About an hour from Kansas City, far enough away to take a deep breath and relax
Renew that relationship with a night at a romantic, historic hotel. Reconnect with nature and explore bee hives or ride miles of challenging terrain on your mountain bike. Relive the past by experiencing the 1842 Fort or the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes.
- Fort Scott is the boyhood home of Gordon Parks.
- Fort Scott is home to retired MLB player Adam LaRoche and E3 Ranch.
- Fort Scott brick were used to build the Panama Canal and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Things to See & Do in Fort Scott
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Stay in Fort Scott
Named the Best Sleep Inn in America 2017, this beautiful property and wonderful staff will make your stay memorable!
Beautiful rooms, each with a very unique personality. All in beautiful twin mansions!
Historic ambience and modern comforts align at the Courtland Hotel & Spa!
Whether you’ve had a full day of work, travel or play, we know all you want is a good night’s rest.
Clean, spacious, modern rooms await you at Fort Scott Inn.
Independently owned and operated, the King’s Way Inn of Fort Scott offer travelers a comfortable, enjoyable, and restful stay. Clean, comfortable rooms and countless amenities make the King’s Way Inn best place to stay in town.
If you want to immerse yourself in 1950s roadside history, stay at the Red Ram Motel.
A family owned motel, located just east of downtown.
Explore Fort Scott
Fort Scott will provide a perfect, free, customized itinerary for you and your group.
From an intimate group of just a few, to groups arriving on Tour Buses, Fort Scott will provide a perfect, free, customized itinerary for you and your group. Have only a few hours? We know the can’t miss attractions. Would rather find our hidden gems? We know exactly what your group will love!
Conventions & Conferences
Tired of the “big city” way of holding your convention or conference?
Don’t be just another meeting, hold that event in Fort Scott and we’ll make it special. From a few to a few hundred, let Fort Scott roll out the red carpet to you and your organization.