9 Hidden Gems to Discover in Kansas on Your Christmas Vacation


Kansas is more than just flat land and wheat fields. It has many hidden gems that are worth discovering.

Monument Rocks are towering limestone formations that rise from the prairie. They are also known as the Chalk Pyramids.

Monument Rocks 


Coronado Heights Castle is a stone structure that commemorates the Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado. 

Coronado Heights Castle 


Strataca is an underground salt museum that takes you 650 feet below the surface.



Rock City is a park that features over 200 giant spherical rocks. Some of them are as big as houses.

Rock City


The Big Well Museum is home to the world’s largest hand-dug well. It is 109 feet deep and 32 feet wide. 

The Big Well Museum 


Truckhenge is a quirky art installation that features six trucks and a bus sticking out of the ground. 



Oz Museum is a tribute to the Wizard of Oz and its creator, L. Frank Baum. 

Oz Museum


C.W. Parker Carousel Museum is dedicated to the life and work of the “Carnival King” who built over 1,000 carousels.

C.W. Parker Carousel Museum


Gypsum Hills are a scenic area of rolling hills, red cliffs, and gypsum deposits. 

Gypsum Hills


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