Vacations can bring families together, create cherished memories and promote health and well-being – plus reduce your risk of a heart attack. And Kansas’ wide open spaces and exciting places provide ideal healthy vacationing opportunities.

This summer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, the state’s largest health insurer, and Kansas Travel & Tourism have partnered to promote Healthy Kansas Vacations. Check out the videos, special reports and other health-related information at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. Then start planning your Kansas getaway – and be sure to share your adventures with us!

Becky Blake is the Director of the Kansas Travel & Tourism Division, and has been involved in the Kansas tourism industry for the past 30 years. The TravelKS Blog provides a brief update from Becky each week, featuring communities, events and attractions throughout the state.