Travel & Tourism

Visit Washington County and check out all we have to offer!

Located at the junction of US Highway 36 and K-15, Washington is a rural community located just 12 miles south of the Nebraska border.

Washington is one of many stops along the annual Great US-36 Highway Treasure Hunt, 400 miles of sales, bargains, and flea markets. In 2008, Washington had over 100 vendors! 2011's annual sale is September 16-18th!

The City of Washington is home to several attractions, and Washington County features many historical sites, including the Pony Express Museum and the Washington County Historical Society.

In the City of Washington, you will find an antique tractor museum, a vintage car museum, and the former home of the Mayor of Munchkinland, from the Wizard of Oz movie, who with his wife made Washington their retirement home.

Washington is also home to Marcon Pies, who was recently given the distinction of being one of the eight wonders of Kansas, as designated by the Kansas Sampler Foundation.

KSDS, a service dog training school, was founded in Washington, and provides service animals to physically disabled and visually impaired clients. KSDS also provides social dogs to residential facilities.

Both Marcon Pies and KSDS are open to those who are interested in touring their facilities.

Be sure to check out the many other attractions located in the area on the Washington County website!!

Washington has four campgrounds to choose from.

Rose Garden Campground- 127 E. 9th Street - 785-325-2411
Marcon Campground - 124 W. 8th Street - 785-325-2439
City of Washington Campground - 900 D Street - 785-325-2284
Rotary Park (NO SERVICES) - Highway 36 1 mi. east of Washington

Please feel free to check out the Kansas Travel & Tourism site when looking for vacation spots in Kansas.

 

 

 

 


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