On your trip to the capital of Kansas, make sure to consider employing our Topeka car hire services as your main means of transportation. Located along the Kansas River the city is most well known for the landmark Supreme Court case of Brown V. Board of Education of Topeka which declared the segregation in public schools unconstitutional.
The city is served by only a small airplane airport, Billard Airport with the closest commercial one being the Kansas City Airport however there’s a shuttle service that can take you from there to Topeka or you can employ our Topeka car rental services and have a car ready for you at the airport so that you can drive yourself to Topeka. The city can also be accessed by train and by bus of course.
Once in the city there a few attractions that you can go see if you have the time to spare, meaning that if you’re not there for business purposes.
The Brown v. Board of Education Museum is an important place where you can better understand and appreciated the important role that Supreme Court decision played in the Civil Rights Movement.
The Kansas Museum of History features award-winning exhibits focusing around particular characters but also everyday folks from the state’s past. You can see a full-sized Cheyenne tipi, a fully stocked covered wagon which would’ve been used to travel on the Oregon Trail, a diner from the 1950s and a locomotive made in 1880.
One very interesting place to visit is the Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site. This 5.5 acre area is located on the Oregon trail and it’s a pioneer village which features a botanical garden as well as a working soda fountain. Here you can see an actual prairie mansion from the 1870s, as well as an 1880 Everest Church and a replica log cabin amongst many others, definitely a great visit for young and old alike.
These are of course only a few of the many sights and attractions that you can see and do while on your trip to Topeka so make sure to employ our Topeka car hire services in order to better explore the city as well as its surroundings.