For the ultimate Midwestern experience, visit Cottonwood Falls in Kansas. Based in Chase County, Cottonwood Falls is a small city with a population of approximately 1,000 residents. Along with its size, Cottonwood Falls is based in the Flint Hills which are in the Great Plains.

Aside from its size and location along the Cottonwood River, you’ll know you’re in the Midwest once you pull up to Cottonwood Falls downtown area. This is due to the town courthouse overlooking the quaint street lined with local shops. Read on to learn more if you’re curious to explore Cottonwood Falls when you’re in this part of Kansas.

If you’d like to make a day trip visiting the sites around Cottonwood Falls, drive about ten minutes to Tallgrass Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and explore more of the Great Plains in Kansas. Feel free to also take a look at Here Are The 10 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns In Kansas to learn more about other quintessential towns worth visiting when you’re in the Sunflower State.

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