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Emporia, KS is the Future of Travel

National Travel and Tourism Week 2022 (May 1-7) spotlights the dynamic, innovative future of the U.S. travel industry. This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than…

Six Reasons to Visit a Small City

Many people wouldn’t think to visit a small city when planning a vacation. Oftentimes, all the wonderful aspects that small cities have to offer are overlooked because travelers are more…

A Jeeping Guide: The Flint Hills Surrounding Emporia

Emporia is known for its gravel cycling and disc golf, but do you know what is growing in popularity? Jeeping. Since the Flint Hills are located mostly west of Emporia…

The 2021 All Veterans Tribute Student Essay Contest Winners Are…

235 students in participating area schools submitted essays for this year’s All Veterans Tribute Student Essay Contest organized by Visit Emporia. The contest was held virtually for the second year…

Emporia Prepares to Honor Hometown Hero Killed in Action in 1943

The public is invited and encouraged to participate in honoring Private First Class (Pfc.) Glenn White who will be reunited with his family and returned to his hometown of Emporia,…

The Scoop on Halfway to Everywhere!

We’ve got the scoop on who’s playing when and where at the Halfway to Everywhere (H2E) music and arts festival this weekend! The event is Saturday, September 4, from noon…

Flint Hills Scavenger Hunt

The summer days get long, and a bit warm, this time of year. That certainly doesn’t keep us from riding here in the Gravel Capital. We simply find it is…

Emporia Fireworks Show: Updates

We have been receiving many calls and inquiries regarding the fireworks display that has historically been held at Emporia State University, here in Emporia, KS. We are happy to say…

Emporia’s First Annual Pride Pride

We had the chance to catch up with the Director of Emporia Community Action, Emily Velazquez to talk about a historic moment in Emporia history. This weekend the community will…

2021 UNBOUND Gravel Media

With the riders and spectators departed after last week’s UNBOUND Gravel event, the community is returning to some semblance of normal once again. However, the “digital dust” is far from…