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.

Awards

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

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2008~to the City of Atchison

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2014-Atchison Police Department receives Patriot Award

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

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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
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St. Joseph News-Press


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“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
 

AOL TRAVEL


“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
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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