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Topeka is the capital of Kansas. The city is a buzzing location all year. There are several weekend destinations and activities that you can plan to do at Topeka this summer.
Make the perfect plan with family and kids this summer to enjoy at Topeka.
A day out with your family
Enjoy the guided tour to the seat of the Government of the USA at the Kansas State Capitol Building, Topeka, Kansas. You can enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, golfing, camping, tennis, modern amenities, and a playground at Lake Shawnee, Topeka, Kansas. A perfect picnic location for you and your family. To give a more educational experience to your kids, visit Kansas Children's Discovery Center. Children can explore art, science, and many more. There are plenty of physical activities specially designed for entertainment outside the discovery center. If you are planning a birthday or party, you can plan to host it at Gage Park. The outdoor theatre, entertainment amenities, and other modern equipment make this location very popular. Explore the Topeka culture, performing arts at Topeka Performing Arts Center. Topeka Zoological Park is a popular location amongst children. Your kids can enjoy watching elephants, apes, jungle cats, and other animals in this zoo.
Enjoy some time watching plays
To enjoy some theatre play this season, visit Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy. Your kids enjoy Little Mermaid, The Last Dragon, Skippy Jones, and many more shows. Ted Ensley Gardens has a fine view of Lake Shawnee. The perfectly designed garden has a collection of beautiful plants, flower beds, rock gardens, rose gardens, meditation gardens, ponds, waterfalls, gazebo, pergola, picnic gardens, and water gardens.
Some pocket-friendly options for you
Enjoy a pocket-friendly, fun-filled day with loud music, go-karting, miniature golfing, bowling, Cosmic Bowling, League Bowling, Open Bowling at West Ridge Lanes & Family Fun Center.
The scenic, French-style estate overlooking the Kanas River is Cedar Crest, surrounded by a garden, ponds, and hiking trails. Enjoy go-karting at Sports Center. Enjoy the adjacent snack bar after go-karting.
A day out to witness Topeka history
Enjoy a fun-filled day with your kids exploring the exhibits at the Kansas Museum of History, Topeka, Kansas. There are dedicated programs like Kansas Day, the Sundown Film Festival, the History & Environmental Fair, Museum After Hours, and West Fest. One of the oldest art museums in Topeka is Mulvane Art Museum. The rich collection of paintings, drawings, decorative items, sculptures focuses on the local talent house of Topeka. To know about the aviation history of Topeka, visit Combat Air Museum. Aviation lovers can enjoy the rich collection of aircraft, artifacts, and many more.
Witness the National heritage of Topeka
Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site is one of the open museums in Topeka. The place has a botanical garden filled with flowers, shrubs, a gazebo, a water garden, and a fountain. You can also enjoy a guided tour at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. A well knows site at Topeka is the Museum of the Kansas National Guard. This museum is devoted to preserving the history of the Kansas National Guard. You will witness the rich collection of exhibits of the Kansas National Guard’s 145-year history.
Enjoy a day trip, good restaurants, a public beach, beautiful sunset, and sunrise at your expense. Have a fun-filled day locally, state park, romantic getaways with family and friends this summer. So if you are ready for a great time and you can afford it, then Topeka, Kansas can be the perfect spot for your 2021 holiday plans. Make sure to check it out.