Tree Care at your Fingertips in Wichita
Don't call Wichita a "cow town." Sure, the city got the nickname in 1870 since it was a popular stop during cattle drives. But Wichita has since become the air capital of the world with companies such as Beechcraft, Cessna and Learjet locating here in the early 1900s. The city is also a magnet for entrepreneurs. Pizza Hut, White Castle, and The Coleman Company all got their start here.
With a population of about 390,000, Wichita is the largest city in Kansas. That's not counting the part-time residents attending Wichita State and Friends University or serving at Mcconnell Air Force Base.
Wichita pays tribute to its past at Old Cow Town museum. The 23-acre open-air museum features people in period costumes recreating the city as it was in the 1800s. Looking for an updated museum? The Museum of World Treasures showcases more than 3,000 artifacts from around the world. Gaze at the Egyptian mummies and World War II weapons. Kids love Exploration Place. It's an interactive science museum offering hands-on learning. You'll find a giant sandbox outside where kids can practice an archaeological dig.
Families also enjoy the Sedgwick County Zoo and Botanica, The Wichita Gardens. The most popular spot? The award-winning Sally Stone Sensory Garden. The city's Great Plains Nature Center is a wildlife preserve with hiking trails and birdwatching spots. It also features an indoor wildlife observatory.
Wichita is also home to plenty of annual festivals. Riverfest in June brings more than half a million people from around the region to the downtown area. For the price of a button ($5 to $10), you can enjoy more than 100 events during nine days. The festival includes parades, free concerts, kids contests, and plenty of festival food.
You can celebrate your favorite comic book charachter at Air Capital Comic Con. This November gathering invites you to dress up, meet your favorite authors and artists, and yes, act like a nerd for the weekend.
It gets downright chili in Wichita every September, when the best cooks gather for the Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cookoff. Then there's the Renaissance Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, Prairieland Beer & Music Festival... the list goes on.
Between work, and family chores, who has time for all these festivals? You will if you contact LawnStarter to handle your tree care. Just download the LawnStarter app, enter your ZIP code, and tell us what services you need. LawnStarter will match you with the perfect pro for your project. Whatever your needs, we can take care of it. And we can do it while you're out enjoying Wichita and all it has to offer. LawnStarter gives you back your precious time, now go take a hike along the Arkansas or better yet, get ready to party at the next festival.