Topeka Travel Guide

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You're Going to Love Topeka

Topeka is the capital city of Kansas, situated on the Kansas River. The city dates from 1842 and was a ferry crossing site on the Oregon Trail. Its pioneer town spirit remains and the city played an important role in the Civil Rights Movement.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Topeka

What to do in Topeka

When to Visit Topeka

Topeka has an extremely varied climate with hot, humid summers and cold, dry winters. Spring can be wet but fall is warm and dry.

Average temperatures
Fahrenheit (°F)
When the weather is nice in Topeka

How to Get to Topeka

Airports near Topeka

MHK Manhattan

Airlines serving Topeka

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Where to Stay in Topeka

Ramada Topeka Downtown has affordable rooms less than a mile from the city center. Hampton Inn Topeka has spacious rooms close to the Kansas Museum of History and Gage Park.

Popular Neighborhoods in Topeka

Where to stay in popular areas of Topeka

Most booked hotels in Topeka

How to Get Around Topeka

The Cost of Living in Topeka

Shopping Streets

West Ridge Mall has lots of big-name chain stores, while Fairlawn Plaza has more independent stores and restaurants.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Topeka will cost around $0.87 and a dozen eggs is $2.17.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$10.00
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$41.67
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$2.50
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$3.90

Where to Eat in Topeka

Tacos El Mexicano on SE California Avenue serves authentic Mexican food with mains from $10, while the RowHouse Restaurant on SW Van Buren Street offers new-American cuisine, with a four-course dinner menu at $45.

Most popular restaurants in Topeka

RowHouse Restaurant
Contemporary American
Excellent (90 reviews)
The White Linen
American
Excellent (60 reviews)
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom - Topeka
American
Excellent (13 reviews)