Arkansas City Vacations
Arkansas City, in South Central Kansas, is a city of round and about 12,000 residents.
This city is situated some 160 miles (257 kilometers) from the state capital of Kansas, Topeka and about 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Wichita.
On a fine day, pack a picnic and see the various leafy public parks and gardens of Arkansas City. Two of the favorite local parks and gardens for those seeking a little time out are Wilson Park and the Carver Park. Paris Park and Spring Hill Park are two more parks and gardens in the area.
Among the best places to practice your swing within the vicinity of Arkansas City is Spring Hill Golf Course. Grab your lucky seven iron, and try to beat the course average, then enjoy sharing stories with fellow golfers in the clubhouse bar.
If you are ready to indulge in some retail therapy amble through the stores of the Redwood Village Shopping Center. It is a vibrant attraction filled with interesting fashion, quirky accessories and fresh food venues.
It’s impossible to know what makes a place tick until you know its past; luckily Arkansas City has preserved the Ireland Hall, one of the region’s most significant heritage sites. After your visit, snap some pictures and research the backstory that makes it so interesting.
In addition to urban parks, the local area also has some ecological reserves which offer picturesque surrounds and remarkable plant and animal species. To walk through one of the most visited nature reserves, visit La Hacienda Buffalo Ranch.
In Arkansas City you’ll find some remarkable exhibit spaces, including the Earle Wright Gallery, where you can browse local collections. Wander the halls, browse the various galleries and try the interactive exhibits.