waterpark... Learn more

Kansas City T-Bones

(913) 328-5618 1800 Village West Pkwy, Kansas City Map it
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Minor league professional baseball offering affordable family entertainment. Season runs May-September. Ticket's starting at... Learn more

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City

(913) 312-3110 9400 State Avenue, Kansas City Map it
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City is home to over a mile of interconnected river that goes from mild to wild, challenge... Learn more

Sporting Kansas City

(913) 387-3400 One Sporting Way, Kansas City Map it
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Welcome to the Soccer Capital of America: home of Sporting Kansas City! One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer,... Learn more

T-Rex Cafe

(913) 334-8888 1847 Village West Pkwy, Kansas City Map it
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A place to eat, shop, explore, and discover. Guests will be treated to a prehistoric adventure, including face-to-face... Learn more

Bonner Springs Listings

Moon Marble Company

(913) 441-1432 600 East Front St, Bonner Springs Map it
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Unique store features handmade art glass marbles, marbles for play and collecting, and specialty toys and games.... Learn more

Zip KC

(913) 214-9478 12829 Loring Dr., Bonner Springs Map it
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Zip KC hosts Kansas Cities wildest zip line adventures! Soar high above the bluffs of the Kansas River on 9 zip lines... Learn more

Lawrence Listings

KU Natural History Museum

(785) 864-4450 1345 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence Map it
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Established in 1866, this museum is nationally recognized for its public exhibits and collections as well as research and... Learn more

Mass Street Soda

(785) 409-1767 1103 Massachusetts, Lawrence Map it
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Stop in and sample some of the 1,300 varieties of premium craft soda. Learn more

Wheatfields

(785) 841-5553 904 Vermont, Lawrence Map it
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Artisan breads handcrafted daily; fine pastries; cafe` menu featuring sandwiches, salads, and soups. Learn more

Baldwin City Listings

Midland Railway-Tourist Excursion Train

(913) 721-1211 1515 W High St, Baldwin City Map it
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Midland Railway operates a train that travels through scenic Eastern Kansas' rolling farmland and woods using early 1900s... Learn more

Topeka Listings

Kansas Children's Discovery Center

(785) 783-8300 4400 SW 10th Street, Topeka Map it
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Located on 9 acres within Gage Park, the Discovery Center provides a wonderful landscape for children to experience SERIOUS... Learn more

Mini-Train & Carousel

(785) 368-3838 635 SW Gage, Topeka Map it
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Gage Park features a 1908 carousel and a mile-long train ride through the park. Gage Park features an aquatic park, the... Learn more

Via's Pizza and More

(785) 215-8421 738 SW Gage, Topeka Map it

Via's, an authentic pizzeria featuring made from scratch dough and our own sauce is geared towards the whole family fun and... Learn more

Manhattan Listings

Cox Bros Barbeque

(785) 539-0770 223 McCall Rd, Manhattan Map it
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Cox Bros Barbeque offers four delicious choices of BBQ: KC, Texas, Memphis and Carolina on a variety of meats. Learn more

Flint Hills Discovery Center

(785) 587-2726 315 S 3rd, Manhattan Map it
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The Kansas Flint Hills protect the last remnants of unbroken tallgrass prairie. Once, the tallgrass prairie dominated the... Learn more

K-State Insect Zoo KSU

(785) 532-2847 1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan Map it
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View all the creepy crawlies behind the safety of glass! Great for groups, tours, families or any interested visitor. The KSU... Learn more

K-State's Dairy Bar

(785) 532-1292 144 Call Hall, Manhattan Map it

The Dairy Sales counter is located in Call Hall next to the main processing plant. There is one full time employee and up to... Learn more

Sunset Zoological Park

785.587.APES 2333 Oak St, Manhattan Map it
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Open 360 days a year, Sunset Zoo’s 26-acre park is your passport to over 200 amazing animal species from anteater to zebu. We... Learn more

Salina Listings

Kenwood Cove

(785) 309-5765 701 W. Kenwood Park Dr., Salina Map it
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Dive into fun at Salina’s Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park – the area's newest summer destination for real surf and great... Learn more

Martinelli's Little Italy

(785) 826-9190 158 S Santa Fe, Salina Map it

Located in historic downtown Salina. Family-style dining - pastas, salads, desserts - full bar. Private dining areas for... Learn more

Rock City Park

(785) 392-2092 1051 Ivy Road, Minneapolis Map it
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Rock City Park is a national natural landmark comprised of over 200 huge concretions. Rest in the shade of the gazebo, picnic... Learn more

Salina Art Center

(785) 827-1431 242 S Santa Fe, Salina Map it
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An innovative contemporary art space focusing on the art, artists, and culture of our time. The Salina Art Center bridges... Learn more

Hutchinson Listings

Airport Steak House

(620) 662-4281 1100 Airport Rd, Hutchinson Map it
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Famous Throughout the Midwest for grilled steaks, hand-cut onion rings and a fast lunch buffet. Voted #1 Steakhouse in Reno... Learn more

Cosmosphere

(620) 662-2305 1100 N Plum St, Hutchinson Map it
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The Cosmosphere is an International SciEd Center & Space Museum in Hutchinson, KS. Its collection includes U.S. space... Learn more

STRATACA

(620) 662-1425 3650 E. Avenue G, Hutchinson Map it
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Strataca/The Kansas Underground Salt Museum is one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. Located 650 feet beneath the earth's... Learn more

Toy Depot

(620) 259-8284 127 South Main, Hutchinson Map it
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Filled with over 40,000 vintage toys from the 1940's to the 1990's. Toys that have withstood the test of time and technology... Learn more

Wichita Listings

Exploration Place

(316) 660-0600 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita Map it
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Exploration Place: The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center offers hands-on exhibits that focus on flight, Kansas... Learn more

Flying Stove - Food Truck

(316) 609-9016 Wichita Area, Wichita Map it
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Called one of the "25 Coolest Food Trucks in America by Forbes.com, Flying Stove is dedicated to high-end street cuisine. A... Learn more

Museum of World Treasures

(316) 263-1311 835 E 1st St, Wichita Map it
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Three floors of exhibits spanning pre-history to modern day. Discover new treasures around every corner, including Ivan the... Learn more

Nifty Nut House

(316) 265-0571 537 N. St. Francis, Wichita Map it
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Who doesn't like a candy store?! The Nifty Nut House is a Wichita tradition that has offered tremendous value, selection and... Learn more

Old Cowtown Museum

(316) 219-1871 1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita Map it
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Visitors can experience what life was like in an evolving cattle town of the 1870s. Take a wagon ride, stop by the Saloon and... Learn more

Tanganyika Wildlife Park

(316) 794-8954 1000 S. Hawkins Lane, Goddard Map it
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Tanganyika Wildlife Park is an exotic destination just 15 minutes from downtown. This premiere event facility is located in... Learn more