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Dorothy clicked her heels to return to Kansas, and you'll want to do the same after you've visited this one-time cattle town turned modern, booming city, where the spirit of the Old West lives on. To get a feel of the early pioneer days, visit the recreated village at the Old Cowtown Museum. For a slightly more eccentric experience, visit the Museum of Ancient Treasures, which has everything from a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio to a shrunken head. The Indian Center Museum features works by Plains Indian artists. Wichita is an aircraft manufacturing center, and the Kansas Aviation Museum honors pioneers in the field, as well as housing model planes. Exploration Place gives kids more insights into aviation and... more Dorothy clicked her heels to return to Kansas, and you'll want to do the same after you've visited this one-time cattle town turned modern, booming city, where the spirit of the Old West lives on. To get a feel of the early pioneer days, visit the recreated village at the Old Cowtown Museum. For a slightly more eccentric experience, visit the Museum of Ancient Treasures, which has everything from a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio to a shrunken head. The Indian Center Museum features works by Plains Indian artists. Wichita is an aircraft manufacturing center, and the Kansas Aviation Museum honors pioneers in the field, as well as housing model planes. Exploration Place gives kids more insights into aviation and other scientific wonders. For nature and wildlife, check out Botanica's lovely gardens or head over to the Sedgwick County Zoo, home to over 350 species of animals. Wichita stays up when the sun goes down: there's nightlife, culture, karaoke and cuisine for all tastes. less

All things to do » Things to do

Sedgwick County Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo
Attraction type: Zoos
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Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
Owner description: Located in Sim Park, this gorgeous patch of cultivated flora offers themed gardens such as the Butterfly Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Rose and Wildflower Garden and the... more Owner description: Located in Sim Park, this gorgeous patch of cultivated flora offers themed gardens such as the Butterfly Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Rose and Wildflower Garden and the award-winning Sally Stone Sensory Garden, plus special programs for children. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Museum of World Treasures
Museum of World Treasures
Owner description: Discover the treasures . . . around the world and through the ages. Where can you explore the crusty bones of long-lost creatures, marvel at Egyptian mummies, uncover the secrets... more Owner description: Discover the treasures . . . around the world and through the ages. Where can you explore the crusty bones of long-lost creatures, marvel at Egyptian mummies, uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations, travel to the land of Conquistadors. and enter the battlefields of World Wars? The Museum of World Treasures, with more than 3,000 artifacts on three floors. Discover your inner explorer! less
Attraction type: History Museums; Art Museums; Educational Sites; Museums
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Starlite Drive-In
Attraction type: Movie Theaters
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The Keeper of the Plains
The Keeper of the Plains
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nifty Nut House
Nifty Nut House
Ranked #1 of 873 restaurants in Wichita
Cuisines: Dessert
Sabor Latin Bar & Grill
Sabor Latin Bar & Grill
Ranked #2 of 873 restaurants in Wichita
Cuisines: Latin
Dining options: Reservations
Red Rock Canyon Grill
Red Rock Canyon Grill
Ranked #3 of 873 restaurants in Wichita
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Bella Vita
Bella Vita
Ranked #4 of 873 restaurants in Wichita
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Mediterranean Grill
Mediterranean Grill
Ranked #5 of 873 restaurants in Wichita
Cuisines: Mediterranean

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Quality Inn & Suites
2.0 of 5
Quality Inn & Suites
$71 - $86
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Park City
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Super 8 Park City/North Wichita
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Park City/North Wichita
$52 - $62
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Park City
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Motel 6 Park City, KS
2.0 of 5
Motel 6 Park City, KS
$99 - $111
Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Park City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Wichita-Northeast
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Wichita-Northeast
$83 - $131
Ranked #6 of 78 hotels in Wichita
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Eastgate Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Eastgate Inn & Suites
$86 - $94
Ranked #8 of 78 hotels in Wichita
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The Inn at Tallgrass
3.0 of 5
The Inn at Tallgrass
$89 - $112
Ranked #9 of 78 hotels in Wichita
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Ambassador Hotel Wichita
4.0 of 5
Ambassador Hotel Wichita
$169 - $266
Ranked #3 of 78 hotels in Wichita
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