Travel Kansas' 6 Regions

Regions

Northwest

Take in the expansive, beautiful views. Northwest Kansas features no shortage of amazing photography opportunities and is home to the state’s highest elevation point!

North Central

The center of the state also features the exact center of the country! Explore presidential beginnings in the region where President Dwight D. Eisenhower grew up. Find lakes, trails, and endless opportunities to explore the natural beauty of the state.

Northeast

A historical hotspot. The North East region is home to the state’s beginnings. Visit the state capitol, taste Kansas City’s world-famous barbecue, and explore Kansas’ role in the Civil Rights Movement. 

Southwest

The original Wild West. The Southwest corner provides the opportunity to walk the same streets as famed lawman, Wyatt Earp, or hike 100-foot chalk formations (proof Kansas is not flat!). Find rich heritage in culture in a Kansas community that speaks 83 unique languages! 

South Central

See why Kansas is the Air Capital of the World or explore 650 feet below Earth's surface in an underground salt mine tour. South Central Kansas plays host to some of the state’s most iconic musical festivals.

Southeast

The world’s most famous talking tow truck is based on a truck found in the Southeast corner of Kansas. Hike the world's largest remaining prairie grass ecosystem in the Flint Hills before you judge the world-famous chicken wars.

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Cities

Cities in Kansas range from the major metropolitan areas to the nicest small towns you’ll ever visit. 

Things To Do

Kansas is full of places to visit, fun attractions, outdoor adventure spots, and delightful kids’ activities.

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