1. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

The Ninety-Nines turned Amelia Earhart's birthplace into a museum. She was born there in 1891.

2. Atchison County Historical Society Museum

The historic Santa Fe Freight Depot from 1880 serves as the ideal location for this top-notch local history museum.

3. Riverfront and Independence Park

Atchison has a lot going for it, including access to the Missouri river bank, where you can sit and enjoy one of the great waterways in the nation.

4. Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum

The last 1935 Lockheed Electra 10-E still in existence, Muriel, was bought by the Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation in 2016.

5. Muchnic Art Gallery

One of Athchison's most exquisite Victorian homes is this magnificent three-story brick Queen Anne-style mansion on Fourth Street.

6. Evah C. Cray Historical Home

This spectacular Victorian mansion, built in 1882 for the banker W.W. Hetherington, showcases the wealth of 19th-century Atchison.

7. International Forest of Friendship

A magnificent arboretum and memorial forest, first planted in 1976, may be found southwest of Atchison next to Warnock Lake.

8. St. Benedict’s Abbey Church

The Benedictine College was founded in 1857 and is located by the river on the north side of Atchison.

9. Atchison Farmers’ Market

The enduringly well-liked Atchison Farmers' Market was about to begin a quarter century of summers when we prepared this list.

10. 1889 McInteer Villa

Many individuals consider the 1889 McInteer Villa at 1301 Kansas Ave to be a wonderful example of Queen Anne-style construction and their ideal house.

11. Atchison Rail Museum

You can spend some time strolling among the yards surrounding the Santa Fe Depot after seeing the Atchison County Historical Society Museum.

12. Sallie House

The Sallie House at 508 N 2nd St. is arguably more well-known among ghost hunters than the McInteer Villa.

13. Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge

This striking, $59.4m tied arch bridge on the Missouri opened in 2012, replacing an older crossing from the 1930s.

14. Amelia Earhart Festival

Atchison's favourite daughter is honoured annually on the third weekend in July with a sizable neighbourhood carnival.

15. Warnock Lake

This city-owned lake is next to the International Forest of Friendship and is popular during the summer for boating, swimming, and fishing.