About US 

Emporia
Founded on the edge of the scenic Flint Hills, Emporia is the perfect place for an adventure. Located conveniently between Kansas City and Wichita along I-35 and US Highway 50, Emporia is a short drive from everywhere.

With hundreds of miles of trails and roads to explore, cyclists of all ages and abilities can enjoy the ride!. Bring your own bike or buy one here! Emporia is an endurance cyclist’s paradise; find out why cyclists from across the world flock to Emporia to test their limits in the Flint Hills. In the spring you can find your limit at the Dirty Kanza!

Rather have your feet on the ground? Grab some discs and enjoy an afternoon at one of our five professional disc golf courses, and learn why people say Emporia perfected the popular sport. With beautiful courses, Emporia is the place to tee off and have some fun.

If you prefer to adventure with your taste buds, our unique and inspiring cuisine has you covered. From artisan-style appetizers, wood-fired brick-oven pizzas, awesome BBQ, authentic Mexican, outstanding burgers and phillys, and local craft beers and wine, our inspiring cuisine will keep you coming back for more!

Stroll through historic Downtown Emporia and visit one-of-a- kind shops and boutiques. Find unique, handmade artisan gifts or attend a performance at our historic venues. Then treat yourself to gourmet chocolate, fresh ground gourmet coffee, a craft beer brewed on-site or choose from a selection of over 70 craft beers, and 100 whiskies, scotches and bourbons from around the world. 

If you need help planning your visit, please contact the Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau. Our friendly staff can provide: suggestions for lodging, attractions and local events that match your time and interests; suggestions for the best places to visit or dine based on your personal preferences, and easy-to-follow directions to anywhere in Emporia and the Flint Hills area. 


Mission
To inspire people to visit, stay, play, dine and shop in Emporia.

Vision
The Emporia CVB strives to fulfill the expectations of the traveling public by providing quality, memorable experiences.

OPERATION & FUNDING
The Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is operated as a division of the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce to provide visitor services. Funding for the bureau comes from the collection of a 6% transient guest tax on each hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast room rented in the City of Emporia and Lyon County each year.