Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - camping Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:59:42 GMT Camping in Cimarron National Grassland http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/-Camping-in-Cimarron-National-Grassland/2701/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Grassland.jpeg'/><br/>Having just left the infamous Boot Hill Casino&nbsp;in Dodge City, our road trip took us to the southwestern corner of the state to Cimarron National Grasslands, one of 20 National Grasslands in the U.S.Knowing the route we wanted to take, the Grasslands seemed like a logical place to camp, despite not knowing much about them (or where to camp). Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/-Camping-in-Cimarron-National-Grassland/2701/ A Dirt Road Adventure: Threshing Machine Canyon http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/28/A-Dirt-Road-Adventure-Threshing-Machine-Canyon/2573/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Summer-2012.jpeg'/><br/> Some of the greatest things to see in our state require a trip down a dirt road and a sense of adventure. Threshing Machine Canyon&nbsp;is certainly no exception. That&rsquo;s where you can see graffiti from the mid-1800s and walk in a place that has a curious past.&quot; Tue, 28 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/28/A-Dirt-Road-Adventure-Threshing-Machine-Canyon/2573/ Cattle Drive: The Moore Longhorn Cattle Ranch Experience http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/Cattle-Drive-The-Moore-Longhorn-Cattle-Ranch-Experience/2332/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Pic1.jpeg'/><br/> I had always wondered what it must have been like for the cowboys back in the good old days to drive cattle up from Texas to the railroad heads in Kansas. I figured I would never get the chance to do anything like that, because it didn&rsquo;t happen anymore. I found out this summer I was wrong.While those long-lonely days on the trail ARE over, some Kansans still get on their horses and drive cattle the old fashioned way. The folks at the Moore Longhorn Cattle Ranch lets city boys (and girls) like me come along to help out. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/Cattle-Drive-The-Moore-Longhorn-Cattle-Ranch-Experience/2332/ Discovering a Gem Nestled in the High Plains http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/Discovering-a-Gem-Nestled-in-the-High-Plains/970/ It’s ironic. Kansas is known for its wide-open vistas, where sky meets horizon in every direction. You would think with nothing blocking the view, you could easily see everything there is to ... Fri, 26 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/Discovering-a-Gem-Nestled-in-the-High-Plains/970/