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See How Miss Kansas Explores Wichita

Miss Kansas 2022 - Ayanna Hensley The Miss Kansas Organization represents the state of Kansas on a national stage, often traveling throughout the state and meeting unique Kansans along the way. Earlier this year, Miss Kansas 2022 – Ayanna Hensley – spent some time exploring the state’s largest city…

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Legendary Stops in Northeast Kansas

Flyover country? Hardly. This corner of the state will inspire you to take flight with its rich aviation history linked to Amelia Earhart, who was born just steps from the banks of the Missouri River in Atchison. Visit her birthplace and a statue of the aviatrix in the International Forest of…

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10 Places for a Quick Kansas Getaway

As spring approaches, the weather is warmer, skies are sunnier and more people are planning speedy retreats. Below is a list of 10 family-friendly Kansas destinations: Kansas City Metro Kansas City Metro is a great spare of the moment vacation. Throw some overnight bags in the car and enjoy a stay…

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5 Best Spots to See Reptiles in Kansas

The American Midwest isn’t usually the first place anyone thinks of when they think of incredible reptiles since most of the most headline-inducing reptiles, like massive constrictors and bone-crushing crocodiles, tend to favor warmer climes. However, the same harsh winters that make the Midwest…

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5 things to know about Wichita’s annual Asian Festival

Celebrate Asian Heritage in Wichita! In the biggest city in the state of Kansas, you can expect a wide variety of cultural events and attractions. For 41 years, the Wichita Asian Festival has been bringing Kansans together to share an appreciation for Asian culture. Known for offering the discovery…

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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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Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month in Wichita

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage in Wichita! National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) recognizes and celebrates the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans across the United States. It starts in the middle of the month rather than at the beginning of September to honor…

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