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Traveling Tips for Introverts

As an introvert, the idea of traveling can be an instant source of stress. Frequent excursions and immersion in crowds are not always pleasurable experiences for introverted people, to say the least. However, introverts stand to gain a lot from the experience of traveling, as they are inherently curious and thoughtful people, allowing them to…

Long Distance Cycling in the Flint Hills – the Basics

Are you ready to take your bike to the next level and try long distance cycling in the Flint Hills? Athletes like those who compete in the Dirty Kanza 200 aren’t the only cyclists who can enjoy the rewarding experience of long distance cycling. Anyone in good health is capable of rising to this challenge…

How to Live Like a Local while Traveling

Many travelers take trips to new places with the goal of living, eating, and enjoying life like a local. Authentic, local experiences are some of the best experiences any traveler can have. Giant tourist traps abound in big cities, but if you’re visiting a rural destination, how do you know where to find those authentic…

Event Professional? 5 Super Useful Chrome Extensions You Should Be Using to Grow Your Business

Do you follow the #EventProfs hashtag on Twitter? Are you always on the hunt for new tools you can integrate into your event management business? Whether you’re a wedding and party planner or a conference scheduler, it is imperative you stay up-to-date on the latest tools for your industry. From booking attendees and keynote speakers…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

4 Ways to Unplug Your Kids While on the Road

Are you dreading taking a road trip with your kids this summer? Don’t want your kids to just plug in to the screens and check out? Children have a harder time keeping themselves entertained on a long drive, and it can be a challenge for parents to keep the kids busy without resorting to just…