Local Area Attractions
High Plains Museum
The museum is home of America’s first patented helicopter, and much early Sherman County History. It is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There is no admission fee. It takes approximately one hour and 30 minutes to view.
Sugar Hills Golf Club
Sugar Hills Golf Club is the only 18-hole course in North Western Kansas.
Open daylight hours. No admission fee. Approximate time is two hours and 30 minutes.
National Weather Service Tours
Weather predictions and forecast are made by the latest Doppler System. This is one of five stations in Kansas. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No admission fee is charged. Tour time is approximately one hour and thirty minutes.
The Puppet Factory
Come see the Puppet Factory, where they manufacture 85 hand puppets (worldwide sales). They open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. No admission fee is charged. Approximate tour time is one hour.
High Plains Museum
The museum features history and artifacts from Sherman County residents. There are over 8,000 objects on display including a replica of America's first patented helicopter built by William Purvis and Charles Wilson of Goodland. It is open Monday through Saturday 9 - 5, and Sunday 1-4. Donation admission is appreciated.
1907 Victoria House
This house was built for Mary Ennis, a business woman of the time. It was occupied until 1997.
The house is open from Wednesday through Sunday 1-5.
202 W. 13th St. in Goodland
Morin School house
The Morin School house is a historical, restored one-room school house. Tours are given from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Monday through Saturday 8-12:30 and Sunday 12-3. Located at 1717 Cherry St. in Goodland. Donation admission is appreciated.
Carnegie Art Center
Renovated Carnegie Library now houses the Art Center. The center features local artists throughout the year. Tuesday through Friday 10-5, Saturday through Monday 1-4.
120 W. 12th St.
Goodland KOA sits on the Western High Plains and offers some attractions unique to the area. From our glorious sunsets, oceans of waving wheat and cool evenings to our vast fields of colorful sunflowers, we are a relaxing stop in a hectic world. Day trips offer a look into the historic past. Come and join us -- we are waiting for you!
Mount Sunflower is the highest point in Kansas.
Historic Battle of Plains took place at Beecher Island.
Kit Carson County Carousel
A national landmark, tours available and rides.
Old Town - Historic Village
Open year round September through May, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with extended hours Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Enjoy this self-guided driving tour with unique formations of geologic interest.