- TripBuzz found 40 things to do with kids in or near Junction City, Kansas, including 30 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manhattan, Abilene and Fort Riley.
- From Junction City Bowl to Longshots Sports Bar, the Junction City area offers 25 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Located where the Smoky Hill River meets the Republican River is the city of Junction City. Located in the heart of Kansas, the city offers a rural cityscape, small town charm and modern conveniences through its five shopping districts. Visitors also enjoy the various memorials and museums and outdoor excursions in one of the areas many parks.
Housing a research library and changing exhibits, the Riley County Historical Museum contains a variety of photos, artifacts and documents that strive to preserve the history of Manhattan, Kansas and surrounding counties. Guided tours available upon request.
As an outdoor recreational facility, Manhattan City Park has picnic shelters, tennis courts, gardens, and playgrounds for visitors to enjoy. It also has a splash park with shallow wading pools and fountains for kids to play in.
Located in Kansas State University, Bill Snyder Family Stadium features the school's football team, the Wildcats, in a 50,000 seat stadium. The stadium has concession stands, a hall of fame museum, and a gift shop with Wildcat merchandise.
Open to visitors of all skating skill levels, Manhattan Ice Rink features an indoor ice rink that hosts public skating sessions and figure skating lessons. Visitors who are not skating receive free admission to the rink.
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Kansas State University, 1483-1523 Vattier Street, Manhattan, KS 66506 MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of Kansas State University, the McCain Auditorium hosts student performances as well as touring musicians, comedians, and dance groups. The facility seats 1750 persons and is open to the general public as well as students.
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1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66506 MoreLess Info
Housed in the old Dairy Barn from the University's campus, the Kansas State University Insect Zoo displays insects from all around the world, including arthropods. Guided tours are a chance of seeing and understanding live specimens.
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Kansas State University, 1500 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502 MoreLess Info
Located in the Old Dairy Barn on the campus of Kansas State University, K-State Insect Zoo features a variety of educational and exciting exhibits based upon the rainforest and tropical insects. This includes tarantulas, spiders and crustaceans.