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From world class museums, to exotic animals, an incredible art scene and family fun, don’t miss a single attraction. With multiple theaters, live music and free entertainment there is never a shortage of fun in Hutch!

Come hungry and be ready to eat up in Hutchinson! There are plenty of restaurant options to eat like a local, and experience our awesome food and drink scene!

A never-ending roster of live music events, free festivals, sports events and seasonal celebrations, there’s always something new to discover in Hutchinson!

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Diverse cultures, authentic art and dynamic traditions have helped shape our vibrant community. No matter your interests, our community has countless opportunities for you to explore. Sample our local cuisine, experience world-class museums including the Cosmosphere and Strataca, stroll along our walking and bike trails, or take in a show at one of our many theaters and fine arts venues. Immerse yourself in the beautiful outdoors and enjoy the sunshine while playing a round at one of our award-winning golf courses. This guide is designed to help you explore key events throughout the year, provide insider tips on what to see and do, and provide the best lists and resources available to help you have the best experience yet in this must-see city! Our staff is always happy to also provide personalized assistance for your meeting or tour group needs. This Visitors Guide is published by Visit Hutch, a division of the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce. 117 North Walnut 620.662.3391 | 800.691.4262 *Cover photo courtesy of Nick Hemphill Photography

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From parks to trails, splash pads to softball fields, there is no shortage of fun to be had in the great outdoors of Reno County!

No matter what brings you to Hutchinson, we have the right place to lay your head. Choices range from hotels, to bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals and more!

Hutchinson isn’t the only gem in Reno County. Venture out to our neighboring towns to enjoy lunch in a small town cafe, or shop in a family-owned boutique.

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STRATACA Come and visit the bedrock of Kansas history at Strataca, Underground Salt Museum. One of the most unique locations in the State of Kansas, it is 650’ feet underground. Explore the old 30’s, 40’s and 50’s section of the Carey Salt Mine. Through your self-guided tour, you will discover mining machines, marvel at movie costumes and props housed underground. Enjoy a ride on the Salt Mine Express, a train that takes you out on the original rail lines. Then, hop on a tram and enjoy a family favorite, the Dark Ride. Try our exclusive tram ride to complete your mine experience through the maze of the 1950’s section called the Salt Safari. This tour gives you a deeper understanding about mining and experience the amazing awe of a vast space and openness of the mine. Strataca offers an adventure that families will want to experience again and again.


COSMOSPHERE Step inside the Cosmosphere, Kansas’ only Smithsonian-affiliated museum and science education center, where the lobby explodes with an authentic SR-71 Blackbird spy plane! Guests from all over the world come to admire the unique artifacts--including the largest collection of Russian space artifacts outside of Moscow-- like the flown Gemini X and the authentic Apollo 13 Odyssey. Other notable pieces include the V-1 and V-2 rockets, a flight-ready back-up Sputnik and an actual Moon rock brought home from the first Moon landing by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. In addition, visitors can see rocket science brought to life with a bang in Dr. Goddard’s Lab, watch documentaries in amazing scale in a 4K digital dome theater, and gain new insight into the universe in the Cosmosphere’s state-of-the-art Planetarium.

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The events, shows, and festivals that’s on everyone’s radar FAMILY FUN

Grab your bowling shoes and load up the family! The Alley Indoor Entertainment complex in Hutchinson is a must-see for visitors young and old! The large-scale complex boasts 20 lanes for league and open bowling and six lanes for private parties or drop-in bowlers. Non-bowlers will enjoy the laser-tag area, an arcade area with 80 video games, and the Spin Zone Bumper Cars! Head outdoors for some family fun at Hutch Putt, Hutchinson’s 18-hole miniature golf course. This vibrant course features a ball-in-water shot, a pipe shot, and a boulder arch for added difficulty.

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Whether it is petting a zebra, admiring a kangaroo, riding a camel or observing the ostriches, Hedrick Exotic Animal Farm offers an opportunity to come face-to-face with unusual animals. It’s an animal adventure truly unlike any other in the Midwest. For another animal adventure jump on the Prairie Thunder Railroad and explore the 100 different species that can be found at the Hutchinson Zoo, located in the heart of Carey Park. Enjoy the interactive exhibits designed for children and families including climb-through prairie dog tunnels, fish feeding and a Dino Dig.

Hutch Putt Surround yourself with the beauty of the great outdoors at Dillon Nature Center, a 100-acre ‘wild arboretum’ designated as a National Urban Wildlife Sanctuary. Discover more than 300 species of woody plants, 200 species of birds, and a large variety of other wildlife along three miles of National Recreation Trails. It includes a spring fed pond stocked with fish, beautiful flower gardens, outdoor sculptures, and a natural children’s playscape area. During the long summer days, cool off at Salt City Splash, Hutchinson’s exclusive water park. There is something for the whole family to enjoy with everything from four pools, including a regulation 50-meter pool with basketball goals, fitness lap lanes and diving boards to slides, large floating toys, and a Tiny Tot Pool.

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ARTS & CULTURE

If you are feeling artistic and want to ‘Do It Yourself’, visit some of Hutchinson’s newest creative venues, Splinters-N-Rust or Lit Studios Paint & Pottery. Both venues strive to engage the creativity of people of all ages and show that anyone can create a masterpiece. The Wool Market and DIY School provides a place where you can learn a new skill or craft, or work on a joint project.

Discover local and regional masterpieces at the Hutchinson Art Center, featuring a wide variety of gallery exhibits by regional and national artists displaying paintings, sculpture, photography and other art forms. The gallery also offers artwork for sale by many local artists through their gift shop, Consignment Art Gallery, Annual Art Fair in May and Annual Members Art Show in October. Shop for original paintings, scarves, greeting cards and calendars all done by individuals with disabilities at TECH Art Gallery in Downtown Hutchinson. Then, head north on Main Street to Midtown Hutchinson, to enjoy an unprecedented experience at The Clayworks at Disability Supports. Featuring unique clay and pottery pieces, artisan glass work, and handcrafted jewelry as well as greeting cards and two-dimensional art, The Clayworks is a “must-see” stop when visiting Hutchinson. Relax onsite for the best coffee and pastries in Hutchinson at Scuttlebutts.

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The Reno County Museum’s collection contains over 40,000 artifacts representing farming, industry, arts & culture, and most importantly the stories of Reno County citizens. Our five rotating galleries and interactive children’s area are sure to be an excellent experience whether you’re visiting Reno County or call it home. Visit our interactive play area where the kids will have a blast playing in the old general store, schoolhouse, jail, and more! The Hutchinson Public Library has all the resources you need from digitized books and archives to government documents and the Kansas Room, filled with genealogical and local history materials.

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The Reno County Veterans Memorial represents the commitment of the citizens of Reno County to honor those who have served in our military. The final phase of this project will be the addition of 14 granite panels displaying the names of over 15,400 Reno County veterans from the Civil War through today. The memorial site also features the flags and emblems of all the branches of service, as well as tribute to the POW/MIA service members. The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, completed in 1919, is a Grand Army of Republic commemorative Civil War monument and one of only three multi-figure memorials in Kansas, combining a statue of Abraham Lincoln with statues of a sailor, and artilleryman, an infantryman and a cavalry man - representing the four branches of the Union Army.

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For the best in live music or to catch a good movie, check out what is playing at Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre. Known as one of Central Kansas’ premier entertainment destinations, it has been named one of the best historical theatres in the United States by Architectural Digest. Here you can enjoy a variety of live entertainment by nationally touring musical, theatrical, dance, and comedic acts; and a popular weekend film series that features current releases shown with the latest digital technology. Relax in comfortable reclining chairs while enjoying one of the newest cinematic releases at B&B Theaters or visit the Carey Digital Dome Theater at the Cosmosphere, a two-story dome with an amazing 4K digital projection system that creates a theatre experience so vivid you’ll feel like you’re part of the action! Now in its 105th year, Stage 9 is south central Kansas’ premier regional theatre. Offerings include unique collaborations and outdoor performances which are sure to excite minds, move hearts and change lives. If you appreciate orchestral music, you will want to tune into the Hutchinson Symphony Orchestra with various events planned throughout the year. Watch as local students bring theatre alive with productions directed, acted, and designed by Hutchinson Community College Theatre students at Stringer Fine Arts Center. FAMILY COMMUNITY THEATRE

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A community theatre in every sense, Family Community Theatre showcases local performers of all ages (even kids!) as they hone their skills performing family-friendly productions that take place at the Flag Theatre.


LOCAL THEATERS Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre 18 E. 1st Ave. —

Flag Theatre 310 N. Main St. —

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Stringer Fine Arts Center 600 E. 11th Ave —

Carey Digital Dome Theatre 1100 N. Plum St. —

B&B Theaters

1500 E. 11th Ave.

LIVE MUSIC VENUES Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre 18 E. 1st Ave. —

Jillian’s Italian Grill 216 N. Main St. —

Metropolitan Coffee 1329 E. 17th Ave. —

Reno County Farmer’s Market 2nd Ave. and Washington St. —

The Rusty Needle 1808 N. Plum —

Salt City Brewing 514 N. Main HUTCHINSON’S HISTORIC FOX THEATRE

Reno County Museum 100 S Walnut, Hutchinson, KS 67501 620-662-1184

www.renocomuseum.org Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Donations accepted. Suggested donation * $2.00 per adult * $1.00 per child


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ART & SCULPTURE SCAVENGER HUNT

EXPLORE HUTCHINSON’S COLORFUL PUBLIC ART

Hutchinson is home to several vibrant art installations, original world-class sculptures and descriptive murals throughout the community. Take a leisurely stroll through town and make a day (or two) of hunting for these local pieces of artwork. While completing your scavenger hunt, don’t forget to snap a picture and share it to your favorite social media site and tag @visithutch for a chance to get your photo reposted!

 5th & Main

 23rd & Severance

 125 E. Avenue B

 3rd & Main

 Avenue A & Main

 700 E. 11th Ave.

 Avenue A Park

 14 W. Avenue B

 Sherman & Main

 15 E. 1st Ave.

 11th & Main

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Kansas State Fair September 10-19 | kansasstatefair.com

The 2021 Kansas State Fair kicks off September 10-19, and with the opening of the gates, comes a lot of fond memories. Nothing says so long summer like the Fair. It’s the ultimate celebration of Kansas culture, industry, agriculture, people, communities and, of course, food. It’s a place where all the iconic features of Kansas life – from prized livestock and vegetables to 4-H to music to tractor sales – and everything else in between come together. Today, the Fair is the largest gathering of Kansans in the state, drawing in an average of 340,000 people annually. It continues to be a family tradition mixed with new and exciting thrills. It’s still the place to see the famous butter sculpture, giant pumpkins, grandstand entertainment, the legendary Ye Old Mill and the Governor’s Cookie Jar. The Fair offers tremendous opportunities for commerce with about 700 vendors on display across the Fairgrounds. Plus, more than 40,000 youth and adults enter contests – which represents all 105 Kansas counties. Also, about 14,000 youth come to the Fair each year with Kansas’ Largest Classroom to learn more about agriculture, art, science and math. That includes about 100 high school bands that represent about 75 V I counties. SITHUTCH.COM percent14of Kansas


HUTCH HAPPENINGS EVERY MONTH

Soroptimist Women’s Show and Health Fair Kansas State Fairgrounds

Third Thursday Downtown Hutchinson

APRIL

Coffee at the Cosmo Cosmosphere

Dillon Lecture Series: Amanda Knox Hutchinson Sports Arena

Hutchinson Municipal Band Concert (June & July)

KCAC Volleyball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena

Kansas Maze (September & October)

Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale Kansas State Fairgrounds

Farmer’s Markets (Various locations - see page 16 for more info)

Club Azzurri Mason Wedel Memorial Tournament Various Hutchinson Fields

JANUARY

NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena

Talk 20 Hutch Hutchinson Public Library

FEBRUARY Daddy Daughter Dance Main Street Event Dillon Lecture Series: Col. Mark Tillman Hutchinson Sports Arena

MARCH Annual Parade of Quilts Participating Yoder Merchants National DII Christian Homeschool Basketball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena 3A State High School Basketball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena Annual Pleasantview Spring Celebration Pleasantview Community

National Mini-Rex Rabbit Show Kansas State Fairgrounds Skills USA Various Locations

MAY Sand Plum Bicycle Classic Various Locations Hutchinson Art Fair Kansas State Fairgrounds Judy Collins Live Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre Prairie Nights Hutchinson Zoo Main Street Hops for TECH Downtown Hutchinson

JUNE NJCAA Salt City Bowl Gowans Stadium Robinson’s Craft Show Kansas State Fairgrounds 15


Sunflower Cluster Dog Show Kansas State Fairgrounds

Club Azzurri Fall Classic Various Hutchinson Fields

Boo at the Zoo Hutchinson Zoo

DECEMBER

Smallville Festival 5K & Superhero Mile Walk/Run Downtown Hutchinson

OCTOBER

Little Train of Horrors Hutchinson Zoo

NJCAA Salt City Bowl Gowans Stadium

Kansas Jr. Livestock Show Kansas State Fairgrounds

3A/4A State High School Volleyball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena

Robinson’s Craft Show Kansas State Fairgrounds

Smallville Con Kansas State Fairgrounds Kansas Shrine Bowl Gowans Stadium

Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run Downtown Hutchinson

JULY

Buhler Frolic Various Buhler Locations

Annual Yoder Turkey Dinner The Journey at Yoder

Patriots Parade Downtown Hutchinson

FMCA Six-State Rally Kansas State Fairgrounds

Talk 20 Hutch Hutchinson Public Library

Salt City Half Marathon Downtown Hutchinson

Downtown Hutchinson Chili & Soup Festival Downtown Hutchinson

Hutchinson Grand National Auto Races Kansas State Fairgrounds

Hutch Fall Fest Downtown Hutchinson Tour De Salt Strataca

Pretty Prairie Rodeo Pretty Prairie Rodeo Arena

Talking Tombstones Eastside Cemetery

Nickerson Klear Nearly Days Various Nickerson Locations

Haven Fall Festival Various Haven Locations

AUGUST

Trail and Treat 3K/5K Sand Hills State Park

Hutchinson Emancipation Day Celebration Various Locations

Murder in the Mine Strataca Uncorked for TECH Downtown Hutchinson Yoder Heritage Day Downtown Yoder

SEPTEMBER Kansas State Fair Kansas State Fairgrounds Muddy Hutch 5K Obstacle Course Run Fun Valley Sports Complex

NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena

Kansas Beef Expo Kansas State Fairgrounds Prairie Nutcracker Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre Hutch Rec Gingerbread House Decorating Memorial Hall Hyde Park Luminaries Hyde Park Neighborhood

Christmas Parade Downtown Hutchinson

Nights Before Christmas Hutchinson Zoo

Reno County Toy Run Downtown Hutchinson 3A State High School Football Championship Gowans Stadium

Christmas Movie Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre

WINTER INDOOR FARMER’S MARKET The Wool Market & DIY School - 420 N. Main 9AM-12PM | January 9th & 23rd 9AM-12PM | First & Third Saturday’s February to May 1st

A cooperative project of the Reno County Farmer’s Market, the Arlington Farmer’s Market, and The Wool Market & DIY School featuring growers, producers, bakers and crafters from all around the area.

RENO COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET

115 W. 2nd Ave - Downtown Hutchinson Saturdays: 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM | Wednesdays: 10 AM – 1 PM *Seasonal - begins in May Featuring growers, producers, bakers and crafters from all around the area. They provide live music, free coffee, demo chefs, free samples, locally-grown veggies, baked goods, jams, jellies, craft makers, fruit and more! Explore the bounty of Reno County’s rich agricultural community when you shop from local farmer’s at these must-see markets:

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KCAC Volleyball Championship Hutchinson Sports Arena

Murder in the Mine Strataca

FARM FRESH FINDS

Salty Pup & Salty Dog Triathlon Salt City Splash KCAC Fall Fling Hutchinson Sports Arena

NOVEMBER

Evening Aglow Stutzmans Greenhouse

South Hutchinson Farmers Market Tuesdays: 4-7 PM

Yoder Farmers Market Fridays: 2-6 PM

Arlington Farm & Art Market Thursdays: 4-7 PM

Haven Farmers Market 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 5-7 PM


NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship November 18-20 | njcaa.org The NJCAA Division I Volleyball Championship was first hosted at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in 2017. Since then the Championship was hosted in Hutchinson until 2019. The best two-year volleyball teams will return to Hutchinson this November and again in 2023. The Championship features the top 16 teams in NJCAA Division I Volleyball!

The Kansas State Fairgrounds plays host to approximately 500 non-fair events and shows throughout the year. With over 280 acres and 75 buildings, the possibilities are endless! In 2019, the Kansas State Fairgrounds hosted the Luke Bryan Farm Tour and in 2020, the Fairgrounds welcomed Lauren Daigle for her Autumn Nights Drive-Up Concert! 17


ANNUAL EVENTS

Smallville Con June 19-20 | smallvillecon.com

The 7th family-friendly event, held in the Meadowlark Building on the Kansas State Fairgrounds, is a fan extravaganza of celebrities, artists, writers, creators and vendors involving super-hero, science fiction, anime, fantasy, steampunk, horror, gaming, movies and television, as well as costume contests, competitive car show and activities for all ages! This 33-foot long, street-legal Batmobile is a custom interpretation made by the Smallville Con owner for display at the Con!

Pretty Prairie Rodeo July 21-24 | pprodeo.com

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Every summer the small town of Pretty Prairie hosts a four-day event, attended by thousands of rodeo fans from all over the world. The rodeo, sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), is known as Kansas’ Largest Night Rodeo. The first two nights are considered family nights at the rodeo with free admission for children 12 and under, and a dance is held under the stars each night following the rodeo.


NJCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship April 19-24 | njcaahutchtourney.com

The NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship is held annually each spring at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. The first official NJCAA National Championship was in 1948 in Springfield, MO. The event moved to Hutch in 1949, and has been here ever since. Every year the Hutchinson Sports Arena plays host to the best men’s junior college basketball teams in the country. Basketball fans from around the country travel the ‘Road to Hutch’ each year and this long-standing event, known widely as ‘The Tournament’, has helped make Hutchinson a sports destination. It consistently features players who go on to play at the major college level, and attracts some of the nation’s top college coaches to town for recruiting. The Tournament features the top 24 teams in Division I men’s basketball of the NJCAA.

Yoder Heritage Day 4th Saturday in August | yoderkansas.com Several thousand people flock to the small community of Yoder to celebrate Yoder Heritage Day. Visitors and locals are entertained by tractor pulls, horse-drawn events and the annual parade down Main Street, quilt auction, buggy races, great food and entertainment.

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GO DOWNTOWN! EAT. DRINK. SHOP. PLAY.

There’s always something new to DISCOVER in Downtown Hutch. EXPLORE the arts at a nearby art gallery or theatre. TASTE local flavor while visiting one of our restaurants, breweries, coffee shops, and bakeries. INDULGE in retail therapy with boutique shopping. EXPERIENCE the fun at one of many downtown events.

Holly’s Sweet Treats More than just a bakery - it’s an experience. Offering a variety of specialty baked items, fresh baked bread, and a daily lunch special. Mention this ad to receive 10% off your next visit!

Sandhills Brewing Sandhills Brewing is a small microbrewery and taproom that focuses on oak-fermented and oak-aged specialty beers.

205 S. Main | 620-888-9866 hsthutch.com

111 W. 2nd Avenue 620-244-9782 sandhillsbrewing.com

Catalyst Lofts & Extended Stay

Details Event Planning & Rentals

Experience loft living Downtown in our renovated art deco building. Each loft features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, full kitchen, washer/dryer and off-street covered parking.

Whether you have a romantic table for two or a corporate event for a thousand, Details Event Planning & Rentals can help make your event spectacular. Rentals, designs, floor plans, and logistics are our specialty.

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Splinters-N-Rust Hutchinson’s Pinterest inspired creative studio, hosting private events, public classes and to-go kits!

107 N. Main - Alley Entrance splintersnrust.com facebook/Instagram: @splintersnrust

Apron Strings Kitchen Store Apron Strings Kitchen Store located in Downtown Hutchinson has everything you need for your culinary adventures! Quality cookware, bakeware, tools and gadgets at affordable prices. Two locations: 1 S. Main, Downtown Hutchinson and 143 S. Santa Fe, Downtown Salina. 1 S. Main | 620-259-7339 apronstringsstore.com

Brick House Boutique Brick House Boutique is a must shop destination for the trendy soul, where you will find a one-ofa-kind shopping experience. We make shopping for comfortable, wearable boutique clothing both easy and fun.

117 S. Main | 620-662-6070 facebook.com/brick-house-boutique

Reflections Salon and Day Spa & Mike’s Barber Shop We offer a complete menu of services!

305 N. Main St 620-727-1293

305 1/2 N. Main St 620-662-6296

Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre Among the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the Central US, the Fox Theatre presents live stage shows, a film series, educational programs, and special events throughout the year. Come see it at the Fox!

18 E. 1st Avenue | 620-663-5861 hutchinsonfox.com

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BREWERIES AND TAPROOMS Bottoms up! Hutchinson’s evolving culinary scene now includes two local craft breweries full of unique and homegrown flavors. Find something special at Sandhills Brewing, a small microbrewery and tasting room. Known for their oak-fermented and specialty beers, this microbrewery is always experimenting to come up with something new! Inspired by the salt mines and mineral-rich oil fields of Kansas, Salt City Brewing is another local favorite. Here brewmasters work hard to create beers that showcase the elements of great taste. In addition to their four flagship beers, they are constantly creating and serving new concoctions in their taproom!

COFFEE DATES Start your morning off right with one of Hutchinson’s many local coffee shops! Drop in to Metropolitan Coffee with friends and enjoy one of their perfectly made drinks or pastries while playing a game, relaxing in a comfortable easy chair, enjoying art from local artists, or catching a performance of some incredible musicians! Scuttlebutts Coffee is a cozy coffee shop located in the new Clayworks building featuring a variety of gourmet coffee drinks. Those with a sweet tooth can satisfy it with their delicious pastries, cookies, and baked goods. If you are looking for a good book to pair with a warm cup of coffee, then Crow & Co. is the spot. Hutchinson’s newest coffee shop is located in Downtown Hutch! 22

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LOCAL FAVES The Anchor Inn has been serving up their famed Mexican food since the 1970‘s. Their large Mexican buffet has everything you desire from tortillas to tamales! Bogey’s is the place to go for delicious comfort food! This fast, casual, and locally-owned restaurant features burgers, over 101 different shake flavors, chili cheese fries, a salad bar and much more. Have you ever tried a Moon Burger? This signature dish at Skaets Steak Shop is named after the 1969 moon landing and is a must-try anytime you are in Hutchinson! Another local fave is Ken’s Pizza. Locally-owned for over 30 years, it is known for their lunch and dinner buffets and extensive salad bar. A great little BBQ joint out in the boondocks, Roy’s Hickory Pit BBQ has been family owned since 1982. Hurry in because they close when the food runs out! Jillian’s Italian Grill features steaks, seafood and wood-fired pizzas that you can enjoy inside or on their large patio. Famous throughout the Midwest, the Airport Steakhouse is the oldest continuously-operated restaurant in Reno County. They have become a favorite thanks to great food, friendly service and the airport runway views.

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RESTAURANTS ASIAN

Dillons Marketplace 3200 Plaza East Drive 620.665.5579 Mr. Cao Japanese Steakhouse 1505 E. 17th | 620.259.7550 Best Asian 329 E. 4th | 620.664.6666 China Star Super Buffet 1401 E. 11th | 620.662.8828 Imperial Garden 1400 E. 30th | 620.663.6888 King Wok Chinese Restaurant 1500 E. 11th | 620.664.9595 Panda Express 1528 E. 17th | 620.665.1199

BARS & GRILLS Buffalo Wild Wings 1710 N. Waldron 620.664.9022

21 Santa Fe 18 W. Ave. B. | 620.259.8206 AJ’s Sports Grill 1221 E. 23rd | 620.259.8771 Carl’s Bar & Deli 103 N. Main | 620.662.9875 Flicks Bar & Grill, Nickerson 10 S. Nickerson St. 620.422.6060 Polo Bar & Grill 25 E. 30th | 620.259.4313 Rusty Needle Sports Bar & Grill 1808 N. Plum | 620.259.6674

BARBECUE

Hog Wild Pit Bar-B-Q 2401 N. Main | 620.669.8787

Starbucks Coffee 1502 E. 17th | 620.669.5361 3200 Plaza East Drive 620.665.5579

The Hickory Stik 25 N. Main St. | 620.259.7222

DELI/ SANDWICH SHOPS

Lavon’s Bakery & BBQ, Buhler 216 N. Maple | 620+.543.2411 Rib Crib 1720 N. Waldron | 620.259.7880 Roy’s Hickory Pit BBQ 1018 W. 5th | 620.663.7421

CASUAL DINING

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar 1609 E. 17th | 620.665.5171 Downtown Sampler 1 N. Main St. #201 620.662.7990 Chili’s Grill & Bar 1801 E. 17th | 620.669.8207

COFFEE SHOPS

Crow & Co. 2 S. Main | 620.500.5200 Metropolitan Coffee 1329 E. 17th | 620.662.8401 Metro to Go 15 W. 2nd | 620.664.8408 Scooter’s Coffee 501 E. 30th | 620.500.5299 Scuttlebutts 1125 N. Main| 620.259.6100 Hutchinson Regional Medical Center | 620.665.2149

Firehouse Subs 1441 E. 30th Ave. | 620.259.7777 Jimmy Johns 900 E. 30th | 620.662.5500 Mustard Seed, Buhler 214 N. Main. | 620.543.2200 Subway Sandwich & Salads 719 N. Main | 620.662.5111 1530 E. 11th | 620.662.7827 1620 E. 30th | 620.662.4862 2417 N. Main | 620.669.8811 1905 E. 17th | 620.662.6697

FAMILY DINING

Cara’s Cafe & Pizzeria, Arlington 114 W. Main | 620.538.3290 Carolyn’s Essenhaus, Arlington 104 E. Main | 620.538.4711 Carriage Crossing Restaurant & Bakery, Yoder Hwy 96 & Yoder Rd. 620.465.3612 Cosmosphere Cafe 1100 N Plum St. | 800.397.0330 Dutch Kitchen Restaurant 6803 West Highway 61 620.662.2554 IHOP 1807 E. 17th | 620.664.9438 Skaets Steak Shop 2300 N. Main | 620.662.9845

Sunny’s Cafe, Buhler 400 S. Buhler Rd. | 620.543.2251 The Traveling Bowl 2221 N. Lorraine | 620.474.2390 The Second Table, Yoder 9804 S. Main | 620.465.2321 Sunshine Cafe, Nickerson 3 N. Main | 620.422.5153 Village Inn Pancake House 2901 N. Main | 620.662.3116

FAST FOOD

Braum’s Ice Cream Store 2807 N. Main | 620.663.5000 Bogey’s 1718 N. Plum | 620.665.8189 Bogey’s Jr., South Hutch 400 N. Main | 620.259.2094 Chick-fil-A 1809 E. 17th | 620.662.2744 Freddy’s Frozen Custard 1501 E. 17th | 620.669.9484 McDonald’s 20 E. 4th | 620.665.5642 603 E. 30th | 620.662.6462 1407 E. 11th | 620.662.4014 1006 S. Main (SH) | 620.664.5848 R-B Drive In 201 E. Ave. A | 620.662.9713 Spangles 120 E. 4th | 620.662.1600 1107 E. 30th | 620.662.4146 Arby’s 910 E. 30th | 620.669.0180 1423 E. 11th | 620.664.5294

BREWERIES & TAPROOMS

Salt City Brewing Company 514 N. Main St. | 620.960.6210 Sandhills Brewing 111 W. 2nd Ave. Suite D 620.200.2876

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A&W / Long John Silver’s 2928 N. Main | 620.663.7273 Bull’s Eye Grill, Yoder 3408 E. Red Rock Rd. 620.465.2855

PIZZA/ ITALIAN

Gambino’s Pizza, South Hutch 310 S. Main | 620.663.9200 Ken’s Pizza 901 E. 30th | 620.669.9309

Burger King 201 E 4th | 316.243.2661

Olive Garden 1700 E. 17th | 620.728.0556

Dairy Queen 2515 N. Main | 620.663.2231

Papa John’s Pizza 501 E. 17th | 620.665.7272

Kentucky Fried Chicken 703 E. 4th | 620.663.5232

PiZaacos 112 S. Main | 620.662.6293

Sonic Drive-In 1600 E. 30th | 620.664.9117 621 E. 4th | 620.663.7311 3 Des Moines (SH) | 620.662.2711

Pizza Hut 930 E. 30th | 620.662.0571 125 W. 4th | 620.662.7788 (Carryout only)

Wendy’s 700 N. Main | 620.662.7461

Pizza Ranch 1805 E. 17th | 620.662.2066

MEXICAN

Anchor Away 127 S. Adams | 620.662.3100

Domino’s Pizza 2500 N. Main, Suite A 620.259.7585

Anchor Grill 528 E. 30th | 620.259.5266

Little Caesar’s Pizza 428 E. 30th | 620.259.7373 921 E. 4th | 620.259.6771

Anchor Inn 126 S. Main | 620.669.0311 Carlos O’Kelly’s 909 E. 30th | 620.665.9885

Papa Murphy’s 2420 N. Main, Suite D 620.663.9600

Pizza Connection, Nickerson 14 N. Nickerson | 620.422.5900

PRIVATE CLUBS

Crazy Horse Sports Club & Golf Course 922 Crazy Horse Rd. 620.663.5301 Prairie Dunes Country Club 4812 E. 30th | 620.662.0581

STEAKS AND SEAFOOD

Dillons Store Bakeries 725 E. 4th | 620.662.3316 206 W. 5th | 620.663.4464 3200 Plaza East Dr. | 620.665.5579 Holly’s Sweet Treats 205 S. Main | 620.888.9866 The Bakery House & Catering Co. 616 E. 30th Ave | 620.663.5960 Dairy Queen 12 E. 3rd | 620.662.5791

Airport Steakhouse 1100 Airport Rd. | 620.662.4281

Dough Co. Doughnuts 1228 E. 4th | 620.615.0064

Jillian’s Italian Grill 216 N. Main | 620.663.8466

SPECIALTY

Texas T-Bone Steakhouse 1419 E. 11th Ave. | 620.664.0017 Pretty Prairie Steakhouse Pretty Prairie 112 W. Main | 620.459.6700

SWEET STUFF

Aunt P’s Sugartime Confections 29 S. Main | 620.694.9053 Daylight Donuts 1435 E. 30th | 620.500.5550 305 N. Main | 620.663.9999

The Hutch Nutrition & Energy 24 S. Main Comfort & Joy - Food Truck 620.899.7201 Los Mariachis Taqueria - Food Truck 620.480.0753 Salt City Nutrition - Delivery 316.821.1835 *Bold font denotes members of the Hutch Chamber

Mi Tierra 700 E. 4th | 620.662.6121 Playa Azul 701 E. 30th | 620.663.7004 Qdoba Mexican Grill 1518 E. 17th | 620.259.7132 Taco Hut 600 E. 30th | 620.665.8541 Cancun Mexican Grill 2803 N. Lorraine | 620.665.6999 El Patio Authentic Mexican Food 908 South Main | 620.314.6536

620-665-7272 | papajohns.com Delicious Made-From-Scratch Food Call-in orders welcome!

El Potrillo Mexican Restaurant 2301 N. Main | 620.664.9824 El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant 501 W. 5th | 620.259.2034 Fiesta Grande 600 E. 4th | 620.662.7351 Taco Bell 1203 E. 30th | 620.665.8823 412 E. 4th | 620.665.8863 Taco John’s 420 E. 30th | 620.259.7270

Monday Tuesday - Thursday Friday - Saturday Sunday

Closed 6am - 9pm 6am - 10pm 6am - 9 pm

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Breakfast Served Anytime

2300 N Main Street | 620-662-9845 Next to Gate 3 at the Kansas State Fair

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CITY PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS Hutchinson boasts many quality parks including seven which rank in the top 10% nationally. From splash pads to disc golf courses, a skate park to tennis courts, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, and even a zoo - there is truly something to do for everyone!

Chester I. Lewis Plaza 15 East 1st Ave

Hutchinson’s newest plaza is located in Downtown Hutchinson and is named after local civil rights attorney who fought against segregation. Lewis is depicted in the left-most mural, Brendan Martinez’s “Justice of All Trades Lewis,” alongside elements of the Hutchinson municipal flag. The center mural was created by Rebekah Lewis and Josh Tripoli, of Lupoli Collective in Wichita. It showcases key images that are unique to the Hutchinson area in a postcard-style design.

George Pyle Park 118 S. Poplar Street

George W. Pyle Park is in the heart of downtown. Nestled between the Reno County Museum, City Hall and the historic Memorial Hall, it is a perfect place for a picnic lunch, fun with the kids on the playground, or even a small wedding at the gorgeous gazebo.

Splash Pads

Fairgrounds Water Park | Severance Street north of 17th Avenue Avenue A Water Park | Washington St. & Avenue A in Downtown Rice Park Spray Park | 44 Swarens

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Need to cool off, but don’t have time for a trip to the pool? Visit one of Hutchinson’s three interactive water parks. These parks, operated by the City of Hutchinson, are open to the public and provided free of charge Memorial Day through Labor Day.


RECREATION

Avenue A Park 100 - 148 South Main Street

Just a short walk from a variety of shopping and dining destinations, enjoy a stroll along the creek, linger by the permanent sculptures and enjoy live music from the gazebo during events such as Third Thursday. A natural gathering place, Avenue A park comes alive with community year-round.

Carey Park 1600 Carey Park Blvd

Carey Park provides endless possibilities for fun surrounded by the beauty of nature. Enjoy the scenery as you walk or bike the trails. Spend an afternoon with the kids by the pool at Salt City Splash. And don’t forget the Hutchinson Zoo! With numerous playgrounds, picnic shelters, ball fields, a skate park, a dog park and so much more - Carey Park has something for everyone.

Rivers Banks Orchard Park 2911 E. 43rd Avenue

One of Hutchinson’s newest parks, it encompasses 72 acres and continues to be developed. One unique feature is The Winwoods Enchanted Playground, which is designed to be enjoyed by children of all ages and abilities. Set among fantastical characters, it includes special slides, swings, a teeter-totter, and xylophones the children can play.

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Sand Hills State Park

4207 East 56th Ave (East of K61 on 56th & 69th Ave) This 1,123 acre state park was established in 1974. For the first 40 years, the park was maintained as a natural sand hill park with a trail system of 15 miles. Hiking is allowed on all trails and horseback riding is allowed on two-thirds of the trails. A campground has been established with 64 utility sites; 44 sites have water, sewer and electricity; 20 sites have just water and electricity. All sites have 50 amp service; 14 sites have horse pens made up of two 12’ X 12’ pens. These 14 sites are Prime Sites with an additional $2/day fee. Twenty of the sites have concrete camping pads and living areas. All sites include a fire ring, lantern stand, picnic table and upright covered grills. A four-unit family shower building/restroom is on site, and cabins also are on the list for Sand Hills. The campground surrounds a five-acre pond stocked with mainly channel catfish.

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Cheney State Park 12 miles south of Hutchinson

Cheney State Park offers a great weekend getaway with sailing, fishing, boating and a host of other outdoor activities. Cheney Reservoir is a camper’s delight. The Reservoir covers 9,537 surface acres and has 67 miles of shoreline. Its 849-square mile drainage basin encompasses parts of three counties: Reno, Sedgwick and Kingman. Accommodations include: park office, 223 electrical hookup sites (water available), about 400 primitive camp sites, shower houses, marina and much more! Camping rate information is available at ksoutdoors.com

Photo courtesy of Kansas Tourism CHENEY STATE PARK Photo courtesy of Kansas Tourism

Quivira Wildlife Refuge 28 miles west of Hutchinson

QUIVIRA WILDLIFE REFUGE Photo courtesy of Kansas Tourism

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1955 to provide and protect vital habitat for migratory waterfowl in the Central Flyway. Its 22,135 acres features rare inland salt marsh and sand prairie. The prairie is considered to be a diverse community of Photo courtesy of Kansas Tourism hundreds of species of plants, with many species of mammals, birds, reptiles and other organisms that are prairie-dependent. Roughly 7,000 acres of wetlands hosts thousands of Canada geese, meadowlarks and other migratory birds as they pass through the refuge on their annual migrations.

Arkanoe

620.664.7708 | arkanoe.com With abundant wildlife and plenty of sandbars to explore, the Arkansas River near Hutchinson is perfect for enjoying nature’s beauty close to home. Arkanoe is Hutchinson’s only kayak, canoe and tube rental and shuttle service on the public waterway of the Arkansas River. Their rentals give floaters the opportunity to enjoy a five-mile stretch of the river between the 4th Avenue bridge west of Hutchinson and Carey Park. Their shuttle services access points between Haven and Nickerson for kayakers and canoers with their own equipment. A sandy bottom and a lot of sand bars make for great sunbathing, swimming and picnics. Arkanoe provides everything you need for a safe and enjoyable canoe or kayaking experience including paddles, life vests, boats and shuttle. ARKANOE 29


KANSAS STATE FAIRGROUNDS | 620.669.3600 | 2000 North Poplar kansasstatefair.com | 211 hook-ups | pets (on leash) | HDCP

HITCHIN’ POST RV PARK - YODER | 620.727.2356 | 3415 Switzer Rd. hitchinpostrvpark.net | 20 hook-ups | pets | HDCP This

The largest RV park in Reno County, located in the middle of Hutchinson and close to restaurants, attractions and retail locations. The park is open year round and reservations are only required during the 10-day Kansas State Fair.

LIGHTHOUSE LANDING RV PARK - SOUTH HUTCHINSON 800.921.1236 | 9 Heartland Drive | lighthouselandingrvpark.com | 46 hook-ups | pets | HDCP

This family-owned and operated RV park nestled in the quiet community of Yoder, Kansas. They are within walking distance of everything in Yoder, and only a short drive to Hutchinson.

MELODY ACRES RV PARK | 620.665.5048 | 1009 East Blanchard melodyacresrvpark.com | 49 hook-ups | pets (on leash) Nestled in a wooded area near Carey Park, guests will enjoy the quiet park. The location is in close proximity to the business district of Downtown Hutchinson and many restaurants and shopping options.

This RV park located in South Hutchinson in a quiet and unique setting that takes you back to the frontier days of living on the prairie. In addition to the RV sites they also have cabins for rent.

SAND HILLS STATE PARK | 316.542.3664 | 4207 East 56th Avenue ksoutdoors.com | 64 hook-ups | pets (on leash) | HDCP

Hooray Ranch

22 miles southwest of Hutchinson A campground has been established at Sand Hills State Park located just outside of Hutch. It boasts 64 utility sites; 44 sites have water, sewer and electricity; 20 sites have just water and electricity. All sites have 50 amp service; 14 sites have horse pens.

With future generations in mind, the vision of Hooray Ranch evolved into a place where the avid hunter or wildlife enthusiast could escape for an unprecedented, all-inclusive experience. The ranch features over 20,000 acres of intensively managed, prime wildlife habitat in the heart of Kansas. The Hooray Ranch Campus spans across 6 stunning buildings, including the centerpiece of the property, The Refuge. A 15,000 square foot outdoorsmen’s paradise is guaranteed to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

Disc Golf Looking for the perfect spot to play disc golf in the Hutchinson area where you can show off your skills, incorporate strategy, compete with friends and be in nature? The newest disc golf course is at Rivers Banks Orchard Park and was developed in 2018 in cooperation with a local group of disc golfers. This course is a moderately wooded technical course with plenty of elevation and challenging holes. It has cement tee pads, multiple pin positions and is considered somewhat cart friendly. The 18-hole disc golf course at Carey Park winds its way along the park’s outer edge. Set around a fishing lake with a little elevation created by man-made berms, this course is mostly open with a mix of mature and new trees. The course has concrete tee pads throughout and is considered cart friendly. It plays host to the Salt City Open every August. 30

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YODER THE QUIET LITTLE TOWN OF YODER

When the town of Yoder was founded by Eli Yoder in 1889 it was considered to be the hub of the surrounding Amish community. Today, Yoder is still considered to be that. Though many businesses and homes have moved in around Yoder, the picturesque town has stayed that same size, and is only 15 minutes away from Hutchinson.

MORE GREAT REASONS TO VISIT YODER

With the emergence of new business, Yoder has prospered, inviting visitors to take a step back in time and enjoy the Amish settlement. The town is a quaint mixture of the past and present, as horse and buggies are intermingled with cars and trucks. Several businesses cater to the tourist trade, making it convenient to enjoy this wonderful Amish community. You can sample the baked goods made by local residents in the shops and at the farmers market every Friday from 2 to 6 pm, and even take a buggy ride most Saturdays when you visit this community where yesterday meets today.

YODERKANSAS.COM R & E Country Store Grace & Garment Boutique Yoder Thrift Shop The Little House - Airbnb Hitchin’ Post RV Park Yoder Farm & Ranch Yoder Treasures & Treats Yoder Hardware LLC Bulls Eye Grill Yoder Metal Yoder Engineered Structures Yoder Furniture Co. Yoder Auto Center 24-hr ATM Peoples Bank & Trust Yoder Discount Grocery Yoder Meats Carriage Crossing Restaurant

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ATHLETIC COMPLEXES Catch a game and cheer on your favorite teams as Hutchinson frequently hosts sports fans and players at one of our many athletic complexes that are home to several state, regional and national events. Home to the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, the Hutchinson Sports Arena is one of the premier sports venues in Kansas. After a $30 million renovation, the Sports Arena has three full sized-auxiliary gyms and can seat over 5,500 in the Main Arena. The Kansas State High School Activities Association has called the Sports Arena home for the 3A Basketball Championship for over 20 years. Other recent events at the Sports Arena include multiple Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball events and the 3A & 4A State Volleyball Championship. Gowans Stadium is among the crown jewels of football facilities in the Midwest. This venue draws a variety of high school and college, state and national football and track championships. The facility includes a state-of-the-art, eight-lane track, ample seating capacity, new entrance gates, public restrooms, locker rooms and concession areas. Gowans Stadium also boasts a video board, which enhances the game day experience for fans with instant replays and highlight videos. The stadium will host the Kansas Shrine Bowl for the first time this summer. A modern multi-use facility, the Hutchinson High School Salthawk Activity Center is home to Hutchinson High School basketball, volleyball and wrestling programs. The Hutchinson High School campus features three regulation sized basketball courts and is located directly across the street from the Hutchinson Sports Arena, bringing the total number of courts to seven between the two facilities. Westar/Prairie Ridge Park, the 5-kilometer cross-country course, winds around 200 acres of vacant land between Prairie Hills Middle School and Dillon Nature Center. This course provides a beautiful, scenic trail with a mix of hills and flat areas for joggers and walkers.

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WORLD CLASS GOLF Prairie Dunes Country Club, the legendary course known for its challenging play as well as its beauty is a gift to the golf world from the Emerson Carey family. The private course has hosted the 2002 U.S. Women’s Open, the 2006 Men’s Senior Open and the 2014 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship. Course honors include Golf Digest’s America’s Greatest Golf Courses (#25), Golf Week’s Best Classic Courses (#12), Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Courses in the U.S. (#18), Top 100 Courses in the World (#25) and MSN’s 30 Most Beautiful Golf Courses (#25) Carey Park Golf Course offers very reasonable rates and a relaxing atmosphere. Eighteen holes of challenging yet enjoyable golf are found at one of the best municipal courses in the state.

PRAIRIE DUNES COUNTRY CLUB

Hobart-Detter Field

Crazy Horse Sports Club & Golf Course is described as a challenge in a relaxing, picturesque backdrop. The 18-hole championship golf course includes 6,650 yards of golf. The course is cut out of the sand hills and features Zoysia fairways lined with native grass.

9 Emerson Loop W. (in Carey Park)

A former minor league and semi-pro baseball park, this natural turf field serves as the home field for local baseball teams, including Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson High School and the Hutchinson Monarchs. It’s also a host site for numerous USSSA and NBC state and local tournaments and the 2020 NBC World Series.

Gowans Stadium

Buhler Fields 701 Parkside Dr., Buhler

Wheatland Park Ballfield Complex is the newest baseball and softball complex in Reno County. The complex features two baseball and two softball fields, practice batting cages, a brand new concession stand. The varsity baseball field features the only turf infield in Reno County.

Fun Valley Sports Complex 4401 W. 4th Ave.

Haven Fields 12 miles south of Hutchinson

The brand new Haven ballfields feature turf fields, as well as topnotch practice facilities. Haven Public Schools have great support in maintaining high-quality athletic facilities that focus on the experience of players and fans.

Featuring seven natural turf fields, Fun Valley Sports Complex spans 35 acres and recently went through nearly $1 million of facility improvements. Fun Valley has hosted more than 40 USSSA world tournaments, 14 USSSA divisional tournaments and 74 USSSA NIT’s. The complex includes a large concession and merchandise area, air-conditioned sports bar, upper deck mezzanine, sand volleyball courts and a playground.

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NEIGHBORING TOWNS ARLINGTON

20 miles southwest of Hutchinson

BUHLER

A charming small town in Reno County with under 500 residents, Arlington is a place where everyone knows your name. Visitors are welcome to discover the quieter way of life that makes Arlington so special. Stop by and enjoy the beautiful natural landscape, attend a local craft show, or grab a bite to eat at one of their local restaurants.

HAVEN

18 miles southeast of Hutchinson

Buhler offers a quaint downtown setting with locally owned restaurants, shops and businesses. Beautiful parks with recreation facilities provide opportunities for leisure activities. Spend some time in beautiful Wheatland Park, go shopping downtown, and pause for a quick lunch or a leisurely evening meal.

NICKERSON

Conveniently located along the K-96 Corridor between Wichita and Hutchinson, the City of Haven offers a small town atmosphere and relaxed quality of life. Enjoy local K-12 schools, grocery, dining, and retail. Unlike many small communities, Haven’s bustling downtown area is busy anytime of the day.

PLEASANTVIEW 10 miles southwest of Hutchinson

4 miles south of Hutchinson In 1887, the first salt in this area was discovered in South Hutchinson by the town’s founder, Ben Blanchard. Salt has continued to be an important part of the town’s history. While in town, stop by to see the Reno County Veterans Memorial and experience the small town atmosphere.

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12 miles west of Hutchinson Founded in 1879, this community features a downtown area with locally-owned restaurants and shops. Just outside of Nickerson is the most exotic animal farm you will find in Kansas. Hedrick Exotic Animal Farm showcases animals such as zebras, camels, kangaroos and giraffes.

PRETTY PRAIRIE 25 miles south of Hutchinson It may be the rodeo that brings you to town for the first time, but the friendly people and unique brand of Western hospitality keep visitors coming back. You’ll love the fun-filled, family atmosphere of Kansas’ Largest Night Rodeo every July. Enjoy a round of golf at the Links at Pretty Prairie or grab dinner at the local steakhouse.

In July 1883, the families of Abraham Nisly and Christian Bontrager got off at the last stop on the Santa Fe line in Hutchinson, Kansas and established roots in the community known today as Pleasantview. Come spend a day in Pleasantview and visit the 17 businesses that call this community home.

SOUTH HUTCHINSON

15 miles northeast of Hutchinson

YODER

11 miles southeast of Hutchinson In 1906, A.M. Switzer plotted the little town of Yoder as a central point for surrounding Amish communities. Stroll down the streets in the quiet and quaint community that boasts several unique and timeless treasures in its welcoming stores. Yoder welcomes its visitors to enjoy the simplicity of the past with comforts of the present.


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MEETING AND

Comfort Inn & Suites

1601 Super Plaza | 620.669.5200 choicehotels.com/hotels/ks202

Cosmosphere

1100 North Plum | 620.665.9304 cosmo.org

Crystal Ballroom at The Burt

3 West Avenue B | 620.259.2770 crystalballroomattheburt.com

Dillon Nature Center

3002 East 30th Avenue | 620.663.7411 hutchrec.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites

1111 N Lorraine St | 620.259.8787 marriott.com/icthu

Hutchinson Community College 1300 North Plum | 620.665.3500 hutchcc.edu

Kansas State Fairgrounds

2000 North Poplar | 620.669.3600 kansasstatefair.com

Main Street Event

2 N. Main | 620.960.0275 facebook.com/2NMainStreetEvent

Memorial Hall

101 South Walnut | 620.694.1905 hutchgov.com

Rhapsody on B at The Burt

9 West Avenue B | 620.259.2770 crystalballroomattheburt.com

Richman Arboretum

620.694.7794 https://www.facebook.com/RichmanArboretum

Sand Hills Center

4601 N. Plum | 620.543.5925 shscenter.com

Strataca

3650 36 East Avenue V I S I TGH| 620.662.1425 UTCH.COM underkansas.org

CRYSTAL BALLROOM AT THE BURT Photo courtesy of 3twenty Photography


EVENT SPACES

CATERING Anchor Away

Mi Tierra

Airport Steakhouse

Olive Garden

620.662.3100 620.662.4281

Cara’s Cafe

620.538.3290

Carlos O’Kelly’s

620.662.6121

620.728.0556

PiZaacos

620.662.6293

620.665.9885

Pizza Ranch

Carriage Crossing Restaurant

Qdoba Mexican Grill

620.465.3612

620.259.7132

Corporate Caterers, Wichita

Sunflower Supper Club

316.264.9167

620.664.6318

Downtown Sampler

The Bakery House & Catering Co.

620.662.7990

620.662.2066

620.663.5960

Great Western Dining, The Hickory Stik HCC 620.665.3406

620.259.7222

Hog Wild Pit Bar-B-Q Bernard’s 620.669.8787

620.899.9683

Jackson Meat

El Potrillo Mexican Restaurant

620.662.4465

Knackies Catering, Inman 620.585.2799

620.664.9824

Lavon’s Bakery & BBQ, Buhler 620.543.2411

*Bold font denotes members of the Hutch Chamber

Rib Crib

620.259.7880

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Hotels & Motels At the end of a busy day exploring Hutchinson, you will find many fantastic hotels to recharge for the next day. National hotel brands make up the majority of the hotels in Hutchinson, so you can rest assured knowing you and your family are staying in accommodations that are meeting all health and safety regulations.

Bed & Breakfasts Feel like a local when you stay at a charming bed and breakfast. From historic homes to quaint cottages, Hutchinson’s collection of bed and breakfasts varies in scale, location and style. See all of our bed and breakfast options on the next page.

Vacation Rental Homes Find your perfect home away from home by staying in one of our local vacation rental homes during your next visit. Vacation rental options range from historic, country side homes which can easily sleep 10-12, to downtown lofts and modern apartments. Choose your perfect place to stay from our rental providers - search popular sites such as airbnb.com and vrbo.com to find your place today!

Campgrounds With fresh air, wide-open spaces, abundant wildlife and the best seat in the house for absorbing amazing sunsets and sunrises, there’s no better way to spend a weekend away. The beautiful landscape around Hutchinson and the surrounding area beckons outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. You can find the ideal campground or RV park for your adventure by browsing the listings on the next page.

1601 SUPER PLAZA 1-800-4-CHOICE comfortinn.com/hotels/ks202

gm.ks202@choicehotels.com 620.669.5200

1401 1/2 E. 11TH AVE. 1-800-4-HAMPTON hutchinson.hamptoninn.com

hutks.hampton@hilton.com 620.665.9800

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COMFORT INN AND SUITES | 620.669.5200 | 1601 Super Plaza choicehotels.com | 69 rooms | Meeting Room

DAYS INN | 620.665.3700 | 1420 North Lorraine daysinn.com | 65 rooms Conveniently located off Kansas Highway 61, just minutes from Downtown Hutchinson and offering 65 guest rooms. Get energized in the morning with free Daybreak breakfast or cool off with a swim in the outdoor pool or work up a sweat in the fitness center.

Comfort Inn just completed a full renovation of their guest rooms and public space. They offer a complimentary weeknight reception with hot menu items and refreshments. The hotel also offers: free Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool & whirlpool and free hot breakfast.

FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES | 620.259.8787 | 1111 North Lorraine marriott.com/icthu | 89 rooms | Meeting Room

HAMPTON INN | 620.665.9800 | 1401 1/2 East 11th Avenue hutchinson.hamptoninn.com | 70 rooms The Hampton Inn recently completed a full-facility renovation of their 70 guest rooms and is located just minutes from popular attractions. Hampton Inn offers a free hot breakfast or grab a Hampton On the Run Breakfast Bag.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites offers 89 refreshing guest rooms to accommodate your travel needs. Complimentary amenities include a full hot breakfast, in-room high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi in the lobby. Opened in 2012, the Fairfield Inn & Suites is one of the newest properties in Hutchinson.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS | 620.259.8656 | 911 Porter Street hiexpress.com/hutchinsonks | 76 rooms | Board Room The Holiday Inn Express is Hutchinson’s newest property. The hotel offers 76 guest rooms, including 14 suites, fitness center, sundry shop, indoor pool/ whirlpool and a custom social area for unwinding at the end of the day. Start your day with complimentary Express Start breakfast.

RODEWAY INN | 620.663.4444 | 11 Des Moines, South Hutchinson choicehotels.com | 95 rooms | Meeting Room Now you can do more on your trip to central Kansas at our Rodeway Inn hotel in South Hutchinson. Located at the intersection of Route 50 (US-50) and KS-96, you will have the convenience of reaching several popular attractions in the area.

SUPER 8 | 620.663.7822 | 1621 Super Plaza super8.com | 63 rooms Located near K-61 and surrounded by many restaurants and retail establishments. They are a pet-friendly hotel with free SuperStart breakfast, free WIFI, and an outdoor pool that is open seasonally.

OTHER AREA HOTELS ASTRO MOTEL | 620.663.1151 | 15 East 4th Avenue HUTCHINSON INN | 620.665.4091 | 114 West 4th Avenue OYO HOTEL | 620.663.1211 | 15 West 4th Avenue RED COACH INN | 620.662.6394 | 1315 East 11th Avenue SUNFLOWER INN | 620.669.8281 | 322 East 4th Avenue 40

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SUNSET MOTEL | 620.662.4429 | 2605 East 4th Avenue


5TH AVENUE SUITES INN | 620.200.2279 | 201 West 5th Avenue 5thavesuitesinn.com | 5 rooms | shared & private bath Located near Downtown the extended stay suites are in two Victorian Homes built in 1916. The suites have been remodeled to maintain the feel of the nineteenth century but with the comfort of a modern time.

HEDRICK’S B&B & EXOTIC ANIMAL FARM - NICKERSON 888.489.8039 7910 North Roy L. Smith Rd. | hedricks.com | 9 rooms True to the western heritage of Kansas, the Bed & Breakfast reflects the image of a main street in the Old West. Hedrick’s offers a quiet country atmosphere, with the opportunity to meet, watch and learn about exotic animals.

CATALYST LOFTS & EXTENDED STAY | 620.200.5205 | 14 West 1st Avenue | facebook.com/catalystloftshutch | 1 loft (2 rooms) This extended stay loft is located in a circa 1926 Art Deco building in Downtown Hutchinson. The unit features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, covered parking and free WiFI.

YAGGY NORTH / YAGGY SOUTH | 620. 259.6916 | 4603 Nickerson Blvd | yaggy.com | 2 homes (11 total rooms) Yaggy’s two historic white clapboard homes are nestled amongst a tree-lined drive on a 1260-acre farm. The South House features 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. The North House features 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths.

GRAND STAFF BED AND BREAKFAST | 620.543.6518 406 West Ave. A | grandstaffbedandbreakfast.com | 3 rooms Nestled in the quaint community of Buhler, guests will enjoy a full hot breakfast, a common area, large front porch, seasonal swimming pool and ability to use the grill to prepare meals.

IRISH CREEK LODGE - HAVEN | 620.960.3894 8901 East Irish Creek Rd. | irishcreeklodge.com | 7 rooms Large two story house located outside of Haven in Reno County. The lodge is the perfect setting for large groups, small family reunions, retreats and hunting trips.

PRAIRIE OAKS INN - SYLVIA | 620.486.2962 35810 West Greenfield Rd. | prairieoaksinn.net | 5 rooms Built with oak logs, this solid ranchstyle house gives visitors nearly 8,000 square feet of space. The property also features a large wrap-around porch, deck and screen porch.

Conveniently located less than one mile from shopping, major restaurants, and entertainment options. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet Complimentary Wi-Fi Indoor Pool & Fitness Center Microwave and Refrigerator in Every Room Laundry Services and Business Center IHG Rewards Points for Members Executive Boardroom

911 Porter St. | 620-259-8656 WHITETAIL ACRES BED AND BREAKFAST - HAVEN | 620.465.3670 13308 South Rayl Rd. | whitetailacres-kansas.com | 3 rooms

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SHOPPING From locally-owned to national retailers, the Hutchinson area is the shopping destination for south-central Kansas. Downtown Hutchinson is the center for community events, unique shops and services, and casual and upscale dining and entertainment. Specialty items include home decor, collectibles, and furniture. Along with the Antique District, many other locally owned shops and restaurants add to this lively atmosphere. On the east side of Hutchinson, be sure to visit Uptown Hutch (formerly the Hutchinson Mall). Home to several large anchor stores, small boutiques and health and beauty options. The east side also features other national retailers located near Uptown Hutch. Midtown offers a shopping experience that is unlike the rest. The stores are unique and showcase extensive selection and an array of specialties from scrumptious fudge to home improvement.

127 S. Main Thursday - Saturday 10 - 5 Toy Depot is located in a beautifully restored 1883 building. Styled after a 1940s era toy store from its antique cash register to its hand crafted oak shelving and tin ceiling. Located in Hutchinson’s historic antique district. Toy Depot is filled with over 50,000 antique and vintage toys and trains.“It’s worth the trip!”

www.hutchtoydepot.com

An Elegant and Historic Event Venue

Home of the coldest beer in town

423 W. 5th Ave. | 620.662.4533 Find us on Facebook @EgbertLiquor

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TRANSPORTATION .

air travel

Hutchinson Regional Airport 1100 S. Airport Rd. 620.694.2692 hutchgov.com/150/Airport

in town transportation service

Reno County Area Transit (RCAT)

2277 Eisenhower Airport Pkwy Wichita, KS 67209 316.946.4700 flywichita.com

Buses are available on a fixed route throughout Hutchinson and by special reservation to anywhere in Reno County. Buses run from 7:00am - 4:00pm M-F and 9:00am - 2:00pm on Saturday. For bus routes and fares call 620.694.2913 or visit renogov.org.

train travel

bus travel

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Amtrak

N. Waldron Street & E. 3rd Avenue amtrak.com/stations/hut

Greyhound

emergency medical information

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center 1701 E. 23rd 620.665.2000

driving services Elite Driving Services 620.200.7120 elitedrivingservice.com

Taxis, Uber, & Lyft

800.231.2222 greyhound.com

Hutch Taxi 620.664.3472 hutch-taxi.business.site Uber and Lyft services are also available by downloading the app to your smartphone

ONE FREE VISIT Coupon valid for (1) admission into Salt City Splash during the 2021 season. Expires: 8/22/2021 VISITORS GUIDE

1601 S. Plum in Carey Park www.saltcitysplash.com

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POINTS OF INTEREST

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Fun Valley Sport Complex - 4401 W. 4th Ave Rice Park - 44 Swarens Hutchinson Library - 901 N. Main St. Kansas State Fairgrounds - 2000 N Poplar St. Cosmosphere - 1100 N Plum St. Carey Park - 1600 Park Blvd. Reno Co. Museum - 100 S. Walnut Hutchinson Sports Arena - 700 E. 11th Ave Fairgrounds Park - 2101 N. Severance St. Hutchinson Regional Medical Center - 1701 E. 23rd Ave Rivers Banks Orchard Park - 2911 E. 43rd Ave

Dillon Nature Center - 3002 E. 30th Ave Strataca - 3650 E. Ave G Hutchinson Regional Airport - 1100 Airport Rd Sand Hills State Park - 4207 E. 56th Ave Prairie Dunes Country Club - 4812 E. 30th Ave Uptown Hutch - 1500 E. 11th Ave Reno Co. Veteran’s Memorial - 209 W. Des Moines Ave, South Hutchinson 19 Gowans Stadium - 500 block of E. 11th Ave 45 Horse Rd 20 Crazy Horse Sports Club & Golf Course - 922 Crazy 21 Hobart-Detter Field - inside Carey Park 12 13 14 15 16 17 18


A ONE-OF-A-KIND PLACE TO RETREAT Yaggy’s two historic, side-by-side white clapboard homes are a perfect country setting for weddings, family reunions, or corporate retreats. Nestled amongst a tree-line drive on a 1260-acre farm less than five miles west of downtown Hutchinson, KS, it’s the perfect get-away from the hustle and bustle of city living. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets, play croquet on the large lawn area, or take in the solitude of nature while reading a book. Give yourself the gift of a one-of-a-kind place to retreat.

NoHo

SoHo

We can’t wait to see you Outdoor Event Space

4603 Nickerson Blvd, Hutchinson, KS 67502 yaggy.com | (620) 259-6916 @yaggyhutch : Yaggy NoHo & Yaggy SoHo


V I S I T U S TO DAY

IN HUTCHINSON The Clayworks at 1125 N. Main in Hutchinson continues the strong tradition of artistic entrepreneurship of The Clayworks in McPherson. It features expansive artist studios where our exceptional artists are able to explore their own unique creativity and expressive potential—and, because they receive 100% of the sales proceeds, to profit from their work. At each Clayworks location, creativity and independence flourish under the guidance of professional members of the Disability Supports Clayworks team dedicated to our artists’ success.

Retail store and collaborative, creative studio space offering the opportunity for visitors to observe and interact with Clayworks artists

Midtown Gallery featuring diverse works from constantly changing regionally and nationally known guest artists who may offer classes to area residents during their gallery engagement

Demonstration and teaching kitchen exploring and expanding the boundaries of the culinary arts with classes taught by local and area chefs

AT THE CLAYWORKS

The return of Scuttlebutts Coffeeshop, a warm, accommodating and inviting space for coffee, conversation and community as well as some of the best freshly baked pastries in the area

CosmoWorks, an expansive, diverse and innovative collaboration between Disability Supports, The Clayworks and The Cosmosphere

We invite you to visit and discover the passion and people of The Clayworks for yourself. To learn more, follow us on Facebook or visit us online at theclayworks.org for more information on new products, programming and our new comprehensive online sales portal coming soon.

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