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Soar through the Land and Sky Scenic Byway

You may think you’re not in Kansas anymore at Arikaree Breaks, a rugged expanse in northern Cheyenne County, where plains give way to yucca-studded gorges and gullies formed by windswept deposits. Take a good look at these badlands, which stretch for 36 miles. Coffee breaks draw crowds in nearby St…

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Wichita Fall Festival 2022

Experience fall festival season in Wichita It’s hard to beat the feeling you get when you celebrate food, drink, music, art, culture, and more in the cool, crisp fall Kansas air. The Sunflower State is home to a diverse supply of festivals of all kinds, many of which you can find in Wichita – the…

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Explore Post Rock Country

Post rock fences were utilized to protect crops and livestock over 40,000 miles of open country in Kansas in the mid- to late-1800s into the 1920s where trees and lumber were scarce. The widespread prevalence of post rock fencing and stone post houses created a landscape and culture permeated with…

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Touring Kansas: An Unexpected Kansas Visit

I came to visit friends, stayed for the sunsets, and am coming back for the experiences. When I first made my way to Kansas, I was coming from Montana (Big Sky Country). And no offense to Montana, but there isn’t a bigger sky to behold than that of the Kansas plains. We went straight to Garden…

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Make Summertime Memories with Sunflower Summer

Making memories with the kiddos doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg! Did you know that the Sunflower Summer app, developed by the Kansas Department of Education, gives students (K-12) and parents the opportunity to explore dozens of attractions across the state, FOR FREE? This app will allow…

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Game On: Sports events coming to Kansas’ biggest city

Among the hundreds of organized sports events that will play out in Kansas in 2022, many exciting competitions are happening this summer in Wichita – the largest city in Kansas. Many of the competitions are national events being held in Kansas for the first time along with a lineup of returning…

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28 Amazing State Parks in Kansas

"A" - IS FOR ACCESSIBLE TRAILS AT: TUTTLE CREEK STATE PARK Many Kansas state parks feature ADA-accessible trails, but you’ll find some of the best in this Manhattan oasis with Flint Hills scenery and a 10,900-acre reservoir. Follow the Blue River on the 1¼-mile Western Heritage Trail and weave…

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