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Atchison, Kansas

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Visitor Information Center

The restored Santa Fe Depot, long a community landmark, serves as a Visitor Information Center and houses the Chamber of Commerce offices.

The center provides visitors with brochures, maps, and a helpful staff who can answer questions about sightseeing in the Atchison area.

Atchison, KS Visitors Centers

Amelia Earhart

Despite a few privileged years living with her grandparents in Atchison, Kansas, Amelia Earhart's childhood years were fairly transitional. Her father's job took him to Des Moines, where the family joined him a few years later. In 1913

Atchison, KS Famous People

Royal Movie Theatre

The latest movies are shown on two screens at this historic theatre, which has been completely renovated.

Atchison, KS Theatres

Jackson Park

Jackson Park is the largest park in Atchison and the center of community fun days as well as family outtings. It is a heavily-wooded area with hiking and biking trails, play equipment, shelterhouses and picnic facilities.

Atchison, KS Parks

St. Benedict's Abbey Church

Benedictine monks established St. Benedict's Abbey in the late 1850s. Today about 40 monks reside at the abbey on the northern edge of Benedictine College. The historic complex is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Gothic-style abbey, completed in 1929

Atchison, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Atchison, KS

Banner Creek Boating

Boating and water skiing are permitted on most of the 535 surface acre resevoir. All water vessels are required to obey signs...

Campbell Vineyard and Winery

What once started with 6 grape vines planted in 1997 has now transpired into more than 2 acres of vineyards. The winery was ...