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Central Riverside Park is located near Downtown Wichita at 720 Nims and spans over 50 acres. This is truly one of the most beautiful parks in ICT and one of my kids’ favorite spots to visit. Looking for more fun,...
If you find yourself with a day to spare and the weather is nice, I highly recommend a road trip that my family calls the Cowley County Loop. From Wichita it is just around 160 miles in the car,...
OJ Watson Park | Wichita, KS OJ Watson Park is a family favorite park in Wichita - we are truly lucky to have this local gem. It is one of the largest parks in Wichita, covering over 119 acres, with...
12 Wichita Wild Habitat Areas in Wichita to Explore with Kids If you are in for a fun (and free!) outdoor adventure with kids, you should explore what the Wichita Wild Areas have to offer. Whether you are looking for...
Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam. Just decades after being on the brink of extinction, the ubiquitous giants of the great plains have a home once again roaming the rolling prairie on the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge....
Wichita is a small city with big fun for families with kids of all ages. Regardless of age, season, or budget, there is something for everyone. For families looking for something to do together on th weekends or for...
Located just 90 minutes north of Wichita is a state park that has everything your adventure loving family could want. Kanopolis State Park in the Smoky Hills is the perfect destination if you're looking for hiking, mountain biking, horseback...
Day at Kenwood Cove in Salina, KS Looking to do one more quick day trip before summer ends? Look no further! Kenwood Cove Water Park in Salina, KS is Salina’s city pool and only 1hr and 15min north of Wichita....
  You've heard of hiking trails in Kansas and if you love to explore our great state, chances are you have probably ventured out on a few and even taken the kids along. But have you done a water hike/trail?!...
Do you need new places to explore outside with the family, without driving out-of-state? There are 28 Kansas state parks!  We’ve listed out each park with its main amenities and how long of a drive it is from downtown Wichita. Be...
Santa Fe Lake is a local treasure and the perfect spot to explore with kids! Santa Fe Lake's season is open spring-fall and full of scenery, activities, and adventure.  Location: 11367 SW Shore Drive August, KS 67010 Cost: Daily Pass: $10 per car...
Kansas has a new state park that has been well worth the wait! Little Jerusalem Badlands officially opened to the public in October 2019 and has been on my "to-hike" list ever since.   Located just 18 miles north of...

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