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Sunflower Summer Rural Road-Trip

They say the best things in life are free, and they’re right. Sunflower Summer offers Kansas families a get-out-of-the-house free card they can carry in their pocket. A chance to have free rein (and free admission) to visit museums, zoos, historical attractions, and nature centers. Don’t forget to…

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Explore 8 Kansas Places with Living Heritage

Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area includes the sites of extraordinary events that forever changed America. In the nineteenth century, the nation was focused on the Missouri-Kansas border, where peoples with different definitions of freedom collided, inciting and fueling a Civil War. The…

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Wine and Dine Under Wide-Open Kansas Skies

Unforgettable farm-to-fork date nights on the prairie. Grape harvests that transform into your favorite beverages. In Kansas, experiences worth savoring are grown on the range. Feast on pretty surroundings, farm-sourced ingredients, and creative flair at a dinner rivaling that of any big-city…

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Have the Friend Getaway of Your Dreams in Lawrence

In Lawrence, it feels as though all roads lead to Mass Street ... and for good reason. The main drag through downtown brings University of Kansas students and locals together for creative sipping, dining and shopping. Free State Brewing Company is a Mass Street legend, having become the first legal…

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Sunflower Summer Shenanigans: Exploring Quirky Kansas!

Sunflower Summer Shenanigans: Exploring Quirky Kansas! Kansas is renowned for its expansive prairies, rolling wheat fields, and small-town charm, yet beyond its postcard-perfect landscapes lies a treasure trove of quirky and unexpected attractions that add a delightful twist to any visit. From the…

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Discover the Heart of Bustling Wichita

Kansas’ largest city refers to itself as the Heart of the Country and, precise map coordinates aside, local love swells just about everywhere you look. Named after a Native American tribe, Wichita honors its roots at Keeper of the Plains, a 44-foot-tall steel sculpture by Blackbear Bosin. At this…

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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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The 12 Byways of Kansas Deliver the Ultimate Scenic Routes

Kansas’ byways give you 12 ways to experience diverse geology and small-town destinations. 88 miles Towns: St. Francis, Goodland, Sharon Springs Along America’s first agriculture-themed byway, the summer months shine with golden wheat fields and the bursting sunflower bloom in August. All year long…

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Things to do this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up! This is one of the best weekends to travel around the state! The weather in Kansas during late May can be some of the nicest (or stormiest) times of the year! While we attract many avid storm-chasers to the area, I wouldn't recommend risking it unless you know what…

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