Start your Wichita vacation off with some fun things to do in Wichita KS like feeding the giraffes at our nationally known zoo, head over to go-kart racing, discover delicious candy or experience Midwestern cowboy life. Go explore all the fun things for kids in Wichita has to offer!
The Botanica has more than 30 themed gardens and exhibits as well as the Downing Children's Garden, which is an educational and hands-on interactive area for kids and families who want to learn more about our natural world. The botanical area is 18 acres and features more than 4,000 native species to the region
Hit up Churn & Burn for some handcrafted, sweet and delicious ice cream that all the family will enjoy. Churn & Burn uses all-natural and local ingredients for their coffee, ice cream and milk. No added preservatives and flavourings leave you with a delicious but healthier dessert.
The seventh-largest zoo in the U.S., Sedgwick County Zoo, has over 3,00 animals and about 400 species in its 25-acre outdoor environment. See animals ranging from tigers, penguins, chimpanzees, giraffes and more while visiting. Check out the new Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley exhibit that was added Memorial Day weekend 2016 and boasts as being the third largest elephant habitat and holding the world's largest elephant pool of 550,000 gallons of water.
Choose from more than 4,500 candies and nuts at The Nifty Nut House, which was founded in 1937. Alton Brown of the Food Network calls this place "a national treasure".
Step back into time at the Old Cowtown Museum where visitors can see blacksmiths working, taste some cold sarsaparilla at the saloon and witness a live gunfight in the Midwestern town. Make sure to visit and live in the 1860's mid-western lifestyle! The museums is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.