Top 10 Things To Do in Wichita
1. Exploration Place
Boasting hundreds of interactive exhibits, Exploration Place is an absolute blast. While there, you can also wander the park looking for wildlife or dig for archeological treasures in a giant sandbox!
2. Sedgwick County Zoo
The Sedgwick County Zoo is a must-see! You can discover, appreciate and learn to respect animals and nature at this fun zoo. It is a great family activity and the animals are always good to see.
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4. Keeper of the Plains
Located at the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers, the Keeper of the Plains is a tribute to the local American Indian Tribes. The statue stands at 44 feet making it a shocking sight to see. You can access it by crossing a bow-and-arrow inspired bridge which makes the journey even better.
5. Great Plains Nature Center
The Great Plains Nature Center has it all. You can observe the birds and wildlife outdoors, hike along one of the many trails or even go indoors to the wildlife observatory. No matter what, you will have fun!
6. The First Pizza Hut
The first Pizza Hut is located on Wichita State’s campus. There is a museum that has information from and about the brothers that started it all. If you are a pizza lover, this is definitely a must.
7. Old Town
Located right in downtown Wichita, Old Town is a quaint area filled with old buildings, old brick streets, shops, bars and restaurants. It is the perfect place to just walk around.
8. Wichita Toy Train Museum
The Wichita Toy Train Museum features historical train layouts, interactive train layouts, a children’s train room, a place to learn how to run the trains and so much more! This is a fun stop.
9. Kansas Firefighters Museum
The Kansas Firefighters Museum honors firefighters and shows you many types of equipment from back in the day. You can also read about the lifestyle of a firefighter and see pictures of some of the nation’s heroes!
10. Wichita State Baseball Game
Wichita State Baseball plays in Eck Stadium. Attending one of their baseball games gives you that All-American college feel that everyone needs to experience at least once.