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Day One

Go on a self-guided tour of our Atchison County Historical Museum. Also feel free to pick up our Visitors Guide as well as our Shopping/Dining Guide as you browse through our Warming Hut Gift Shop. **Restrooms Available

Step back in time and tour this impressive three-story Victorian mansion inspired by Scottish castles. Be sure to visit their Carriage-House Gift Shop. Guided tour is $5 per person. **Group tours: $4 per person

Our Tourism Coordinator would be happy to assist you in selecting the perfect restaurants for your tour.


Enjoy the unique collection of locally owned shops.


Take a self-guided tour through the historic home where Amelia Earhart spent her childhood. Amelie Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in this home, built by her grandfather. In the early 1860’s. It is now owned and operated as a museum by The Ninety-Nines Inc., an international organization of Women’s pilots. $5 per person; the museum generally takes 45 minutes to walk through.


The Atchison area has many sites to view on the National Register of Historic Places. Book your hour-long trolley ride here: https://visitatchison.com/product/haunted-trolley-tours

There are several hotels to choose from — our Tourism Coordinator can help you find the right one, or you can reference our Eat & Stay Guide.


Our Tourism Coordinator would be happy to assist you in settling up your dinner plans. You can also find many excellent eateries by referencing our Shopping/Dining Guide.

Learn about the adventures of Lewis and Clark at the Pavilion. Then head out to Independence Creek at the Historic Lewis and Clark Historic Site. Also explore a recreated Kanza Indian dwelling near the July 4, 1804 Corps of Discovery Campsite.


Day Two

Our Tourism Coordinator would love to help you find the perfect breakfast eatery for your trip or you can also reference our Shopping/Dining Guide.
Visit the monastery, built in 1863. Go on a guided tour of a chapel with ornately carved stalls and windows depicting St. Benedict’s life, and a larger Romanesque chapel with stained glass windows and a 2000-pipe organ as well as a religious history room. Charge of $5 per person.
The Ninety-Nines Inc. also established the Forest of Friendship. An array of trees has been brought in from all over the world. The Earthwork, a one-acre portrait of Amelia Earhart, is the first permanent crop artwork created by artist Stan Herd. These are both located at Warnock Lake; no charge for either attraction.

Our Tourism Coordinator would be happy to assist you in selecting the perfect restaurant for your tour. You can also choose your own by referencing our Shopping/Dining Guide.

Guided tour of a modernistic church that received an award for design at the 1954 World’s Fair. $5 per person

Stroll down the beautifully landscaped outdoor pedestrian mall and enjoy the unique collection of locally owned shops.

Be awed at this magnificent Queen-style mansion built in 1887-88. Take in the displays of regional artists, which change periodically and are shown on the second floor of this beautiful home.

Jackson Park
Independence Creek
Lewis & Clark Pavilion
Theatre Atchison
Farmers’ Market (Seasonal)
Wine Tour
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