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Countryaah: Provides a calendar of all 2020, 2021, and 2022 public
holidays for Kansas. On the site, you can see comprehensive list of national
business holidays that are celebrated within Kansas.
In Kansas, the old border state to the west of the USA, you can still live
the “Wild West” today and explore its rich history. Kansas also has a lot to
offer in terms of landscape: large forests, clear rivers and lakes and huge open
pastures. The Chisolm Cattle Trail, the Santa Fe Trail and the Oregon Trail take
you to historic locations such as Abiline and Dodge City, which once formed the
"Western Frontier". The legendary Route 66, “America's main street”, leads
through Oklahoma and is in better condition than any other state. Other
highlights in Kansas and Oklahoma are the cities of Wichita, Oklahoma City,
Kansas City and Dodge City.
Highlights in Kansas & Oklahoma
- Red Earth Indian Museum
- Route 66 Museum, Clinton
- Ouachita National Forest
- Eisenhower Center in Abilene
- Mid-America All Indian Center Museum
- Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita
- Flint Hills
- Kansas State Historical Society Museum
Cities & places
- Kansas City
- Oklahoma City
- Dodge City
- Stockyards City
Facts & Figures about Kansas
Area: 211,922 kmē
Capital: Topeka (approx. 127,679 pe)
Largest city: Wichita (approx. 344,284 EW)
Highest point: Mt. Sunflower (1,231 m)
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Native Sunflower
State tree: Cottonwood
State animal: The American Buffalo / Bison
Taxes: State Sales Tax: 5.3% + Local Taxes (max.3.0%)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CET -7 hours)
Maximum speed: Interstates outside cities 70 mph (approx.
112 kmh), within cities 65 mph (approx. 104 kmh), other roads 65 mph (approx.
Int. Airports: Kansas City
Festivals & Events in Kansas
Kansas hosts numerous events, concerts, festivals, and other events every
year that you shouldn't miss as a visitor. For you we have listed the most
important and most beautiful events that will enrich your vacation in Sunflower
Kansas State Fair
Hutchinson, September 6 - 15, 2019: Over 10 days, more than
350,000 people attend the largest event in Kansas with over 1,000
exhibitors. The agricultural fair is full of entertainment such as horse shows,
rides, artists and farmers with their proud animals.
Dodge City Days
Dodge City, annually in late July / early August: More than
100,000 people visit the 10-day Dodge City Days each year. Experience the
largest rodeo in Kansas, a western parade, a professional barbecue competition
and many more shows and activities.
Flint Hills Burning
Flint Hills, early to mid-April: Controlled fires are set in
one of the largest prairie areas in North America to protect the Flint
Hills. The spectacular fires are also increasingly visited and celebrated by
locals and holidaymakers.
Wild West Festival
Hays, July 3rd - 6th, 2019: At the Wild West Festival you
can expect a typical American folk festival with various games and competitions
and of course a huge firework display on July 4th, Independence Day. You will
also hear concerts by various American bands - from state to rock 'n' roll!
Council Groves, annually in mid-June: In the middle of the
Flint Hills, the Kaw Indians celebrate their culture every year. There are
concerts and shows on two stages, a parade leads over Main Street and numerous
other activities and stands let you get to know this people better.