Atchison Trip Guide
Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart called it home (population: 11,000). Today, tours of haunted spots attract history buffs.
What to do
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum Atchison celebrates the aviator's legacy with the annual Memorial Day Weekend Antique Airplane Fly-In and an annual Earhart festival in July. (913) 367-4217; ameliaearhartmuseum.org
Atchison Trolley Tours Departing from the old Santa Fe Depot, these narrated 45-minute-long excursions run April through October. Haunted tours take place in September and October and book fast. (800) 234-1854; atchisonkansas.net
Where to stay
Tuck-U-Inn at Glick Mansion Canopied beds, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces deck some of the five guest rooms at this B&B. (866) 367-8101; glickmansion.com
For information: Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce (800) 234-1854; atchisonkansas.net