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North Central Kansas: For the Centered

The roads and rails of North Central Kansas take you deep into the heart of the state’s story with “Home on the Range” relics, lodging in an 1899 railroad hotel, and a ride across the Big Blue River on the Central Branch Railroad. The short journey between Waterville and Blue Rapids travels the same…

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South Central Kansas: For the Seekers

Find peace in the wild Kansas prairie, exotic animals in the state’s largest city and respite in small towns that serve as hubs to outdoor exploration. Nature plays a starring role in South Central Kansas. Two soaring examples: Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge…

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Epic Views: The 10 State Parks of Central Kansas

Pack the camera (and good hiking shoes) to capture sand dunes, sandstone cliffs and pristine waters. Photography by Aaron Patton NORTH CENTRAL ROCKY SHORES Have a field day exploring the sandstone cliffs, jagged shores, and mushroom-shaped rocks at parks strewn across the region. The going gets…

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Taking the Pledge with Visit Emporia

Studies continue to show that travelers are consciously selecting travel destinations based on sustainable tourism efforts. This is especially true amongst younger generations, who tend to prioritize travel around locations that are doing their part to create sustainable tourism opportunities. We’ve…

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Read About The Latest Wichita Accolades From 2022

What’s special about Kansas’ largest city? Read the latest Wichita accolades Wichita, the Heart of the Country, is featured in hundreds of articles each year, showcasing the largest city in Kansas’ allure as a leisure travel destination as well as a great place to hold a reunion, meeting, or other…

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