Visit surrounding communities to learn the area's rich history and how we relate. From casual trips to historic trails, military past and present to the whimsy of OZ, and ultimately stunning panoramic vistas and Flint Hills beauty as far as the eye can see, The Little Apple® is surrounded by different stories and unique perspectives. Each are just a day-trip away, so get going!
Find a number of Manhattan-area sites as you endeavor upon this bucket list: Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Flint Hills Discovery Center (Flint Hills), Fort Riley, Konza Prairie, Eisenhower Presidential Library/Museum, Oz Museum and Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, all within 50-mile radius. Travel Kansas' Bucket List:
Kansas Flint Hills scenic drive
Tallgrass stretches as far as you can see in the Flint Hills of north-central Kansas. Explore with Midwest Living.
Explore the Lewis & Clark trail
The Corps of Discovery expedition struck out on the Missouri River in 1804 and shaped a crude route to the Pacific Ocean. Perfect for a weekend or week-long getaway; explore America the beautiful along the Kansas River, and then follow Lewis' & Clark's route north and then westward across 11 states. Explore Lewis & Clark Trail