Flint Hills Scenic Byway

Food & Drink

Discover great places to eat on the Flint Hills Scenic Byway. You'll find local diners, cafes, quick eats, and taverns throughout this scenic route! This byway is one to check out with great food and beautiful scenery. Notable stops include the Hays House Restaurant and Tavern, the oldest, continuously operated restaurant west of the Mississippi River and unique, local brews. 

Plan Your Road Trip


Discover the communities along the Flint Hills Byway

Points of Interest & Amenities

Discover the distinctive terrain of the Flint Hills and browse the many sites that showcase the area's artifacts, artwork and other…

Parks & Outdoor Adventure

Do you just need to plan a nature-filled getaway? Or are you ready to get out of the car and stretch your legs on your Flint Hills Scenic…

Kansas Byways

Gypsum Hills

Ancient floodplains, buttes, canyons, mesas and sinkholes are rare on the Great Plains. Yet, nestled in the Kansas grasslands is the Gypsum…

Frontier Military

Travel through time, visiting multiple forts along the Frontier Military Historic Byway.  Originally built to move soldiers and…

Wetlands & Wildlife

Along the byway, you'll encounter landscapes and communities shaped by the powerful forces of motion and change. You're entering a…

Western Vistas

Visit a rugged landscape on the culturally and visually fascinating route known as the Western Vistas Historic Byway. 

Glacial Hills

The Glacial Hills Scenic Byway gets its name from the rolling hills and rock-strewn valleys carved by ancient glaciers. 

Smoky Valley

Named for their hazy, blue appearance at sunrise and sunset, the Smoky Hills divide the more easterly mixed-grass prairie from the…

Post Rock

Over the Smoky Hills of weathered bedrock, the Post Rock Scenic Byway winds through fields, pastures and prairie.

Native Stone

Discover the natural beauty of the panoramic Native Stone Scenic Byway.

Route 66

Kansas' Historic Route 66 Byway offers opportunities for visitors to enjoy a variety of experiences to "get their own kicks…

Land & Sky

Travelers along the Land and Sky Scenic Byway have the opportunity to experience the Wallace Branch of the Great Western Cattle Trail, scale…