Kansas Essential Info

Overview

No wonder Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz wanted to get back to Kansas so bad- it's one of the most scenic and serene states! Meander around some of Kansas's iconic prairies, stop by some old forts from Kansas's frontier days, and make sure everything's still up to date in Kansas City- and make sure to grab some of the city's signature KC BBQ.

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Best Time To Go

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Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Fun Facts

  1. The world famous fast-food chain of Pizza Hut restaurants opened its first store in Wichita, Kansas.
  2. Helium was discovered in 1905 at the University of Kansas.
  3. Dodge City, Kansas, is the windiest city in the United States, with an average wind speed of 14 mph.
  4. The Hugoton Gas Field in Kansas, is the largest natural gas field in the United States.
  5. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States, was from Abilene, Kansas.

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