Category: Kansas

Kansas: Historic Adobe Museum

Keltin and I took an afternoon to explore and our first stop was the Historic Adobe Museum in Ulysses, Kansas. This is a cute little museum that explores the history of the Grant County and the Santa Fe Trail. There are lots of arrow heads and barbed wire of the region. Fun fact where the

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Kansas: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park

In October of 2019 a new state park opened in Kansas: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park. I knew that we would be going to Kansas in later December and this new park was top on my list of places to visit. The day we had the chance to visit was so very windy. In theory

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Kansas: Flat Mountain Brewhouse

Keltin and I visited his family in Kansas for New Years and in the time there decided to have a few adventures. One of those was stopping by Flat Mountain Brewhouse for lunch and some tasty brews. The flight: Old Chicano Mexican Lager – Nice lighter beer, golden in color. Full of flavor with mild

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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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