Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Flint Hills National Scenic Byway Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:21:02 GMT Kansas On Two Wheels: Flint Hills National Scenic Byway http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/15/Kansas-On-Two-Wheels-Flint-Hills-National-Scenic-Byway-/3063/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Picture-13.jpg'/><br/> Cassoday Kansas:&nbsp; known as the "Prairie Chicken Capitol of the World", this Butler County town is home to about 125 souls.&nbsp; From April to October each year, the first Sunday of the month, the town's population explodes as bikers pull in to enjoy the&nbsp;Cassoday Bike Run.&nbsp; Started back in 1991 by a couple of bikers that asked the café owner if she would open up on Sunday morning once in a while for bikers cruising along the&nbsp;Flint Hills Byway&nbsp;(Hwy 177), this monthly event has grown each year.&nbsp; Thousands of bikers show up for food, friends and entertainmen each month.&nbsp; Located at the south end of the&nbsp;Flint Hills Byway, the Cassoday Bike Run is a terrific way to start your day on the Byway.&nbsp; Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/15/Kansas-On-Two-Wheels-Flint-Hills-National-Scenic-Byway-/3063/ 5 reasons to visit the Tallgrass Prairie in the fall http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/5-reasons-to-visit-the-Tallgrass-Prairie-in-the-fall/2792/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/TallGrass.jpg'/><br/> I recently had the pleasure of heading out the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve&nbsp;to see the fall scenery. I&rsquo;ve made this trek before and at varying points of ... Fri, 26 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/5-reasons-to-visit-the-Tallgrass-Prairie-in-the-fall/2792/ Floating on a Sea of Grass http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Floating-on-a-Sea-of-Grass/235/ A drive along the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway carries visitors back to a different time. Imagine being alone in the middle of a vast ocean. Only this is no ordinary sea. Instead of water, you see only fields of grass stretching to the horizon in all directions. Tall grass. With blades stretching over your head. Thu, 10 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Floating-on-a-Sea-of-Grass/235/