Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Phillipsburg Tue, 24 May 2016 21:18:28 GMT Marci Penner's Fun Things on Five Courthouse Squares http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/18/Marci-Penner-s-Fun-Things-on-Five-Courthouse-Squares/3123/ I have to say that I love a courthouse square with a water trough!&nbsp; That means the Jackson County Courthouse square in Holton is one of my favorites.&nbsp; There are some dandy squares in ... Thu, 18 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2016/18/Marci-Penner-s-Fun-Things-on-Five-Courthouse-Squares/3123/ Races and a Rodeo http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/8/Races-and-a-Rodeo/2515/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Rodeo.jpeg'/><br/> It amazes me how many towns in Kansas I have never visited even though I have lived in this state all my life. When I meet people on the Faces &amp; Places Tour and encourage them to take vacations in Kansas, they say “oh I’ve lived here all my life.” But as I have been learning over the summer, just when you think you know all that Kansas has to offer, along comes a surprise." Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/8/Races-and-a-Rodeo/2515/ Phillipsburg’s The Chubby Pickle Makes You Smile http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/5/Phillipsburg-s-The-Chubby-Pickle-Makes-You-Smile/2261/ With a grin on his face, a gigantic green pickle dressed in a vest, bow tie, and red shoes peers from the window of The Chubby Pickle in Phillipsburg, lifting the spirits of those who are in a pickle or just need a cure for the summer doldrums. Known for its hamburgers and sandwiches, the restaurant also serves up favorites like Breaded Pickle Chips, Toasted Almond Salad, and homemade Spicy Pepper Rice Soup. Thu, 05 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/5/Phillipsburg-s-The-Chubby-Pickle-Makes-You-Smile/2261/ Taming Cowboys, but Keeping it a Bit Wild http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/22/Taming-Cowboys-but-Keeping-it-a-Bit-Wild/666/ If you really want to experience a piece of Kansas, go to a Rodeo. The sport is unique because it has its roots in real work required of cowboys on the job. It gives you a taste of our history ... Wed, 22 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/22/Taming-Cowboys-but-Keeping-it-a-Bit-Wild/666/