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4 Day Kansas Road Trip Itinerary

It has always been my goal to travel to new places and share those experiences with my kids. Our first time in the Midwest, we decided to visit the beautiful state of Kansas! Kansas is truly underrated, and there is so much to see and explore. We took a 4-day road trip through the state, starting in…

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5 Freedom's Frontier Sites to Explore

Retrace the drama of freedom’s struggles and triumphs in the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. Spread across 29 Kansas counties (and 12 in our neighboring state to the east), more than 200 museums and heritage sites highlight their roles in the Kansas-Missouri Border War and the shaping of…

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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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Four Kansas Bison Burgers Worth Stopping for

Updated in 2020 from a 2016 blog byShae Blevins Bison is a Kansas staple, and Kansas restaurants across the state are cooking up this lean red meat for signature burgers. Find a bison burger on the menu at these four restaurants -- from the simple to the extravagantly topped and from the locally-sourced to the newest recipes…

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The Underground Railroad Network To Freedom

Kansas’ role in the fight for freedom is well established. The Bleeding Kansas moniker accurately describes the era in the state’s history where pro-slavery and abolitionist activists clashed. This time in the state was a predictor of the Civil War, showing that the decision to abolish slavery…

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