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Southwest Kansas: For the Legendary

Let your spirit roam freely across Great Plains history in Leoti, prairie art in Scott City, and cool water park waves in Liberal. The Wild West starts here. Follow the path of the pioneers at Cimarron National Grassland, home to the longest section of the Santa Fe National Historic Trail found on…

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Northeast Kansas: For the Spirited

Once the capital of the Kansas Territory, little Lecompton played a big role that led to the Union accepting Kansas as a free state. (Tours of Constitution Hall State Historic Site put you in the room where it happened.) Today’s capital of Topeka proves true freedom is an ongoing process. Case in…

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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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Southeast Kansas: For the Free

You’re Invited To A Land Of Free Spirits—Southeast Kansas, A Corner Of The State That’s Always Throwing Delightful Curves. Southeast Kansas is downright cool, and people are catching on. In 2022, The New York Times named Humboldt one of 52 Places for a Changed World, citing the work of A Bolder…

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