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!

Check It Out!
Kayaking

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…

Read More

Outdoor Dining in Manhattan

As the weather warms up, outdoor dining is calling your name. Manhattan is home to more than 60 unique dining options, many that outdoor seating. Find a new place to enjoy a drink or your favorite entree while enjoying the beautiful Kansas weather. Aggieville There are many restaurants and bars…

Read More

Stay Caffeinated: A Guide to Manhattan's Coffee Shops

If you're like us and need a delicious cup of coffee to start every day, have we got a list for you! Scroll on to discover the best local coffee shops in Manhattan. Arrow Coffee Company A place where the coffee speaks for itself, Arrow Coffee Co. Located right next to K-State's campus at 1800…

Read More

Celebrate National Margarita Day in MHK

Grab your drinking partners - and your designated driver- because February 22 is National Margarita Day! We've curated a list of the best spots in MHK to enjoy a fresh margarita. From great atmospheres, great food, and even better margaritas, Manhattan has the place for you to celebrate this…

Read More

Your MHK Weekend Bucket List

Coming to town for graduation, to visit friends, or catch up with family? Manhattan is full of so many enticing attractions it’s hard to choose just a few. We’re here to help. Here are our top 5 bucket list items for your weekend in The Little Apple®. 1. Visit the Festival of Lights. As you drive…

Read More

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…

Read More

Manhattan's Coolest Sweet Treats

Would it be summer if you didn’t want a refreshing sweet treat for dinner at least once a week? Manhattan is full of cool treats from ice cream to shaved ice. Find out where you can grab summer-time sweet treat favorites below. Head to K-State's very own Call Hall Dairy Bar. Find 16 unique flavors…

Read More