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Top 10 Kansas items to put on your shopping list

Are you not quite finished with holiday shopping? Kansas has some serious shops to celebrate. Explore unique Kansas gifts and charming stories – in person or online. Give someone you love something special from Kansas. The Wheat State Wine Company began in 2008 when they planted their first vines on…

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Things to do this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend has now passed us, but check out our suggestions below to help plan your summer vacation in Kansas! Feel free to still utilize my road trip ideas and suggestions for finding epic outdoor activities. Outdoor Activities Kansas is a great destination for all outdoor enthusiasts…

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Supernatural Road Trip in Kansas

For fans of the CW show “Supernatural” the road so far has ventured quite a bit into the Sunflower State. And after 15 seasons, the Winchester brothers, of Lawrence, have hung up their machetes, put their salt into shakers instead of bulk canisters and pulled the jet black ’67 Chevy Impala into the…

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Ready-made Kansas Adventures

Plan Your Vacation! January 28 is National Plan Your Vacation Day, and while it might take more than a day to sort through all the options the beautiful state of Kansas offers, it marks the perfect occasion to get started! It's also the day before Kansas Day, which is when Kansans celebrate their…

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10 Places for a Quick Kansas Getaway

Ready to grab your kiddos and hit the road? 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 at Great Wolf Lodge, Kansas City’s premiere indoor waterpark…

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One Epic Trail. Two Hundred Years.

In 1821, Captain William Becknell and a party of five headed west from the Missouri River to trade mules and horses and to hunt on the plains. They wound up in welcoming Santa Fe, eventually carving a 900-mile trade route that thousands of freighters, military troops, Native Americans and others…

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Free-Range Adventures in Southwest Kansas

Talk about wide-open spaces. The southwest quadrant of Kansas (22 counties) is no faux frontier—it’s the real deal. The region carries on the centuries-old legacy of explorers and pioneers who trekked its expanse. In 1865, when the U.S. Army established Fort Dodge along the Santa Fe Trail (near…

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Amazing Grains

Here in the nation’s top wheat-growing state, artisans in bakeries, breweries and distilleries skillfully transform the locally sourced amber grain (as well as other grain-based ingredients) into tasty products. BREAD Bonito Michoacan Bakery, Kansas City This crowd-pleasing Mexican bakery lines its…

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