The historic, quaint city of Leavenworth invites you to discover, explore, experience, shop, dine, enjoy, relax. . ."Escape"!
Leavenworth is the "First City incorporated in the state of Kansas" and Fort Leavenworth is known as the "Post that opened the West" and is the oldest fort in continuous use west of the Mississippi River.
Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth offer many historical attractions for all ages such as the Parker Carousel Museum, the Carroll Mansion, self-guided walking/driving wayside tours, a Black History Museum, Frontier Army Museum, Buffalo Soldier Monument and city tour trolley rides.
The riverfront historic downtown offers an eclectic variety of home, gift, garden, fun & funky jewelry, specialty teas and foods, antiques, furniture, quilting supplies, pottery and much, much more. There’s even an old-fashioned lunch counter that has been rated the #1 old time soda fountain in the Kansas City area, and, an old time hardware store. . .just like the old days!
When it comes to restaurants, downtown Leavenworth offers a very diverse variety of foods—BBQ, Thai, Mexican, Italian, American and even a Brewery.
You also won’t want to miss those other unique, specialty stores and great restaurants scattered throughout Leavenworth that guarantee a memorable experience. All of the merchants take pride in offering old-fashioned, honest-to-goodness service.
For a weekend getaway, whether for couples or girlfriends, you’ll want to stay in our affordable motels or beautiful Bed & Breakfasts.
So, why not make Leavenworth your next “Great Escape”!? You’ll be surprised and delighted to find out just how much our area has to offer.
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