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Kansas 4th of July Celebrations: Join the Party!

Are you ready to experience an All-American 4th of July? We've rounded up some of the amazing communities that are putting on a show on the holiday weekend! Fireworks aren't your thing? No problem! From air shows to made-from-scratch eats to carnivals and concerts, there's more to see than the…

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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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8 Sports Legends to Watch in Kansas

Along with ideal growing conditions for wheat and sunflowers, Kansas provides fertile soil for sports legends. Several storied teams, coaches and venues at the pro and college levels are rooted here. In 2022, Sporting KC marks its 27th year in Major League Soccer, of which the club is a charter…

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Discover the History of Women and the Orphan Train

Orphan Trains transported roughly 250,000 homeless, abandoned, and orphaned children out of cities and into rural communities and homes between 1854-1929. Today, millions of Americans are descended from these brave children, and millions more are fascinated by this historic movement. The event…

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Get Your Kicks on Kansas Historic Route 66

Road-trippers normally dread close encounters with tow trucks, but not at Cars on the Route in Galena. Stop by to see Tow Tater, the 1951 International boom truck that provided vehicular inspiration for Tow Mater in Disney·Pixar’s animated classic Cars. Just down the street, Gearhead Curios, located…

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Explore Hidden Gems With 'Abandoned Kansas'

Kansas has a wide variety of both abandoned and restored locations to visit across the entire State Tiny Jails - " It's safe to say that Tiny Jails have become my niche, I am known as the "tiny jail" girl within the Abandoned Atlas Foundation. My journey to discovering tiny jails started off in…

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A Story-Worthy Adventure in North Central Kansas

Who doesn’t love a good story? The North Central region of Kansas introduces inspiring characters like former President Dwight D. Eisenhower (who loved reading history books as a boy in Abilene), “Home on the Range” poet Dr. Brewster Higley, and S.P. Dinsmoor, whose quirky cement sculptures…

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Untamed Fun in Southwest Kansas

The wild spaces of southwest Kansas still cut loose today with captivating culture and genuine Western heritage. Towns corral their rowdy charm in bandits’ hideouts, Front Street gunfights, frontier forts, Old West museums and cavernous 109-foot-deep wells. Outside of town, life-filled landscapes…

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