Here is your quick guide to finding a place to rest your weary bones in and around Emporia, KS. Move fast- lodging goes quick!
Check out this Facebook Group for short-stay lodging options in/around Emporia!
- Emporia hotels – these are in hot demand and are going fast. Click here to be directed to the Emporia Visitor Bureau’s listing of all Emporia hotels.
- Dorm stay at Emporia State University (registration will open day after lottery announcement)
- Pork Belly Ventures – Check out this amazing lodging addition thanks to Pork Belly Ventures!
- Homestays – Many Emporians are happy to open their home for UNBOUND Gravel participants and their entourage. Visit websites like airbnb.com to find these options.
- Camping – Space is available at the Lyon County Fairgrounds for both RV and tent camping and the Emporia Senior Center for tent camping. For Fairgrounds contact Ken Duff: 620-343-5347. For Senior Center contact Ian Boyd: 620-343-3160.
- Area communities – There are plenty of communities in the area that have lodging options available as well. Expand your search if Emporia is full and stay in a quiet town nearby. Below are a few links of neighboring communities to help in your search.
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They’ll help you book and plan your shipment, and your bike will be ready and waiting for you in Emporia!
There is much to do in Emporia and we hope you will choose to extend your stay in the Flint Hills.