The Impromptu Wedding in the Flint Hills

The fun thing about being on the road is stumbling onto the unexpected. These moments can be highlights of any road trip. The impromptu wedding in the Flint Hills of Kansas was one of those times for us. While traveling west on I-70 we decided to stop at an overlook and watch the sunset. There […]

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Monument Rocks

Unlike anywhere else in Kansas that I know of, the Monument Rocks are chalk towers that rise imposingly from the otherwise flat prairie. Located about 25 miles south of Oakley on Highway 83 and a few miles east on a gravel road, the formations sit on private land. The public is welcome to visit the […]

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A Day on the Kansas Prairie

Last fall, Gail and I had a trip planned in Arkansas to hike and camp. The plans changed however due to poor weather conditions and we ended up on the Kansas prairie tour instead. The week we had planned to travel, there was a huge storm out of the gulf. The southern states all had […]

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