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On horseback at Ride The Flint Hills

When people ask me what I did this summer I am going to tell them, “I vacationed in Beaumont, Kansas.” That’s right! It’s truly an oasis of the Flint Hills—if that’s even possible considering the ...

Posted on May 24, 2012 2:02PM by Katy Ibsen

Where in Kansas Contest

Kansas is a treasure trove of unique attractions. This month’s contest is an opportunity to put your knowledge to use. Comment on this post and identify the following five places for a chance to win ...

Posted on May 17, 2012 10:44AM by admin

Capture the Spirit: A Kansas Poetry Contest

Everyone from cowboys to poet laureates have penned verses about Kansas, and now it’s your turn. Capture the spirit of Kansas in poetry and you might win a book from Kansas Poet Laureate, Caryn ...

Posted on March 22, 2012 11:17AM by admin

In a Kansas state of mind

This is a guest blog post written on June 23 by Andy Brack as he was completing the last leg of a road trip through Kansas with his daughter. A Faces & Places Tour Roadie met the duo as they were eating at Emma Chase Cafe in Cottonwood Falls and loved their story so much, we asked him to share it with you.

Posted on June 30, 2011 4:18PM by Andy Brack

Floating on a Sea of Grass

Road through flint hillsA 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.

Posted on March 10, 2011 11:03PM by Dennis Toll


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