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Get the 2018 Adventures & Day Trips issue now!

Posted on June 19th, by admin in Magazine, Outdoors, Places. No Comments

 

Every other year, we publish this special tourism issue to give Southeast Kansas readers ideas for places to go and things to do right in their own backyard — and this one is our best yet, packed with more than 150 ideas!

Southeast Kansas Living subscribers received the 68-page Adventures & Day Trips issue for free as part of their subscription. Looking for your own copy? Contact us to purchase a copy and have it shipped directly to you.

Southeast Kansas provides endless opportunities for discovery and fun. We hope you’ll use the Adventures & Day Trips issue as a guide to get out and explore this beautiful, historic corner of Kansas!


Spring 2017: “Thriving” Sneak Peek!

Posted on March 6th, by admin in Magazine, Organizations, Outdoors, Places. No Comments

Thriving
Thrive Allen County makes big strides for Southeast Kansas

You don’t have to search hard to see the impact Thrive Allen County has had in Iola.

There’s the new Allen County Regional Hospital, the soon-to-be-constructed grocery store in the heart of town, the bike sharrows painted in the streets. There’s the 7-plus-mile trail system on the south edge of the city, the Happy Tails Dog Park, and even the less-visible projects – like a pilot program to help public housing residents quit using tobacco to comply with new federal requirements.

Thrive Allen County either initiated or had a hand in every one of those projects – and they’re really just the tip of the iceberg…

Want to keep reading about Thrive Allen County? Check out the spring issue of Southeast Kansas Living, out now! It includes this story in its entirety, plus so much … Read More »


Spring 2016: “Outdoor Oasis” Sneak Peek!

Posted on March 3rd, by admin in Magazine, Outdoors. No Comments

Outdoor Oasis
Hunt, fish, explore, or kick back and relax at Timber Hills Lake Ranch

When you cross the gate into the ranch with one of the largest hunting preserves in the state of Kansas, it’s like entering another world.

A world where trophy elk and deer roam free. Where Civil War-era structures still stand. Where the views will take your breath away.

“We are the only place in Kansas that offers what we offer,” Aaron Gibson says. “There’s nowhere else like us.”

He’s talking about Timber Hills Lake Ranch in Mapleton, located around 20 miles northwest of Fort Scott and currently in its ninth year in operation. One of more than 100 hunting lodges in the state – including several premier locations in Southeast Kansas – Timber Hills sets itself apart from the pack, Gibson says, by offering adventure alongside its first-class hunting and … Read More »