Kansas Tourist Places to Visit in Kansas, United States, America

Kansas Tourist Places to Visit in Kansas, United States, America

Kansas is a state in the United States located in the Midwestern part of the country has 105 counties with 628 cities covering an area of 82,277 square miles (213,096 square kilometers) is the highest elevation of the Kansas is 4,041 feet (1232 meters) and the highest peak in the city is Mount Sunflower. The economy of the Kansas mainly depends on agriculture and industries like chemical, machinery, apparel, petroleum and few others. Kansas is surrounded by Coloeado, Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas and capital of the state is Topeka and coordinates are 38.5000° N, 98.0000° W.


History of Kansas:

Kansas was settled by Native Americans and the state was named after the Kansas people and residence of Kansas are called as “Kansans”. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was the first European to explore the region in the year 1541 and in the year 1803, majority part of the state was claimed by the Americans but south west of the state was part of Spain, Mexico and Texas. Later many people from other parts of the country migrated to Kansas State and in the year 1861, the state became the slave free state in the United States. Black colonies were established in the state after the Civil War and Kansas was the first U.S. state to forbid all alcoholic beverages in the year 1881.


Places to Visit in Kansas:

Sedgwick County Zoo:

Sedgwick County Zoo is located in Wichita city in Kansas is the best zoo in the state which has more than 2,500 animals of 500 different species and also renowned for successful breeding of endangered species.


Atomic Cannon:

Atomic Cannon can be found in Junction City in Kansas State and huge part of ‘ordnance’ build by the United States in 1950s for throwing nuclear shells and the 1st atomic cannon was operated in the year 1952 but deactivated later in the year 1963.


Kansas Underground Salt Museum:

Kansas Underground Salt Museum is one of the renowned museums in the United States which has a number of exhibits and scientists have proved that bacteria found in an old salt crystal are alive as well as active which existed before the evolution of dinosaurs.


Other Places to Visit in Kansas:

  • Botanica, the Wichita Gardens
  • Wichita Art Museum
  • Museum of World Treasures
  • Ulrich Museum of Art
  • Sedgwick County Park
  • Lyon County Historical Museum
  • Emporia State University
  • Boot Hill
  • Konza Prairie Research Natural Area
  • Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center


Best time to Visit Kansas:

Kansas is served by humid continental weather with hot and humid summers and chilled winter and average temperature varies from -7° C to 33° C throughout the year and best time to visit Kansas is from June to September.


How to Reach Kansas?

Kansas has only a limited number of airports in the state most of the airports in the state are limited to domestic flights and Wichita Mid-Continent Airport is the major and largest airport in the state which connects to various destinations in the country.

Train service in the state is operated by Amtrak operator connecting to cities like Kansas City, Lawrence, Topeka, Newton, Hutchinson, Dodge City, and Garden City and regular train services are available from Chicago and Los Angeles.

Interstate highway is the major road in the state which connects from various parts of the country and has the second largest state highway system in the country after California and Greyhound operates interstate bus services in the state and driving the best way to explore the state.


Where to Stay in Kansas?

Kansas has some of the best hotels famous for dining that range from budget to luxury presenting some high class of luxury services to the tourists seeking accommodation amenities in such hotels located in Kansas. The hotels have all latest facilities and services like free internet connection, elevators, escalators, personnel swimming pools with individual temperature control system, doctors on call, airport shuttle and sauna, conference hall for meetings, TV, gym, fitness facilities and many more. List of hotels located in Kansas are:

  • Value Place Hotel Mission
  • Hotel Howard Johnson Overland Pk KS
  • The Oread Hotel Lawrence
  • Holiday Inn Campus Manhattan
  • Candlewood Suites Emporia
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Dodge City
  • Hampton Inn Junction City
  • Days Inn and Suites Hutchinson
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Downtown Wichita
  • Residence Inn East Plazzio Wichita
  • Candlewood Suites Junction City
  • Hotel At Oldtown Wichita

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