Looking for Fun Things to Do in Topeka, KS Today?

November 6th, 2018 by

Evel Knievel Museum Exhibit

Image courtesy of the Evel Knievel Museum

Whether you’re looking to try something new for dinner tonight, in search of fun community events in town, or on the hunt for culture in the heart of Topeka, we’ve got you covered! CarHop is a Topeka used car dealer with your local guide to fun things to do in Topeka, KS this weekend!

Contact Us

For a Bite, Try Lonnie Q’s BBQ

Serving up big plates of smoked meat, delicious BBQ sauce, and a variety of down-home side dishes, Lonnie Q’s is not only a family-owned and operated restaurant but also the go-to barbeque joint in town. Simply not to be missed!

Location:
3150 SE 21st Street
Topeka, KS

Take in Some Culture at the Evel Knievel Museum

For a generation of kids and adults alike, Even Knievel was both a thrilling spectacle and a testament to pushing the limits of the possible. Make your way to the Evel Knievel Museum to rediscover the magic of Evel Knievel! Here you’ll find a variety of his high-flying automobiles, including the 1974 Mack Truck & Trailer “Big Red.”

Location:
2047 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS

Learn About Railroad History at Great Overland Station

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as “Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot,” Great Overland Station is an architectural marvel that was built between 1925 and 1927. Come experience the Classical Revival architecture and its terracotta design, and learn all about it at the railroad heritage museum on site.

Location:
701 N. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS

Get Closer to Nature at Lake Shawnee

Get away from it all at Lake Shawnee, a manmade lake and recreation area right here in Topeka. Whether you’re looking to drop a fishing line, take out a canoe, swim some laps, or take the family camping, Lake Shawnee has it all. You can also enjoy a number of other outdoor activities and sights, including golf, tennis, and the manicured public gardens at the park.

Location:
3137 SE 29th Street
Topeka, KS

Follow Us for More Fun Things to Do in Topeka

Whether you’re looking for an affordable used car or more fun things to do in Topeka, KS today, you can always count on the team of Topeka locals at CarHop to be your guide. Follow us to stay up to speed, and feel free to contact us online or give us a call at (785) 266-5500 with any questions you might have.