Visitors’ Guide: What to See, Eat, and Do in Kansas

weekend entertainmentIt’s always a great time for an adventure! So why not take a trip around Kansas. Kansas is a state full of great food, culture, and of course, college sports.

If you’re interested in heading down to Kansas for a week or just a weekend getaway, there are some things you need to know such as where to eat, what to see, and what to do. Let’s take a look at a few of these Kansas necessities.

Where to Eat

From Kansas City to Withata, there are so many different places you can visit in the state for a quick bite or a full sit-down dinner. If you’re in the mood for some hearty grub including burgers and fries, check out The Burger Stand. The Burger Stand offers gourmet burgers all while using local, high-quality ingredients.

If a burger isn’t really your thing, consider stopping by the 715 Restaurant. This European cafe offers it’s guests Italian inspired dishes such as anchovy aioli and chimichurri. The atmosphere is elegant, while the menu is outstanding.

What to See

After you’ve filled your belly, it’s time to check out some of the must-sees. One of the most beautiful places in all of Kansas is the Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark. This monument can reach a tall as 70 feet in some places and has it’s famous “keyhole” hole in the middle. It’s the perfect place to take pictures and watch the sunrise or the sunset.

Another must-visit is the Mushroom Rock at Mushroom State Park. Formed through uneven erosion and weathering, the rock has taken shape as to what resembles a mushroom. It’s a great place for photos and the perfect thing to add to your travel Instagram.

What to Do

If you’re not thinking ‘college football’ or ‘college town fun’ when you think of Kansas, think again. During the 2017 season, The Kansas University Jayhawks scored an average of 32.25 points per game. So, it’s clear that the state has a good team. And along with a good team comes a good team fanbase.

If you’re looking for some weekend entertainment, going to a college basketball game is the perfect option. Not only will you subject yourself to some great weekend entertainment, but you will also involve yourself in the culture that is KU sports.

Whether you’re looking for something to see, something to eat, or some excellent weekend entertainment in the form of college basketball events, Kansas is the perfect place for you to find all of that, and then some.

Planning a Wedding? Here’s What to Know About Picking a Venue

planning a weddingIf you are in the middle of planning a wedding, chances are you’re feeling excited and overwhelmed all at once. There are so many details to plan that you may not know where to start. But one thing is for sure — you can’t plan anything unless you have your wedding venue all sorted!

Once you pick a wedding venue, you’ll be able to rest easy knowing the majority of your wedding plans are all working out. So here are some things that you should keep in mind when you’re picking out the right venue for your big day.

  • Size of the dance floor
    You don’t want your guests to stay in their seats all day simply because the dance floor is too small for everyone to have a good time. Make sure that the dance floor is a good enough size to really get everyone up off their feet.
  • Shuttle service
    Most venues offer a shuttle service if the venue is far away from your accommodation. But this can sometimes be too much, so it is best to invest in a luxury hotel for everything. This means that your guests will only have to go upstairs when they are done for the night and not have to worry about a thing.
  • Hotel rooms
    It most likely is possible to block off a group of rooms for your wedding guests to book through your name when you get married. This gives them an incentive to stay where the party is, and since 60% of all hotel guests report traveling for leisure, doing so will ensure they have a relaxing stay from start to finish.
  • Wedding decor
    While it may be tempting to pick your wedding colors or themes beforehand, your venue may have some limitations and restrictions on what they can offer. So ask them about different ideas and how they can be incorporated if you have something specific in mind.

Planning a wedding will go by without a hitch once you have the perfect venue. So simply follow these tips and you’ll be set to have your perfect dream day.