Sleep Inn & Suites I-70 at Wanamaker
1024 SW Wanamaker Rd.
Topeka, KS 66604
Phone: (785) 228-2500
Fax: (785) 228-2555
Capital city of Kansas, Topeka literally means "To Dig Good Potatoes", and this name was chosen since the founders thought it was exotic and sonorous. Incorporated as a city in 1857, Topeka is the capitol of the state of Kansas and enjoys its location along the Kansas River. A number of touristy attractions such as the Reinisch Rose Garden, Doran Rock Garden, the Topeka Zoo and the Combat Air Museum call the city home
Though the construction of Grace Cathedral was completed in the late 1900s, its history can be traced back to the 1800s when it was established. This beautiful church has a Gothic-revival style architecture and is a place of worship for episcopal Christians.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church is a Roman Catholic church near downtown. It is under the Archdiocese of Kansas City and is rooted in serving the community. The lovely brick edifice has a serene and conservative interior. It is a retreat for those looking for peace and God. The church complex has a school as well. The parish started the Fiesta Mexicana in 1933 to celebrate their Mexican heritage and is an anticipated event for many in town.
Bettis Family Sports Complex is a premier sports facility in the Midwest. It sprawls over 22 acres (8.9 hectares) along the bank of Lake Shawnee and features state-of-the-art amenities. Six artificial-turf baseball diamonds, a soccer field and several locker rooms are available for regional leagues and national tournaments. The Lake Shawnee Event Center can be rented out for conferences and cultural events. It is home to the Topeka Golden Giants and has hosted the NBC World Series.