Lake Shawnee and Local Brewery Named In Kansas Top Attractions List


Lake Shawnee and Blind Tiger Brewery and Restaurant have been named one of ArrivaLIST’s Most Visited Places in Kansas by travelers last year. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has teamed with data analytics partner ArrivaLIST to discover Kansas’ top 2018 travel destinations.
This marks the second time in three years that Lake Shawnee has been recognized as a top travel destination. In 2017, travel site Expedia named Lake Shawnee the Best Place to Visit in Kansas.
“We are honored to once again receive recognition that affirms what an enjoyable and significant recreational area we have at Lake Shawnee,” said John Knight, Shawnee County Parks + Recreation director. “With boating and fishing, gardens, festivals, sports tournaments, golf and the Lake Shawnee Trail, there is a lot to add to both residents’ and visitors’ quality of life.”

The ArrivaLIST Awards honor the most-visited locations in Kansas:
1. Massachusetts Street – Lawrence, KS
2. Boot Hill Museum – Dodge City, KS
3. Children’s Mercy Park – Kansas City, KS
4. Cosmosphere – Hutchinson, KS
5. Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum – Abilene, KS
6. Exploration Place – Wichita, KS
7. Kansas Speedway – Kansas City, KS
8. Kansas State Capital – Topeka, KS
9. Kansas State Fair – Hutchinson, KS
10. Lake Shawnee – Topeka, KS

Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries
1. Gella’s Diner + LB. Brewing Co. – Hays, KS
2. 23rd Street Brewery – Lawrence, KS
3. Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant – Topeka, KS
4. Blue Skye Brewery and Eats – Salina, KS
5. Free State Brewing Company – Lawrence, KS
6. KC Wine Co. – Olathe, KS
7. Lawrence Beer Company – Lawrence, KS
8. Liquid Art Winery and Estate – Manhattan, KS
9. River City Brewing Company – Wichita, KS
10. Tallgrass Taphouse – Manhattan, KS


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