Sunflower Summer

Sunflower Summer is a program of Kansas Tourism for Kansas residents May 25 - August 11, 2024.

This is a great way to explore our state with free admission to various museums, zoos, historical attractions, and nature centers. Have even more fun by participating in the Manhattan Passport for prizes!

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Guess who is turning a quarter of a century old?

When you think of anniversary gifts your mind may go to flowers, jewelry or a weekend away. Or what about a museum of art named in your spouse's honor? That's just a bite into the big history of the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. The Beach Museum as locals call it has been an important part…

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Top 10 Reasons to Meet in Manhattan

As a meeting planner you're balancing all of the large and small details of planning a meeting or event, which can be stressful. The Visit Manhattan team is here to help you! Learn about our complimentary services before, during and after your event. Find our meeting planner guide full of the…

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Top 10 Attractions in Manhattan

Looking for the ultimate list of places to go and things to do in Manhattan? You've found it! Check out our top 10 picks of the best things to do in Manhattan. 1. Konza Prairie Explore the Flint Hills landscape by hiking the Konza Prairie. The Konza Prairie is beautiful prairie land that also…

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5 Free Activities in Manhattan

Looking for new activities that won't break the bank? Check out these 5 free activities to do in Manhattan. 1. K-State Gardens Head to the University Gardens at Kansas State University. The garden was built back in 1907 as a horticulture educational resource and learning laboratory for K-State…

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5 Bucket List Items in Manhattan

Did you know that according to Provision Living more than 95% of people have a bucket list? Travel is the #1 most popular bucket list item for many! Find several bucket list worthy experiences right here in Manhattan, Kansas. 1. Zip Line Soar above the tree tops at Wildwood Adventure Park. Enjoy…

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Unique Places to Stay in Manhattan

Manhattan features a variety of great places to stay from traditional hotels to bed and breakfast spots to unique cabins. Find Manhattan's most unique stays below. Bed and Breakfasts Anderson Bed & Breakfast Andersen Bed and Breakfast located less than a mile from Kansas State University boasts…

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20 Outdoor Activities in Manhattan

Summer is here, time to get out and go exploring! Find 20 unique spots for kids in Manhattan. Take a bike ride through City Park for a short distance ride. Enjoy one of Manhattan's most well known parks located right outside of Aggieville. Take the kids for a walk through the K-State Gardens…

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Food Trucks in Manhattan

Manhattan is home to 50+ unique dining options and several tasty food trucks! Each food truck in Manhattan is special, some serve only desserts other have your favorite BBQ dishes, tacos and even Jamaican cuisine. The best way to determine where a food truck will be is to check their social media…

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5 Indoor Activities Perfect For Any Weather

Two of the worst words to hear on vacation are Weather Delay! Whether it's because of thunderstorms or extreme heat it puts all outdoor activities off limits. Find 5 entertaining indoor activities to do in Manhattan during a weather delay or if you're just trying to beat the heat! 1. Flint Hills…

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