Atchison Trip Guide | Midwest Living

Atchison Trip Guide

Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart called it home (population: 11,000). Today, tours of haunted spots attract history buffs.

What to do

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum Atchison celebrates the aviator’s legacy with the annual Memorial Day Weekend Antique Airplane Fly-In and an annual Earhart festival in July. (913) 367-4217;

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum celebrates the aviator’s legacy

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

Atchison Trolley Tours Departing from the old Santa Fe Depot, these narrated 45-minute-long excursions run April through October. Haunted tours take place in September and October and book fast. (800) 234-1854;

Where to stay

Tuck-U-Inn at Glick Mansion Canopied beds, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces deck some of the five guest rooms at this B&B. (866) 367-8101;

For information: Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce (800) 234-1854;

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