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Wichita, KS - After being forced to cancel its 2020 season, Music Theatre Wichita is back to live performances! Musical theatre typically requires lots of close contact between actors and backstage artists, so this season is far from typical....
Thank you to Tanganyika Wildlife Park for sponsoring this article. Tanganyika Wildlife Park opens for the season on Saturday, March 13. Let’s see if you can mark off these 8 things to do with your family in 2021!  Buy a Season...
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...
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...
One of the gifts Kansas gives us in exchange for the bitter cold winters and blistering hot summers is the perfect weather days that can show up any month of the year. If the mercury is between fifty and...
#1 Guide to Summer Camps in Wichita It's time for the number one resource utilized year after year by Wichita Area families - the Guide to Summer Camps in Wichita! Our goal is to help you plan a fun and stress-free...
Are you looking for a fun way to travel with kids while still following social distancing guidelines? You can rent a camper or RV right here in Wichita! Tour the U.S. or hit up a National Park or two,...
Looking for a fun (and safe) spot to take a family bike ride? These 10 bike paths are the most popular recommendations from Wichita moms in our Neighborhood Groups.  Best Bike Paths in Wichita to Ride with Kids Arkansas River Path...
There's nothing we love more than getting outside, especially when it involves exploring, hiking, or biking around the Wichita area. We asked dozens of Wichita families, and below are some favorite kid-friendly outdoor adventures and spots local parents take...
Our family loves a good camping trip. While we have our favorite spot (like literally a favorite site, not just a favorite campground), we do like exploring more of what this area has to offer. With younger kids, we...
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...
When people think about the Great Outdoors in Kansas, their minds automatically go to flat lands, wheat, and cows. And that's fair! We do have a lot of those things. What we don't often think of is the marine history...
Kansas summers are H-O-T, and what better way to stay cool than to splash around, take a dip in a local pool, or head to the beach! The Wichita area has some great lakes to explore with the family,...
Waterfalls in Kansas? Yes! There are waterfalls near Wichita. You may be surprised to hear there are many gorgeous waterfalls you can visit across the state. In fact, there are five that are two hours or less away from...

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5 Reasons to Visit a Wichita Splash Pad This Summer: 1. The price.  You can't beat free! 2. Safety. Splash pads are ideal for moms like me...