Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - family fun Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:03:18 GMT Discover Priceless Moments with your Kids: The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/22/Discover-Priceless-Moments-with-your-Kids-The-Kansas-Children-s-Discovery-Center/1317/ My favorite moment on our family’s recent trip to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center was standing outside a Plexiglas-walled room watching my 3-year-old paint his name. He still gets the “J” ... Tue, 22 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/22/Discover-Priceless-Moments-with-your-Kids-The-Kansas-Children-s-Discovery-Center/1317/ Making tracks http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Making-tracks/1284/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Garnett-Prairie-Spirit-Trail.jpg'/><br/>Up for a challenge? How about a 51-mile bike ride through Eastern Kansas? Or maybe you can turn that into a trek on foot.Even if you don't want to push your limits, however, you can still enjoy a stroll or short bike ride anywhere along the Prairie Spirit Trail. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/8/Making-tracks/1284/ Munson Angus Farms Pumpkin Patch Reaps Old-Fashioned Fun http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/13/Munson-Angus-Farms-Pumpkin-Patch-Reaps-Old-Fashioned-Fun/1230/ It was as if I returned to my roots when I visited Munson Angus Farms west of Junction City to experience their pumpkin patch. Reared on a Kansas farm where we also raised Angus cattle, I helped with ... Thu, 13 Oct 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/13/Munson-Angus-Farms-Pumpkin-Patch-Reaps-Old-Fashioned-Fun/1230/ Kansas' Neewollah Festival offers alternative Halloween fun http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Kansas-Neewollah-Festival-offers-alternative-Halloween-fun/1194/ Dress up and join the week-long celebration in IndependenceNewspapers in Independence, Kan., reported that pranksters committed more vandalism during Halloween 1918 than the citizens found tolerable. ... Tue, 04 Oct 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Kansas-Neewollah-Festival-offers-alternative-Halloween-fun/1194/ Come for the comfort food at Carriage Crossing in Yoder, Kan. http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/30/Come-for-the-comfort-food-at-Carriage-Crossing-in-Yoder-Kan-/1174/ Experience cooked-from-scratch flavor in Amish-influenced restaurantLarge restaurants capable of serving tour bus guests and motorcycle groups often cut corners to save time and expense. But when ... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/30/Come-for-the-comfort-food-at-Carriage-Crossing-in-Yoder-Kan-/1174/ Celebrate Kansas’ 150th in Wichita on Oct. 8! http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/Celebrate-Kansas-150th-in-Wichita-on-Oct-8-/1156/ Join us on Oct. 8 for the biggest birthday bash ever – at the Kansas 150 Festival in Wichita honoring our state’s people, traditions and history. Enjoy the day-long festival’s parade, fair and a ... Mon, 26 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/Celebrate-Kansas-150th-in-Wichita-on-Oct-8-/1156/ It IS an adventure: Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/21/It-IS-an-adventure-Rolling-Hills-Wildlife-Adventure/1124/ Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure, west of Salina, is a unique combination of zoo and museum that gives you an up close and personal look at rare and endangered species. The facility started with one ... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/21/It-IS-an-adventure-Rolling-Hills-Wildlife-Adventure/1124/ Fun in My Backyard http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/13/Fun-in-My-Backyard/1065/ On this trip, my family’s third Faces &amp; Places Tour as a Roadie, we were excited to go on a trip closer to our home. I think that’s what I’ve enjoyed most about the 2011 Faces &amp; Places Tour ... Tue, 13 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/13/Fun-in-My-Backyard/1065/ Enjoy the best in bluegrass at Winfield’s Walnut Valley Festival http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/12/Enjoy-the-best-in-bluegrass-at-Winfield-s-Walnut-Valley-Festival/1040/ Pick and grin, or just tap your toes, at this popular Kansas music eventRecognized as the “Bluegrass Event of the Year,” the Walnut Valley Festival annually attracts bluegrass fans and performers ... Mon, 12 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/12/Enjoy-the-best-in-bluegrass-at-Winfield-s-Walnut-Valley-Festival/1040/ Sample, savor Kansas at its best at the Kansas State Fair http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/6/Sample-savor-Kansas-at-its-best-at-the-Kansas-State-Fair/1013/ Competition, education and entertainment fill a full list of eventsWhen you&rsquo;re making fall travel plans, you&rsquo;ll want to be one of the approximately 350,000 people attending the largest ... Tue, 06 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/6/Sample-savor-Kansas-at-its-best-at-the-Kansas-State-Fair/1013/