Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Chase County Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:34:33 GMT Building History: Stone Fences on the Native Stone Scenic Byway http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/22/Building-History-Stone-Fences-on-the-Native-Stone-Scenic-Byway/2056/ A few years ago, I got tired of the space in between my home and the vacant lot beside my house. I decided to build a stone fence. Gathering up all of the limestone around our yard, I spent one ... Tue, 22 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/22/Building-History-Stone-Fences-on-the-Native-Stone-Scenic-Byway/2056/ Central Kansas Says “Välkommen” to the Faces and Places Tour http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Central-Kansas-Says-V-lkommen-to-the-Faces-and-Places-Tour/695/ As cliché as it may sound, our weekend trip as “Roadies” for the Kansas Travel and Tourism Faces and Places tour, had something for everyone. On our way back to Lawrence, my boyfriend, Hank, his ... Fri, 01 Jul 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Central-Kansas-Says-V-lkommen-to-the-Faces-and-Places-Tour/695/ Symphony in the Flint Hills Much More than an Outdoor Concert http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Symphony-in-the-Flint-Hills-Much-More-than-an-Outdoor-Concert/579/ I’m counting the days until my first Symphony in the Flint Hills on Saturday. Thousands flock to this annual outdoor concert to enjoy wonderful symphony music while surrounded by the astonishing beauty of the Flint Hills. Wed, 08 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Symphony-in-the-Flint-Hills-Much-More-than-an-Outdoor-Concert/579/ Where’s The Beef? At the Grand Central Hotel and Grill in Cottonwood Falls http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/18/Where-s-The-Beef-At-the-Grand-Central-Hotel-and-Grill-in-Cottonwood-Falls/263/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/GCH-door3.jpeg'/><br/>Here’s a wakeup call. With much of the best beef in the country raised right here in Kansas, especially in the Flint Hills region, why not dine at an establishment the Kansas Beef Council twice named the best beef restaurant in the state? The Grand Central Hotel and Grill in Cottonwood Falls uses only a special brand of premium choice beef certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its superior marbling. This marbling, coupled with the meat being aged for 21 days, gives the beef its rich flavor and juiciness. The steaks are cut to order, seasoned with a secret mix of spices, and grilled to your liking. I made a reservation and ordered the popular Grand Angelo, a small filet served with mushrooms and shrimp in garlic butter. It was, well, truly grand!&nbsp; Fri, 18 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/18/Where-s-The-Beef-At-the-Grand-Central-Hotel-and-Grill-in-Cottonwood-Falls/263/