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River Connection Tour The River Connection Tour is a great way for you and yours to spend a couple of days or a family weekend. A multitude of interesting historical attractions, sites and experiences are available daily and spending more than a day is a definite must to capture the true flavor of our communities.

The rich history and heritage of the Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth community is closely tied to it's sister river towns of Atchison, Kansas and Weston, Missouri. Located in close proximity, the three combine to form the vivid tapestry that is "The River Connection".

Located just 45 minutes northwest of Kansas City, these three communities are eager to share their warm hospitality and unique history and heritage. So be prepared to "STEP BACK IN TIME" to the 19th century and learn how our forefathers played important roles in the development of the western United States.


Phone: 800-844-4114
Our Email: connie.cvb@visitlvks.com
Our Website:www.visitleavenworthks.com
For maps and historic sites please call

Come visit us in Leavenworth, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

First City Museum

The museum houses collections of early frontier memorabilia and artifacts including buggies and cutters manufactured in Leavenworth. There is also a mock-up of the United States Penitentiary, plus other prison memorabilia.

Leavenworth, KS Museums

River Connection Tour

The River Connection Tour is a great way for you and yours to spend a couple of days or a family weekend. A multitude of interesting historical attractions, sites and experiences are available daily and spending more than a day is a definite must to capture the true flavor of our communities.

Leavenworth, KS Tours

Leavenworth Landing Park

Located on the Missouri River, the park revives one of the major river landing sites where boats loaded and unloaded travelers and freight. The design of the Leavenworth Landing Park focuses on the role of Leavenworth as the "Gateway to the West"

Leavenworth, KS Recreation

Leavenworth Historical Wayside Tour

Leavenworth, the "First City of Kansas", invites you to take a walk back in time and explore the history of "Where the West Began" by visiting our Historic Wayside Tour.

Leavenworth, KS Tours

C.W. Parker Carousel

Ride a restored antique wooden 1913 Parker carousel and tour the museum dedicated to telling the remarkable story of C. Parker, the "Carnival King". There are two other carousels in the museum. One is the oldest operating, hand-cranked, wooden carousel, built around 1860 and the other is a 1950

Leavenworth, KS One Of A Kinds

Things to do Tours near Leavenworth, KS

Group Tours

Leavenworth City Tour - A guide, provided by the Leavenworth Convention & Visitors Bureau will step on bus, that is pr...

Historic Waysides Tour at Fort Leavenworth

In 1996 Fort Leavenworth was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark and a portion of the fort is on the Na...