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Old Town

Address: Wichita, KS
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Ranked #16 of 30 Attractions in Wichita
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Roy, Utah
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We really enjoyed walking around and reading the railroad history of Wichita. We spent so much time just reading and looking that it became to late to go tour the museum. The man who had the vision to turn what was no longer used into the lofts, shops, restaurants, bars and hotel that are now there was a genius. I'm... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Old Town Wichita is an interesting area with restaurants, shops, museums, theaters, shops and businesses. This area is quiet during the day but becomes lively at night especially on weekends. Museums and shops close around 5 but bars and restaurants are open at night. Fun for a few hours or a day visit.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Wichita did a smart thing. They turned old warehouses adjacent to Union Station into restaurants, shops, bars, and lofts. It makes life there more bearable as it is lively and there are actually pedestrians all over the area. Yea!

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Brockton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Old Town Wichita ... seems like this place is attracted by folks who are night owls ... not busy y until after 9pm.. and lots of places closed on sundays . not really anything in the area to do except go bar hopping .

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Rose Hill, Kansas, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The pictures posted here are from Cowtown, which is not the same as Old Town. Old Town is an old industrial area converted to some really cool restaurants, shops and bars. COW TOWN is an old remake of cowboy days where they have people dressed up like the old west and have gun fight shows, old saloon, etc. Two completely... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went down to the old brick area in downtown Wichita, KS and it was a lot nicer than we expected. We went to a few breweries down there and had a great time. It was clean, and nice looking. I recommend stopping by if it is on your way.

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Wichita, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

All depends on why you go, when you go and what you are looking for. Several places for different age group, desires, tastes. etc. Great place for food, a drink, and socializing. Several businesses are well done and well run. Late late night..... much more designed for the younger age groups and the things that go along with that.

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am down there 4 or 5 times a month. I go to Twist, a yarn shop for all my knitting. Shelly the owner is helpful, kind and sets everyone at ease. The other customers are all so friendly. It's like walking into a room of friends you have never met before.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I went here with my teenage brother and dad. We found only two or three shops, all were women's boutiques. Everything else was a bar (my brother and I are both under the drinking age). Not good for families. The only activity to do is drink.

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Viera, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

While downtown is not huge, nor do they have a lot of stores it is still a really cute area to visit if you're in town. They have a few cute boutique stores, lots of fun museums and a nice riverwalk area.

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