Wichita started as a trading post on the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s. By 1887 it was America’s fastest growing city and later became the aircraft manufacturing hub of the world. In Wichita, the Midwest meets the Wild West making for unique activities and cultural traditions. Find deals on things to do in with kids near you in the categories below.
Keep the kids busy with top-rated Wichita activities ranging from popular attractions to classic kids entertainment. Explore some of the best things to do in Wichita with kids:
Pizza Hut wasn’t the only infamous fast food restaurant founded in Wichita. The first White Castle restaurant was also established here. Take a tour of the building or try more fun kids activities near you:
Book an affordable group tour at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum with Groupon’s bundle ticket package where you can show the kids technology from your childhood and earlier in the Child’s World exhibit. For more sightseeing and free things to do in Wichita with kids, try the following:
Wichita WATER Center is open to the public Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays featuring hands-on activities and other fun things to do with kids in Wichita. The center also hosts free story time Tuesday mornings for younger kids.
Wichita has several kid-friendly tours for groups including the Operation City Quest scavenger hunt and the infamous Wichita Food Tours. Book the following group activities ahead of time to ensure availability:
In Wichita, educational entertainment doesn’t stop at museums. Browse deals on other educational things to do in Wichita like popular attractions and kids classes:
Stimulate your crafty side in painting, pottery, or other kids art classes in Wichita. For creative and performing arts classes near you, try the following:
From play centers and indoor amusement parks to public libraries, Wichita is full of fun things to do inside. Explore our collection of indoor entertainment, games and activities for kids below: