Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Category - Attractions Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:48:46 GMT Tanganyika Wildlife Park: A wildly different stop near Wichita http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/6/Tanganyika-Wildlife-Park-A-wildly-different-stop-near-Wichita/3087/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/IMGP0010.jpg'/><br/> The Tanganyika Wildlife Park takes a wildly different approach from other experiences I've seen in Kansas. While many zoos&nbsp;are gradually putting visitors further and further away from the animals, this park invites you for an up-close hands-on experience. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/6/Tanganyika-Wildlife-Park-A-wildly-different-stop-near-Wichita/3087/ Safari Adventures in Chanute http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/11/Safari-Adventures-in-Chanute/3021/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/040--800x593-.jpg'/><br/> The museum that bears the name of Martin and Osa Johnson is not exactly what you'd expect to find in the middle of Kansas. Then again, Martin and Osa Johnson were not exactly your run of the mill people.&nbsp; Thu, 11 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/11/Safari-Adventures-in-Chanute/3021/ El Dorado, the City of Gold – Black Gold: The Kansas Oil Museum Story http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/24/El-Dorado-the-City-of-Gold-Black-Gold-The-Kansas-Oil-Museum-Story/3000/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/oil-museum-082-549x800-1.jpg'/><br/> I have always been fascinated by the rise and fall of places. I&rsquo;m talking about spots in our world where hope and optimism brought people in droves and then, somehow, failed to keep them. These are places where the world literally changed pace &ndash; and then reverted back to nature. If you have ever driven the Kansas Turnpike near El Dorado, you came near one of these places, and I&rsquo;ll bet you never knew it.&nbsp; Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/24/El-Dorado-the-City-of-Gold-Black-Gold-The-Kansas-Oil-Museum-Story/3000/ Gamble On Entertainment At Kansas Casinos http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/15/Gamble-On-Entertainment-At-Kansas-Casinos/2997/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Prairie-Band-Casino-Firekeeper-Golf-Course-21.jpg'/><br/> &nbsp; I'm not much of a gambler, but my friends who love to visit casinos want Hubby and me to come along. While the others wager their money on blackjack or poker, I'll try my luck at the slot machines and bingo for a while. And when I am ready for a break Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/15/Gamble-On-Entertainment-At-Kansas-Casinos/2997/ A Bucket List of Golf Courses in Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/2/A-Bucket-List-of-Golf-Courses-in-Kansas/2481/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Alvamar-Members-Course-3.jpeg'/><br/> A novice golfer, I decided to create a bucket list of some of the best public golf courses in Kansas. I questioned two of my avid golf friends who regularly travel distances in search of a ... Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/2/A-Bucket-List-of-Golf-Courses-in-Kansas/2481/ Hidden Treasures Along Wilson Lake Backroads http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/1/Hidden-Treasures-Along-Wilson-Lake-Backroads/2125/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/7314332028_6743a39612_q.jpg'/><br/> One of our favorite areas of the state is Wilson Lake in north central Kansas. The lake and surrounding area are some of the most scenic places in Kansas. Everything changes with the seasons ... Fri, 01 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/1/Hidden-Treasures-Along-Wilson-Lake-Backroads/2125/ History, Nature Enhance Dining Experience at Old Oxford Mill http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/History-Nature-Enhance-Dining-Experience-at-Old-Oxford-Mill/1686/ Geese honked above as Hubby and I descended the winding wooden steps down the riverbank to a picturesque site – a historic four-story limestone flour mill nestled among the trees along a winding ... Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/History-Nature-Enhance-Dining-Experience-at-Old-Oxford-Mill/1686/ Found on the Web: A Modern Day Visit to the Old West http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Found-on-the-Web-A-Modern-Day-Visit-to-the-Old-West/1633/ Texans know a thing or two about the old west, but when writer Matt Pryor visited Dodge City he wrote, “Dodge put the wild in Wild West.” He wandered the red brick streets to get a feel of the ... Thu, 26 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Found-on-the-Web-A-Modern-Day-Visit-to-the-Old-West/1633/