Below, you'll find links to sites with tourism and travel information. Places where you may stop in at a Visitor Information Center are marked with an *. Before visiting any of the listed locations, please call to verify office hours. Bolded links have information on local lodging and dining.

Visitor Information Centers and Websites

*Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce, 200 S. 10th, Atchison KS, 66002, (913) 367-2427
   Hours: May 15-Sep. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sep. 16-May 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

*Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce
, 718 High St, Baldwin City, KS, 66006 (785) 594-3200
   Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

*Bonner Springs Visitor Information Center
, Centennial Park, 126 Cedar St., Bonner Springs, KS,  66012, (K-32 Hwy) is home of the “big yellow caboose” that serves as the unstaffed Visitor Information Center.
   Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Requests can be made by email or call (913) 667-1703,

*Chanute Area Chamber of Commerce & Office of Tourism, 21 North Lincoln, P.O. Box 747, Chanute, KS 66720, (620) 431-3350 or Toll Free: (877) 431-3350

Clay County (MO) Tourism, Clay County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Liberty, MO, 64068 (816) 407-3600

Coffeyville Area Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 457, 807 S Walnut St, Coffeyville, KS,  67337 (620) 251-2550
   Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

*Fort Scott area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Center, 231 E Wall, Fort Scott KS, 66701, (620) 223-3678 
   Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

*Franklin County Visitors Center, 2011 E. Logan, Ottawa KS, (785) 242-1411
   Hours:  May 15-Sep. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sep. 16-May 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fredonia Area Chamber of Commerce, 716 Madison St, Fredonia, KS 66736, (620) 378-3221
  Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-4 p.m.

Geary County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 222 W 6th St., Junction City, KS 66441-2554 (800) 528-2489
   Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Humboldt Chamber of Commerce, Humboldt Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 133, Humboldt, KS 66748, (form email under Contact Us on webpage)

*Independence (MO) Visitor Experience Center, Historic Truman Courthouse on Independence Square, Main St. at Maple; 112 West Lexington, Independence, MO 64050, (816) 325-7111
  Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Kansas City Welcome Center, 4010 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City MO, (816) 889-3330
   Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Kansas City (MO) Convention & Visitors Association,

Kansas City Kansas Convention and Visitors Bureau,

*Explore Lawrence Visitor Information Center, 402 N. 2nd, Lawrence KS, (785) 856-3040
   Hours: May 15-Sep. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sep. 16-May 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce & visitor's Council,

Lenexa Convention and Visitors Bureau,

Lexington Tourism Bureau, 927 Main St., Lexington MO, 866-259-4711
   Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Linn County Economic Development,

*Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Rd., Olathe KS, 913-971-1511
   Hours: May 15-Sep. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sep. 16-May 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau

*Merriam Visitors Bureau

Nevada MO Tourism Center, 225 W. Austin Blvd., Nevada MO, 417-667-5300
   Hours: Mon.-Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Olathe Convention & Visitors Bureau,

Old Trails Regional Tourism,

Overland Park Convention & Visitors Bureau,

Paola Chamber of Commerc, 

Platte County Convention & Visitors Bureau,

*St. Joseph Visitors Center, 502 N Woodbine Rd, St. Joseph MO, (816) 232-1839
   Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Visit Topeka, 

Wabaunsee County Economic Development,

Wamego Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau,

Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, 100 S. Holden St., Warrensburg MO, 877-653-3786
   Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau

Kansas City (MO) Convention & Visitors Association

Lawrence Convention & Visitors Bureau

Leavenworth Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lenexa Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce & visitor's Council

Lexington Tourism Bureau

Linn County Economic Development

Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau

Merriam Visitors Bureau

Nevada Chamber of Commerce

Olathe Convention & Visitors Bureau

Old Trails Regional Tourism

Overland Park Convention & Visitors Bureau

Paola Chamber of Commerce

Platte County Convention & Visitors Bureau

St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visit Topeka

Wabaunsee County Economic Development

Wamego Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau



Kansas Travel & Tourism

Missouri Division of Tourism

Southeast Kansas Tourism Region

You can also follow our staff as they tour the various sites and Places to See in Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area!
April 2016 We visit a Frontier Military Historic Byway visitor center and rest stop, Trading Post Museum, Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, the Mound City Historical Park, and the St. Philippine Duchesne Shrine and Memorial Park in Linn County, KS. (pdf)

March 2016 Vernon County, Missouri, stops include the Harry S Truman Birthplace Historic Site, Prairie State Park, and the Vernon County Historical Society Bushwhacker Museum. (pdf)


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