Tag: Travel Kansas

Kansas: Wagon Bed Springs National Historic Marker

While at the Historic Adobe Museum we learned about the Wagon Bed or Lower (Cimarron) Spring. This spring was used by those traveling along the Santa Fe Trail. Due to modern farming methods the spring itself has gone dry but you can visit the estimated location of the spring – as long as you don’t

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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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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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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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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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