Wichita Travel Guide, Kansas
Wichita, KS, US- the incredible place
Wichita, KS is quite densely populated and is located in the Kansas City of US. It is Sedgwick County’s seat and is counted among the 51 largest cities of the United States. It is situated in the Southern Central Kansas over Arkansas River.
The city of Wichita was actually incorporated in the year of 1870 and was based over the accomplishment of great businessmen who had come here to trade and hunt with the native populations. This land has tremendously evolved as a great entertainment and cultural center. There are a number of exciting restaurants, night clubs, shopping centers, parks and museums. In fact, there are great educational and professional opportunities for the aspirants from all over the world as well.
Moving around in Wichita
When you are in Wichita, you have quite a lot of options regarding how to move around in the wonderful place. You can take a city bus that serves the area near some tourist sites or you may take a taxi. Most of the tourists prefer to rent cars as they are more cost effective and can be used personally without any hassles of the drivers and queues. The best part of driving around in Wichita is that comparatively lesser road rage is experienced here and the parking is mostly plentiful and free, even downtown at times. The streets of the city are properly laid out so that they are quite easy to navigate and travel by.
What shall not be missed in Wichita, KS
The Old Town that is situated in the very heart of Wichita downtown should not be missed at all. This is a great entertainment district and boasts about 100 shops, bars, restaurants and other such exciting venues. There are several museums as well like the Wichita Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Museum of World Treasures and Great Plains Transportation Museum. To add, the Sedgwick County Zoo is another major tourist attraction. This zoo is considered as the largest one in the entire Kansas and the US as well. It houses over 2,500 animals belonging to more than 500 varied species.
Shopping and other things
The very upscale mall (outdoor) on the North Rock Road, the Bradley Fair has a lot of trendy and stylish clothing stores along with amazing water fountains, exquisite restaurants and duck pond. in fact, the New Market Square which is a sprawling and expansive shopping centre lying on the North Maize Road comprise of various stores that range from the Wal- Mat, Super Target and Specialty clothing store along with incredible restaurants, book stores and a lot more.
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- Sedgwick County Zoo
travel tip by Johan posted more then 30 days ago
A really child friendly zoo where kids can step up on ledges to see the animals better and with a giraffe feeding area which is maybe the most entertaining part of the whole Sedgwick County Zoo. At least as far as I could see, that was...
- The Laughing Cat
travel tip by zsoldicsa posted more then 30 days ago
First time to The Laughing Cat and I will recommend it to friends. The place has a welcoming ambiance, the food is not only delicious but you get quite generous portions. They have a great Italian cuisine based menu which offers from...
travel tip by lizzy_a posted more then 30 days ago
The most appropriate time to visit the Wichita Gardens would be in summer or spring, because these are the times when the flowers are in bloom and that is the main reason the Botanica is so worth seeing. The whole place is so beautiful,...
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