About Great Bend


Let's have a look around into background of Great Bend
  • County: Barton County
  • State: Kansas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 38.3644444
  • Longitude: -98.7644444
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Great Bend

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to December

Location

Great Bend is a city in and the county seat of Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 15,995.

Distance from Great Bend center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Salina Municipal Airport (SLN / KSLN).

  • Driving Distance: 84 miles / 135 km
  • Driving Time: 85 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Salina Municipal Airport
  • Rail: Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad
  • Road: Bus: Catch-a-ride General Public Bus

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Hutchinson

Location

Hutchinson is a city in the US state of Kansas. Hutchinson has a total population of 41,310 (2016 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Cosmosphere
  • Carey Park
  • Hutchinson Zoo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Great Bend city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1844 476 6726
  • Airport: +1 785-827-3914 (Salina Municipal Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 620-792-8833 (Great Bend Regional Hospital)

Events

  • Barton County Fair
  • Healings Hearts Rodeo
  • Home for the Holidays Festival & Parade

Tourist Attractions

  • Great Bend Zoo
  • Veterans Memorial Park
  • Brit Spaugh Zoo

Theatre & Concerts

  • Golden Belt Cinema 6
  • Great Bend Community Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Great Bend

  • Classic Inn Restaurant
  • Mary's Kitchen Restaurant
  • Maria's Mexican Grill

Top Shopping Centers in Great Bend

  • JCPenney
  • Forever Young
  • Maurices

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Barton County Historical Museum
  • Kansas Oil & Gas Museum
  • Veterans Memorial Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pies – Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery
  • Chips and Salsa – Playa Azul Mexican Restaurant
  • Steak – The Page an American Bistro

Sports Club

  • Great Bend Boom – Baseball
  • Stoneridge Country Club – Golf
  • Club West Swimming Pool – Swim

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.25
  • Taxi: $ 2.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 900.00
  • Cheap meal: $ 10.50
  • Gasoline: $ 0.55 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 42.50
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