The 9 Best Guided Tours in Kansas!

Guided tours or self-guided tours of the most interesting places in Kansas give the opportunity to learn about the rich history of this great state. Discover the beginnings of the state, the story of its people, and what contributions Kansas has made to our nation. These 9 best guided tours will educate, entertain and amaze. 

Abilene Walking Tours, Abilene, KS

One of Kansas’ best guided tours is the Abilene Tour Route in Abilene. It is the best way to take an intimate look at what was once known as the “original Kansas Cowtown.” An exciting city filled with many places to visit and learn from, and especially the life of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s home-town. 

Western Vistas Historic Byway Tour, Scott City, KS

The Western Vistas Historic Byway Tour in Scott City is both traditionally and pictorially captivating. See the weathered Kansas landscape, learn about the wild west lore, the land once inhabited by a vast ocean, native Indians and iconic cowboys. 

Kansas State Capitol Historic Tours, Topeka, KS

The Kansas State Capitol Historic Tour allows you to walk through all five floors of the amazing Kansas capitol building. You will see and learn about the capitol’s murals, the rotunda’s unique stenciling, visit the governor’s office, walk through the senate and house chambers along with the east and west wing galleries.

Historical Signs Walking Tour, Caldwell, KS

Don’t miss the 19 historical markers that highlight the rich filled history of Caldwell. These 19 historical markers in downtown Caldwell provides a comprehensive view of the American past.

Fort Leavenworth Historic Wayside Self-Guided Tour, Leavenworth, KS

Learn about the historical city of Leavenworth when you take the Historic Wayside Self-Guided Tour of the City of Leavenworth. Learn about the people, the places and the events that formed this great midwestern city years ago. 

Birdhouse Art Tour, Great Bend, KS

Over 50 skillfully painted bird houses await you on the Great Bend Birdhouse tour. A unique and distinctly different tour of tall artist painted birdhouses makes Great Bend a sure destination this year.

Historical Downtown Walking Tours, Hays, KS

Enjoy the picturesque and historically preserved buildings in downtown Hays which are complemented by original bricked streets in downtown. The tours offer information about the rich history and understanding of this lovely locale and the past stories that created this magnificent city. 

The Historic Homes & Caton Homes Tour, Winfield, KS

The Historic Home and Caton Homes Tour of Winfield is like no other. This tour will walk you by more than 50 Victorian and historic older homes and over 20 of those homes were built by Bill Caton, the son of a well-known Winfield family. 

Ghost Tours, Kansas City, KS

A paying ghost tour of Kansas City, will wind you through the streets of Kansas City on the Kansas side. Despite the constant threat of spotting a ghost you will also learn about the history of this unique downtown area. 

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623 East Main Street, Marion, KS
The Marion Historical Museum occupies a former 1887 Baptist Church, tucked in the corner of the Marion, Kansas Central Park.  The museum opene... Read More
Flint Hills Nature Trail, Herington, KS
The Flint Hills Nature Trail stretches for 117 miles across east-central Kansas, from Osawatomie in the east to Herington in the west, and passes t... Read More
200 North Poplar, Goessel, KS
About Us: Mennonite Heritage Museum. Dedicated in 1974, the museum complex was established to preserve the artifacts from early households, farms... Read More
412 South Campbell, Abilene, KS
The Heritage Center of Dickinson County is a unique collection of two in-door museums, that continues on out-the-back-door where you will find actu... Read More
200 South East 5th Street, Abilene, KS
The Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad Association was formed in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, dedicated to restoring and operat... Read More
407 South Buckeye, Abilene, KS
Learn more about greyhounds at the Greyhound Hall of Fame in Abilene, the "Greyhound Capital of the World." See interesting displays of greyhounds ... Read More
201 NorthWest Second Street, Abilene, KS
Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the marketing arm of the City, providing services to tourists, groups convening in Abilene, and mar... Read More
200 Southeast Fourth Street, Abilene, KS
Library History : The basic function of the Library building is to provide a place for scholars to come to work in the rich historical materials h... Read More
177 West Hickory Street, Hesston, KS
The Dyck Arboretum of the Plains invites you to become better acquainted with the flora of Kansas. Displays of native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs ... Read More
27th and North Main, Bethel College, North Newton, KS
Kauffman Museum is named in memory of Charles Kauffman, founder and curator of the original Kauffman Museum. His work has been incorporated into th... Read More
120 Mill Street, Lindsborg, KS
Standing tall on the banks of the Smoky Hill River, the McPherson County Old Mill Museum preserves the early heritage of McPherson County. The muse... Read More
2661 Market Place, Salina, KS
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219 South Main Street, McPherson, KS
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303 East Iron Avenue, Salina, KS
Mission and History: Salina Community Theatre is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of people in Salina an... Read More
242 South Santa Fe, Salina, KS
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