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Interactive Santa Fe Trail: A Kansas Heritage and Kansas Sights page
| Traveling the trail now and through time | Exploring the Santa Fe Trail | Pictures | | Book Lists and Reviews |
| On-line books & history | Maps | People | On-line resources | Other trails, other stories |
How to join the Santa Fe Trail Associations and/or email group |
Exploring the trail? Check Day Trips from any zip code, then make reservations in
Bed and Breakfasts in Missouri and Santa Fe, NM

By state and city:

MO lodging: Franklin - Boonville (B&B) - Arrow Rock (B&B) - Lexington - Sibley - Independence - Kansas City
KS lodging: Overland Park - Gardner - Baldwin City - Burlingame - Council Grove - Herrington - McPherson - Great Bend - Larned - Dodge City - Cimarron - Garden City or Liberal
CO lodging: Lamar - La Junta - Trinidad OK motels: Guymon
NM lodging: Raton [some with free breakfast | swimming pool | hot tub ] - Cimarron - Springer - Las Vegas - Santa Fe B&Bs, hotels, inns, and motels

Santa Fe NM lodging with on-site

free breakfast | restaurant | hot tub | handicap accessable rooms | child care | pets welcome | swimming pool | tennis
* Bishops Lodge Resort and Spa, Santa Fe mountain resort with all day children's program (summer only), turn down service, and plush bath robes. Some rooms have outdoor area.

Prefer to fly? Check airline fares and schedules and car rentals in Santa Fe

Traveling With A Purpose

Timeline History of the Santa Fe Trail

Exploring the Santa Fe Trail On-Line

Santa Fe Trail Associations:

Chambers of Commerce, Historical Societies, Museums

  • Larned, KS 67550
  • Independence, MO

    Santa Fe Trail Recommended Book Lists

    Santa Fe Book Reviews

    On-line Books & History of the Santa Fe Trail


    Maps to buy from     Maps of CO | KS | MO | NM | OK | Santa Fe Trail

    On-Line Maps of the Santa Fe Trail:

    The trail in Kansas: Eastern trail | Central trail | Western trail |
    Local feature maps: Santa Fe Trail (GNIS) | Comprehensive map (SFTnet)
    Mexico recognized the Arkansas River as its northern border with the USA in 1819
    Search Current & Historical Maps

    Maps of the Santa Fe Trail in books:

    Claude-Rene DE WINTER, Belgian historian, suggested checking maps in the following books. (also see how to get inter-library book loans)

    People & Families along the Trail

    On-Line Email list, Newsgroups, Magazines, Maps, and Pictures

    Other Trails to Follow (see on-line maps)

    Historical Hookups with historical news (Guidon Books, Western Americana)

    American Discovery Trail | America's National Scenic Byways | American West transportation, rivers, trails | Appalachian Trail | The Virtual California Trail (OCTA) | Cherokee Trail | Chisolm Trail | Heritage Gateways (Mormon Trail) | The National Trust for Historic Preservation | Historic Sites on the Trail | Search for trails on the HistoryChannel | Kansas Historic Trails (Chinn & Laughead) | Mormon Pioneer Trail | National Parks | The National Road, US Route 40 (Brusca) | The Overland Trail and Trails West (Elizabeth Larson) | Pacific Crest Trail | * Wells Fargo (Pony Express, etc.) | ** Mining Co: US Trails | Lewis and Clark Trail:
    200 years: Lewis and Clark Trail | Lewis and Clark Trail | Oregon Trail:
    Oregon & California Trails Association (OCTA) | Santa Fe - Oregon - California Trails: Overland trails map (Isern) | The Donner party followed the Santa Fe Trail on their way to the Oregon trail and CA | The Donner party crossed the Kaw River and kept journals (1846). Book: Patty Reed's Doll
    Oregon Trail/California Trail/Independence Road,
    Oregon Trail - National Parks Service | Oregon Trail Online game from MECC | PBS: In Search of the Oregon Trail

    * Steven Madsen, at has information about the Spanish Trail. See his work, In Search of the Spanish Trail (Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, Inc.,1994), or E-Mail him.

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