Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - balloon rides Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:10:08 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/ Celebrate the season by giving these five top gifts from Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Celebrate-the-season-by-giving-these-five-top-gifts-from-Kansas/1390/ Share the Kansas experience with family and friends!Looking for a unique gift that carries a hint of heartland home? Share the Kansas experience with the special people on your holiday shopping list by giving a gift from Kansas.You name it – good things come from Kansas. From homemade&nbsp;jams, jellies&nbsp;and&nbsp;soaps&nbsp;to homegrown&nbsp;alpaca sweaters,&nbsp;Native American fine art&nbsp;to handcrafted&nbsp;cheeses&nbsp;and&nbsp;wines&nbsp;– you’ll find just-right gifts to suit every fancy. Plus, you’ll likely find ideas to pad your own holiday wish list! Thu, 01 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Celebrate-the-season-by-giving-these-five-top-gifts-from-Kansas/1390/