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Best things to do in Wichita

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“This is a beautiful garden and there is always something going on. Live Music on Tuesday evenings. Give them a call ”
21 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Sedgwick County Zoo is an AZA-accredited wildlife park and major attraction in Wichita, Kansas. Founded in 1971, the zoo has become recognized nationally and internationally for its support of conservation programs and successful breeding of rare and endangered species. Having over 3,000 animals of nearly 400 different species, the zoo now ranks as the No. 1 outdoor tourist attraction in the State of Kansas.”
20 locals recommend
Science Museum
“This large, beautifully designed children's museum on the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita delights kids and kids at heart.”
13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A remarkable art installation, featuring a Native American inspired piece overseeing the convergence of two rivers sacred to the indigenous people. Don't miss the nightly fire pots!”
25 locals recommend
Museum
“The Wichita Art Museum brings people, ideas, and American art together to enrich lives and build community. Along with regular traveling exhibits, this gem of an art museum features a walkover Chiluly glass bridge, a delightful restaurant, lovely museum store, and a research library.”
17 locals recommend
Museum
“Walk around late 19th-century Wichita! Cowtown features most of the original buildings (completely furnished), volunteers decked out in vintage clothing, craft demonstrations, food and beverages, and a wonderful gift shop.”
10 locals recommend
Multiplex
“Wednesdays are $5, and you can order dinner, and they'll bring it right to your seat in a cute tray that fits in your cup holder, while you watch the MOVIE!”
12 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Old Town is Wichita's premier entertainment district, full of beautiful warehouse buildings that have been converted into restaurants, bars, venues, and more! Check out Warren Old Town for movies, Public for a locally-sourced gastropub, The Arcade for all-you-can-play games, Museum of World Treasures and CityArts for arts and culture, Barleycorn's for live music, Norton's Brewing for beer, and Mort's for martinis.”
12 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Largest mall in Wichita, with Van Maur, Dillards, J C Penney, Sears and many other stores and restaurants”
7 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Bradley Fair has all of the name brand shops you can think of: Victoria's Secret, Eddie Bauer, Francesca's, etc. ”
7 locals recommend
Museum
“ Definitely a place of world treasures. Lots of history in these collections.”
4 locals recommend
Bar
“Mondays 1/2 price martini. Get there early usually gets packed. Business professional scene. Live music, martinis and cigars.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right next to Ziggy's Pizza in College Hill, Dempsey's is 1/2 Restaurant & 1/2 Bar. Hang out upstairs if you would like an incredible burger and a little peace or head downstairs if the bar scene is what you are looking for. Open until 2AM every night, Dempsey's is a great place to eat a late meal and enjoy a few drinks. The crew at Dempsey's are A+ ”
7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wine Dive delights wine aficionados and foodies alike. Great for a romantic evening or get-together with family and friends.”
9 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Hill Bar & Grill has an easygoing, upbeat vibe and offers great beer, drinks, and food.”
7 locals recommend
Stadium
“There are lots of shows and known name guests that you can get tickets to see.”
7 locals recommend