Do you have a toddler and/or a train enthusiast in your life? If you answered yes to either (or if you are looking for a fun and unique experience), you will want to hop aboard one of the following epic train rides in Kansas. They’re among the most memorable train experiences in the state.

Have you had the opportunity to take any of these epic train rides in Kansas? What are some of your favorite day trip destinations with young kids or even the young at heart? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments!

If you are searching for even more day trip ideas in Kansas, check out these 12 destinations scattered around the Sunflower State, one for each month of the year. And if you need a place to stay along the way, check out some of the best places to stay in Kansas.

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What are the most scenic towns in Kansas?

Kansas is full of small-town charm, and there are lots of places to live in our state. Some of the most scenic towns in Kansas make for great day trips or even places to live including the following:

  • Wamego is perfect if you’re looking for fun spots to visit, as it’s known for its unique tourist attractions and quaint atmosphere.
  • Hays is another excellent option, especially if you’re looking for a cool art scene and delicious places to eat and drink with your family and friends.


What are the best state parks in Kansas?

Some of the best state parks in Kansas for a hike or just to admire the pretty views include:

  • Kanopolis State Park for its gorgeous vistas, including landscapes that look like they’re in the desert and lake views. It’s definitely a unique place to go.
  • Wilson Lake State Park, which features some of the most beautiful sites in the state. The lush greenery, the lake, and the rock formations will make you want to come back again and again!


What are the best road trips through Kansas?

Some of the best road trips through Kansas that we put together include:

  • Ultimate Kansas Waterfalls Road Trip
  • Kansas' Most Picturesque Small Towns Road Trip
  • Haunting Road Trip Through Kansas' Ghost Towns

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