Adventures Close To Home

Find attractions within a close distance to Moran. There is a lot to offer - Support Local!

Our Southeast corner of Kansas heaven provides idyllic small town life, while being close to modern city conveniences. Located at the junction of  US HWY 54 and US HWY 59, Moran is nestled in Allen County.

Mildred, KS

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Mildred Store  86 3rd St, Moran, KSKS

Providing staple grocery items, the Mildred Store also has a monthly music night, and recently opened an RV park next door.

https://www.themildredstore.com/

Bronson, KS

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Perry’s Pork Rinds and Country Store  (Bourbon County, KS)

Freshly popped pork rinds since 2017 - Always taking pride in the production process of cooking fresh each week in small batches.

https://www.perrysporkrinds.com/

Elsmore, KS

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Bourbon State Fishing Lake  (Bourbon County, KS)

This is a 103 acre state fishing lake. Developments on the west side of the lake including toilets, picnic areas, numerous fishing piers, several fish feeders, boatramp, and floating dock.

Gas, KS

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City Of Gas 

While traveling through Allen County, don't forget to pass Gas!

Iola, KS

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Largest Town Square in the United States

Iola Area Chamber Of Commerce & Tourism

 https://www.iolachamber.org/

Humboldt, KS

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Humboldt Square   725 Bridge St.

Home to many businesses and experiences from restaurants, spirits, shopping, coffee, and more.

https://www.humboldtkansas.com/

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HUMBOLDT SPEEDWAY  1663 Georgia Rd.

Friday night racing from March until November. Humboldt’s  dirt track has been an attraction for many years.
http://www.humboldtspeedway.com/

Fort Scott, KS

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Gordon Parks Museum   2108 S Horton St

Honoring the life and work of Gordon Parks, internationally-known photographer, filmmaker, writer, and musician.

https://visitfortscott.com/see-and-do/gordon-parks-museum/

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Fort Scott National Historic Site  199 Old Fort Blvd, Fort Scott

Established in 1842. Until 1873, the buildings of Fort Scott stood witness to events that helped shape the country. In the 1950s restoration efforts began to restore the appearance back to the 1840s era.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Scott_National_Historic_Site

Chanute,KS

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Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum  111 N Lincoln Ave

Featuring special exhibits, including cultural heritage and Visual History collections.

https://safarimuseum.com/

West Mineral, KS

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Big Brutus, Inc.  6509 NW 60th St

Big Brutus is the nickname of the Bucyrus-Erie model 1850-B electric shovel, which was the second largest of its type in operation in the 1960s and 1970s.
https://www.bigbrutus.org/

Independence, KS

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Little House on The Prairie Museum  2507 County Rd 3000

Replica of the one-room cabin that was home to writer Laura Ingalls Wilder & family from 1869-1871.

https://www.littlehouseontheprairiemuseum.com/

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Riverside Park & Ralph Mitchell Zoo  400 Mickey Mantle Way

Animal exhibits, including Monkey Island and Swan pool. Features large playground, carousel, mini train rides, steam locomotive display, and a Corythosaurus display (from 1964 World’s Fair).
http://independenceks.gov/199/Park-Zoo