Explore the Wild West with Kansas guided tours visiting The Cowboys at Boot Hill Museum. Take a stroll through the streets, mixing with the locals in their traditional costumes of the Wild West.
The sightseeing tours Kansas offer include the former home and resting place of the 34th president of the U.S.A., D. Eisenhower and the Kansas World War I museum, that displays many artifacts, found from the war.
Check out the salt museum with displays of crystal that are over 250 years old while taking in Kansas walking tours of the museum that is situated 65 stories below ground.
On Kansas city tours, see some of the 20 beautiful and stunning botanic garden, which are stretched over 20 acres. Visit the Kansas zoo, watching penguins swimming and sunbathing in the sun or the meerkats looking for your attention.
Take flight at the Kansas space museum.The only centre in the world, capturing the race to the moon, along with displays of Apollo 13. Read More...
Have brilliant Kansas Adventure tours at the Sea Life Centre
With the adventure tours Kansas of the sea life centre on day tours and night tours that allows you to sleep in the shark tunnels.
Skipping and singing along the famous yellow brick road of Kansas. Take Kansas guided tours of the city of Oz where you step back in time through Aunt Em's house, to Dorothy's bedroom where the magical journey starts, then it's on to the emerald city of Oz.
The fun-filled nights of Kansas are bursting with restaurants, sports bars and jazz clubs. When it comes to food, its the tasting of the many smoked, grilled and barbequed dishes of the west that set your taste buds tingling. The cocktail bars have their own original handcrafted cocktails. Kansas offers something for everybody!
Top 10 Things to Do in Kansas
Boot Hill Museum
Kansas guided tours of Boot Hill Museum, Americans Wild West is a must. The name comes from the town's cemetery, for cowboys. As you walk along the recreated streets you come across people in western clothes. The museum has on display 60,000 items keeping within the time of the era including many black and white photos dating back 100s of years, firearms, clothing and personal items from past presidents.
Dorothy's the Wizard of Oz house should be seen on sightseeing tours Kansas. Inside the house is the family chamber pot, Aunt Em's “hair jar” and Dorothy's bedroom where it all started. Skipping down the yellow brick road, come to a warehouse, inside the road continues with displays of key items from the film, the Emerald city, wizard chambers and the model house that was used in the tornado scene of the film
Be intrigued on Kansas guided tours of the underground Salt Museum which is located 65 stories below ground in the city of Hutchinson. The massive salt mine has salt veins stretching from Kansas to New Mexico. This museum stores a salt crystal that is over 250 million years old, government records, some of Hollywood's masterpiece films and master prints of Gone with the Wind and the Wizard of Oz.
Sea Life Kansas
Sea Life Kansas offers fun for all the family when on Kansas city tours seeing more than 5,000 sea creatures such as sharks octopus and piranha. Walk through the underwater tunnels coming face to face with the Rays and sharks as they swim around you or interacting with crabs and touching starfishes in the interactive touching pool. All-night tours in the aquarium where you can sleep with the sharks in the tunnels.
Kansas Space Centre Museum
The most surprising sight in Kansas is the fantastic Space Museum. It's the best museum on the planet for capturing the race to the moon, displaying many U.S. artefacts, including the command module of the Apollo 13. It has the most extensive collections of Russian artefacts that are outside of Moscow. The museum is regularly called on to build props for Hollywood movies portraying the space race.
The Big Well
Enjoy Kansas walking tours to the Big Well. It is the world's largest hand-dug well. The first spade hit the ground August 1887 and took almost two years to complete to the depth of 109 ft and 32 ft wide. In 1939 a new well was dug, and this well stopped running. Down the winding staircase is the museum, showcasing the space wanders weighing in at 1,000 pounds discovered in 1949.
Dwight D Eisenhower Library and Museum
Take Kansas guided tours of the childhood home of the former 34th President, Eisenhower, and his final resting place. The Eisenhower home has been preserved since 1940 after the death of his mother with five galleries in the museum portraying Eisenhower's life from childhood through to his retirement years. One of the galleries is dedicated to the much loved First Ladies Mamie Eisenhower.
National World War Museum and Memorial
See Americas only National World War I Museum and Memorial on Kansas guided tours, This national museum is dedicated to understanding and interpreting the stories of the Great War as seen through the eyes of those who lived It. The National Museum has the most diverse collection of World War I artefacts and documents in the world. This is a very interesting tour.
Botanic, Wichita Gardens
With over two dozen themed gardens spread over 20 acres. Enjoy Kansas walking tours of the stunning gardens holding over 3,600 different species of plants observing the many sculptures, fountains, streams and waterfalls dotted around the gardens. Explore the picturesque butterfly gardens containing a sizeable indoor butterfly house, a tropical greenhouse along with another 15 gardens.
Kansas City Zoo
Enjoy Kansas guided tours of the Kansas City Zoo. It houses over 1,700 animals like penguins never seen before. See the king penguins and Gentoo swimming in 100,000 gallons of water or sunbathing in the sun. Visit the polar bears, or interact with the orange apes. Walk with the mob of kangaroos and the meerkats. Take the train of the park to Africa for bird eye views of the rhinos, zebras and the giraffes.
Travel Tips for Kansas
Best Time To Visit Kansas
Kansas can be visited any time of the year. Annually there is a great jazz festival held the last week of June and an interesting Tulip festival held in the botanic gardens in April. For Basketball fans, the best time of the year is from April through to September. Winter months, November to March have excellent deals on Kansas city tours. All year round is for excellent nightlife, casinos and shopping!
Typical Costs in Kansas
For accommodation, restaurants and sightseeing tours Kansas, prices depend on the time of year you travel. Book in advance getting the best value for your money, great deals on bulk tours. Restaurants have early bird menus. Accommodations depending on the time of year. Public transport is shuttle bus and rented cars have daily rates from $24. Taxies from airport average $45, one way. To get around the city hire a bike.
Know Before Visiting Kansas
Booking Kansas guided tours before arriving in advance, saves time and money for the many attractions Kansas, has to offer. Kansas is a law-abiding city with some small petty crimes. Seat belts are a must, if you are caught without your belt, there are heavy fines. And of course, no jaywalking. Like in all countries and cities, always be careful of your personal belongings, be vigilant in crowded places because of pickpockets.
Weather in Kansas
Kansas has four distinct seasons, with year-round rainfall highly variable. The winters are relatively cold and the summers very hot. The best months for travelling with good weather are from late April through to September, October. With the warmest months been June, July and August. The rainy months are May, June and August. With January being the coldest of them. Annual snowfalls are in and around the middle of March