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Visit Salina

Salina is the perfect place to Stay, Shop, Dine, See & Do this Summer! The Visit Salina staff will help you plan a great getaway, event, meeting, or day trip! Take a quick look at what Salina has to offer in our Visit Salina Guide.  Special welcome to Meeting & Event Planners. Check out what Salina has to offer under that section of the website. Also take a look at Meet Kansas, your connection to successful meetings and conventions in Kansas.  (See below for a great opportunity via our Visit Salina Guide survey!) 

Salina really does have something for everyone!  Make family memories at Rolling Hills Zoo, where TWO enchanting experiences await visitors at the beautiful outdoor zoological park and the indoor wildlife museum. Right now, they are featuring a special exhibit "Master of the Night: The True Story of Bats". Make a big splash at Kenwood Cove Aquatics Park with multiple slides, lazy river, lap pool and kiddie areas now open through mid August. 

For the 11th consecutive year, Salina will welcome those KRAZY KRUISERS with the Kustom Kemps of America (KKOA)! Oakdale Park is the hot-spot where the estimated 1800+ Kustom Kemps, Hotrods, Drag Machines and their drivers will descend upon Salina for the last full weekend of July (23-26), for their annual nationwide Leadsled Spectacular event. For more information visit, www.kustomkempsofamerica.com

Coming soon to the historic Stiefel Theatre of the Performing Arts marquee: Colbie Caillat & Christina Perri (July 21) and comedian Jim Gaffigan with two shows on July 30. The best live theatre between Topeka and Denver can be discovered at Salina Community Theater, with "Disney's Aladdin Jr." on their marquee for July. From galleries to exhibitions to an eclectic public art collection and great films, Salina IS about the arts.  Salina Art Center is nationally acclaimed for their exhibitions and programming. The Art Center Cinema features cutting-edge films every evening. Public art is accessible across the community on thoroughfares and buildings, in parks and alleyways. SculptureTour Salina unveiled their 2015 exhibit downtown, featuring 25 sculptures on loan from across the country. The Yesteryear Museum is always a surprise for visitors who explore their agricultural related exhibits. Learn about this region at the Smoky Hill Museum now proudly featuring the exhibit "Dust, Depression and the New Deal: Life in the 1930's", along with their permanent exhibit celebrating the settling of this region.

Salina is a great place to shop, and getting better all the time! You can enjoy shopping the anchor stores and national brands found at Central Mall and across town, and the eclectic specialty shops throughout the community. Downtown is the heart of Salina, with unique shops for antiques, home decor, clothing, gifts, sports gear and more. Here you will also find fun activities and events, and some of our local favorite eateries. In fact, most getaways are only as good as the food...and our restaurants are the reason Salina was named "Best Midwest Food Town 2010" by Midwest Living magazine. From ethnic cuisines to locally grown, and down home barbecue to Midwestern fare and breweries, Salina will satisfy your tastes.

As you plan your visit, be sure to check out Salina's many accommodations, all ready to welcome you. Need more ideas? We have them - on the Visit Salina online Calendar of Events!  Make plans Right now to Visit Salina! For more information, contact the Visit Salina office toll free at 1-877-725-4625 or email us. See you in Salina!

Visit Salina would like to know more about our visitors. Take a few moments to participate in our Visitor Profile Survey, and be entered for a chance at a $500 Visa Gift Card. Check out our Visit Salina Guide, and then provide us some feedback about that publication for a second chance to win the $500 gift card. Winner of the gift card will be drawn from surveys collected through June 30, 2015.
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