Great Bend Vacations
Great Bend in Western Kansas is inhabited by approximately 16,000 people.
Topeka, the state capital, is located about 170 miles (274 kilometers) east of Great Bend, while Wichita is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southeast.
Hoisington Park is one of the most visited natural escapes around Great Bend. It is a tranquil oasis where families, students, office workers and the elderly come together to take time out from a busy world.
Listen to the bugles and drumbeats of battles past at Great Bend's historic defensive walls and buildings. Despite a past steeped in conflict, the Fort Larned National Historic Site is now a peaceful place perfect for reflecting on the fortitude of the region’s past citizens.
The St. John Evangelist Church is a great spot to cap off your adventures in this fascinating part of the world.