Experience the Old and New Sides of Wichita
Located less than two miles from Bradley Fair’s shopping, dining and entertainment, the Country Inn & Suites offers a great getaway to northeast Wichita. The city bus station is just steps from the hotel so you can easily get out and do things like wander through the gardens at Botanica Wichita, browse the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame and attend events at Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center. From Old Town to downtown, Wichita is full of attractive architecture, great food and special events that are sure to make your visit memorable.
Explore these attractions:
- Botanica Wichita (11 miles)
Take a stroll down the walkways of Botanica Wichita’s beautiful gardens, blossoming with creativity and color. Each garden has its own theme, including the Chinese Garden of Friendship, the Downing Children’s Garden and the Butterfly Garden.
Phone: +1 (316) 264-0448
- Bradley Fair (1.7 miles)
Shop, dine and be entertained at this popular hub with stores like LOFT, Sephora and Pottery Barn, plus excellent restaurants and seasonal events.
Phone: +1 (316) 630-9990
- Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center (11 miles)
This stunning downtown venue hosts top musical performances, professional events and public exhibits. Check the calendar to see what’s happening while you’re in town.
Phone: +1 (316) 303-8000
- Downtown Wichita (9 miles)
Make your way to the bustling streets of downtown Wichita and find a variety of exquisite dining options, fascinating museums and art galleries, memorable festivals, unique stores and beautiful parks.
- Exploration Place (10.5 miles)
Attend an engaging science show or browse hands-on exhibits presented so imaginatively, you’ll forget you’re learning as you go.
Phone: +1 (316) 660-0600
- INTRUST Bank Arena (10 miles)
Sports and music fans can find upbeat entertainment when they attend a concert or hockey game at this 15,000-seat arena.
Phone: +1 (316) 440-9150
- Kansas Aviation Museum (13.6 miles)
Flight has a rich history and a promising future. Learn all about it when you discover this museum’s aircraft collection and the Aviation Hall of Fame.
Phone: +1 (316) 683-9242
- Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (10.8 miles)
Celebrating Kansas’s greatest athletes and their coaches, the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame is sure to be an inspiring experience.
Phone: +1 (316) 262-2038
- Keeper of the Plains (10 miles)
See this iconic statue that marks the confluence of the Arkansas and the Little Arkansas rivers. The Rings of Fire surrounding the monument’s base burn for 15 minutes each night.
- McConnell Air Force Base (13.7 miles)
Home to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, this base is one of the Air Force’s two supertanker wings.
Phone: +1 (316) 759-6100
- Museum of World Treasures (8.8 miles)
A journey through this three-floor museum takes you to old and new worlds, from ancient civilizations to the World Wars.
Phone: +1 (316) 263-1311
- Old Cowtown Museum (10.4 miles)
Ever wondered what life was like on the frontier? This museum takes you there with historic buildings, furnishings, farming equipment and photographs from the late 1860s and 1870s.
Phone: +1 (316) 350-3323
- Old Town (8.8 miles)
Famous for its historic brick buildings and warehouses that have been converted to modern-day businesses, Old Town is a popular destination for dining, shopping, art and nightlife.
- Sedgwick County Zoo (12.7 miles)
This zoo features more than 3,000 animals, including penguins, elephants and gorillas. After your tour, get an ice cream cone at Big Bear Watering Hole or a hot dog at Kookaburra Canteen.
Phone: +1 (316) 660-9453
- Strataca Underground Salt Museum (47.3 miles)
Located in an old salt mine, this museum will introduce you to the enthralling world of salt mining,. Descend into the mine via the six-ton shaft, ride the tram through the mine’s dark corridors or get your tickets for a captivating mystery dinner theater.
Phone: +1 (620) 662-1425
- Wichita Wingnuts (11.8 miles)
For a night of sports-filled fun, head to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium and watch the Wingnuts baseball game.
Phone: +1 (316) 264-6887
Nearby transportation includes:
Directions to the Country Inn & Suites, Wichita Northeast
From I-35, take K-96 West. Take the Rock Road exit and turn left onto east 32nd Street. The Country Inn and Suites will be on the right.