Archive for July 2017

Are You Ready to Visit Kansas? 3 Things You Have to Do

If you have been struggling to find the perfect destination for your next family trip, consider visiting the beautiful state of Kansas. Known for its wide open plains and brilliant sunflowers, Kansas tends to be forgotten as a tourist destination. There is much more to do in this state than simply dodging tornadoes, though. Whether…

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A History of Bicycles: From Penny Farthing to Ebike

As home to a large cycling community and the world’s most epic gravel cycling race, Emporia loves bicycles! Bicycles have had a colorful past since their ancient beginnings in the 15th century up to today. Take a ride with us and learn all about cycles, including the current trends here in Emporia. From Ancient Beginnings…

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5 Ways to Save Money When Traveling with Children

Traveling with children can be hard to budget. Children need extra care, planned activities and more baggage, which means more spending. Here are a few ways to cut costs and keep your travel expenses at a manageable level. Book in Advance Booking in advance is always a good idea but is particularly important for travel…

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Emporia CVB Offers 2nd Round of Tourism Grants

EMPORIA, Kansas, July, 5, 2017 – – The deadline for the second round of tourism grant applications is Tuesday, August 1. The Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Tourism Grant Program was established to enhance and strengthen the positive economic impact of the tourism industry on our community.  Limited funds are available and will be…

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5 Reasons To Become a Disc Golfer

Disc golf is one the fastest growing sports in the nation and has a huge following here in Emporia. If you’ve never played, it’s time to give it a try! In Emporia, you’ll meet plenty of other disc golf enthusiasts and you can get the best gear at Dynamic Discs. Here’s why you should get…

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