Flint Hills - South

An itinerary without boundaries; travel outside the lines. Whether it's a breathtaking vista you crave, historical tours, world class art or Kansas-inspired fine dining, this itinerary has something for you. 

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Emporia Listings

Bluestem Farm and Ranch Supply Inc.

(620) 342-5502 2611 W Hwy 50, Emporia Map it
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Serving the Flint Hills for over 50 years. Hardware, clothing, sporting goods, we've got it. Check out our jean wall with... Learn more

Radius Brewing Company

(620) 208-4677 610 Merchant St, Emporia Map it
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Located at 610 Merchant in beautiful downtown Emporia, KS, Radius Brewing Company is a full-service restaurant as well as the... Learn more

Red Rocks State Historic Site

(620) 342-2800 927 Exchange Street, Emporia Map it
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William Allen White rented this house from 1899 until he purchased it in 1901. It was his home for 45 years. The... Learn more

Sweet Granada, The

(620) 342-9600 803 Commercial Street, Emporia Map it
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A specialty sweets shop featuring handmade gourmet chocolates as well as other confections and gifts. They take pride in... Learn more

Council Grove Listings

Aldrich Apothecary

(620) 767-6731 115 W Main St, Council Grove Map it
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Memories of yesterday come alive in this historic full-line pharmacy: the original soda fountain still serves all the old... Learn more

Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park

6207675410 500 N Mission St, Council Grove Map it
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Site of the Last Kaw (Kanza) Indian Village in Kansas prior to forced removal of the tribe (for which Kansas is named) to... Learn more

Cottage House Bed & Breakfast

(620) 767-6828 25 N Neosho St, Council Grove Map it
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A trip to Council Grove, Kansas, and a stay at The Cottage House Hotel and Bed & Breakfast is a beautiful and captivating... Learn more

Hays House Restaurant & Tavern

(620) 767-5911 112 W Main St, Council Grove Map it
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First opened in 1857, you can enjoy fine dining in the oldest, continuously operated restaurant west of the Mississippi... Learn more

Kaw Mission State Historic Site

(620) 767-5410 500 N Mission, Council Grove Map it
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Start of the Historic Tour of Council Grove. Mission school for state's namesake tribe, the Kaw or Kansas. Interpretation of... Learn more

Terwilliger Home Historic Site

(620) 767-7986 803 W Main st, Council Grove Map it
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Built by Abraham and Mary Rawlinson in 1860-61, this stone home was the last house freighters passed going west when leaving... Learn more

Chase County Listings

Chase County Courthouse

(620) 273-8469 300 Pearl, Cottonwood Falls Map it

Built 1872-1873, this French Renaissance native limestone building is the oldest working courthouse in the state of Kansas.... Learn more

Flying W Ranch

620 274 4357 1515 G Rd, Cedar Point Map it
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The Flying W Ranch is a working cattle ranch that provides guest services to people wanting to experience the Flint Hills and... Learn more

Grand Central Hotel & Grill

(620) 273-6763 215 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls Map it
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Fine dining steak restaurant with full bar and wine list. Open daily except Sunday. Highly recommend reservations at all... Learn more

Matfield Station

(620) 953-2035 640 KS Hwy 177, Matfield Green Map it
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This beautifully renovated building formerly known as the Santa Fe "casitas" consists of three separate, comfortable,... Learn more

Salty Cow Mercantile

(620) 273-6381 322 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls Map it

For over 80 years, Jim Bell and Son in Cottonwood Falls has been the place where the cowboys and those who appreciate... Learn more

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

(620) 273-8494 2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City Map it
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Nearly 11,000 acres of wide open space, beautiful vistas, seasonal wildflowers, wildlife, bison herd, and plenty of... Learn more

El Dorado Listings

Coutts Museum of Art

(316) 321-1212 110 N Main, El Dorado Map it
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A fine art gallery with over 2,000 art objects by such artists as Renoir, Thomas Hart Benton and Frederic Remington. Beyond... Learn more

El Dorado Reservoir, State Park and Wildlife Area

(316) 321-7180 618 NE Bluestem Rd., El Dorado Map it
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Located 3 miles east of El Dorado on US-54 and 1 mile north

One of the top state parks in America based on... Learn more

Kansas Oil Museum

383 E Central, El Dorado Map it

The Flint Hills region is a fountain of energy flowing through the plants, animals and humans. Experience the ecological... Learn more

Kechi Listings

Karg Art Glass

(316) 744-2442 111 N Oliver, Kechi Map it
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Watch hand-blown art glass in a picturesque cedar and stone building in the heart of Kechi. Browse through the gift gallery... Learn more

Kansas Byways Listings

Flint Hills National Scenic Byway

(620) 767-5882 207 W. Main St., Council Grove Map it
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The Flint Hills National Scenic Byway provides a glimpse of where the West begins in the vistas of open spaces and... Learn more