Manhattan, Kansas is one of the most beautiful places to visit, especially during fall. The city has so many fantastic amenities, sights, landmarks, and things to do. Manhattan lies at the junction of Kansas River and Big Blue River and the town dates back to the middle 1800s when the English settled here.
Manhattan is nicknamed the The Little Apple after New York State’s Manhattan The Big Apple, and although it's smaller, it's definitely no less fun! Check out the historical districts, the gorgeous buildings, and the green parks to soak up the best of the atmosphere. Manhattan is also home to the University of Kansas and so has a great student life. Group of friends and families can find plenty of activities to keep busy, as well as choose from a variety of vacation rentals and vacation homes while here.
There are many fun things to do in Manhattan. Visit Flint Hills Discovery Center for great scientific exhibitions, as well as an insight into the history and culture of the city. The center is a great spot to visit with children and is guaranteed to have all members of the family learning a thing or two! There are also a few mighty zoos in Manhattan, such as the Kansas State University Insect Zoo and the Sunset Zoo where visitors can see a wide range of animals and insects.
Elsewhere, Manhattan City Park and Kansas Sate University Gardens are gorgeous parks with the most beautiful flowers and plants, perfect for an evening stroll or for budding photographers to snap some photos. For the history buffs of your group, there are also lots of art galleries and preserved houses open to the public, ideal for feeling like you've stepped back in time 100 years.
Consider yourself a fishing professional? Take to the waters in Manhattan or set up camp at one of the designated fishing areas located in tranquil, picturesque spots in the city. After a long day exploring, head downtown for an impressive selection of cuisine from around the world.
The best area to stay in Manhattan is the Meadow area where you can find parks, cafes, and nice views. There are plenty of great accommodations around here, so visitors can choose from large vacation house rentals with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms to smaller vacation condo rentals perfect for families, or cute vacation apartment rentals which are great option for couples. There is also a wide selection of vacation rentals in the downtown area and on the outskirst of Manhattan. The downtown area is great if you want to stay close to the historical buildings and have easy access to cafes and shops.
The best time to visit Manhattan is May or September when the weather is pleasant and ideal for exploring in the great outdoors. During summer months, the average weather is 90 degrees and can get very humid. June and July see the most rainfall, while November to February averages 50 degrees and tends to be cloudy.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Manhattan. The hottest month in Manhattan is July, when temperatures peak at 105 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -21 ˚F. The wettest month in Manhattan is August with 5.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.05 inches of rain.
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