The 2015 editions of the Kansas Travel Guide, Kansas Outdoors and Kansas State Parks, the official guides to experiencing the Sunflower State, are now available. Published by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), each publication is packed with stunning photographs, tips, information and brief descriptions of activities, events and places to experience. These new guides join the recently-released Kansas Byways Guide to give visitors plenty of ways to plan a Kansas experience – whether it’s a daytrip, weekend getaway or longer vacation.
The 2015 Kansas Travel Guide features more than 140 pages and highlights culinary trails of Kansas, fun and surprising facts about the state, hands-on science and natural history attractions and more. Readers can learn about a variety of Kansas destinations, activities and events and browse hundreds of listings for things to see and do and places to stay or eat. Subscribers to Kansas! magazine will find the travel guide bundled with the Spring edition of their magazine.
In Kansas Outdoors, readers will be treated to 54 pages of helpful information to plan an outdoor excursion in Kansas. An outdoor bucket list feature includes 15 suggestions for trips, activities and destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Also included are features about hiking in Kansas, bird-watching, Cobalt boats and “Remington,” the most accomplished dog in Kansas. As always, there are hundreds of resource listings for outdoor sights, trips, camping, hunting, hiking and fishing.
The 45-page Kansas State Parks guide brings readers information about each of the 26 Kansas state parks, complete with color photographs, suggestions for events and daytrips, brief descriptions of each park, lists of amenities and special notes about select parks. Information about park trails, activities, events, cabins and helpful resources is also included. Kansas State Parks will be bundled with future editions of Kansas Wildlife and Parks and KANSAS! magazines.
The guides are perfect complements to KDWPT’s two websites – TravelKS.com and KSOutdoors.com, so the right tool to help adventurers explore the state is within easy reach.
The guides are free and are available at KDWPT offices and state travel information centers. To request a travel, outdoor or byway guide, visit TravelKS.com and click on the Travel Guide photo at the top of the page. To request a state park guide or any of the other three guides, call 1-800-2Kansas (1-800-252-6727) or email [email protected] For digital and downloadable versions of the Kansas State Parks guide visit KSOutdoors.com, and then click on State Parks.