We admit it – even though we love Kansas, it’s not exactly the world’s most popular vacation destination. We’re pretty unappreciated by most of the rest of the country, often considered a flyover state with miles of flat plains, farmland, and not much else. Of course, anyone who’s actually been here knows that nothing could be further from the truth. There are plenty of great ideas for a weekend trip in the Sunflower State, whether you’re looking to visit some of the best small towns in Kansas or explore our state parks. One surprising place that we think is one of the best towns in Kansas is the city of Hays. It’s one of the largest cities in the quiet western portion of the state, which tends to have a little less going on than the bustling cities like Overland Park and Wichita towards our east.

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If you’re looking for the perfect place to stay in Hays, KS, we love this historic limestone apartment. It’s adorable and so close to all the area’s attractions!

There are so many amazing things to do in Hays that make it one of the best towns in Kansas. What are some of your favorite things to do in Kansas? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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What are some of the best small towns in Kansas?

One of the things that makes Kansas oh-so-special is just how many small towns dot our landscape. From our history-laden Main Streets to our small farming communities, you will find that there are so many great little towns here! Here are a few of our very favorites:

 

What are some of the most popular things to do in Kansas?

I think we'll all agree the Sunflower State is criminally underrated and there's no end to the fun you can have here. With amazing state parks, fun museums, and unique attractions, you'll never run out of things to do: