Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Manhattan Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:07:04 GMT Country Stars Light Up the Kansas Sky at Country Stampede http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/9/Country-Stars-Light-Up-the-Kansas-Sky-at-Country-Stampede/3048/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Stampede-Dirtbikes.jpg'/><br/> Every summer at Tuttle Creek State Park, you'll find - and hear - one of the largest country music festivals in the nation. Nestled along the dam of Tuttle Creek Lake, just north of Manhattan, this year's Kicker Country Stampede took place June 27-30. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/9/Country-Stars-Light-Up-the-Kansas-Sky-at-Country-Stampede/3048/ A Bucket List of Golf Courses in Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/2/A-Bucket-List-of-Golf-Courses-in-Kansas/2481/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Alvamar-Members-Course-3.jpeg'/><br/> A novice golfer, I decided to create a bucket list of some of the best public golf courses in Kansas. I questioned two of my avid golf friends who regularly travel distances in search of a ... Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/2/A-Bucket-List-of-Golf-Courses-in-Kansas/2481/ Basking in the Beauty of the Flint Hills http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/11/Basking-in-the-Beauty-of-the-Flint-Hills/2281/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/FacesPlaces.jpeg'/><br/>A Faces &amp; Places Roadie Blog I’m sure you’ve heard of the phrase “Stop and smell the roses.” For my latest trip on the Faces &amp; Places Tour, I did the Kansas version of that. I stopped and enjoyed the prairie. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/11/Basking-in-the-Beauty-of-the-Flint-Hills/2281/ Fire and the Flint Hills: Manhattan’s new Discovery Center http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/8/Fire-and-the-Flint-Hills-Manhattan-s-new-Discovery-Center/2002/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/7158942816_683debc2db_z1.jpg'/><br/> I remember the first time I saw the Flint Hills on fire. I was driving up the turnpike on a mid-spring night. Suddenly as I crested a hill, I was met with snakes of red covering the endless ... Tue, 08 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/8/Fire-and-the-Flint-Hills-Manhattan-s-new-Discovery-Center/2002/ 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/ A Tale of Two Breweries http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/11/A-Tale-of-Two-Breweries/240/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/brew-kettle.jpg'/><br/>This month we’re traveling to Manhattan, Kan., to feature two award-winning breweries, both of which offer free tours. Below, you’ll hear from Don Darfler, assistant general manager at Little Apple Brewing Company, and Colette Remsbecker, receptionist/administrative assistant at Tallgrass Brewing Company. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/11/A-Tale-of-Two-Breweries/240/