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The tour is done very thoroughly! I can't imagine how many times they have given this tour, but Rick and Chris treat you like you are royalty. We got a very in depth history lesson about Ellinwood and an outstanding glimpse into yesteryear.
This is a must visit! Call for reservations first. The tour begins at the Ellinwood Emporium. They give a history lesson on the tunnels and then you go underground to visit the past. It truly is a step back in time! Thank goodness the granddaughter...More
You need to call for reservations. This underground city was initially a city for cowboys and wagon train. There were all sort of shops, barber shop, bath house, saloons, and brothels(assumed but not documented) There is a restored speakeasy that is opened Friday and Saturday...More
Who would have thought that an entire underground complex of barber shops, blacksmith workshops, brothels, and connecting tunnels existed under the main streets of Ellinwood, Kansas? The underground tour was led by Rick, an erudite student of history and a great story teller. He took...More
Our 11 yr old grandson has talked about this visit for 3-wks now to anyone who will listen. Definitely worth the visit! We didn't know the times for the tours so had to wait, but there is a wonderful little coffee shop across the street....More
The Ellinwood underground is on the Santa Fe Trail not far from Great Bend, Kansas. They are both great places to visit. Ellinwood is a small farming town that was built as part of the Santa Fe Railrood expandtion westward. It is still the same...More