- TripBuzz discovered 25 different types of activities for couples in the Cottonwood Falls area, including Art Gallery (like Flint Hills Gallery), Farms & Ranches (like Z Bar/Spring Hill Ranch), Nature & Wildlife Areas (like Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve) and Historic Buildings (like Chase County Courthouse), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 18 date ideas in or near Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, including 14 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Emporia.
Built in 1873, the Chase County Courthouse is the oldest functioning courthouse in the state and it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The architectural style has 3 influences: Second Empire, Italian Renaissance Revival, and Italianate.
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Built with limestone, the Z Bar/Spring Hill Ranch's house was built in 1881 in the Second Empire architectural style, and has 11 rooms. On the site there are also a 3 stories limestone barn, and a one-room schoolhouse. The ranch is a national landmark.
A theater of the B & B Family, Flint Hills 8 Cinemas shows new movie releases along with periodic features such as classics and child-friendly films. The theater also offers concessions where popcorn, soda and candy can be purchased.
Offering numerous special programs and holiday events, Flint Hills Lanes is frequented by Emporia residents. Some activities include league, open and cosmic bowling, along with on-site dining. Also, birthday parties and other celebratory events can be hosted at this venue.
The Emporia Recreation Commission is a group dedicated to organizing and operating a number of different recreational programs in the local community. Sports leagues, recreation classes, and facility rentals are among the services the group provides.
The Emporia Recreation Center has an indoor pool for open swimming, a full sized gymnasium, racquetball courts, a fitness center, game room, community room, and walking track. A number of youth and adult sports programs and fitness classes are available.