Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Olathe Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:42:34 GMT A thrill for all; The Great Midwest Balloon Festival http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/20/A-thrill-for-all-The-Great-Midwest-Balloon-Festival-/3064/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Balloon-Festival-060-800x533-.jpg'/><br/> If you go to the Great Midwest Balloon Festival, prepare for a lot of pointing and &quot;wow&quot;-ing. That pretty much sums up the experience my family had at this year's event in Olathe. There are really very few things that can truly thrill both the young and the old, but hot air balloons are one of them.&nbsp; Tue, 20 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/20/A-thrill-for-all-The-Great-Midwest-Balloon-Festival-/3064/ Step back in time at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Step-back-in-time-at-the-Mahaffie-Stagecoach-Stop-Farm/855/ Explore hands-on history in 19th-century KansasSophisticated, suburban Olathe, Kan., may seem like the last place to find a  sanctuary for 19th-century living history, but look again. Tucked into ... Mon, 08 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Step-back-in-time-at-the-Mahaffie-Stagecoach-Stop-Farm/855/