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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS Enhance your visit with an excursion to one of our

Symphony in the Flint Hills Get inspired at this annual concert by the Kansas City Symphony in the majestic Flint Hills. It is an experience that you’ll never forget. SYMPHONYINTHEFLINTHILLS.ORG

neighboring communities.

Chase County Chase County boasts the largest area of unspoiled tallgrass prairie remaining in the world. Find yourself in the untouched beauty of the Chase County Flint Hills. Chase County is home to the oldest operating courthouse in Kansas. 25 MINUTES WEST OF EMPORIA

Council Grove Celebrate Ranching Flint Hills Beef Fest is an annual celebration of the grass cattle industry for which the Flint Hills region is well known. Follow up with an evening of Ranch rodeo.

The Flint Hills Nature Trail is the seventh longest rail-trail in America, and the longest trail in Kansas. Great for cycling, hiking or horseback riding, trail heads are in Admire, Allen, Bushong, and Council Grove.

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Flint Hills Rodeo

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Beginning in 1937, the Flint Hills Rodeo is the oldest consecutive rodeo in the state of Kansas. This PRCA sanctioned event takes place in Strong City and includes a parade and dance.

Tour the rural community on the Flint Hills Quilt Trail and see traditional stars and various quilt patterns displayed on barns, homes, sheds and buildings throughout the Flint Hills.

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41 MINUTES NORTHWEST OF EMPORIA

madison Hidden Valley of the Flint Hills. Take a scenic country drive south from Emporia on Highway 99 to Greenwood County. 26 MINUTES SOUTH OF EMPORIA

Olpe This little town is well known for the Olpe Chicken House fried chicken and the annual Downhome Festival.

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Flint Hills Nature Trail

Explore the area Tour through the Flint Hills and discover unique locations with Prairie Earth Tours. Take a day trip to historic restaurants, breweries and wineries.

Experience a historic community and an authentic old trail town at the crossroads of the Sante Fe Trail and the Flint Hills Scenic Byway.

9 MINUTES SOUTH OF EMPORIA

PHOTO CREDIT: TALLGRASS PRAIRIE NATIONAL PRESERVE/courtesy TallGrass Prairie national Preserve. FLINT HILLS BEEF FEST/ courtesy The Emporia Gazette.

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Emporia Visitors Guide 2018  

Your official guide for exploring the home of the Dirty Kanza, and the best main street in America. Discover your adventure in Emporia, KS.

Emporia Visitors Guide 2018  

Your official guide for exploring the home of the Dirty Kanza, and the best main street in America. Discover your adventure in Emporia, KS.

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