Things To Do

The old coal miners worked long hours so when they had leisure time, they flocked to live performances, sporting events, and lakes built specifically for recreation. While the mines are closed, affordable, exciting and relaxing getaways, are still a part of our way of life. Get out and enjoy a variety of activities that feature a unique blend of history, heritage, art and culture.

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Arts & Entertainment

Artists & musicians inspired by the ethnic diversity of early settlers to the region have allowed Crawford County to experience an artistic resurgence.

Beauty & Wellness

Take some time for your own pampering at a local salon, spas, and massage service.


Multiple destinations throughout the county provide small town charm, the ease of getting place to place, and the welcoming nature of our residents.

Family Fun

There are numerous family friendly entertainment opportunities throughout the county, both indoor and outdoor.

History & Heritage

What once looked like the rest of Kansas was instead shaped by mining, immigrants with their own traditions, and a will to survive by any means necessary.


Our nightlife and entertainment scene provides a variety of options: live music, theatre, dancing, relax with friends, or try your luck with the slot machines.

Parks & Nature

Located where the prairie meets the Ozarks, land once mined has been returned to nature, providing unique habitat for a variety of game and outdoor activities.

Sport & Recreation

The outdoor experience you’re looking for: rolling grassland, limestone bluffs, heavily timbered bottom land & steep rocky ranges surrounding man-made lakes.