Introduction to Ulysses, Kansas
A large number of American tribes settled in this area between 1830 and 1890. This city was named after Ulysses S. Grant. The city is known to be born twice; the first time in 1885 with its establishment and then the second time with the whole town being loaded onto skids and shifted three miles across the prairie. It was officially incorporated in 1888.
Ulysses and nearby Attractions
- Grant County Museum
- Ulysses City Lake
- Historic Adobe Museum
- Bentwood Golf Course
Things To Do In Ulysses
Tourists can enjoy visiting the Grant County Museum, and the Historic Adobe Museum. Golf lovers can spend their leisure at the Bentwood Golf Course. One can also enjoy a stroll by the Ulysses City Lake. Grant County Free Fair and the Spring Fling are the some of the local festivals hosted by Ulysses every year.
Liberal Municipal Airport offers air transportation options.
Ulysses Higher Education
There are several colleges and universities located close to the city such as Fort Hays State University, West Texas A & M University, Amarillo College, and Barton County Community College.