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.

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.
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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.
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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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Best Midwest Family Vacations

Head for a sparkling lake, explore big-city science and nature museums, or enjoy hiking and biking in state parks. The Midwest delivers great family getaways in destinations like Branson, Missouri; Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota; the Black Hills of South Dakota; Traverse City, Michigan; Indianapolis and more. Check out two dozen of our top picks for family vacation destinations.
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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.
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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.
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20 Top Things to Do in Kansas

The Sunflower State blends rolling prairie, Western drama and city attractions. Top things to do include museums and a botanical garden in Wichita, the Flint Hills near Manhattan, and the Strataca salt mine in Hutchinson.
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Scenic Drives in Kansas

Kansas highways and byways take travelers to historic sites, breathtaking river views, small towns and more.
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Rocky Kansas High

On a road trip across Kansas, inspiring terrain hides just a short detour off I-70. Many of Kansas' most scenic sites—Monument Rocks, Castle Rock, Mushroom Rock, Rock City, Kanopolis State Park and more—lie within 30 miles of the interstate, the busiest east-west route in the state.