Wichita Fall

Autumn in Wichita, Kansas is just lovely. The sun is out, the winds are mild, making for a great time to visit the city. With the many parks and activities there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some ideas for fun things you and your family should check out in Wichita this time of the year.

The Wichita Gardens
The botanical gardens are a great place to visit in the autumn. With its beautiful outdoor and indoor gardens you can view the fall foliage up close. You will surely love seeing the wide range of beautiful plants and flowers.

Pumpkin Days at Prairie Pines
Here you family can enjoy a spooky haunted house, a corn maze, hayrides and more. It is a great activity to enjoy in the fall! They also have an adult section called the Field of Screams that is even more spooky, with a graveyard and more. Get more information about Pumpkin Days here: http://prairiepinesfestivals.com/pumpkindays, and about the Field of Screams here http://www.scaryprairiepines.com.

Sedgwick County Zoo
Any time of the year is fun to visit the Sedgwick County Zoo. The zoo holds many native and exotic species of animals, including the zoo favorites of the gorilla and cassowary exhibits.

Lake Afton
At Lake Afton Park you can enjoy a huge range of activities in the fall months. You can go for a walk, go for a bike ride or more. You can also go fishing or boating on the lake or enjoy the solar system at the observatory.

Exploration Place
Any time of the year is a great time to visit Exploration Place. Here, the whole family can explore the many hands-on exhibits. The museum also contains a planetarium, a mini golf course and much more. The museum will provide a fun and educational experience.

Museum of World Treasures
The Museum of World Treasures is also a great museum to visit any time of the year, with its Egyptian mummies, dinosaur collection and more. You can have learn a lot and have fun too!

The fall is a good time to go to the Joyland amusement park, as the weather is still decent but you can avoid the crowds. It has many rides and rollercoasters making for a day of fun.

Old Cowtown Museum
The Old Cowtown Museum can teach you about the history or Wichita during the time period of the late 1800’s. There are also several wonderful shows and entertainment that vary.

As you can see, there are many fun activities to participate in the fall months in Wichita. Have a nice visit!