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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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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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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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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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Epic Exploration in South Central Kansas

You can earn a master’s degree in Kansas culture by exploring this region’s wide and impressive range of rural and urban experiences. Go on field trips to natural habitats for up-close studies in biology and zoology. Take multiple-choice taste tests in gastronomy and mixology. Learn about avian…

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Sights, Tastes and Sounds of the Flint Hills

Though cattle and cowboys still roam these pastoral lands, there’s no need to saddle up to experience this last big stand of tallgrass prairie in North America. A rich blend of historic sites and modern attractions gets you knee-deep into the boundless beauty, saved from the pioneer plows thanks to…

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Amazing Attractions in Northwest Kansas

Things can get rocky in northwest Kansas, where the chalky pillars and craggy canyons of Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park, Arikaree Breaks and Monument Rocks interrupt the panoramas of plains. Set out from the college town of Hays and its bustling downtown. Just off Interstate-70, Hays forms the…

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Luxury Awaits in Kansas

Looking for a taste of luxury? We say "TREAT YOSELF!" But if you've got a desire for luxe with a budget in mind, we've got some ideas for you, too. Let's take a look into some of our favorite luxe Kansas destinations, from hotels and B&Bs to dining and more. Luxury Hotels in Kansas Ambassador Hotel…

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7 Fun Things To Do In Kansas City Kansas

I love to see new places and do new things. My son and I took a weekend getaway. I find that traveling together is always a really great bonding experience and my son and I made some great memories in Kansas City. 1. See The Kansas City Street Murals Stroll down the Midwestern Kansas City, Kansas…

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