Manhattan Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city in the northeastern part of the US state of Kansas, Manhattan is the county seat of Riley County. This city is best known for Kansas State University. Manhattan boasts a small-town charm. This city boasts rolling hills, natural landscape, and a lot of entertainment options. In addition to this, visitors on Manhattan vacation can also explore recreational trails, lovely public parks, and interesting art museums. Weather-wise, the best time to visit Manhattan is during the summer and fall months, especially June through late September. During these months, the temperatures are warm and dry. To the tourist visiting the city during peak time, it is recommended to do bookings in advance in order to avail cheap Manhattan travel packages as flight fares and hotel rates tend to rise.
Places of interest in Manhattan
Located in an immense area including 850,000 square feet of ornamental plants, K-State Gardens boasts a plethora of plant species placed in diverse aesthetic settings. It is an educational resource where visitors can explore an immense variety of banana and vegetative plants and various species of day lilies and roses. There is an Insect Zoo here that boasts numerous exhibits of live insects and their arthropod relatives. This zoo also features various children's activities.
Tuttle Creek State Park:
Spread in an area of 1,200 acre, Tuttle Creek State Park features a number of nature trails, a beautiful equestrian trail, and a scenic mountain biking trail, offering variety of routes to enjoy the aesthetic Flint Hills environment. It boasts picturesque picnic areas, volleyball courts, a 18-hole disc golf course, horse shoe pits, restrooms, and shower facilities. There is a lake in the park which offers excellent channel cat and flathead fishing.
Flint Hills Discovery Center:
Flint Hills Discovery Center is a tribute to the Flint Hills that envelop the city. This center boasts exhibit areas with interactive components enriching the learning experience for both children and adults. The tour to this center begins with the “Immersive Experience Theater” and the multimedia “Tallgrass Prairie: Tides of Time". From the outdoor patio, one can enjoy the lovely view of Downtown Manhattan, and look east to the spectacular Kansas River and Prospect Hill.