Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Kansas State University Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:43:02 GMT On horseback at Ride The Flint Hills http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/24/On-horseback-at-Ride-The-Flint-Hills/2064/ 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 ... Thu, 24 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/24/On-horseback-at-Ride-The-Flint-Hills/2064/ Catching a glimpse at the Kansas Birding Festival http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Catching-a-glimpse-at-the-Kansas-Birding-Festival/1973/ I’ve never been birding in Kansas but it’s safe to say I’d be selling my experience as a Kansan short if I didn’t. Our state can be one of the most opportunistic places to see rare species ... Thu, 26 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Catching-a-glimpse-at-the-Kansas-Birding-Festival/1973/ Bald Eagle viewing in Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/31/Bald-Eagle-viewing-in-Kansas/1644/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6801607027_4330146db5_b.jpg'/><br/>As far as my bird watching experience goes, the most memorable experience I’ve had is being up close and personal with a falcon while visiting the United States Air Force Academy. Then, while aiding in a story on birding weekends in Great Bend for KANSAS! magazine, I was intrigued to learn what prime real estate Kansas has for witnessing various migratory birds, but none more special then the bald eagle. Tue, 31 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/31/Bald-Eagle-viewing-in-Kansas/1644/