Reserve your room - spend more time in Kansas: Bed/Breakfasts, Water Resort (Great Wolf Lodge, KC )
Motels, Hotels in: Abilene | Bonner Springs | Dodge City | Kansas City | Lansing
Leavenworth | Lenexa | Salina | Shawnee | Topeka | Wichita | more cities below

Kansas Sights Travel Page
What can we see and do in Kansas?
Pictures: * Slide Shows * Kansas * Kansas Sights * Things to Do in KS * More eCards * "Kansas Cam"
Sites to see: Village West (Kansas City KS) | Johnson County KS: Shawnee and Overland Park | Along the Santa Fe Trail
KS-MO Civil War sites | USA Lodging Reservations


Neighboring states travel, history, genealogy searches: * Missouri * Nebraska * Colorado * Oklahoma
School project help
Basic Kansas info
Ask and answer Kansas questsions at Yahoo Q&As
May, 2007: Greensburg tornado
Previous Kansas tornado info

Google Kansas news
Weather Forecasts
WeatherBug.com
Kansas Temperatures
Kansas Road conditions

INDEX
Airports
Books on KS
Bed&Breakfast
Boating
Camping
Cities-Towns
Destinations
Detours
Directions
Dogs
Events
Farming
Fishing
Fossils
General
Home on the Range, the song and its history
Horses
Kids
Lakes
Law
Lodging
Maps
Motels
Motorcycles
Movies-Videos
News
Parks
Pictures
Prairie
Racing
Research
Rivers
Roads
Scenes
Skies
Sports
Sports, water
Tornadoes
Town search
Trains
Weather
Wetlands
Wild West
Wildlife



How Kansas looks from Mars (May 2003)
Another view: Kansas from the Space Shuttle
Meanwhile, in Kansas skies
Films with Kansas ties
like Mars Attacks

Kiss the ground, and
eat some Kansas Dirt!
(a dessert recipe)
"Are we THERE yet?"
Kansas, "The Land of Ahs":
* For a Kansas travel packet, call 1-800-2KANSAS (1-800-252-6727)
* Kansas Travel and Tourism (travelks)
* Recreation and Travel in Kansas (accesskansas)
* More destination ideas, below

City and Town indexes:
Kansas Communities Kansas on the Net
Kansas Community Networks Kansas Heritage
Kansas Counties Kansas on the Net
Some Kansas towns with motels
* Kansas Bed & Breakfasts * Kansas camping


Directions: Where ARE we?
* Where In Kansas Is...? Kansas town search, from Kansas On The Net
* Kansas feature search
* Distance search: how far is it?
* Kansas town and state search, Google
* Kansas Locations, Yahoo!
* Kansas facts, history, more plus on-line maps
* Kansas tourist review, by Urban Hipster


Sleeping in Kansas: Motels, Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts by Town

- A -
ABILENE | ANDOVER | ARKANSAS CITY | ATCHISON

- B -
BAXTER SPRINGS | BEAUMONT | BELLEVILLE | BELOIT | BONNER SPRINGS

- C -
CHANUTE | CHAPMAN | COFFEYVILLE | COLBY | COLUMBUS | CONCORDIA | COTTONWOOD FALLS

- D -
DE SOTO | DODGE CITY

- E -
EL DORADO | ELLSWORTH | EMPORIA

- F -
FORT SCOTT

- G -
GARDEN CITY | GARDNER | GOODLAND | GREAT BEND | GREENSBURG

- H -
HAYS | HESSTON | HILLSBORO | HOLTON | HUTCHINSON

- I -
INDEPENDENCE | IOLA

- J -
JUNCTION CITY

- K -
KANSAS CITY

- L -
LANSING | LARNED | LAWRENCE | LEAVENWORTH | LEBO | LENEXA | LIBERAL

- M -
MANHATTAN | MARYSVILLE | MAYETTA | MCPHERSON | MEADE | MERRIAM

- N -
NEODESHA | NEWTON

- O -
OAKLEY | OBERLIN | OLATHE | OTTAWA | OVERLAND PARK

- P -
PAOLA | PARK CITY | PARSONS | PHILLIPSBURG | PITTSBURG | PRATT

- R -
RUSSELL

- S -
SALINA | SCOTT CITY | SHARON SPRINGS | SHAWNEE | SMITH CENTER | SOUTH HUTCHINSON

- T -
TOPEKA

- U -
ULYSSES

- V -
VALLEY CENTER

- W -
WAKEENEY | WAMEGO | WELLINGTON | WICHITA | WINFIELD
Check out Day Trips from any zip code.
Hints: try different directions and length of time.

Calendars of Events
* in Kansas - at the State Parks & lakes - Wichita - greater Kansas City

KS Bed & Breakfasts:
* Kansas Bed & Breakfast Association (1-888-857-4667)
* Kansas Bed and Breakfast Planner - over 8,000 Bed & Breakfasts worldwide.
* More Kansas B&B sites, plus a USA search

KS Camping:
* Kansas RV Parks KAN~RVT
* FreeCampgrounds
* Camp USA Com, search
* RV Camping, list
* Cottonwood Camping - near the Kansas Speedway, Bonner Springs
* Bourquin, Colby (I-70)
* Campground reviews
Some Kansas Cities,Towns:
* Bonner Springs: entertainment west of KC
* Cawker City: twine, anyone?
* Chanute: attractions
* Coffeeville: The Dalton's
* Council Grove: June, Wah-shun-gah Days
* Edwardsville: along the Kaw
* Garden City: Chamber of Commerce
* Independence: with the Little House on the Prairie
* Kansas City: not just a cow town
* Manhattan: K-State
* McFarland: west of Topeka
* Pratt: Hot and Cold?
* Salina: on I-70
* Wichita: old cow town?
* Santa Fe Trail CyberTour: towns along the Trail
Traveling with Kids:
* Kids Page: Things to do, by
Gunsmoke Campground in Dodge City

Traveling with Dogs:
* TravelDog.com

Traveling with Horses:
* TrailMonger * KS Mountain Bike Trails
* Thistle Hill B&B
, overnight stabling for horses, WaKeeney, I-70
* Horse Motels directory of horse sites on the internet
* Equestrian Vacations, worldwide
* Search KS horse trails
* KS horse and dog racing

Traveling via Motorcycle
* Motorcycle Events in Kansas or heading to South Dakota: Sturgis and Deadwood cams.

Kansas Maps
Request a free Kansas Getaway Guide, mailed

On-line Maps of Kansas
* American Discovery Trail across Kansas
* Atlas: Hammonds, 1910 with counties
* County name from abbreviation
* County map - clickable, genealogy and history info
* KS geology and more maps, below
* KS Government related maps
* KS Historic maps
* KS State Parks
* KS regions, Leisure & Sport Review
* DASC maps of Kansas
* National Park Service in KS
* Railroad map (pdf)
* Recreation areas in Kansas
* State map - cities and rivers

* Road Map Collectors of America
* Maps, Travel, and Locations
: travel guides, reservations, tickets, books, historic maps, more for other states
* Worldwide: National Geographic map searches

Kansas Economy
* Professions and resources
* KS Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Kansas Highways
Road conditions:
* Road maintenance & detour search, statewide
* I-70 - weather and road conditions
* Kansas Turnpike Authority

Mileage check:
* Mileage between Kansas cities
* Kansas Speed Trap Exchange

Kansas Cybertour: travel on-line along Kansas highways, with 2 clickable Kansas maps. Tours include links to local towns, counties, sights, history, and side trips along each highway. Some tours have eCards or pictures.

The CyberTour Highways currently include:
East-West: * 36 * 24 * I-70 * 56 * 54 * 166
North-South: * 83 * 183 * 135 * 81 * 77 * I-35 * KTA * 75 * 69

The National Road Route 40, runs E-W, with each Madonna of the Trail site
US 50 and 56 run E-SW along the old Santa Fe Trail
US 69,
eastern KS, runs N-S, including Route 66
I-70, central KS, runs E-W
US 83, western KS, runs N-S
US 160, southwestern Kansas
US 183, west central KS, runs N-S

Kansas Destinations
* Address searches for living people
* Biking Across Kansas each June
* Kansas Elderhostel seminars
* Flint Hills: Eureka, KS
* Kansas City- things to do: Cabela's, KS Speedway, T-bones, Great Wolf Lodge, Nebraska Furniture, more
* Milford Lake Wetlands Restoration Project
* Off Beat Attractions in Kansas (Roadside America Com)
* Lists of Kansas cities, towns, and highways
Trains
* USA Rail Sites
* Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
stereoviews, engravings, maps, and documents illustrating the history of the first transcontinental railroad.

Kansas Skies: Birds
-squawk 10 points for spoting a wild Jayhawk!
* Bird Watching: The Prairie Falcon
* Bird species list: Kansas Birds
* Bird checklists of Kansas
* Birdwatch List Key, Ernie Miller Park
* Kansas Birding and Nature Links
* Stockman's Private Hunt: pheasant and goose hunting
* More bird links
* The KSBIRD-L (Birds & Their Habitats in Kansas) email list. To join, email LISTSERV@KSUVM.KSU.EDU
with the message: subscribe KSBIRD-L (your name)

Kansas Wild Life
* KS Dept of Wild Life & Parks
* KS State Parks
* Wildlife Diversity
* Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge
* Kansas Hunting
* Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, lizards, snakes, turtles

Kansas Boating, Fishing
* Kansas Fishing
* Kansas Paddler: Kansas Canoe Association
(KCA)

Kansas Skies: Moon Watch
Lunar Occultations:
* Lunar & Planetary Observatory (Robinson)
* Moon Phase

* Astronomical applications
Kansas Rivers, Lakes
* KS streamflow and provisional stream conditions
* Maps
of KS lake & river access and rivers by county
* Flood watch plus historic flood peaks

Kansas Lakes & Reservoirs:
USGS updates | Clinton | Crawford | Hillsdale | Kanopolis | Milford | Perry (plus trails) | Pomona | Prairie Dog | Tuttle Creek | more ...

Kansas Rivers with map:
upper Arkansas, plus more on the Arkansas with history and map | Chikaskia | Cimarron | Kaw (Kansas) | Marais des Cygnes | Missouri (also: Lewis & Clark) | Neosho | Upper and lower Republican | Smokey Hill, Saline | Solomon | Verdigris | Walnut
KS Stream Teams school projects (list, map)
Kansas Skies:
Tornados
* Leavenworth Co 5/4/3
* Wyandotte Co 5/4/3
    * Tornado season, guest article, 5/3/3
    * Preparing for tornado
    * Storms crashed into moisture-laden winds, 5/4/3
    * Wy Co tornado
* Historic Tornados
* Kansas Tornado Chasers
* Tornado Project Online
* Facts and Figures
* Tornado Memories, 1965
* Tornado movies
* Tonganoxie, 2000

Mike Umscheid: Under the Meso:
Mike Under the Meso
Kansas Geology
* From Sea to Prairie - online book
* Geology of Western Kansas

Kansas Fossils
* PaleoSearch, Hays, KS
* Fick Fossil Museum, Oakley, KS
* Sternberg Museum
, Fort Hays, KS
* Natural History Museum, Lawrence, KS
* Oceans of Kansas: Fossils from the western interior sea
* Johnston Geology Museum, Emporia, KS
* Keystone Gallery: Fossil collectors

The Prairie, the Wetlands, the Parks ... oh, my!
* Great Plains Nature Center - a virtual tour
* The Haskell-Baker Wetlands
* Konza Prairie Information
* Little House on the Prairie (Website)
* National Park Service, Kansas
* Prairie Index, Kansas Heritage
* Tall Grass Prairie, Iowa, etc.
* Tall Grass Prairie Slide Show, Chinn
* Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
* Wild-Flowers (Lipe)

Kansas Photos

* Artists in Kansas, Kansas Heritage
* Historic Kansas Towns, KS Heritage
* Kansas, Shade of the Cottonwood
* Kansas Collection
* Kansas CountyCam
* Kansas People, Kansas Heritage
* Kansas Photo Tour, the Flatlander
* Old West Photograph Gallery
* Kansas Photos and Maps, Google

Kansas Farming

Photo provided by Sign Of The Time
Arcadia Antique Mall, Valley Falls, KS
Flatlander's Homepage
The Agricultural Hall of Fame,
I70-Bonner Springs exit
KS Dept of Agriculture
Agricultural Economics
(KState)
KS Dept of Agriculture
Kansas Sights eCards
Indexes:
* Kansas Topical Pictures & eCards
* USA Travel and History

Kansas eCards:
Things to Do in Kansas
Kansas Sights
Military history
Santa Fe Trail

Kansas Sports
Baseball:
* T-Bones, Northern League, Kansas City, KS
* Wichita Wranglers * KS ball teams
Golf:
* KS Golf Association
* KS Jr Golf Association
* Course directory
* Courses search
Racing:
* KS Speedway, NASCAR, Kansas City, KS
* Wichita Greyhound Park, Wichita, KS
* Woodlands Race Tracks, KC, KS (closed 2008)

Kansas Post cards

* eBay (search: kansas post card) and Playle have on-line auctions to browse, buy, or sell local KS histories, postcards, scrapbooks, books, collectables, etc.

Kansas Pictures
* 4th of July at the lake
* Argentine
* Baseball (2000)
* Bonner Springs
* Dog, Horse Racing
* Johnson County
* Kansas City
* Shawnee Prophet
* Wyandotte County
Basic Kansas Information
Kansas: Cities | Climate | Geology | Government | History | Maps | Rivers
Kansas
: facts and links (50 States.com)
Lowest point - highest point of Kansas
    State High Points (USA map)
    Kansas (picture & links)
Kansas Facts, History, Cities
KS Health & Environment
KS law and courts
Population search (from 1990 census)
Various State Flowers
More Kansas links
Kansas topics, U of Louisville
Geography, Topography, More
KS Seismicity - history of earthquakes

Maps and more maps:
* Physiological map of KS
Geological Survey
* Topography: Kansas Landform Atlas
* Feature search: county, town, river, cemetery, etc.

Trip Across Kansas: 6th grade on-line geography lesson
Homework Central
Kansas Day: lesson plans
Old West Kansas
Official Land Patent Property Records
Books on Kansas

Kansas Books
* Book lists: Travel Guides | Travel- United States | Kansas
* Kansas On-Line Bookstore
: free searches, plus Kansas, Santa Fe Trail books
* Free book searches
* Media
of the American West
book Tall Grass Prairie: Text and pictures show you the prairie up close. Amazon.com
book Wildflowers of the Tall Grass Prairie, The Upper Midwest, Amazon.com
book Little House on the Prairie, Amazon.com

Kansas Books: On-Line
Kansas Collection
* Book list

University of PA:
* Border Ruffian Code in Kansas,
* Defense of Kansas, Beecher
* Liberty, the Fair Maid of Kansas, image
* Crime Against Kansas, Sumner
* Voice of Kansas, Let the South Respond, Law and Order Party of Kansas Territory

AmDocs:
* An Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas
Movies with Kansas Ties
* Kansas in the Movies Washburn U
* Kansas Film Commission
* NOT filmed in Kansas: The Wizard of Oz 1939
* Northwest Kansas facts, including films
* From the 1980s: 80s Movies Gateway
Internet Movie DataBase: On a movie page, check the left column to click "filming locations"
    * filming locations in Kansas
    * filming location by film titles
    * TV shows filmed in Kansas
    * Actors born in Kansas (and ArKANSAS and KANSAS City, MO)

A Kansas Video Collection from Amazon.com Also search Barnes & Noble
Kansas: "Second only to Toto as the Sunflower State's top movie dog." Matt Dillon. 1988 Kansas Pacific (1953) Native Americans People of the Great Plains The Three Mesquiteers - The Kansas Terrors (1939)
Gordon Parks'
The Learning Tree
Growing up black, in Kansas. 1969
Abilene Town
Randolph Scott, Lloyd Bridges. 1946
Dodge City: Errol Flynn brings law and order to this Kansas town. 1939 Santa Fe Trail: Not historically accurate, but... Flynn, Havilland, Reagan. 1940
Dances with Wolves: begins at Ft. Hays. 1990 500 Nations: Roads Across the Plains Kevin Costner narrates, 1995 Sarah, Plain and Tall Glenn Close, 1991 Partners of the Plains "Hopalong Cassidy", 1938
Mars Attacks! Jack Nicholson, 1996 (K State notice) (the official web site Twister: Fury on the Plains documentary Tornado Chasers
2000
Twister Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton; 1996 with official web site
Gunsmoke, Vol. 1 James Arness, 1955 Gunsmoke, Vol. 1- Killer/Kitty's Outlaw James Arness Gunsmoke, Vol. 2- Pest Hole/Guitar James Arness Gunsmoke, Vol. 3- Sins of the Father James Arness

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