Kansas Mini Guide
Kansas is right at the heart of America
and many people only know this Great Plains state from the Wizard of Oz musical. Car rental in Wichita is the best way to get around Kansas as the state is full of huge open spaces and farmland that stretches as far as the eye can see. To go from Wichita to Kansas City for instance is about a three hour drive. Don’t even think about trying to see Kansas properly without a car as it is not possible.
Wichita is a hub for the production of aeroplanes such as the Cessna plane and the airbus. Wichita is also home to the Wichita Mid Continent Airport
, the only major airport in the state, which has connections with a large number of destinations via airlines such as Delta, US Airways and United Airlines. Wichita is the largest city in Kansas though the capital of Kansas is actually Topeka. Topeka has an excellent history museum where you can learn all there is to know about the history of Kansas.
Many Native American tribes used to live in Kansas and the state also played a pivotal part in the American civil war. Other cities of note in Kansas are Manhattan
which is home to Kansas State University and the city of Lawrence which is where Kansas University is located. You can get to Lawrence along the interstate 70 road, while state highway 10 connects with Kansa City.
Kansas - Monument Rocks Formations. One particularly cool city to visit is Dodge City which was a real Wild West outpost and worth seeing by driving along the US 50 road. If you are looking to try real Kansas cooking then go to the Wyandotte and Rosedale Barbecue houses in Kansas City. Bear in mind that many of the counties in Kansas are dry and do not serve on-premise liquor.