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When I was growing up, I would hear people talk about how boring and flat Kansas was. A “fly-over State” is what it was called, and still called by some. I developed the same opinion for the most part....
Our family loves a good camping trip. While we have our favorite spot (like literally a favorite site, not just a favorite campground), we do like exploring more of what this area has to offer. With younger kids, we...
Experience the Grandeur at The Elms Hotel & Spa: An Iconic Destination for Over 130 Years With everything moms have been called to do over the last several months - working from home, e-learning, making back to school decisions, and...
Kansas has a new state park that has been well worth the wait! Little Jerusalem Badlands officially opened to the public in October 2019 and has been on my "to-hike" list ever since.   Located just 18 miles north of...
When people think about the Great Outdoors in Kansas, their minds automatically go to flat lands, wheat, and cows. And that's fair! We do have a lot of those things. What we don't often think of is the marine history...
I don’t know about you, but being quarantined has me jonesing for adventure — a picturesque landscape to visit and explore. I love the mountains, but living here in central Kansas, it’s pretty flat.  Luckily, there are several areas within...
Kansas summers are H-O-T, and what better way to stay cool than to splash around, take a dip in a local pool, or head to the beach! The Wichita area has some great lakes to explore with the family,...
Waterfalls in Kansas? Yes! There are waterfalls near Wichita. You may be surprised to hear there are many gorgeous waterfalls you can visit across the state. In fact, there are five that are two hours or less away from...
We are often asked for our favorite weekend getaways and day trips from Wichita, so we have compiled a list of suggestions straight from local moms. We love nothing more than to shake things up a bit by hopping...
I don’t know if it was the spring weather or the fact that we haven’t gone anywhere in almost a year, but I was itching for a little getaway. I didn’t want anything too crazy, because let’s be honest,...
This summer my husband, my 14-month-old, and I traveled to London for my little sister’s graduation. While our trip to London was anything but breezy (canceled flights, missed connections, trying to entertain a sleepy but overstimulated toddler in airports, and...
Our Accommodations in OKC: Both chic and cheeky, the 21c Museum Hotel was a perfect hotel for our family weekend. Built in an old Ford Motor Company assembly plant, 21c OKC features gorgeous rooms with thoughtful details - hello, high...
Once upon a time, an infant, a toddler, and their parents contracted Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease while vacationing in a remote-ish cabin in the Rocky Mountains. It was utterly miserable, and the matriarch decided never again to travel...
When I moved to Wichita in 2002 to attend Wichita State University (Go Shox!) I heard over and over again “Really Wichita?”  Now that I have lived here almost as long as I have lived anywhere else I can...

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Things to Do in Wichita with Kids | MARCH 2021

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Things to Do in Wichita this Month - March 2021 No matter the season, there are always fun things to in Wichita with kids (and...