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Country Travel Discoveries 2021-2022

Country Travel Discoveries 2022

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Kansas Horizons Discover the Rolling Hills and Charming People What's there to see in Kansas? Only a picturesque Swedish town adorned with custom made wooden "Dala" horses, an abundance of sunflower and wheat fields, an underground salt mine and so much more! Kansas is a slice of classic America with its rugged cowboy culture and sweeping prairies. We'll meet all kinds of people from a Cowboy Poet to a National Geographic Photographer who will regale you with stories of his travels. Walk with us through the tallgrass prairies and experience Kansas like you've never seen it before. Learn the art behind making candles at Waxman Candles Three 2022 Departures 7 DAYS • 12 MEALS 7 DAYS • 12 MEALS DAY 1—WELCOME TO THE HEART OF AMERICA Welcome to the "Sunflower State"! This evening, meet your fellow travelers and Discovery Director at our welcome reception at our Kansas City area hotel. DAY 2—SUBTROPOLIS/WORLD WAR I MUSEUM/WAXMAN CANDLES Start today with a guided tour of Subtropolis, the world's largest underground business complex. Sprawling over 6,000,000 square feet, this state of the art business center is home to over 55 companies and 2,000 employees! Then, head over to the World War I Museum, America's leading institution dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact. After lunch at the historic Eldridge hotel, Lawrence's own "Waxman" Bob & Deborah Werts show us all we need to know about the fine art of candle making at Waxman Candles. Tonight we stay in Topeka, KS. B, L DAY 3—TRAIN DEPOT/EVEL KNIEVEL/FLINT HILLS DISCOVERY CENTER Step back in time this morning at Topeka's Overland Park Train Depot. In period dress, Fred Harvey Girls will serve a one of a kind breakfast followed by a tour of the depot. Then, we speed things up as we head to the state-of-the-art Evel Knievel Museum showcasing an impressive collection of artifacts that belonged to the daredevil. Later, we will travel to the "Little Apple" also known as Manhattan, Kansas for a stop at the newly opened Dream Car Collection. Rev up your engines for a look at pristine classic cars including Sonny and Cher's matching 1966 Mustangs! Finally, we visit the Flint Hills Discovery Center that celebrates the history and culture of the surrounding Flint Hills and Tallgrass Prairie. B, L DAY 4—EISENHOWER PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY/LINDSBORG/DALA HORSES Today we visit President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Presidential Library & Museum at his boyhood home in Abeline. Then, ¡Ja! it's off to the quaint Swedish town, Lindsborg. This charming town offers an outstanding selection of Scandinavian arts and crafts. Next is Coronado Heights, where it's rumored that Francisco Válasquez de Coronado gave up his search for the seven cities of gold and returned home. We'll Hutchinson McPherson Manhattan Topeka Kansas City Paola Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Eisenhower Residential Museum Lindborg 1 1 1 1 1 1 KS First Night Last Night Overnight Highlight Tour Route 48 AUTHENTIC TRAVEL EXPERIENCES |

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