A zoo, museums, trolley tours, music, parks and trails are among the recreation options for families visiting Dodge City, Kansas. This city in the heart of America also appeals to the palate with its assortment of restaurants featuring different local and ethnic cuisines.Continue Reading
Families can go on a tour of the world's wildlife at Dodge City's Wright Park Zoo and encounter Siberian tigers, monkeys, longhorn cattle and other creatures from near and far. The Dodge City Roundup PRCA Rodeo, also known as "The Greatest Show on Dirt," takes place during five nights of the Dodge City Days Festival. Hungry spectators can choose from a wide assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as homemade baked items and arts and crafts, at the city's farmer's market.
Other outdoor adventures await families at the Santa Fe Trail Rut Site. The Santa Fe Trail took pioneers to and from Santa Fe, New Mexico, back in the nineteenth century. Part of the trail is still visible along the outskirts of Dodge City. Another local trail is the Dodge City Trail of Fame. This tour takes visitors on a journey through the historic district of the city. Tributes to the city's long history greet visitors at various points along the path.Learn more about Geography