Atchison is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,021. The city is named in honor of David Rice Atchison, United States senator from Missouri, and was the original eastern terminus of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Atchison was the birthplace of aviator Amelia Earhart, and the Amelia Earhart Festival is held annually in July. Atchison is also home of Benedictine College, a Catholic liberal-arts college.Wikipedia
Looking for travel information about Atchison? Explore the best travel advice on Atchison, United States. The nearest major city to Atchison is Kansas City. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Kansas City for its bountiful attractions like National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial, Nelson-atkins Museum Of Arts, Steamboat Arabia Museum on your trip to Atchison. Also, to reach Atchison, you'll have to take a flight to Kansas City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Atchison can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
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