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Manhattan, Kansas

  • 22miles West of Manhattan
    Milford Lake On the largest man-made lake in Kansas there's definitely an outdoor experience waiting for everyone! With over 15,000 surface acres, Milford Lake, known as "The Lake of Blue Water,"... continue
  • 5miles North of Manhattan
    Tuttle Creek LakePractically neighbors to Kansas's largest man-made lake lies Tuttle Creek Lake, the second largest lake in Kansas. Only 38... continue

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First National Bank Building

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the First National Bank was at this location from 1887 to 1912.

This building and its twin building next door were built by J.N. Limbocker and are now part of the Manhattan Town Center structure.

Manhattan, KS Historic Buildings

Pioneer Log Cabin

The pioneer museum was built in 1915 as a home and displays agricultural tool exhibits.

Manhattan, KS Museums

Konza Prairie

In the heart of the Flint Hills, the 8,616-acre Konza Prairie is a rare opportunity to experience the Prairie as the pioneers did during their trek westward. Once a part of the Dewey Ranch, Chicago Industrialist C.P. Dewey acquired the prairie piece by piece during the last quarter of the 1800s. <

Manhattan, KS Nature Preserves

Carnegie Library

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Carnegie Library was built in 1904 with the help of a $10,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie. The building is located just to the west of the Courthouse and now houses the county attorney's office.

Manhattan, KS Carnegie Libraries

Kansas State University

Founded in 1863 as the nation's first land grant college, Kansas State University is a nationally recognized comprehensive university with more than 200 undergraduate programs, 60 master's degree programs, and 40 doctoral programs. More than 20,000 students and 1,200

Manhattan, KS Colleges

Things to do near Manhattan, KS

Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum

The legacy of three generations of photographers who recorded the history of Dickinson County for over one hundred years. ...