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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New Year, New Experiences

Find fun activities the whole family can enjoy in Manhattan! Hike to views like no other at the Konza Prairie. Go where science and history collide and learn about the scenic Flint Hills at Flint Hills Discovery Center. Explore Midwest Dream Car Collection's collection of more than 65 unique cars. Discover new heights out at Wildwood Adventure Park. The best adventures start here in Manhattan. 

Things To Do

Manhattan features a variety of fun activities to do. Find hiking/biking trails with unique views or head to the Flint Hills Discovery Center to learn about the Flint Hills. Don't forget to cheer on the Wildcats! Fun activities are here in Manhattan. 


Manhattan features fun events all year long! There is always something happening in Manhappenin'! Find live concerts, events for the kids and of course annual favorites like the Festival of Lights. 


Find juicy burgers, Jamaican inspired dishes, locally brewed beers, sizzling fajitas and more all throughout Manhattan. These are just some of the delicious, mouth-watering specialties you'll savor when you explore the excellence of Manhattan dining venues.     

Outdoor Activities

Kansas provides a beautiful landscape for outdoor activities, with an abundance of space on Manhattan's doorstep.


Manhattan hotels are within short distances of many attractions, with clusters of hotels nearby downtown Manhattan and Blue Earth Plaza, Kansas State University campus and east- and west-side retail stores.