Kansas

A stellar space center, the hometown of aviatrix Amelia Earhart and a wide-open prairie inspire a spirit of adventure in the Sunflower State. Travel to the Flint Hills, Wichita, Atchison, Leavenworth, Topeka, Lawrence, Kansas City and more great Kansas destinations.

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Former Dixie Chick Finds New Haven at Kansas Arboretum

A rural Kansas arboretum takes an unexpected star turn—and a drop-in visitor finds himself planting trees with a musical legend.

This Kansas Shoe Designer Is Living a Childhood Dream

Inspired by her Peruvian roots, a Kansas shoemaker fashions the snazzy shoes she never had.

This Kansas Farm Makes the Most of Berries and Goat Milk

At Elderslie Farm in Kechi, Kansas, delicious comes in two hues—the deep purple-black of fresh berries and the snowy white of goat milk. For a few precious weeks, you can taste them both.

The Best of What's New in Wichita

For decades, Wichita has built a reputation on aviation. Now restaurants, sleek shops and a major new ballpark are elevating Kansas’ biggest city.

12 Fun Things to Do in Salina, Kansas

An art-centric downtown, zoo and wildlife museum, and legendary hamburger joint are just a few of the reasons to visit Salina, Kansas.

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5 Great Reasons to Visit Lecompton, Kansas

Learn about history, take an art class and—if you visit during the holiday season—see the Midwest's largest indoor Christmas tree display. Lecompton may be small, with about 640 residents, but it has a lot to offer.

Back Road: Summiting Kansas

The state's highest point—4,039 feet above sea level—meets our writer's expectations: A metal sunflower sculpture. A mailbox with a guest book. And infinite pasture.

Top Things to Do in Wichita

Cowboys pushing cattle across the Kansas prairie longed for a view of Wichita on the horizon. Today, the city of 390,000 still makes a great stop. Check out our list of what to do, where to eat and where to stay.