The sunflower state is known primarily for agriculture, but there are a plethora of fun things to do in this city. From visiting outdoor tourist attractions like pet zoos to historic museums to visiting monumental theaters, there are enough activities in this city to keep you busy all the days of your visit.
In this post, however, we have selected the top 5 places to visit on your vacation. These places are where the fun lies. You will be glad you visited Kansas!
Let’s delve in straight away…
1. Massachusetts Street
This is a historic street that houses some of the most prominent houses built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Massachusetts street is one of the most visited locations in Lawrence Kansas. Some parts of this street are even listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. Important points of visit in this street include the Free State Brewing Company, the Granada Theater, Weaver’s Department Store and Watkins museum.
2. Oz Museum, Wamego, Kansas
Every fan of The Wizard Of Oz will absolutely love this museum. The Oz museum was founded in 2004, and it is dedicated to providing fans with over 2000 artifacts related to L. Frank Baum’s works. These include famous and not-very-well known books, movies and board games that are related to The Wizard Of Oz.
3. Kansas State Capitol Building
This gigantic structure located in Topeka is the main seat of the legislative and executive branches of Kansas state government. The large dome, modeled after the United States Capitol is opened to tourists who desire to take a tour through the riches of Kansas’ history.
4. Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita
This zoo has over 2500 animals from across nearly 500 different species. Don’t miss this one on your vacation if you are a lover of animals. You will also get the chance to feed giraffes as there are several feeding sessions daily. The zoo has special events happening throughout the year. You might just chance upon one, so look up their website for the schedule of the event closest to the time you are visiting.
5. Explore Kansas With Kansas City Fun Trolley Tours
The city trolley will take you through all the exciting and monumental regions of the city. It’s only a 75 minutes tour, but one that you won’t forget in a hurry. Your guide will be available for full narration throughout the duration of your tour, so, if you are a history buff, you will want to get your pen and pad ready. Some places you will visit include the City Market, the WWI Museum, Legoland Discovery Center, Sea Life Aquarium, and so much more.
Other places to visit include, Joe’s Kansas City Barbecue – perfect for late night date – Elk River Trail, Kansas city petting zoo, and lots more.