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How to Honor Black History Month in Wichita, Kansas

February is Black History Month, and there are numerous ways to recognize the month throughout Kansas and in the state’s largest city, Wichita. The African American experience in Wichita, the Heart of the Country, is rich and worth exploring. People in the Heart of the Country are nice and…

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Seek Out Your Next Vacation in South Central Kansas

Are you seeking your next big vacation? Look no further, because South Central Kansas has all the attractions and amenities that you'll need for an epic getaway. This region of Kansas is home to the largest city, Wichita, along with beautiful landscapes that range from the Flint Hills to the Gypsum…

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Lift Your Spirits When Visiting Northeast Kansas

Northeast Kansas is loaded up with some of the most iconic attractions in the State. This is where visitors can explore the urban sprawl of the Kansas City Metro, historical landmarks in Lawrence and Topeka, and explore Atchison - the hometown of infamous aviator, Amelia Earhart! Whether you're here…

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Take an Adventure into Northwest Kansas

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…

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Make a Vacation Statement in Southwest Kansas

The Southwest region of Kansas beckons travelers with a blend of scenic beauty, history, and warm hospitality. Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of natural wonders, delve into the welcoming communities celebrating their heritage through local cuisine, festivals, and traditions, and experience the…

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Bleeding Kansas: A Tour of the War before the War

A small two-story wooden building, a grassy meadow, a quiet park, a wooded valley between hills; these spots today are relatively unassuming and even banal at first appearance, but there was a time when these places in rural Kansas were the center of national attention. I visited several major sites…

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The Storytellers of Southeast Kansas

Names you know. Names you should know. They saved and told the stories of Kansas, America, and the world. Memories from traveling across American pioneer country by covered wagon and growing up on a farm near Independence in 1869-70 inspired Laura Ingalls Wilder to write her original novel. The…

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Three Native American Historic Sites to Explore

Kansas is the homeland of a wide variety of native American tribes. For thousands of years, native tribes lived across the vast prairies passing down their traditions to each successive generation. Tribes such as the Pawnee, Osage, Kaw, Arapaho, Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita are just a few of the…

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