Area Attractions

August 4, 2015

Area Attractions

Fort Scott’s area attractions have lots to offer, whether you’re exploring history, looking to be musically entertained, culturally enlightened or thoroughly engaged in the great outdoors. Below is just a sampling of what is available in and around Downtown Fort Scott and The Courtland Hotel.


Exploring History & Downtown

Fort Scott National Historic Site.
National Cemetery #1
Old Fort Genealogical Society & Library
Downtown National Historic District
Lowell Milken Center Museum
Gordon Parks Museum
Downtown Shopping / Antiquing

Outdoor Activities

Volks Walk 5k or 10k
Gunn Park
Skateboard Park
Kansas Rocks Recreational Park
Outdoor Aquatic Center


Trolley Tours

Trolley Tours @ Visitor Center – 231 E. Wall. – Take a 50-minute narrated tour of historic Fort Scott. Call for group discount rates! 1.800.245.FORT or 620-223-3566 for reservations


Downtown Restaurants

Be sure to try one of our downtown restaurants. With-in walking distance…Nu Grill..Sharky’s Pub & Grub..Holmtown Pub… La-Hacienda Mexican..Papa Don’s Pizzeria and of course Crooner’s Lounge & Bistro on Wed-Saturday nights !!!


Fort Scott National Historic Site
A must see! Only one city block from the Hotel.


Liberty Theater – Live Shows

Check out the Liberty Theater in Downtown Fort Scott. The Theater has been Restored / Remodeled and is a stunning addition to Downtown. The Theater is basically across the street from the Hotel. You can stay with us and walk to the Theater.


Lowell Milken Center

The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes develops projects with students and educators around the world on role models who have a profound and positive impact on the course of history. Our fascinating museum is open 8-5. Our new museum is much larger and open in May 2016. 4 S Main St, Fort Scott, KS 66701