Kansas August 14, 2015
Here Are 10 Awesome Things You Can Do In Kansas For $10 Or Less
Summertime is coming to a close, so why not get out and explore our beautiful state? If you’re looking for fun (and inexpensive) things to do around the Sunflower State, consider these 10 ideas:
1. Sample some of Kansas's best microbrews at Gella's Diner & Lb Brewing Co. (Hays)
If you're a beer fan who has never been to Gella's, you haven't begun to live! Try a sample of 8 award-winning microbrews for only $6.50.
2. Take a walk on the wild side at Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo (Independence)
Animal lovers unite at this FREE zoo (but please consider making a donation)! The park also offers 5 cent carousel rides, 25 cent train rides and mini golf for only a buck!
3. A laid back Saturday morning at the Old Town Farmers Market (Wichita)
Enjoy FREE live musicians, cooking demonstrations, samples, crafts, and much more while you shop for the freshest produce in the state.
4. Play around at the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead (Overland Park)
Another fun and affordable (affordable as in FREE Monday-Thursday and $2 on weekends) option for animal lovers is this area institution, complete with 4-legged friends, activities and unique history.
5. Visit the Land of Oz at the Oz Museum (Wamgeo)
It's fun, it's kitschy--and it's only $8 a person to visit!
6. Sip some wine at the Grace Hill Winery (Whitewater)
If you prefer fermented grapes over hops, you will LOVE Grace Hill and its award-winning wines, FREE tours and FREE samples.
7. Discover area artists at the Strecker-Nelson Gallery (Manhattan)
Art fans: Rejoice! Strecker-Nelson is home to museum quality art that you won't see anywhere else. Admission to the gallery is FREE.
8. Step back in time at the Dalton Defenders Museum (Coffeyville)
Re-live important moments in Kansas history at this old west museum. Admission to the Museum starts at only $6 per person.
9. Take a road trip to a Kansas roadside attraction
Kansas is the poster child for quirky, fun, and downright bizarre roadside attractions, most of which are FREE to visit (including M.T. Liggett's Political Sculptures, pictured).
10. Watch Hollywood stars under the nighttime stars at the Kanopolis Drive-In (Kanopolis)
Where else but the drive-in theater can you watch THREE movies for only $8?!
What is your favorite inexpensive thing to do in Kansas?