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Whether you are planning
to visit Topeka for business or pleasure, you’ll
find what you need at these two websites. From first-class attractions and
accommodations to delectable dining, unique shopping and spectacular
annual events, Visit Topeka
Inc. is available to help you plan your vacation, group tour or meeting/convention.
Things to do and
Heartland Park is a multi-purpose motorsports
facility adjourning Forbes Field. The
nationally recognized drag-strip will be home in 2008 to the 20th
Annual NHRA O'Reilly Summer Nationals in May/June and the E.T. Drag
Series #6 National Dragster
Challenge Race in July
Sports Car Club of America
Headquarters situated north of Forbes Field, SCCA
exists to organize, support and
develop auto racing at every level and provide an outlet for members
to get out of the armchair and into the action, from
professional national championships toamateur regional events.
of the Kansas National Guard
Located at the main entrance to Forbes Field, the Museum
preserving the heritage of the Kansas National Guard and honoring the memories
of the soldiers
who, for over 145 years, have served Kansas and the United States whenever the
call was made.
The Kansas State Capitol is located
on a 20-acre tract in downtown Topeka. The Capitol is open to visitors
Monday tthrough Friday, from 8 am - 5 pm, with free
tours conducted by the
State Historical Society 4 - 6 times during the day, including tours
to the top of the 541 ft Capitol Dome.
Museum of History
The Kansas History Center in Topeka offers a number
of changing exhibits in several galleries. Check their website for
on the latest displays. Closed on Mondays and state holidays, the Museum
is open 9 am - 5 pm Tuesday-Saturday
1 - 5 pm on Sunday.
Museum at Harley Davidson
museum is located in the lower level of Topeka Harley-Davidson.
Experience a bit of Harley-Davidson history
with a self-guided tour of the museum, beginning with a Harley from
1919. Admission is free and the displays can be viewed during regular
and displays change periodically.
This 160 acre park is the home to
the Topeka Zoological Park, mini-train, historic
carousel, and countless
recreational facilities, including tennis courts, a swimming pool,
volleyball courts and more.
by renowned architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood, the beautiful Union
passenger station was reported to be "one
of the finest passenger stations on the line" when it opened
January 27, 1927. With its 34-foot ceiling and ornate glazed terra
cotta ornamentation, the elegant building is perhaps the finest representation
of classic railroad architecture in Kansas. The
Great Overland Station is recognized as a community landmark.
A world class Veterans Memorial has been constructed
adjacent to the Great Overland Station in historic North Topeka.
Located 15 miles north of the city, Prairie Band Casino & Resort offers unlimited
gaming action, three dining options and hotel accommodations. The casino has
table games.Free shuttles from various Topeka locations are available.
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