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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23 Things to do in Manhattan in 2023

Manhattan, Kansas never lacks things to do! As we head into 2023, we made a list of 23 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 2023 visitors guide for a complete mural map! Find…

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FALLing in Love with 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. Whether you’re in town for the big Cats game or just passing through here are five things you must do this Fall in Manhattan. 1…

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5 Essential Game Day Experiences

The first Caturday in Manhattan is just around the corner. Believe us when we say there's nothing more exciting than experiencing Wildcat Pride radiate throughout the whole town of Manhattan on a game day weekend. If you happen to be among the thousands of fans headed to The Little Apple® this fall…

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Summer Savings in MHK

Cash in on some summer savings and plan a budget-friendly trip to Manhattan, Kansas. Here in The Little Apple®, we have plenty of ways to stay entertained and on a budget. Come experience many priceless moments of thrilling adventure right here in Manhattan. FREE ACTIVITIES Looking for a free fun…

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5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Manhattan, Kansas

As summer begins to heat up we created a list of 5 ways to stay cool while still enjoying some of Manhattan’s best attractions! 1) Take a LEAP Try out one of Manhattan's newest attractions, LEAP, an indoor trampoline park complete with an arcade and bowling lanes! Leap is full-fledged unabated fun…

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Fishing in Manhattan, Kansas

Fishing is a great activity to enjoy the outdoors by yourself or with friends and family. Whether you’re a first-timer, a self-proclaimed pro or a visitor looking to learn more about the area we have answered some FAQs below. From what you will need to bring, some of the best spots around Manhattan…

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Road Races

Whip up the green wardrobe because Manhattan's St. Patrick's Day festivities are right around the corner. Back in 1978, Rick Mann of KS State Bank and Sonny Ballard of Ballard’s Sporting Goods along with others had the idea to bring some life back to Aggieville during the slow spring break week…

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22 Things to do in Manhattan in 2022

1. Stroll through the K-State Gardens Soak in a kaleidoscopic swirl of colors, scents, sights and sounds in this on-campus gem, where you can take a peaceful walk through the butterfly garden, sit back and relax or bring your children to teach them about plants. 2. Take a photo in front of our…

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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…

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