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Taste of Kansas

Taste of Kansas 2018On our last Taste of Kansas, October 5-6, 2018, we traveled to South Central Kansas and explored oil, cattle barons, and flying high! Be watching for future trips!

Friday, October 5:

  • Kansas Oil Museum in El Dorado delving into the story of oil and gas
  • Greenwood Hotel in Eureka, a historic hotel associated with the oil and cattle industry, and enjoy a special snack
  • Beaumont Hotel, lunch at the historic fly-in restaurant
  • Augusta TheaterAugusta Theater, historic movie palace, featuring MovieTone News and popcorn
  • Kansas Aviation Museum in Wichita, exploring the connections between oil, gas, cattle, and aviation
  • Connie's Mexico Café in Wichita, dinner at this celebrity favorite

Saturday, October 6:

  • Keriel Dairy Barn in Whitewater, special tour of this third generation farm
  • Whitewater Falls FarmKarg Art Glass and Artisan Lane Shops in Kechi, featuring glass art and sculpture, quilters, weavers, and woodworkers
  • Stearman Field Bar and Grill in Benton, lunch at the popular airstrip
  • Whitewater Falls Stock Farm in Towanda, once a historic workhorse operation


Our annual bus trips, hosted by the Kansas Historical Society and the Kansas Historical Foundation, offer an insider's perspective into Kansas history. We take you behind the scenes to discover fascinating stories from our state's past.

See photos of our past trips.