9 of the Best Places to Visit in Kansas

By Trips to Discover on February 2, 2021


Under the impression that there isn’t much to see in Kansas? Think again, because there are a number of great places to visit, including these.


Located at the end of the historic Chisholm Trail, a popular trail for cattle drivers in the mid-19th century, Abilene is often found on lists of America’s most beautiful small towns. This Old West town that was the hometown of President Eisenhower, has a rich history, and history buffs can enjoy visiting Abilene’s Old Town with its saloons that come complete with dancers and gunfight reenactments. There are five world-class museums located within a four-square block area, centered by the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Other must-experience sights include the Seelye Mansion, a 25-room Georgian-style mansion built in 1905, and the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, which features a 100-year-old steam engine complete with open-air rides and dining cars.

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