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Show your kids a good time, while staying in Wichita, by taking them to Sedgwick County Zoo, located on Zoo Boulevard, where they can see cute baby animals of all sizes and shapes.

 

Visit the Museum of World Treasures, which can be found on E. 1st Street, considered to be one of Wichita's top attractions, features amazing treasures gathered from all over the world, including displays of dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, the Hall of American Presidents, the Children's Activity Center and much, much more.

 

Find out more about the state's sports history, by visiting the Kansas Sports hall of Fame, at Wichita Boathouse.

 

See the fabulous, eye-catching art displays from the Wichita Art Museum, which is situated on West Museum Boulevard.

 

Sports & outdoor events

The Eastern SunRun, which happens every April, is considered to be one of the premier 10K and 2-mile races in the Midwest, as well as one of the most popular sporting events in Wichita.

 

The 2-mile race, incorporated in the event, in addition to the 5K run, is dedicated for those who are less athletic, but still enthusiastically willing to participate, giving athletes of all abilities and skills the chance jump in the race.

 

Live music and barbecue will be available, after the race, so that the runners can recharge their batteries. In addition to the personal satisfaction of finishing the race, participants will also help the goal of this fun and entertaining event, which is to benefit the Youth Horizons, an organization that is trying to break the cycle of fatherlessness through youth programs.

 

Festivals

Three of the most popular and favorite annual celebrations, which take place in Wichita are listed below. Check it out!

 

Wichita Flight Festival - scheduled on September 25 and 26, in 2010, features amazing aerial acts and fun activities and entertainment for the entire family.

Wichita Garden Show - happens in March, considered to be Wichita's pride and joy, as well as the best garden show in the Midwest, featuring amazingly beautiful garden-related art works, entertainment and fun events for all family members.

Wichita River Festival - celebrated in May, in downtown Wichita, attracting more than 350 000 enthusiasts, annually, offering 9 fun-filled days of colorful celebrations, featuring activities that will entertain even the smallest member of the family.

 

Shopping

If you like to shop, then you will certainly love Wichita! Check out the top 10 list below that contains some of the most popular shopping spots in the city, so you can get an idea about what Wichita's shopping scene has to offer.

 

Bradley Fair, Address: Rock Road, at 21st Wichita, KS.

Clifton Square shopping village, Address: Clifton Square, Wichita, KS.

Delano District, Address: west of downtown Wichita, from the Arkansas River to Meridian Ave. and between Kellogg & McLean Blvd.

Flying Moose Antique Mall, Address: on the west side of Wichita, just minutes from Mid-Continent Airport.

Old Town District, Address: downtown Wichita.

Towne East Square, Address: 7700 E Kellogg Dr, Suite 1300, Wichita, KS.

Towne West Square, Address: 4600 W Kellogg Dr,Wichita, KS.

Above & Beyond Corporate Gifts, Address: 216 N. Washington, Wichita, KS.

Kay Wiggins Jewelry, Address: 600 South Tyler Road, Wichita, KS.

Sheplers, Address: 6501 West Kellogg, Wichita, KS.