Accommodation July 06, 2016
9 Breathtaking Natural Retreats In Kansas Where Time Stands Still
Are you craving a little one-on-one time with the great outdoors? Do you enjoy reconnecting with both yourself and mother nature from time-to-time? When I say “Four Seasons,” do you think of the different times of the year before thinking of the expensive hotel chain? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it is time to treat yourself to a night (or two) at one of these nine breathtaking Kansas natural retreats:
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. The Light Center (Baldwin City)
Located within 35 acres of serene wilderness,
The Light Center
offers a quiet space for Art and Permaculture education, Healing Touch therapy and classes, and so much more.
2. Rock Springs 4-H Center (Junction City)
Horseback riding, canoeing, archery, AND comfortable lodging?
Rock Springs 4-H Center
is like your childhood summer camp (only WAY more fun... and no curfew)!
3. Netherfield Natural Farm (Fontana)
I cannot say enough good things about
Netherfield Natural Farm
. From their self-sustained farm to the luxurious rooms to the incredible hospitality and food, literally anyone can find a way to rest and unwind at this unique Kansas bed & breakfast.
4. Chihowa Retreat Center Lake Lodge (Perry)
No matter the time of year, the
Chihowa Retreat Center
(which prides itself as being a "rustic retreat in the woods with all the conveniences of home") promises superior outdoor recreation opportunities and a calming place to rest at the end of each day.
5. Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve (Manhattan)
After seeing several beautiful pictures of the
Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve
, I can see why it is such a popular place for both weddings and family reunions.
6. Timber Lakes Camp & Retreat Center (Williamsburg)
Whether you stay for one night or an entire week,
promises a fun and memorable location for your next religious retreat.
7. Kansas District Retreat Center (Herington)
It has been nearly 6 1/2 years since my family last visited the
Kansas District Retreat Center
, but I will never forget the beautiful rooms or the jaw-dropping view of Lake Herington... it was truly relaxation at its finest.
8. Sophia Center (Atchison)
Sophia Center – A Benedictine Center for Spirituality
's mission statement says it all: "Grounded in the rich monastic tradition of prayer and hospitality, Sophia Center welcomes persons of all faiths who are searching for God, for peace, and for meaning in their lives through offerings which foster spiritual and personal growth."
9. Cedar Crest Lodge (Pleasanton)
Incredible scenery, to-die-for breakfast and dinner options, gorgeous rooms, and the friendliest hosts you will ever meet await you at the
Cedar Crest Lodge
, which was recently named a 2016 bedandbreakfast.com "Best B&B Breakfast" runner-up.
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