Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Latest Posts Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:03:52 GMT Craft Beers and Breweries Across Kansas: First Round http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/21/Craft-Beers-and-Breweries-Across-Kansas-First-Round/3126/ My first alcoholic beverages were cocktails college students order when they don’t know what to order: a vodka cranberry, rum and coke, a margarita. For the first few years of my ordering a drink ... Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/21/Craft-Beers-and-Breweries-Across-Kansas-First-Round/3126/ Four Kansas Bison Burgers Worth Stopping for http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/11/Four-Kansas-Bison-Burgers-Worth-Stopping-for/3125/ Bison is a Kansas staple, and Kansas restaurants across the state are cooking up this lean red meat for signature burgers. Find a bison burger on the menu at these four restaurants -- from the simple ... Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/11/Four-Kansas-Bison-Burgers-Worth-Stopping-for/3125/ Quest Across Kansas Part I: Castle Rock http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/24/Quest-Across-Kansas-Part-I-Castle-Rock/3124/ From gorgeous waterfalls to rolling hills, steep cliffs to towering pillars of rock rising above the plains, Kansas has far more to offer than many expect. It is a place where one could explore ... Wed, 24 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/24/Quest-Across-Kansas-Part-I-Castle-Rock/3124/ Marci Penner's Fun Things on Five Courthouse Squares http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/18/Marci-Penner-s-Fun-Things-on-Five-Courthouse-Squares/3123/ I have to say that I love a courthouse square with a water trough!  That means the Jackson County Courthouse square in Holton is one of my favorites.  There are some dandy squares in ... Thu, 18 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/18/Marci-Penner-s-Fun-Things-on-Five-Courthouse-Squares/3123/ Hiking with Kids http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/19/Hiking-with-Kids/3122/ On the last day of 2015, I headed to my favorite local hiking spot, Wilderness Park in Pittsburg, Kan., to get out on the trails with my husband and our two sons. It was the first sunny day ... Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/19/Hiking-with-Kids/3122/ Swamp Birding Adventures in Southeast Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/14/Swamp-Birding-Adventures-in-Southeast-Kansas/3121/ The sun was setting into vegetation that had begun its transition to fall color. I half expected an alligator to emerge at any moment – but then I remembered that I was still standing in Kansas. ... Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/14/Swamp-Birding-Adventures-in-Southeast-Kansas/3121/ Jeff Fuller - Kansas Waterfowl http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/14/Jeff-Fuller---Kansas-Waterfowl/3120/ Jeff Fuller host and executive producer of Sporting Dog Adventures is an avid Kansas-hunting fan. We recently caught up with him to ask why he likes bringing his family to hunt in ... Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/14/Jeff-Fuller---Kansas-Waterfowl/3120/ Once-in-a-Lifetime Hunting Moments http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/10/Once-in-a-Lifetime-Hunting-Moments/3119/ Truly, I was a little spoiled growing up as a deer hunter in Kansas – one of the best states in the country for bowhunting whitetails. For me, opening day is akin to Christmas Eve, so exciting is ... Thu, 10 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/10/Once-in-a-Lifetime-Hunting-Moments/3119/ Troy's First Turkey: Kansas Hooks a New Turkey Hunter http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/2/Troy-s-First-Turkey-Kansas-Hooks-a-New-Turkey-Hunter/3117/  Sharing in the thrill of a hunter’s first turkey kill is exciting. And when that hunter is your spouse, it’s the making for a perfect Friday night date – especially in the spring, when Kansas ... Mon, 02 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/2/Troy-s-First-Turkey-Kansas-Hooks-a-New-Turkey-Hunter/3117/ Southwest Kansas: 5 Gems for Birders and Other Wildlife Watchers http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/28/Southwest-Kansas-5-Gems-for-Birders-and-Other-Wildlife-Watchers/3116/ When pioneers traveled the Santa Fe Trail, they considered traveling through Southwest Kansas to be among the most difficult parts of the journey. Times have changed since then, but today ... Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2015/28/Southwest-Kansas-5-Gems-for-Birders-and-Other-Wildlife-Watchers/3116/