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Rent an RV in Southern Kansas
Kansas is more than just the Wizard of Oz, wheat fields, and tornados. As a heartland state, you’ll see acres and acres of farmlands, but the drive is worth it. Stop in the city of Wichita to see the Museum of World Treasures and the Old Cowtown Museum. If you’re a space lover then you don’t want to miss a stop at Cosmosphere to see the Russian Vostok and Apollo 13 spacecraft.
Renting an RV in Southern Kansas is a great way to see the state. Kansas is also home to tons of fun roadside attractions, like the Big Well, World’s Largest Ball of Twine, and Truckhenge. Rent an RV with RVshare and discover the best of the “Sunflower State.”
Kansas might not be the most popular state to visit in terms of tourism, but it is a beautiful state that should be explored during the Spring and Summer months. Finding an RV rental in Southern Kansas is easy with RVshare.
Motorhome Rental in Southern Kansas
There are close to 100 different motorhome rentals available in Southern Kansas. Choose from large, new luxury models with all the bells and whistles that can sleep up to 10 people or a small RV rental with slideouts that can sleep up to six people. The average nightly rate is about $200.
Rent a Folding Trailer in Southern Kansas
If you plan to spend most of your time outside then a small folding trailer rental in Southern Kansas is another great option if you have a truck or SUV capable of hauling a trailer. Folding trailers are basic campers that can sleep an average of six people. The average nightly rate is only about $70 making it a total steal.
RV Rental Locations in Southern Kansas
You’ll find many RV rental locations around Wichita. If you can’t find many good RV rental options in Southern Kansas then you can expand your search to cities in the northern region, like Topeka and Manhattan. If all else fails, Missouri and Oklahoma are not far.
Points of Interest in Southern Kansas
Famous Gunfighters Wax Museum
Located in Dodge City, the Famous Gunfighters Wax Museum is a unique roadside attraction. You’ll see wax figures of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, and the Dalton Gang among other famous gunfighters.
The Cosmosphere in Hutchinson is a space museum containing one of the largest collections of Russian spacecrafts and cosmonaut artifacts outside of Moscow. The Apollo 13 calls Cosmosphere home along with the “moon diaper.” You just have to see it for yourself!
Strataca, also known as the Kansas Underground Salt Museum, in Hutchinson is a massive salt mine with salt veins that stretches from Kansas to New Mexico. Sitting at 65 stories below the ground, there is an underground salt museum and tram tour that contains a 250 million-year-old salt crystal.
The Big Well
Advertised as the world’s largest hand-dug well, the “Big Well” in Greensburg was first dug in 1887 by a group of farmers, cowboys, and crews of transients. The well is 32 feet wide and 109 feet deep. For $2 you can climb down the spiral staircase into the heart of the well and visit the museum.
Dorothy’s House and Land of Oz
No visit to Southern Kansas is complete without a visit to Dorothy’s House and Land of Oz. You can walk the yellow brick road through the museum to see hundreds of artifacts from the movie. At the end, you can watch the movie that plays on a loop 24/7 in the gift shop.
Dalton Gang Hideout & Museum
The city of Meade has a small connection to the infamous Dalton Gang of the Wild Wild West era. A tiny 1887 Victorian cottage was briefly owned by Eva Dalton Whipple, who was the sister of the outlaws. The museum is a great 1940s-era tourist attraction and has some good artifacts to see.
World’s Largest Hairball
If you like weird stuff then you don’t want to miss this 55-pound trichobezoar hairball removed from the stomach of a cow in 1993. You can touch it, but you can’t pick it up. The hairball is the main attraction of this small-town museum containing mainly cowboy artifacts.
The Best RV Parks in Southern Kansas
Gunsmoke RV Park – Dodge City
Rated as the number one campground in Kansas by Good Sam, the Gunsmoke RV Park has 89 full hookup sites with many pull-thru sites that can fit rigs up to 80 feet long. There is a general store, a video game room, and an ice cream parlor with 21 flavors of Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
Seven Wins RV Park – Liberal
Seven Winds RV Park in Liberal is close to all the attractions in Southern Kansas like waterparks, golfing, and museums. The RV park has pull-thru sites with full hookups, free WiFi and breakfast, and a playground for the kids. There is a hiking trail and tons of trees for shade from the hot summer sun.
Deer Grove RV Park – El Dorado
Open year-round in south central Kansas, Deer Grove RV Park offers pull-thru RV sites with full hookups, WiFi, and cable. There is an on-site tornado shelter for added safety. Each site has picnic tables and a portable fire pit.
Eagle RV Park – Hugoton
Just a hop, skip, and a jump from the Dirtona Raceway, Eagle RV Park is a local favorite. This family owned and operated RV park is situated on eight acres just north of the city of Hugoton. All sites are pull-thru with full hookups. The RV park is close to a golf course, city swimming pool, and numerous parks and restaurants.
Southern Kansas has a lot to offer visitors, especially if you like the weird and unusual roadside attractions. Renting an RV in Southern Kansas is a great way to spend a summer holiday with your family. Check out RVshare today for the perfect RV rental in Southern Kansas.
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