When the town motto is “Hobart is not just a town, it’s a community,” you know that your time there will be a welcomed one. Visit the agricultural town that sprung up and grew quickly in 1901, and loves to welcome visitors to this day.
A jet charter airport in Hobart will fly visitors over fields of alfalfa, cotton, and sorghum. The expansive fields are the economic driver in the area, with education and health services close behind.
Visitors can delve into modern military history with a visit to the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute & Museum. As a Hobart native, General Franks shared items from his personal collection with the museum, including top-secret videos and unique pieces.
Local history can be explored at the Kiowa County Historical Museum where visitors can explore displays of antiques and local historical items. Climb aboard a Union Pacific caboose, imagine studying in the schoolhouse or sit atop a covered wagon.
Hunter Lake and Park is in the northwest part of Hobart and is a great place to spend an afternoon. Bring a picnic and your fishing pole and pass the afternoon angling for bass. Mature trees shade the park, giving visitors some relief from the summer heat that averages in the 90s during peak summer months.
If you’re looking for lodging in Hobart, look no farther than Greta’s Inn. Built in 1929, the original flooring and preserved furniture preserve the historical charm. Once settled, wander down the street and grab a savory lunch at Frisco Creek Barbeque or Sunny’s Deli.