11 Legitimate Signs That You Grew Up In Kansas

Do you ever see something and get that warm, at-home feeling from the past? Whether it was the State Fair, or Joyland, or chili cook-offs, there’s always something that was so ingrained into your childhood, you’ll never forget it. No matter where you grew up in Kansas, there’s always that event or piece of yourself that’s just so linked to your state, you’ll always find someone else with the same memory. There’s plenty of things we all did, but these 11 are picked right out of Kansas childhood life. How many do you have in common?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more “just Kansas” things, check out this list of classic meals our Kansas mamas use to make us. It’s sure to take you back in time to when you were younger!