Stay near I-70 and the Best Things to Do in Topeka, KS
At the Country Inn & Suites, you are no more than 12 miles from the area’s top attractions, offering fun activities for outdoorsy types, history buffs and sports fans alike. Book a room or suite at our hotel just off I-70 for easy access to the Mulvane Art Museum and the Topeka Civic Theatre. Want to get outside? Play a round of golf at Cypress Ridge Golf Course, or watch a NASCAR race at Heartland Park Topeka. Take the kids to the Topeka Zoo to see the sloths, and then take a tour of the Kansas State Capitol building, constructed in 1866. Our hotel is also close to several area businesses
- Gage Park (2.2 miles)
Home to a family-friendly aquatic center, a mini-train, a carousel, Kansas Children’s Discovery Center and Reinisch Rose Garden, this park is a great choice for an outing with kids.
Phone: +1 (785) 251-2600
- Topeka Zoo (2.4 miles)
Learn where trumpeter swans got their name in Waterbird Lagoon or see bats and sloths coexist in the Tropical Rainforest, two of this zoo’s most popular exhibits.
Phone: +1 (785) 368-9140
- Kansas Museum of History (1 mile)
This award-winning museum explores The Sunflower State’s rich history. Learn about the region’s native people and discover the last surviving locomotive from the Santa Fe Railroad.
Phone: +1 (785) 272-8681
- Mulvane Art Museum (4.1 miles)
Located on the campus of Washburn University, this art museum features a dozen rotating exhibitions per year and several large-scale installations.
Phone: +1 (785) 670-1124
Shopping and Sports
- West Ridge Mall (1.2 miles)
Shop at nearly 100 chain and specialty stores at West Ridge Mall. Grab a bite to eat at one of the on-site restaurants, or take in a movie at West Ridge 8 cinemas.
Phone: +1 (785) 272-5119
- Cypress Ridge Golf Course (2.9 miles)
If you love a challenge as much as you love the outdoors, bring your clubs to Cypress Ridge Golf Course and play on its 6,200 yards of beautiful greens.
Phone: +1 (785) 291-2670
- Heartland Park Topeka (11.3 miles)
Heartland features a championship, NHRA-sanctioned drag strip, a two-and-a-half mile road course, a banked clay oval, a 22-acre asphalt pad for drift events and a dirt motocross track.
Phone: +1 (785) 861-7899
Arts and Entertainment
- Topeka Civic Theatre (2.7 miles)
Call the box office for dinner and a show with multiple family-friendly performances throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (785) 357-5211
- Topeka Symphony Orchestra (4.3 miles)
The Topeka Symphony Orchestra brings in well-known guest musicians to perform baroque concertos, pop songs and everything in between.
Phone: +1 (785) 232-2032
- Jayhawk Theatre (6.6 miles)
The official state theater of Kansas, Jayhawk is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers live performances throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (785) 233-4295
- Washburn University (4.3 miles)
Washburn University is continuously ranked as one of the best colleges in the Midwest, offering more than 200 academic programs to nearly 7,000 students.
Phone: +1 (785) 670-1010
- Kansas State Capitol (4.9 miles)
Construction began on the Kansas State Capitol building in 1866 and took 37 years to complete. Today, it’s one of the state’s greatest architectural and historical treasures. Tours are free.
Phone: +1 (785) 296-3966
- Kansas Expocentre (8 miles)
This arena boasts five different exhibition areas, including a livestock facility and agriculture hall. Check the schedule for everything from equestrian showcases to comic book conventions.
Phone: +1 (785) 235-1986