Concerts, Football Games and Shopping Abound in Wichita
Get work out of the way so you can spend your time exploring all that Wichita—the Air Capital of the World—has to offer, from concerts at INTRUST Bank Arena to football games at Wichita State University. The Country Inn & Suites is ideally situated one mile from Towne East Square mall and six miles from downtown. You can travel back in time at the Old Cowtown Museum or admire the animals at Sedgwick County Zoo. If you’re in town on business, enjoy easy access to training or meetings at FlightSafety International, Beechcraft and Cessna. Find numerous things to do after work wraps up, including hitting the links at Hidden Lakes Golf Course.
- Downtown Wichita (6 miles)
Experience local culture and entertainment in downtown Wichita, where you can browse boutiques, sample craft beers or sit down to a great meal.
Phone: +1 (316) 264-6005
- Towne East Square (1 mile)
Give yourself a dose of retail therapy when you visit Towne East Square, a two-story shopping mall with more than 125 stores and restaurants.
Phone: +1 (316) 686-3341
- Harrison Park (1 mile)
If the kids are in tow, give them a place to run around at this nearby park. Enjoy a leisurely stroll and a picnic lunch, or drop a fishing line at Harrison Park.
Phone: +1 (316) 268-4361
- Hidden Lakes Golf Course (9 miles)
Be sure to book a tee time at this scenic 18-hole course. Experience subtle greens, tree-lined fairways and water challenges at 10 of the 18 holes.
Phone: +1 (316) 788-2855
- Kansas Coliseum (16.5 miles)
This major exhibition center hosts events from rodeos to RV shows.
Phone: +1 (316) 440-0888
- Old Town (6 miles)
Walk the brick-lined streets dotted with lampposts in Old Town, nestled in the heart of Wichita. This popular destination features converted brick warehouses that are home to restaurants, art galleries, museums and theaters.
- Sedgwick County Zoo (13 miles)
Connect with the 3,000 animals that call this wildlife park home. During your visit, feed the giraffe, stop by the on-site restaurant and gift shop, or take a tram tour.
Phone: +1 (316) 660-9453
- Tanganyika Wildlife Park (19 miles)
At this attraction, you can choose how interactive you’d like to be with the animals. Get up close for a better view or enjoy a hands-on experience.
Phone: +1 (316) 794-8954
- Wichita Sports Forum (3 miles)
Exercise is fun at this indoor sports complex, where you can play basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball and more. There’s even an Extreme Air Sports trampoline to test your aerial skills.
Phone: +1 (316) 201-1414
Music, History and Culture
- Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center (6 miles)
Attend an opera performance, a concert or a business conference at this multipurpose venue that boasts nearly 200,000 square feet of space with a massive concert hall.
Phone: +1 (316) 303-8000
- Exploration Place (7.9 miles)
Experience 11 hands-on exhibits at this science and discovery center.
Phone: +1 (316) 660-0600
- INTRUST Bank Arena (6 miles)
Surrounded by trendy restaurants, shops and diverse entertainment, this state-of-the-art facility hosts everything from rock concerts to business expos.
Phone: +1 (316) 440-9000
- Kansas Aviation Museum (7 miles)
Your trip to the Air Capital of the World would be incomplete without a stop at this museum, housed in the former Wichita Municipal Airport terminal. See aircraft on display, including a B-52D and a Beech Starship, and explore aviation history.
Phone: +1 (316) 683-9242
- Museum of World Treasures (7 miles)
Fun for all ages, the Museum of World Treasures takes visitors on a trip back in time and features amazing finds from around the world, such as dinosaur specimens and Egyptian mummies.
Phone: +1 (316) 263-1311
- Old Cowtown Museum (8 miles)
Get a glimpse of what life was like in an old cow town when you visit this museum that features dirt roads and a 10,000-piece permanent collection of textiles, tools, art and furniture.
Phone: +1 (316) 350-3323
- Wichita State University (9 miles)
Cheer for the Shockers sports teams or visit an art gallery on the Wichita State University campus.
Phone: +1 (316) 978-3456
- NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness Tournament 2018 (Mar)
- Riverfest (Jun)
- Wichita State Basketball (Nov-Mar)