Friday, June 1, 2012

Kansas Travel Information


Thinking of taking a drive through of Kansas?  Want to take a long family vacation?    Here are some interesting websites that will give you lots of Information on places to visit in Kansas to help make your summer travel plans more fun and eventful.

The first stop on your virtual tour of information on travel in Kansas would be the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.  Here you will find information on state parks, hunting fishing, and camping information.  You can even make park reservations, buy a hunting license, and much more

Request a beautiful Free Kansas Travel Guide by using the form on the linked page below.  This is a magazine style booklet with over a hundred pages packed with interesting information to help you choose the right trip for you.

The Kansas Turnpike Authority website has information about travel, cost of using the Turnpike, maps, etc.  If you can use the Turnpike on your trip you will travel a safe modern highway that has many conveniences along the way, including rest stops, restaurants, and Tourist Information centers. has a trip planner which lists sites to see, hotels, etc. that you can use to plan a trip.  It is part of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism website.

Travel Guides Free will give you a list of free guides for major Kansas cities such as Kansas City, Wichita, Emporia, Topeka, etc.

The Kansas Government website also has a lot of information of travel to and in Kansas.  This site lists various activities by categories, such as boating, what will list bodies of water, license information and laws and regulation on

Trip Advisor also has a section on visiting Kansas. 

Roadside America has a site that provides information on some of the more off beat things to see and do in Kansas.

Want a quiet trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city  the following site specializes in providing travel information to the rural side of Kansas.

The Kansas State Historical Society, located in Topeka is a great place to visit, their site has information on their Topeka location, but has a lot of historical information on Kansas and places in Kansas.

If you come through Topeka, don’t forget to stop by the Kansas State Capitol, the following web site will provide information on time that the capitol is open, and times for tours.

For road emergencies and road information,  look over this site for Kansas Highway Patrol for helpful information.  They also have a kids site.

Don’t forget to check the weather.  The NOAA site is a great site for checking out the daily weather and weekly forecasts.

Enjoy your summer vacation, and trip around Kansas!

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