Category Archives: Kansas

23 Small Towns in Kansas for Tranquil Kansas Getaways

Horizontal photo of the old downtown area of Cottonwood Falls, KS with the courthouse at the end of the street (all logos edited out)

The state of Kansas has quite a few lovely small towns that you can visit as weekend getaways or you can combine a few to make a great Kansas road trip. Many are also reachable as day trips from larger Kansas cities like Topeka, Lawrence, Overland Park, Manhattan, and Salina. While there’s no one definitive […]

15 Best Beaches in Kansas for a Perfect Kansas Beach Getaway

Kansas - Sunset reflected in lake

Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in Kansas you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? And while, yes, during my years in Kansas I did go to the Gulf to […]

10 Fairytale Castles in Kansas You Should See at Least Once!

Kansas - Super Moon Rising Near Coronado Heights Castle

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Kansas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Kansas castles which you can find all over […]

The 10 National Parks in Kansas: Why & How to Visit Each One!

Kansas - Sunset at a historic limestone schoolhouse - Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

As the famous quote goes “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” This rings especially true in the modern world, where most lives revolve around urban settings and sitting in front of a desk. What better way to beat these indoor blues than by getting out and exploring the ten National […]

50 Inspirational Kansas Quotes for Kansas Instagram Captions & Statuses

USA - Kansas - Sunflower field in the Midwest in full bloom at sunset.

As a proud Jayhawk, I always love coming across a beautiful or inspirational quote about Kansas. Here are my favorite Kansas quotes that I’ve found so far. You can use them on social media and for Kansas Instagram captions, or you can just enjoy these beautiful words about this beautiful state! Can’t read now? Pin […]

The 22 Best Waterfalls in Kansas

Best Waterfalls in Kansas

Alcove Spring Waterfalls The waterfall in Alcove springs is one of the oldest in Kansas. The spring where the waterfall is located was named in 1846 by a member of the Donner party. Before the naming of the spring, it was already in use by people such as John Fremont in 1842 and Marcus Whitman […]

Best Scenic Drives in Kansas

Scenic Drives in Kansas

Kansas Scenic Drives Are you traveling through the beautiful state of Kansas? There is a plentiful amount of scenic routes to discover, so be sure to do your homework ahead of time so you know where you would like to spend your time in Kansas. You don’t want to miss what this lovely state has […]