In the News

In the News

Atchison may not be a large, bustling city, but it's far from quiet.  The city, area festivals and events, and local businesses area often featured in various news sources.  Here's a few reasons why Atchison is a great place to visit.



2005-Outstanding Planning Award for a Special Community Initiative~ received for the Riverfront Park


2008~to the City of Atchison


2014-Atchison Police Department receives Patriot Award


2015~Rated one of the 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Kansas



Midwest Living Magazine

“Girlfriend Getaway to Atchison and Leavenworth”
Head to northeast Kansas, where cute shops, cozy B&Bs, ghostly tales and the legacy of Amelia Earhart breathe energy into historical streets. Laughter erupts from the flowery six-person attic room at the Tuck U Inn at Glick Mansion Bed and Breakfast in Atchison, Kansas. Read More
News press article-Chris Taylor

St. Joseph News-Press

Photo Credit: Sait Serkan Gurbuz | St. Joseph News-Press
“Man examines a sort-of presidency”
Chris Taylor walks a guest around the “World’s Smallest (Unofficial) Presidential Library.” Around, literally. The so-called library, though polished in its display, would fit in a modest-sized kitchen. Read More


“Around the Block: Amelia Earhart’s Birthplace and Atchison, Kansas”
Just across the Missouri River from Kansas City International Airport lies Atchison, Kansas. Once a major rail hub in the days of western expansion, Atchison is now best known as the birthplace and childhood home of Amelia Earhart. Read More

American Bus Association

Amelia Earhart Festival Named One of of North America’s 100 Best Events for 2014
(Atchison, Kansas, September 6, 2013) – The American Bus Association (ABA) announced today that the Amelia Earhart Festival, to be held on July 18-19, 2014, has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2014 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. Read More