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Unexpected Finds in Southeast Kansas

Prepare to be wowed by the landscapes and legends of this region. The Flint Hills—the world’s largest remaining prairie ecosystem—and the Chautauqua Hills prove Kansas is far from pancake-flat. Former rail beds have been transformed into the Prairie Spirit and Southwind rail-trails for bikers and…

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One Tank Road Trips: Pittsburg State University

We’re still early in the fall semester, so you might still feel new to the city and surrounding area… Or you might even be entering your senior year and looking for new grounds to explore. The average gas tank is going to get you about 375 miles of driving around, so we’ll be looking at locations…

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4 Day Kansas Road Trip Itinerary

It has always been my goal to travel to new places and share those experiences with my kids. Our first time in the Midwest, we decided to visit the beautiful state of Kansas! Kansas is truly underrated, and there is so much to see and explore. We took a 4-day road trip through the state, starting in…

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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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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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North East Kansas Road Trip

Are gas prices keeping you from getting out this summer? We know that summer plans tend to change when gas prices go up, which is why we made a list of affordable day trips in the northeast region of Kansas. Explore museums, art, local shops, and great food along the way! If you are wanting to go on…

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