Category: Kansas

Weeked Wanderings: A Slow Drive Home

Sunset

This trip we didn’t drive from Dallas to Kansas. We actually flew to Amarillo before driving to Johnson. Typically it is a three hour drive between the two but not on the drive back to Amarillo. When we left Johnson it was 3℉ and there were three inches of snow on the ground. Despite the

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Weekend Wandering: Walking Through Johnson, Kansas

Johnson City, Kansas

Most of our stay in Kansas was really cold. However, the day we arrived was fairly warm and after hours in a vehicle I needed to stretch my legs. We were staying with his parents and while they were still at work we decided to take their corgi, Dawson, out for a walk. He was

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Weekend Wanderings: To Kansas

Keltin and I recently made a weekend trip up to Kansas for a good friend’s wedding. The wedding was beautiful and the reception was a blast. On the drive up I insisted that we stop to take pictures if we saw anything neat. Well, not 5 minutes later we came across these old buildings and

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Foodie Friday: Lavender Hot Chocolate

I have been out of town recently on some pretty awesome adventures that I can’t wait to share with all of you. So I haven’t had time to cook up a new recipe this week. Instead I’m going to share something to warm you right up on a cool fall day: Lavender Hot Chocolate. This

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Kansas: Final Thoughts

I absolutely loved visiting Kansas with Keltin.  We got to explore some really neat places within a couple hours drive and I got the chance to explore the town of Johnson itself more than I had in past trips. Besides the Stanton County Museum, one of my favorite places was The Old Store. This store used

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Road Tripping Fly Over States

Sunflowers and mountains

On our recent trip to Kansas and on our various little day trips we did a lot of driving. More driving than I would have been comfortable with at one time. That has slowly  changed over time but I’m still not the biggest fan. One of the things that makes long drives enjoyable is the

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Weekend Wanderings: Santa Fe Trail Tracks

On the way home from Dodge City, after exploring the Boot Hill Museum and relaxing with a beer at Dodge City Brewing we went on one more little side trip and stopped at a road side attraction. This attraction was the Santa Fe Trail Tracks. These tracks are ruts made in the earth by wagon

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Kansas: Boot Hill Museum

If you are traveling through Kansas and go through Dodge City make sure to stop in and check out the Boot Hill Museum. Yes, it can be a little touristy but it really does contain some great information especially in the People of the Plains portion of the museum that starts with exhibits on the

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Weekend Wanderings: Dodge City Brewing

Our adventure in Dodge City was supposed to start at the brewery but they didn’t open until later in the afternoon thus we went elsewhere for lunch. That’s alright though because after a few hours of wandering through the Boot Hill Museum a cold beer went down easy. I didn’t get to try much but

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Kansas: Stanton County Museum

Johnson City, Kansas

I’m going to take a break from Italy for a bit to tell you about my recent visit to Kansas and surrounding states. My boyfriend grew up in the small town of Johnson City, Kansas. Most city folks would consider it the middle of nowhere.The truth is though, you can find more desolate places. I’ve

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