Families find plenty of fun things to do in Salina, KS

More than just a lively college town, Salina is home to some of the heartland's top things to do. Book a hotel room at the Country Inn & Suites to stay less than five miles from attractions like the Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts and the Salina Art Center. You can stop by the box office at Tony's Pizza Events Center for tickets to a roller derby bout, gospel concert, or dance performance. Looking for a more action-packed getaway? Enjoy go-karts, laser tag, and more at Jumpin' Joe's Family Fun Center, less than two miles away. If you're in town for a corporate trip, you'll appreciate our proximity to businesses like PKM Steel Service and Signify.

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Jumpin' Joe's Family Fun Center

1.58 mi / 2.55 km from the hotel
Have a blast with the kids at Jumpin' Joe's, where you can race go-karts, challenge your family to laser tag, practice your putt at mini golf, and win an armload of tickets at the arcade.

Kansas State Polytechnic

1.36 mi / 2.2 km from the hotel
Start the flight of your life at Kansas State Polytechnic, where students can pursue degrees in aviation, robotics, and engineering. The campus has three of its own runways as well as an impressive fleet of aircraft.

Kansas Wesleyan University

1.72 mi / 2.76 km from the hotel
Kansas Wesleyan University is a private Methodist school offering 25 undergraduate liberal arts majors along with an MBA program. Tour the beautiful 28-acre campus or purchase tickets to a Coyotes home game.

Rolling Hills Zoo

9.03 mi / 14.53 km from the hotel
This zoo houses more than 100 animal species from across the globe, including kangaroos, white rhinos and capybaras. You can also check out the zoo's museum, which lets you explore the world's ecosystems and features animal-themed art exhibits.

Salina Art Center

3.31 mi / 5.33 km from the hotel
Stroll through the galleries at this cultural hub, open Wednesday through Sunday, to view a variety of art forms. Be sure to visit the ARTery, a free interactive art space for kids of all ages.

Smoky Hill Museum

3.55 mi / 5.72 km from the hotel
Learn about the culture and heritage of Saline County at Smoky Hill Museum, exhibiting more than 24,000 artifacts that date back to the mid-19th century. Be sure to pick up a souvenir by a local artist at the museum shop.