Landscapes and lifestyles that hold true to their cowboy and pioneer heritage, big cities and small towns where you’ll find rich local flavors and genuine welcomes – authentic experiences and changes for discovery await in Kansas.
Immerse yourself in the world’s largest surviving tallgrass prairie near Junction City and Manhattan. At the Flint Hills Discovery Center, celebrate the history, culture, heritage and natural surroundings the Tallgrass Prairie. Then learn all about Kansas' rich abundance and variety of wildlife at the Milford Nature Center. Journey back in time on the Oregon, Santa Fe and other great trails West. Discover what role the Fort Scott National Historic Site played in the westward expansion. And don’t miss the opportunity to experience the cowboy way at places such as Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City and Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita. In the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area, you can find the roots of liberty and the legacies of some of our country’s greatest struggles, from the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War to school desegregation at the Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.
Detour off the interstate and sample some unique stops along the way such as the Kansas Underground Salt Museum in Hutchinson and the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays. Discover lively downtowns, like Salina’s Historic Lee District, where you’ll want to stop for from-scratch meals, and explore unique shops. For mega shopping, there’s The Legends at Village West in Kansas City. Four distinct seasons transform Kansas’ landscape, and opportunities come with each one. Experience why there’s no place like Kansas.
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