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10 Towns In The United States That Still Feel Like The Old West

By Dodge City CVB on June 28, 2023

Dodge City has been selected as one of the 10 Towns in the United States That Still Feel Like the Old West by TheTravel. Its charming blend of historical attractions, interactive experiences, and authentic cowboy heritage makes Dodge City a favored tourist destination, attracting visitors excited to experience its old-west appeal. The town continues to grow and evolve into a diverse and vibrant community fueled by agriculture and industry.

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Dodge City Named Best Old West Gunfighter Town

By Dodge City CVB on January 24, 2023

In 2020 the editors of True West magazine selected Dodge City as the winner of the Heritage Travel: Best Promotion of a Historic Place. In 2022 the Dodge City Trail of Fame was named the Heritage Travel: Best Historic Town Tour. In 2023 Dodge City was recognized as the Heritage Travel Reader’s Choice: Best Old West Gunfighter Town.



It takes a village of volunteers to put on a show at the Depot Theater

By Lissandra Villa | Boston Globe on October 27, 2022

At the Depot Theater here, a small army of volunteers was preparing to put on a show. It was the evening of Sept. 6 at one of the few dinner theaters hanging on in the country, and in a few days the curtain would rise on their production of “Steel Magnolias,” the beloved play about women’s friendships and resilience made famous by the movie starring Julia Roberts, Sally Field, and Dolly Parton.



A one-tank guide to summer fun: Art, culture and history from St. Louis to Dodge City

By the Kansas City Star on June 30, 2022

We have plenty of culture and history to check out this summer right here in Kansas City, with the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Truman Library, the National WWI Museum, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and much more...

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America the beautiful: 50 must-see landmarks that tell our national story.

By the Kerry J. Byrne | Fox News on June 29, 2022

So many great places — so little time. 

Skyrocketing gas prices have consumers looking twice at their fuel budget, yet Americans are determined to hit the road. Fuel costs may actually boost domestic tourism and 4th of July holiday travel plans, experts say. 

Car travel "will set a new record despite historically high gas prices with 42 million people hitting the road" this week for Independence Day vacations, according to AAA...

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25 Best Places to Visit in Kansas

By Vacation Idea on June 17, 2022

Situated right in the heart of the United States, Kansas is not only brimming with attractions to entice visitors, but is also perfectly situated as a springboard to the neighboring states of Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. Whatever itinerary you choose for exploring Kansas, you can be assured there will be something of interest for everyone. Here are the best places to visit in Kansas. Certain attractions may be temporarily closed or require advance reservations. Hours/availability may have changed...ReadMoreButton Opens in new window


11 Best Family Vacations in Kansas - That All Ages Love!

By Christina Rado | Family Destinations Guide on June 7, 2022

Need some help planning a family trip to Kansas? Searching for fun family vacation ideas in this state? Luckily for you, we’re featuring the best family vacations in Kansas to make your trip planning experience a breeze. From cheap family vacation destinations to family resorts, these suggestions are sure to fuel and satisfy your wanderlust. What’s more, we’re sharing a few expert travel tips to help you experience a vacation for the ages...

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10 Fun Things to do in Kansas with Kids on a Family Vacation

By Ann Anderson | Trekaroo on May 11, 2022

Are you heading to Kansas on a family vacation? Or maybe passing through on a big road trip? Fear not! There are lots of fun things to do in Kansas with kids!

“There’s no place like home.” Dorothy was the first to say it, but we’ve all repeated her quote when we experience that good-to-be-home-feeling. And, that is exactly why Kansas is wonderful; it feels like home whether you live here or not...

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Dodge City Named Most Charming Small Town in Kansas

By Dodge City CVB on April 6, 2022

Dodge City’s unique blend of historic charm and western aesthetic helped Trips to Discover to name the Most Charming Small Town in Kansas. In her article “The Most Charming Small Town in Every State,” Trips to Discover travel writer K.C. Dermody cited the colorful cast of characters, entertaining exhibits, and experiences as reasons that Dodge City tops her list in the state of Kansas...

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10 Best Places to Visit in Kansas

By Touropia on March 14, 2022

From a geographic point of view, Kansas is in the center of the United States. That’s just one of the many reasons, however, that Kansas is known as the Heart of America. The state of Kansas is a slice of Americana, boasting the scenery of the Great Plains along with plenty of history. 

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