The Best of the Flint Hills
The Flint Hills is one of the most photographed areas in Kansas and has also inspired many artists to capture its awe-inspiring beauty on canvas.
We'll travel on the Flint Hills Scenic Byway to the Tall grass Prairie National Preserve. Don't worry about long walks-we'll take a guided prairie bus tour. We'll leave in time for lunch at the historic 1880's Hays House in Council Grove.
After lunch, we'll head for the Geary County Historical Museum where you will explore and learn about the history of Geary County & Junction City. We'll see the historic C.L. Hoover Opera house known as the jewel of the prairie and take a back stage tour.
Retire for the evening after a good hearty meal
Travel to Fort Riley, home of the 1st Infantry Division - the Big Red One. You'll visit the US Cavalry Museum, 1st Infantry Division Museum and take in the 1st Territorial Capitol of Kansas where bleeding Kansas began.
Following lunch, we'll travel to the Milford Nature Center and Fish Hatchery. Here you'll learn all about Kansas' rich abundance and variety of wildlife and you'll see the state's only warm-water intensive culture fish hatchery.