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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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Join Us For The Flint Hills Feast

A perfect summer evening under the stars in the heart of the Flint Hills, with a drink in hand and tastings of Kansas products in the other: Welcome to the first Flint Hills Feast! Join hosts Arturo & Wrenn Pacheco of Pacheco Beef and Lauren Grier of The Curious Plate for an unforgettable evening of…

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Flint Hills Forays

Get glimpses of a time when grasslands covered much of Kansas—and the continent "The unspoiled, nearly treeless expanses of the Flint Hills represent a natural beauty not found anywhere else." Photography by Blaine Moats Things To Do Feel the wind in your face and watch smoke from a prairie fire…

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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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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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These Hills Are Alive

In Kansas’ Flint Hills, venture into the famous prairie landscape and Kansas State University’s vibrant hometown. Defined by the sea of swaying bluestem, carpets of wildflowers, grazing bovines, and limestone outcroppings covering its undulating terrain, the Flint Hills region beckons nature lovers…

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Tips and Tricks for Photographing the Flint Hills

The Flint Hills are the subject of thousands of photographs each year. The Tallgrass Prairie that runs through Kansas is home to wildflowers, rolling hills, and endless skies, making it a photographers dream. Landscape photography is a fun and unique challenge so before you load up the camera bag…

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