Tourist Attractions in Kansas State

Wondering about things worth seeing in Kansas?

Here it’s a nice little list of cool, fun and interesting attractions worth seeing in the state of Kansas with family and friends:

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, Abilene

If you’re a fan of presidential sites, Dwight D. Eisenhower Library is one amazing historic site that you simply can’t miss visiting when in Kansas. Eisenhower’s Museum is a beautiful complex surrounded by stunning grounds and home to Eisenhower’s boyhood home, which is the center piece attraction.
Tourist Attractions in Kansas State
Interesting places to visit in Kansas
There is also the library, which you can visit for free and the museum, which boasts lots interesting information on Eisenhower’s presidency and his role in the Second World War.

Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita

Sedgwick County Zoo is one of the best zoos in the USA and one of nicest places to go in Kansas with the family for a fun day out. Sedgwick boasts hundreds of animals and dozens of exhibit areas such as the North America exhibit which showcases North American wildlife like bears, bison and otters.
There is also an Africa, Australia, South America and Asia exhibits, as well as a penguin and jungle area where you can enjoy jungle treks, boat rides, and bird watching. There is also a beautiful children’s farm where young and old can get up-close to pet the animals. Sedgwick Zoo is truly huge and you can easily spend 4-5 hours there seeing all the animal exhibits and enjoying a picnic on the grassy areas.

Brown vs. Board of Education Site, Topeka

Brown vs. Board of Education is probably one of the top historic sites to visit in Kansas, and one of the best places to go in the state of Kansas to learn about Brown’s segregation case, and other people who fought against segregation in schools in Topeka and throughout America during the period of the Civil Rights movement.

The museum boasts lots of original documents you can read and also original films from the time so, you can easily a few hours there. If you’re a history buff interested in American history, the Brown vs. Board of Education Site should be one of your must see tourist attractions in Kansas State.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is without a doubt, one of the top 10 art museums to visit in the United States, and the best thing of all is that it’s free admission! Nothing beats a free attraction, especially when they’re as beautiful as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
There are tons of collections ranging from North America to Asia, which also includes beautiful decorative pieces of art on display such as bronze furniture and ceramics, as well as interesting sculpture works such as the museum’s huge shuttlecocks. There are also regular-changing exhibitions, as well as programs for adults and families such as painting classes and teen art classes.

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Cottonwood Falls

If you’re looking to explore the countryside, the Tallgrass Prairie preserve is undoubtedly, one of the best places to go in Kansas to marvel at beautiful wildflowers and birdlife.
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This national preserve definitely boasts one of the most beautiful Tallgrass prairies in the region, and the cool thing of all is that you can enjoy a guided tour through the nature trails with a knowledgeable park ranger and learn cool stuff about tall-grass prairies.

Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City

If you’re planning to be in the Dodge area, the Boot Hill Museum is probably one of the coolest tourist attractions in Kansas State you can visit. Boot Hill is a lovely replica of a typical old west street complete with working shops and a western saloon where you’ll be able to enjoy a few drinks old-western style!

As you walk down “Boot Hill Cemetery” and entering the buildings, you’ll feel as if you’re truly stepping back in time. You’ll also be able to enjoy chuck wagon diner shows, gun fight reenactments, ride a stagecoach, and watch can-can girls dancing shows.

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Overland Park

If you’re looking for more free things to do in Kansas with the family, the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is another tourist attraction worth adding to your Kansas itinerary.

Deanna Rose farmhouse is a beautiful place to spend a fun day out with the kids doing cool activities such as petting horses, feeding goats and chickens, enjoying horse-drawn carriage tours, riding tractors, and taking part in scavenger hunt games. The farmstead also boasts a 19th century replica general store, which features vintage toys, period garden equipment, and old-fashioned sweets.

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