The 10 Best Sightseeing Tours in Kansas!

Spend hours, days, exploring the vast country sides, charming towns and cities of Kansas through one of the state’s many excellent sightseeing tours. Explore the wonders of Kansas with an expert guide or navigate this great state all on your own. Here are the 10 best sightseeing tours in Kansas! 

1. Kansas Capitol Tours, Topeka, KS

The Kansas Historical Society offers tours of the beautiful state house in Topeka. Take in the charm and history of the most famous building in Kansas.

2. The Solomon Valley Heritage Alliance Tour, Glasco, KS

Along U.S. Highway 24 there is a stretch of roadway which follows the path of the Solomon River and 24 communities are aligned along the road, all are rich in history. Each community has its own kiosk which provides all the information you need to participate in this “self-guided” tour. 

3. Underground Mine Tours at Strataca, Hutchinson, KS

Uncover the mysteries of Strataca’s underground mines and abandoned passage ways as you explore the mines of Strataca in Hutchinson. The mines have been uninhibited since the 1950s and left as it was when it was abandoned over 60 years ago. 

4. Prairie Earth Tours, Emporia, KS

Prairie Earth Tours of Emporia will take you through some of the unique places, which are “off the beaten path,” and let you discover the culture and beauty of Kansas. The tours allow for local interaction and a great experience.

5. Fort Scott Trolley Tours, Fort Scott, KS

There are many Kansas towns to explore and one of the best sightseeing tours is the Fort Scott Trolley Tour. During the 50-minute ride passengers will view historic sites, a national cemetery, extraordinary architecture of Victorian buildings and homes. 

6. Western Heritage Tour, Wichita, KS

The Wichita Western Heritage Tour focuses on the rich history of Wichita and the important part it played in the antiquity of the American West. This tour will take you to museums, galleries, gardens and centers as you enjoy the past.

7. Civil War Tour, Humboldt, KS

Another great sight-seeing tour is the 12-site Civil War Tour that highlights the “burning of Humboldt” by the Confederate Army during the 1800s. The etched marble markers are located throughout the town and easy to find with Civil War Tour brochure and map.

8. Self-Guided Tour: Santa Fe Trail in Council Grove, Council Grove, KS

Explore the history of the Santa Fe Trail and Council Grove. A favorite meeting place for the travelers along the Santa Fe Trail that invites todays travelers to discover the charm and history of this historic area, Morris County and the beautiful Flint Hills region.

9. Sandsage Bison Range & Wildlife Area, Garden City, KS

Tours of the Sandsage Bison Range & Wildlife area in Garden City need to be arranged for touring a head of time because public access to the more than 100 roaming buffalo range is limited. But take the time to make arrangements and tour this incredible area. 

10. Eagle Valley Raptor Center, Cheney, KS

A must-see tour is at the Eagle Valley Raptor Center in Cheney. It is your chance to get up close and view incredible birds. Some of the birds that are included at this center are hawks, owls, vultures and Bald and Golden Eagles. Definitely a “once-in-a-lifetime experience” for young and old and an opportunity to intermingle with these incredible birds.

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