Tag: Road Trip

Central Kansas: Road Trip Part II

After leaving Andale we headed south towards Wichita, Kansas with a particular goal in mind – to visit the Keeper of the Plains. This magnificent statue stands at the joining to the Little and Big Arkansas rivers. In the evening this massive statue is ringed in fire, we unfortunately did not get to see the

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Central Kansas: Road Trip Part I

Keltin and I had had a ton of fun exploring central Kansas but we wanted a few more adventures before getting home. Between a United States road atlas and a copy of The Kansas Guidebook 2 we mapped out our route home with some fun stops along the way. A GPS maybe able to tell

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Central Kansas: Carriage Crossing

If you want to know what sparked this most recent trip to Kansas it was the lure of the cinnamon rolls served at Carriage Crossing in Yoder, Kansas. As much of a myth a face sized cinnamon rolls may seem, these aren’t. What they are is delicious. I didn’t even order my own, I snagged

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Texas Tid-Bit

While looking through photos and journal entries wondering what I had that I could talk about while traveling is closed I came across these photos. On one of our many trips to and from Kansas we stopped at Collingsworth Pioneer Park. It sits about 40 minutes north of Childress, TX along highway 83. The best

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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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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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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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Weekend Wanderings: New Camera

Blog Signature

My boyfriend, Keltin, and I are currently in Kansas visiting his parents. While here we have several day trips planned; one is to Mount Capulin, Dodge City, Kansas and a short jaunt over to Colorado. Also in October we are going to the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For all of this and

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