We love it when people get surprised by all that Kansas offers – and then crow about it to their friends. Check out this great blog post and photography by mountain-biking enthusiast and Kansas City-based photographer Shawn Spry. Then plan a trip to Wilson Lake to see the amazing sights for yourself!

Becky Blake is the Director of Tourism Division of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, 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.