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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24 Things to do in Manhattan in 2024

Manhattan, Kansas never lacks things to do! As we head into 2024, we made a list of 24 things you must do this year. 1. TAKE A PHOTO IN FRONT OF OUR MANY MURALS Manhattan has several “instagrammable” murals located all around town. Check out our 2024 visitors guide for a complete mural map! Find…

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The Little Apple: 10 Things to Do in Manhattan, Kansas

Nestled in the heart of the Sunflower State, Manhattan, Kansas, offers a delightful blend of college town charm and Midwestern hospitality. I talked my proud Jayhawk of a husband into venturing with me to Wildcat territory for a fun weekend–just two hours west of Kansas City. We checked into our…

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Gettin’ MET&L in Manhattan

Consider yourself a craft beverage enthusiast?! The MET&L Prairie Pour Tour takes you on a journey through the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas. Get a taste of what eastern Kansas has to offer and explore their unique breweries, wineries and distilleries in Manhattan, Emporia, Topeka and Lawrence. The Little Apple Ⓡ is home to three of the tour’s 14featured stops. Keep reading to learn a little bit about Liquid Art Winery and Estates, Manhattan Brewing Company and Tallgrass Tap House. Then make your way to Manhattan to try a pour at each of them…

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Mom's Weekend

Celebrating Mother's Day, a birthday, your sorority's Moms' weekend or just wanting to show off the great MHK to your favorite lady - here's an itinerary for an unforgettable weekend with your mom. DAY ONE MORNING: Take a flight Downtown to Flight Crew Coffee. Here you'll step into a cabin where…

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Foodie Fun

It's undeniable that food is the best part of a vacation. And, experts say vacation calories don't count! Here in Manhattan, we have everything you need for the perfect foodie experience. Read on for a list of some of our best eateries for brunch, fine dining, international cuisine and everything in…

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Guys Trip in Manhattan

Have a bachelor party coming up? Or a milestone birthday you want to celebrate with the guys? Rally the troops and plan your guys' getaway to Manhattan, Kansas! On top of the 13 hotels you'll find around Manhattan, we have several unique stays like The Samy Family Stay and Play Lodge at Colbert…

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Girls Getaway in Manhattan

From bachelorette parties to birthday celebrations and everything in between, Manhattan is a great place for a girls' getaway! Book a suite at the Bluemont Hotel, adjoining rooms at the Hilton, a scenic Airbnb or even book a cabin at Tuttle Creek Lake. Below we'll go over some of our best…

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Fall in Manhattan

It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to change, the weather cools down, and there’s a pumpkin spice something on every corner. It’s officially fall, y’all. Here's how you should spend a fall weekend in Manhattan! Day One Morning: Start your morning off at one of Manhattan's favorite…

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A Summer Weekend in Manhattan

Summer's in Manhattan are unmatched. Whether you're spending a weekend camping at Tuttle Creek Lake, a Bed and Breakfast or one of our several hotels located around town, you are sure to have a relaxing trip full of as much activity as you choose! Day One Morning: Enjoy the cool morning breeze as…

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A Spring Weekend in Manhattan

As the days get longer and the weather continues to warm up there is more and more fun to be had in Manhattan this spring. Follow this two-day itinerary for a fun way to spend a spring weekend. Day One Morning: Start your morning off right with a fresh cup of coffee and a pastry from Arrow…

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