Stroll the historic business district and enjoy the stories the buildings have to tell. Pick up your free Heritage Trail brochure and map at the Katy Depot Welcome Center.
Don’t leave the downtown area before you visit the first library to receive an Andrew Carnegie Grant in the state of Missouri, the structure was dedicated in 1901. Boasting marble floors, open fireplaces, white oak woodwork, it is made of terra cotta and Carthage stone.
Also, visit Hayden Liberty Center Association for the Arts, a renovated 1920s theatre and art gallery. For a taste of our Railroad history spend some time at Katy Depot, built in 1896 as a fully functional railroad station, today the Katy Depot serves as Sedalia’s official Visitor Center and is currently occupied by the Sedalia Area Chamber, Sedalia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the railroad heritage exhibits, the Depot Store, and serves as a Trailhead to the Katy Trail State Park. The Katy Trail extends 240 miles across Missouri and is the longest rails to trails system. The Rock Island Spur extends another 47 miles.
Amtrak provides unique opportunities for biking loops.