We know Kansas is a big place, so we’ve broken it down into 6 easy-to-explore regions. From the landscape to the history and everything in-between, each region provides you with a unique experience just waiting to be explored. We’ve provided you with a few ideas to get you started on your Northwest region adventure. Happy adventuring!

Traveling to the Northwest region of Kansas is an expedition into the heart of the Great Plains. As one ventures into this region, the sweeping vistas of golden wheat fields and endless skies paint a picturesque scene. The area is marked by charming small towns, each possessing its own unique character and stories of the enduring legacy of the American frontier. Let your journey guide you here, the place that's perfect For the Curious.

Places to Stay

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Herzog Haus – Victoria, KS

Built in 1896, this charming Victoria home offers an idyllic escape for 6 guests. Situated across the street from the 'Cathedral of the Plains,’ and nearby Historic Hays, game hunting, fishing, and golfing, this location is sure to please everyone in your group! Originally built as the town's general store, this idyllic home perfectly blends historic detail with modern comfort for a unique and unforgettable experience.

LandMark Inn at the Historic Bank of Oberlin – Oberlin, KS

Experience the Victorian West in this beautifully restored 1886 bank. With 7 rooms furnished in Victorian period décor, this hotel has charm, warmth, and comfort. Step back in time and enjoy a feeling of another era without sacrificing modern conveniences.  During your stay enjoy fabulous food and desserts in The Teller Room Restaurant.

Herzog Haus

Built in 1896, this charming Victoria home offers an idyllic escape for 6 guests. Native limestone walls and hardwood floors furnish the…

Northwest Lodging

Beamer's Guide Service

Operating on over 30 miles of bottom ground in Northwest Kansas and South Central Nebraska for deer and turkey Hunting. Offering guided deer…

C2T Ranch and Campground

C2T Ranch is a working regenerative ranch located in the beautiful Saline River valley in northern Ellis County. We have a campground with…

Branded 5 Stable, LLC

Enjoy a peaceful stay at Branded 5 Stable Bunkhouse! Quiet country roads, horses and much more! The Bunkhouse is a 2nd story apartment…

Butterfield Trail Campground

Camp out in Russell Springs at the camp ground. There is no charge for primitive camping sites. 3 RV hookups available with electricity &…

Bellerive Game Farms LLC

Come to Bellerive Game Farms and enjoy the complete bird hunting experience. Whether you would like to hunt quail, pheasant, prairie…

Creek Side Resort

Welcome to Creek Side Resort, a new all-inclusive park that continues to offer our guests new amenities. We want you to feel like you have a…

Arrow B Hunting Lodge

Lodge has lodging and leased land available for avid hunters. Located next to Webster State Park, the lodge is right in the middle of the…

Ellis Lakeside Campground

Stop by for a convenient, refreshing stay and enjoy a peaceful night's rest on the well-shaded banks of Big Creek Lake. Located nine short…

Corner Cottage

Corner Cottage: Two bedrooms - one queen, one double shared bathroom fully equipped kitchen washer & dryer living room with cable tv towels…

Colby RV Park

Colby RV Park is located in Colby on the western plains of Kansas. The safe and quiet campground provides easy I-70 access with large, level…

Atwood Lions RV Park

Facilities include playground, showers, walking path and access to convenience stores and eating.

Dinkel RV Sites

Located near beautiful South Park which includes a walking path, basketball court, & playground. A short drive to Mt. Sunflower, the…

Blew Inn

Enjoy a night, a weekend, or an extended stay in a beautiful, 1906 Victorian 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home in Hoxie, KS. A short walk to…

Country Barn Loft B&B

Just southeast of WaKeeney, the Country Barn Loft B&B offers a relaxing getaway from fast-paced city life. The B&B is just a few miles off…

Buffalo Bill Park

Located just south of town by the grain elevators, this Buffalo Bill Park is most commonly used by campers. A gazebo and bathroom are both…

Butterfield Trail Bunkhouse

The Butterfield Trail Bunkhouse is a rustic retreat for the nature lover, history buff, hunter, or fishing enthusiast. It is also an ideal…

Country Corner Bed & Breakfast

The tourist, business traveler, or the romantic who prefers a quiet and home-like atmosphere will appreciate all the comforts in this…

Dining & Drinks

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Breakfast Spots

Oscar’s – Hoxie, KS

Oscar's of Hoxie offers great morning coffee and espresso, delicious confections, and lunch meals to rural western Kansas. The coffee shop even provides space and services for professional events and corporate catering. Look for the coffee shop with Oscar the Longhorn standing out front, you can’t miss it!

Sunshine Bakery – Oakley, KS

Sunshine Bakery is a cozy local gem, delighting patrons with a tempting array of freshly baked donuts and aromatic coffee. From classic glazed delights to Instagram-worthy donut creations, this charming spot welcomes everyone!

Oscar's

Oscar's coffee shop offers drinks, breakfast, and lunch for those needing a quick and tasty bite. Catering and event space are also available.

Sunshine Bakery

A local bakery featuring donuts and pastries, hot breakfast as well as specialty espresso drinks! Available for special orders and delivery…

Lunch Spots

The Elephant Bistro & Bar – Hoxie, KS

Located in one of the oldest buildings in Hoxie, The Elephant Bistro & Bar provides a unique and entertaining dining experience, unlike anything found in Northwest Kansas. Their menu draws from classic French techniques while incorporating cuisines across all cultures. They strive to create an unforgettable dining experience that you won’t want to miss out on!

The Brazen Bull – WaKeeney, KS

This family-owned restaurant is a casual and welcoming atmosphere with a bold take on amazing steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and salads. This location is open for lunch and dinner and offers a menu with something for everyone.

The Elephant Bistro & Bar

The journey of The Elephant began with a vision on a napkin and an appetite for a new experience. The pursuit of The Elephant is as large as the…

The Brazen Bull

Family-owned restaurant with bold take on steaks, burgers, sandwiches & salads. Open Mon-Sat for lunch & dinner. Located along I-70 Exit 127 next…

Dinner Spots

Gella’s Diner & lb. Brewing Co. – Hays, KS

This internationally award-winning microbrewery and restaurant is serving up homemade German inspired cuisine with a twist and ice-cold handcrafted brews! Located in the Chestnut Street District of downtown Hays, Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. offers a divine dining experience in a fun and authentic atmosphere!

Center Pivot Restaurant and Brewery – Quinter, KS

Center Pivot Restaurant and Brewery provides a delightful fusion of flavors and locally brewed craft beers. Offering a diverse drink menu featuring creative flavors like Cracked Black Pepper Cream Ale and Peaches & Cream, this brewery has something for everyone. This establishment invites patrons to enjoy delectable dishes paired with their signature brews, while enjoying the distinct charm of small-town Kansas hospitality.

Local Snack Place

Dairy King – Oakley, KS

Dairy King is a beloved local ice cream parlor known for serving up delicious frozen treats and classic American favorites. From creamy soft-serve ice cream to flavorful burgers and crispy fries, this nostalgic establishment delights visitors with its tasty menu and welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere.

Ray's Pharmacy & Q-Value – Quinter, KS

This nostalgic soda fountain has a classic feel while serving up traditional beverages like old-fashioned sodas, phosphates, ice cream sodas, and root beer floats. Visitors can enjoy a variety of flavorful syrups, hand-pumped seltzer water, and decadent ice cream concoctions, all served with a touch of vintage elegance, fostering an experience that transports you back to an era of delightful refreshments and community gatherings!

Dairy King

Burgers, chicken strips and sandwiches, hot dogs and corn dogs. Kids menu. Sundaes, malts, shakes, cyclones and slushes. Open Tuesday - Saturday…

Ray's Pharmacy & Q-Value

Small town pharmacy/variety store. We have a 30', 1904 bar and working soda fountain.We have cards, school/office supplies, hardware, gifts and…

Drinks (Coffee, Brewery, Winery)

Shiloh Vineyard – WaKeeney, KS

This family farm-turned vineyard is a fun and unique experience for guests! Try their premium wines in their renovated chicken coop or take a tour of the vineyard where they grow the very fruit that goes into their wines! The vineyard offers a delightful combination of exquisite wines, vineyard tours, and a charming ambiance, making it an idyllic destination for wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable tasting adventure in the plains of Western Kansas.

Fresh Seven Coffee – Saint Francis, KS

Fresh Seven Coffee is a cozy and inviting coffee shop offering a delightful array of artisanal coffee blends and delectable treats. This charming spot provides a perfect haven for locals and visitors alike to savor handcrafted coffee beverages and enjoy a relaxing break in the heart of the community.

Shiloh Vineyard & Winery

Shiloh Vineyard is a small family-owned winery founded in 2008 by Kirk & Treva Johnston in a quest to bring wine-making to the plains of Western…

Fresh Seven Coffee

Fresh traditional espresso bar, Roasted on site - Hand crafted Coffee and Cocktails - six days a week. Coffee is served from a renovated…

Northwest Food & Drinks

Attractions

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St. Francis Motorcycle Museum – St. Francis, KS

This haven for motorcycle enthusiasts showcases a captivating collection of vintage bikes and memorabilia. This museum pays homage to the rich history and evolution of motorcycles, featuring a diverse array of classic models, rare motorcycles, and displays that highlight the craftsmanship and innovation within the world of motorcycling.

Fort Wallace Museum – Wallace, KS

The Fort Wallace Museum stands as a testament to the frontier history of the region, preserving the legacy of Fort Wallace and the Old West. Showcasing artifacts, exhibits, and interactive displays, this museum offers a comprehensive look into the military history, pioneer life, and Native American heritage of the area.

Fort Wallace Museum

ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE! ROAD CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. Between Colorado State Line and KS 27, a stretch of US 40 is closed due to bridge…

Northwest Attractions

See More on 24: Nicodemus

The Nicodemus kiosk is visible from Hwy 24, located on the frontage road roadside park near signs for the Nicodemus National Historic Site…

Herndon Community Museum

Great look at small town rural America. This part of America is disappearing and museums like this offer a snapshot of what life was like…

Arikaree Breaks

The breaks are located on the extreme northern edge of Cheyenne County. This area of extremely rough terrain, with its deep ravines and…

Cooper Barn

The Cooper Barn is the largest barn in Kansas, measuring an impressive 66 feet wide, 114 feet long, and 48 feet high. In 1992, the Cooper…

Defiance Brewing Co. Taproom

A Craft Brewery located in Hays, KS that cans and kegs its handcrafted beer. Taproom Hours: Thursday 4-8pm, Friday 4-8pm, Saturday 3-8pm

Fort Hays State Historic Site

Established in 1867 to protect the construction workers who were building the Union Pacific Railroad. The original blockhouse, guardhouse…

Hays-Old West Sculptures

"Wild Bill Hickok", "The Lawman", "Buffalo Bill Cody" and other sculptures are on display in downtown Hays. Other sculptures created by…

Castle Rock

Thousands of years ago, this area was covered by a chalk ocean, which accounts for the chalk bluffs and beds. The chalk bluffs are still a…

Cheyenne County Museum

Inside the museum is a rich collection of Cheyenne County history. A most outstanding feature of the museum is a diorama, complete with…

Spirit of the Prairie Mom-ument

Pioneer statue 'Spirit of the Prairie'" by Charles Norton given to the County by citizens for Thomas County's Centennial on Courthouse lawn.

Keystone Gallery

Keystone Gallery is a combination museum, art gallery and gift shop. The museum section contains an extensive, scientific collection of…

North Pole Park

Visit the North Pole Park in Downtown WaKeeney year-round. WaKeeney has been known as "the Christmas City of the High Plains" since 1950…

Shiloh Vineyard & Winery

Shiloh Vineyard is a small family-owned winery founded in 2008 by Kirk & Treva Johnston in a quest to bring wine-making to the plains of…

Norton Aquatic Center

"2 water slides, 2 diving boards, zero depth entry, baby pool, lap pool, bath house, concession area and Red Cross certified swimming…

Buffalo Bill Bronze Sculpture

Did you know that world famous Buffalo Bill Cody earned the legendary title "Buffalo Bill" in this part of the country? The legendary…

Remington Statue Collection

Frederick Remington may be the most influential artist that specialized in capturing the sprit of the American West. His work is so…

Mount Sunflower

Where the prairie and the sky meet your eye. The highest point in Kansas, Mt. Sunflower is on privately owned land, but all visitors are…

Fort Bissell Museum

Visit Fort Bissell and step back into the 1870's when Phillips County had its humble beginnings and beyond. We showcase the Pioneer life in…

Graham County Auto and Art Museum

Graham County Auto & Art Museum is located at the intersection of Hwy 283 and Hwy 24 in Hill City, Kansas. We have cars from the 20's, 30's…

City of Woodston

Using the Kansas Sampler 8 Rural Cultural Elements to format their tales, the townspeople of each community have shared their stories…

Historic Churches of Ellis County

There are more historic German Catholic churches made of native limestone in Ellis County then any other county in Kansas. We invite you to…

Steever Water Park

The water park has large & kiddie pools, two slides, and other amenities including splash fountain, skate park, picnic shelters, tennis &…

C & R Railroad Museum

Visit an amazing 57 ft mountain range, with 0-scale trains chugging across 1200 ft of track, through the village to arrive at Union Station…

Hillman School

6th school district to be organized in Norton County. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hillmon in 1874. Dedicated as tourist attraction…

See More on 24: Bogue

Just a short distance south of Highway 24, between Nicodemus and Hill City, you will find Bogue. Unique WPA projects will catch your eye as…

National Weather Service

Weather predictions and forecast by latest Doppler System. One of five in Kansas. Call and arrange for tours, individual and group tours…

Norton County Historical Museum

1938 WPA Stone Library, Historical Society and Museum. The Museum has been housed in Norton's original Public Library since 1992. This…

Hays Aquatic Park

The modern water park features a lazy river, zero-entry kid pool, an eight-lane pool, two slides with plunge pools, and a concessions area.

See More on 24: Penokee

Penokee is found between Hill City and Morland. It is tiny, but its history is mighty. Include this kiosk on your quest to know Kansas…

City of Damar

The French settlers of Damar created a special town with a spectacular view over the prairie. Read the story of Damar as told by the people…

See More on 24: Hill City

Read the story of Hill City as told by the citizens of Hill City. This kiosk to kiosk trip through the Solomon Valley is a great family…

St. Francis Motorcycle Museum

The St. Francis Motorcycle Museum houses over 140 vintage motorcycles from over 48 manufacturers including ACE, Cleveland, Jefferson, Theim…

Fick Fossil and History Museum

The Fick Fossil & History Museum is home to many world-class fossils including the bones of the oldest documented mosasaur skull in the…

Codell Cyclone Day Memorial

This 15-foot tall Cyclone Sculpture is dedicated to the May 20th "Cyclone Day," a day when tornadoes struck the community of Codell in 1916…

Colby Aquatic Park

The Aquatic Park consists of a 7,838 sq. ft. leisure pool with a lazy river, zero depth entry, floatable walk area, family slide, speed…

Dane G Hansen Museum

Located in the very heart of Logan, KS. The Dane G Hansen Museum is host to a permanent art collection as well as traveling Smithsonian…

Ellis County Historical Society

Updates! We will be open 7 days a week through the summer but currently, the off-season hours are Mon – Thurs from 10am – 4pm…

Fort Wallace Museum

ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE! ROAD CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. Between Colorado State Line and KS 27, a stretch of US 40 is closed due to bridge…

Land & Sky Scenic Byway

Travelers along the Land and Sky Scenic Byway have the opportunity to experience the Wallace Branch of the Great Western Cattle Trail, scale…

F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jet

To promote the new Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney, former Mayor Deutscher began searching for items representative of each branch of…

St. Catherine Catholic Church

The St. Catherine Catholic Church (Spelled with an "e") is a beautiful cathedral located in Catharine, Kansas (Spelled with an "a"). Founded…

Byway Highlight

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Land and Sky

The Land and Sky Scenic Byway in Kansas spans over 88 miles through the heart of the state's beautiful landscape, showcasing the vast prairies, rolling hills, and captivating skies that define the region. This byway is the only one in the state that focuses on agriculture offering travelers an opportunity to experience the agricultural richness, historic sites, and the stunning open skies that Kansas is known for.

Western Vistas

The Western Vistas Historic Byway in Kansas traverses approximately 102 miles through the western region of the state, offering travelers a glimpse into the area's rich history, stunning landscapes, and cultural heritage. This scenic route winds through charming small towns, expansive prairies, and historic sites, including landmarks like Fort Wallace and the Butterfield Overland Despatch Stage Line, providing a captivating journey through the heart of the American Midwest.

Smoky Valley

The Smoky Valley Scenic Byway in Kansas extends approximately 60 miles through the picturesque Smoky Hill River Valley. This byway winds through charming towns like Lindsborg and Marquette, offering travelers scenic views of the river valley, sandstone bluffs, lush farmlands, and glimpses of Swedish heritage through art, architecture, and cultural sites along the route

Byways

Land & Sky

Travelers along the Land and Sky Scenic Byway have the opportunity to experience the Wallace Branch of the Great Western Cattle Trail, scale…

Western Vistas

Visit a rugged landscape on the culturally and visually fascinating route known as the Western Vistas Historic Byway. 

Smoky Valley

Named for their hazy, blue appearance at sunrise and sunset, the Smoky Hills divide the more easterly mixed-grass prairie from the…

History and Culture

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Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association – Bird City, KS

The Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association celebrates vintage machinery and agricultural heritage. Showcasing an impressive array of antique engines, tractors, farming equipment and toys just to name a few, in over 30 separate buildings on site. They host annual events throughout the year that offer interactive demonstrations and educational exhibits that bring the history of farming and machinery to life.

Fort Bissell Museum – Philipsburg, KS

Preserving the rich heritage of the region, Fort Bissell Museum offers visitors the ability to experience Phillips County in the 1870’s. The museum offers a glimpse into the area's frontier past, military history, and cultural evolution. With its diverse collections and engaging displays, the Fort Bissell Museum invites exploration and provides a fascinating insight into the heritage and development of Phillipsburg and its surrounding areas.

Fort Bissell Museum

Visit Fort Bissell and step back into the 1870's when Phillips County had its humble beginnings and beyond. We showcase the Pioneer life in our…

Northwest History

Ellis County Historical Society

Updates! We will be open 7 days a week through the summer but currently, the off-season hours are Mon – Thurs from 10am – 4pm…

Adobe House

Historical home constructed in 1892 and is the only known Adobe House sitting on its original site in Kansas. This earthen walled structure…

Emanuel Lutheran Church

The Emanuel Lutheran Church was established by early settlers from Sweden and was originally named Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Emanuel…

Cooper Barn

The Cooper Barn is the largest barn in Kansas, measuring an impressive 66 feet wide, 114 feet long, and 48 feet high. In 1992, the Cooper…

F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jet

To promote the new Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney, former Mayor Deutscher began searching for items representative of each branch of…

Boeing B-17F Crash Memorial

The first stone, which was erected in June of 2020, is in place to honor the six Army Air Force Personnel of 100th Bomb Group, 350th Bomb…

Boot Hill Cemetery

On the northeast corner of Fort and 18th stands a statue by Pete Felten known as "The Homesteader." The statue commemorates the first…

Cheyenne County Museum

Inside the museum is a rich collection of Cheyenne County history. A most outstanding feature of the museum is a diorama, complete with…

Buffalo Bill Bronze Sculpture

Did you know that world famous Buffalo Bill Cody earned the legendary title "Buffalo Bill" in this part of the country? The legendary…

Cherry Creek Encampment

A memorial to the Cheyenne Indians who survived the Sand Creek massacre, as well as to the last known male buffalo shot in the area. This…

Butterfield Trail Bunkhouse

The Butterfield Trail Bunkhouse is a rustic retreat for the nature lover, history buff, hunter, or fishing enthusiast. It is also an ideal…

Dane G Hansen Museum

Located in the very heart of Logan, KS. The Dane G Hansen Museum is host to a permanent art collection as well as traveling Smithsonian…

Butterfield Trail Museum

This 1887 two story renaissance-style structure of brick and stone with mansard roof was originally the Logan County Courthouse. Now it…

Agritourism

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C2T Ranch and Campground – Plainville, KS

Whether you are camping, exploring or both, C2T has plenty to offer! This site offers both electrical and primitive camping sites as well as two glamping tents. When you visit you can learn about regenerative agriculture and see some amazing historical sights! This location is a hiking lovers paradise with over 9 miles of trails throughout the rugged canyons and topside of the cliffs.

Wahlmeier Farms Vineyard – Jennings, KS

This charming destination in rural Kansas, offers a delightful taste of local winemaking. This family-owned vineyard cultivates a variety of grapes and produces a selection of sweet and dry wines, meads, jellies, and jams that showcase traditional Kansas flavors.

C2T Ranch and Campground

C2T Ranch is a working regenerative ranch located in the beautiful Saline River valley in northern Ellis County. We have a campground with both…

Wahlmeier Farms Vineyard

Wahlmeier Farms Vineyard LLC is a small family owned and run vineyard located South East of Jennings, KS. We are 5 miles South of 383 or 3 miles…

Agritourism in Northwest KS!

Branded 5 Stable, LLC

Enjoy a peaceful stay at Branded 5 Stable Bunkhouse! Quiet country roads, horses and much more! The Bunkhouse is a 2nd story apartment…

Bronwick Farms

Bronwick Farms Autumn Acres Pumpkin Festival is something you'll quickly want to make a family tradition. With activities for all ages to…

Butterfield Trail Bunkhouse

The Butterfield Trail Bunkhouse is a rustic retreat for the nature lover, history buff, hunter, or fishing enthusiast. It is also an ideal…

C2T Ranch and Campground

C2T Ranch is a working regenerative ranch located in the beautiful Saline River valley in northern Ellis County. We have a campground with…

Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch LLC

Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch, of Ellis, invites you to join them during the "HARVEST OF PUMPKINS" season. Open mid to late September through…

JL Bar Ranch

Surround yourself with nature where the sun shines brighter and quiet can be heard. From sunrise to sunset you are challenged to sight-in…

Midnight Ranch, LLC

Midnight Ranch, LLC is a large private home 7 miles north of Hays, Kansas having views of those stunning Kansas sunsets. The gorgeous rural…

More Than Pumpkins, LLC

ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE! ROAD CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. Between Colorado State Line and KS 27, a stretch of US 40 is closed due to bridge…

Pa's Pumpkin Patch

Pa's Pumpkin patch is a beautiful pumpkin patch that is open the last weekend of September and every following weekend in October. Come out…

Resurrection Vineyard

Resurrection is a small farm winery family operation. Our farm was settled in 1914 and currently the grandchildren are 5th generation family…

Shiloh Vineyard & Winery

Shiloh Vineyard is a small family-owned winery founded in 2008 by Kirk & Treva Johnston in a quest to bring wine-making to the plains of…

Spring Creek Guest House

Wake up to the soothing sounds of nature in the 3-bedroom guest house, nestled away in a quiet rural setting. The house can sleep up to 7…

T-Bar Ranch

Step back in time to the ambiance of an authentic working ranch established at the turn of the 20th century. The T-Bar is a 20,000 acre…

The Roost

THE ROOST is a 1930's limestone chicken house converted to a cabin. It is located 1/4 mile off a paved highway in Ellis County, Kansas on…

Voss Farms

Excellent whitetail and mule deer hunting on Bow Creek! Turkey, pheasant and quail also! Shoot steel targets or just experience rural farm…

Wahlmeier Farms Vineyard

Wahlmeier Farms Vineyard LLC is a small family owned and run vineyard located South East of Jennings, KS. We are 5 miles South of 383 or 3…

Parks and Nature

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Webster State Park - Reservoir and Wildlife Area – Stockton, KS

This picturesque destination boasts a tranquil reservoir perfect for fishing, boating, and swimming, while the surrounding wildlife area provides opportunities for birdwatching, hiking, and wildlife observation. With its scenic vistas, diverse habitats, and recreational offerings, Webster State Park is an idyllic spot for outdoor enthusiasts to unwind and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature.

Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park – Oakley, KS  

This geological wonder boasts stunning rock formations and unique landscapes. This natural gem offers visitors a chance to explore towering chalk rock formations, scenic trails, and captivating vistas, showcasing the rugged beauty of the Kansas prairie. With its breathtaking scenery and diverse ecological features, Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park provides an awe-inspiring experience for nature enthusiasts and hikers alike, inviting exploration and appreciation of its extraordinary geological formations.

Webster

Far from any sizable cities, many might consider Webster State Park “in the middle of nowhere.” Those who know the park will contend…

Parks & Nature

Annie Oakley Park

The Annie Oakley Park means family fun. The swimming pool offers slides and a separate kiddie pool. Enjoy the playground equipment, picnic…

Grainfield City Park

Grainfield City Park is fun for all ages! The park's newest feature is up-to-date playground equipment that the kids love! Parents can rest…

Hays ARC Park

The Accessible Recreation Complex provides safe, boundless play opportunities for individuals of all ages and all abilities in one…

Butterfield Hiking Trail

The Butterfield Hiking Trail provides an excellent opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty Western Kansas has to offer. The trail is…

Hays Parks

Hays has over 20 parks with a variety of amenities including baseball & soccer fields, basketball & volleyball courts, horseshoes, disc…

Elmwood Park

City of Norton Elmwood Park features three (3) lighted baseball fields, skate park, Disc golf course, picnic and playground facilities, ½…

Bertrand Park

Park memorial honors our local service men and women. There is a separate monument for each branch of the service, and a memorial dedicated…

Frontier Park

The area that surrounds Big Creek on the southwest edge of Hays at one time was part of the original Fort Hays U.S. Military Post. Frontier…

Dr. Howard Reynolds Nature Trail

This is the newest trail system of the various hiking and fitness trails in Hays. It was dedicated on August 13, 2011 with a ceremony that…

Buffalo Bill Park

Located just south of town by the grain elevators, this Buffalo Bill Park is most commonly used by campers. A gazebo and bathroom are both…

Golden Plains Walking Trail

A half-mile walking trail east of the elementary school provides an off-the-street paved area for community members to relax and exercise…

Cherry Creek Encampment

A memorial to the Cheyenne Indians who survived the Sand Creek massacre, as well as to the last known male buffalo shot in the area. This…

Arikaree Breaks

The breaks are located on the extreme northern edge of Cheyenne County. This area of extremely rough terrain, with its deep ravines and…

Chambers Park

Chambers Park is the oldest park in the City of Goodland. Picnic under a shelter and enjoy artwork by local artists. Artists have painted…

Castle Rock

Thousands of years ago, this area was covered by a chalk ocean, which accounts for the chalk bluffs and beds. The chalk bluffs are still a…

Creekside Park

Located by the new pool, Creekside Park has frisbee golf, a horseshoe pit, a RC race track, baseball diamonds, volleyball, playground and a…

Hays Bison Herd

Located on US-183 Alternate, four miles south of I-70 and directly across from Historic Fort Hays is a small herd of buffalo. The Frontier…

Goodland Topside Trails Project

Walk, run & disc golf! Topside Trail has a lot to do; from the dog park at the Van Gough, to frisbee golf at Steever Park. There is…

Old Czech Country Antiques & Primitives – Oberlin, KS

Old Czech Country Antiques & Primitives is a charming treasure trove of vintage finds and nostalgic pieces. This delightful antique shop offers a unique blend of antiques and hand-crafted primitives with a time-worn look. With its quaint charm and diverse selection, it's a haven for antique enthusiasts seeking rare and distinctive pieces.

Sunflowers and Silos – Hays, KS

This women’s and children’s boutique offers an immersive shopping experience that is both fun and unique to the area! Not only do they offer this season’s latest styles, but visitors can also participate in the build-your-own hat bar. Sunflower and Silos also offer the opportunity to rent "the silo" for hat parties, girls’ day out, bachelorette parties or birthday parties.

Sunflowers and Silos

Sunflowers and Silos is a women's and children's boutique with a hat bar! Sunflowers and Silos started out as a women's on-line boutique based…

Shop Northwest Kansas!

Midwest Gifts

The area's premier gift, registries & home decor destination, with a wide variety of products for all ages. A cozy hometown atmosphere…

Grinnell Community Market

3rd Saturday of the month 9 a.m. - 1 p.m at City Park All vendors welcome. Great variety! please call to reserve your booth. Bring your own…

Be Made

Be Made, Inc. can be found in Downtown Hays, KS. Items include accessories, stationery, bath and body essentials, kitchen supplies, home…

Oakley VFW Auxiliary Post 2981

Oakley VFW Post 2981 hosts monthly chicken fry dinner for the community as well as events throughout the year including craft shows, coin &…

Brant's Market - Plainville

Brant's Market is one of the oldest meat markets in the country, handcrafting bologna and sausages since 1922. Their specialty meats are…

Phillips County Farmers' Market

The Phillips County Farmers Market will be from 4-7pm on the second Tuesday of the month June through October on the square in downtown…

Ol' Depot

An old depot has been made into a beautiful antique and craft shop.

Downtown Hays Market

Downtown Hays Development Corporation (DHDC) is proud to offer an outdoor market in the heart of Downtown Hays. The market regularly opens…

Dollar General - Oakley

Groceries, snacks, household, beauty, clothes, cards, gifts. Hours: Open every day 8 am - 10 pm. Dollar General is found along the Western…

Downtown Goodland

We invite you to explore, experience and enjoy the unique shops and locally owned restaurants of Downtown Goodland where you will enjoy…

Barnwood and Bling

Western Style clothing with plenty of Bling. Purses, jewelry, home decor, backpacks, and so much more.

Hays Arts Center

The Center is the home of the Hays Arts Council, Kansas' first such organization. The gallery features many new exhibits throughout the…

American Implement John Deere

Everything John Deere! The store is packed with gifts, toys, clothes, mini tractors for the tykes. If you're looking for something for the…

Ponderosa Tree Farm

Wholesale Tree Farm and Nursery (Seasonal Pre-Cut Christmas Trees, Specially Ordered Evergreens, & Deciduous Trees in Stock for Sale to…

Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch LLC

Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch, of Ellis, invites you to join them during the "HARVEST OF PUMPKINS" season. Open mid to late September through…

Bigg E Meats

Stephen and Melissa Bigge purchased Warren’s Meat Market in April of 2022, in hopes of carrying on the tradition Warren and Arlene Wittman…

Oberlin Mercantile Company

Adjacent to the restored LandMark Inn at the Historic Bank of Oberlin, the Oberlin Mercantile was restored to resemble an 1886 mercantile…

Big Creek Crossing

Big Creek Crossing is you Northwest Kansas shopping destination containing JC Penney, Sephora, Gliks, Bath & Body Works, Famous Footwear…

Northglen Antiques

Northglen Antiques is your Scottish connection and source for antiques, arts and collectibles brought to you direct from Scotland. You will…

Moffet Drug Store

"A full-service Pharmacy with a unique gift section and antique soda fountain serving Coke products and coffee."

Dresser (The)

Ladies' clothing boutique for discerning women. Fashionable jewelry and accessories.

Goodland Carnegie Arts Center

Visitors to the Carnegie Arts Center are treated to a vibrant cultural experience. The center showcases a diverse range of art forms…

Gibson Health Mart Pharmacy

Gibson Health Mart Pharmacy has been located along Main Street in downtown WaKeeney since 1892 and has featured a soda fountain since the…

Centennial Plaza

Newly renovated and ready to provide you with what you are looking for is Centennial Plaza. Located right in the middle of Vine Street…

Defiance Brewing Co. Taproom

A Craft Brewery located in Hays, KS that cans and kegs its handcrafted beer. Taproom Hours: Thursday 4-8pm, Friday 4-8pm, Saturday 3-8pm

Oasis Travel Center

Complete travel center with gas, Baskin Robbins, Starbucks Coffee, Quizno's & Chester Fried Chicken. Also souvenir shopping as well as…

Goodland Open Air Market

Every Saturday morning during the summer , the citizens of Goodland gather to stock up on fresh, locally produced goods - they shop their…

Jamboree Liquor

Jamboree Liquor is located just outside of Jamboree Foods. There is a variety of liquor and beer just outside of the convenience of the…

Buffalo Bill Bronze Sculpture

Did you know that world famous Buffalo Bill Cody earned the legendary title "Buffalo Bill" in this part of the country? The legendary…

Domoney Furniture

This family-owned furniture store in Downs has all your furniture and home decor needs covered! Come in and enjoy their friendly customer…