Wamego Travel Guide

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
    by TravellerMel

Wamego Things to Do

  • Oz Museum

    This was a fun, impromptu stop on our recent trip. We stopped at a rest center on the toll road, and there were advertisements for the Oz Museum. I thought - OH MY GOODNESS! We ARE in Kansas - we HAVE to go to the Oz Museum!! There is a lot of memorabilia here - first edition books, Oz books in different languages, handprints of the Munchkins...

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  • The Columbian Theater, Museum and Art...

    In its early days this theater hosted drama, vaudeville, masques, balls, concerts, and a variety of community events. At the close of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, Wamego banker J.C. Rogers purchased a number of valuable paintings and artifacts to be displayed in his theater. The Columbian remained open until 1950, and eventually the ground floor...

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  • Dutch Mill

    This mill is a familiar site on Kansas travel literature. Wamego's old Dutch Mill was built by John Schonhoff, an immigrant from Holland, in 1879, in a style reminiscent of his home country. One catch - business was poor because most of the land in the area was better suited for raising cattle than grain crops. He went out of business after about...

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Wamego Hotels

  • Wamego Inn & Suites

    1300 Lilac Street, 2 Blocks West Of Hwy 99 On Hwy 24, Wamego, Kansas, 66547, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

Wamego Restaurants

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    by basstbn Updated Aug 16, 2004

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    We had been referred to this little restaurant by a local, and found it to be a neat setting, and the food looked wonderful, but it was Sidewalk Sale Day in Wamego and the place was packed. We just did not have time in our schedule to stick around.

    We did find another place on Lincoln (the main street) that was quite satisfactory and inexpensive. It was called The Friendly Cooker or something like that.

    Favorite Dish: One of the specials of the day was bierocks, one of my all-time favorite foods. My mother learned to bake them while she was teaching school in a small German immigrant community. They are so simple - ground beef, chopped cabbage and onion baked into a bread roll - but so tasty.

    Go for the bierocks
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  • Wines from the Prairie

    On occasions while traveling through Spain's central plateau, I thought the terrain and weather resembled parts of my Kansas homeland, and wondered if wine grapes might ever be a cash crop there. In the past twenty or so years, wine has indeed become a sunflower state product.One of those wineries is located in Wamego, and in keeping with the local...

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  • Neat stuff for decorating

    Unique home furnishings, gifts, antique furniture and accessories. Nancy, who normally passes by this type of shop, found several things of interest. ??? We didn't price or buy anything, not in the budget this day.

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  • Memorabilia from Oz

    Shop devoted to Wizard of Oz-related memorabilia of all kinds. You can enter the gift shop without purchasing museum passes.

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Wamego Local Customs

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    by basstbn Updated Nov 13, 2013

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    "Every spring the Wamego City Park, downtown, and many home gardens throughout town come alive with the vibrant colors of thousands of tulips. Many of the bulbs for these bright, early spring flowers came from Holland and are the backdrop for this April festival." - Wamego Chamber of Commerce.

    Features over 150 craft vendors, free entertainment at the bandstand, and lots of activities for kids.

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