4 hotels near Emporia, Kansas
Stay with Choice Hotels in Emporia for a look into Kansas state history
Did you know that Emporia’s newspaper, the Emporia Gazette is the widely perceived model of excellence in small-town journalism? Who knew this former prairie town was the site of so many firsts, like the first Veterans Day observance in the United States? Stay at one of the hotels in Emporia so you can enjoy a trip to a town that will set the bar for so many to come. Book with Choice Hotels in Emporia so you can enjoy its history, sites and more!
You’ll never be short of things to do in Emporia. The city has 13 nationally recognized historic structures. Some of these structures include the Old Emporia Public Library, the Finney House, the Harris-Borman House, the Anderson Carnegie Memorial Library, the Soden’s Grove Bridge and the Granada Theatre and more. There is also an authentic one-room school house located on the Emporia State University campus that is available for tours through the ESU Teachers College and The National Teachers Hall of Fame.
After a thrilling tour of Emporia, enjoy it firsthand by getting splashed at the Jones Aquatic Center or wandering around one of Emporia’s 18 parks. The four largest parks are Peter Pan Park, Jones Youth Recreation Park, Hammond Park, and Soden's Grove Park home of the David Traylor Zoo of Emporia. Historic downtown in Emporia offers a sense of place and community. Shop, eat or enjoy one of the many parades, games and celebrations that bring the community together. For a more calming atmosphere, head to the Prairie Passage Stone Sculpture Garden where you can see massive limestone sculptures that depict Lyon County history. The All Veterans Memorial is another peaceful yet educational retreat where you can honor Veterans from all wars. Streets lined with history and outdoor adventures await you at Emporia.
Hotels in the area are a great way for you to visit all of Emporia’s parks or tour its historical sites, there is something for everyone. Travelling families, friends and colleagues will each enjoy a relaxing trip to this hospitable town. Book with Choice Hotels in Emporia so you can take home some Kansas memories. Book online now!
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- Number of hotels in Emporia4
- Highest Price$97
- Lowest Price$51
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