Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Pony Express Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:03:13 GMT Pony Express Rides.. again and again http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Pony-Express-Rides-again-and-again/2225/ The information highway got its start the hard way through Northeast Kansas.While Missouri’s St Joseph gets the credit as the jumping off point of for the Pony Express, the real adventure started in Kansas. The town of Elwood marks the spot where rough and ready Pony Express riders took on the first leg of a 1900-mile journey through eight states. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/Pony-Express-Rides-again-and-again/2225/ Kansas: The Top Five Reasons to Celebrate Our State http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Kansas-The-Top-Five-Reasons-to-Celebrate-Our-State/1384/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/DSC_1640-kayak-blog1.jpeg'/><br/>From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, giving and gratitude are hallmarks of the holiday season. When we pause to reflect on the past year – the challenges and joys – it’s a perfect time to appreciate the richness that the land and people of Kansas add to our experiences.In keeping with the season’s spirit of giving and gratitude, we’ve assembled the following top five reasons to celebrate our state. With these timely reminders, plan to enjoy and explore all Kansas has to offer in the coming year. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Kansas-The-Top-Five-Reasons-to-Celebrate-Our-State/1384/