Kansas is one of the states of United States of America. It is the city of Great Plains and is nicknamed as the Heart of America as geographically it is situated in the center of the country. Kansas Destination is also surnamed as the Sunflower State. The people residing in Kansas Destination are called the people from the south wind as the name of the land means. The surface area of the state is quiet large, approximately 213, 283 km square. The capital city of Kansas is Topeka. Wichita is the city of Kansas that is highly populated when compared to the other city of Kansas.
Kansas is one of the most important agricultural states of United States of America. It is named as the first wheat producer of the country. The soil of the Kansas is very fertile and keeps some major oil reserves within it along with some important gas and rock salt. The industrial sector of Kansas is covered by machine tools and airplanes. It has around 9 commercial airports that are open for almost all private airplanes.
Native Americans who have been living in Kansas for more than thousands of years claim that the first Europeans visited the city in early 1600 and most of the communities in the state date back from the mid of 1880s. Though the real development of the city have started from the year 1850s, when some pro slavers had been residing in the city and new antislavery settlers have been flowing into the area. This period of the state has indulged a lot of violence and it turned out to be a cradle for civil war.
There are lot of great places to visit and the history of Kansas Destination is worth exploring as it gives a small insight into the American History.
Some of the major attractions of the state are as follows:
Kansas is a home for an appealing variety of historic buildings, museums and interesting sightseeing. While strolling through the city on your own you can visit the sights or also you can visit the same in a more organized manner through a particular channel. Kansas Destination gives an opportunity to all to take an advantage of the city attractions and the surroundings in both ways, - indoor as well as outdoor. Activities can include from a small picnic to an afternoon treat in a park or a technical hike, round golf or even more adventurous sport. There are lot in the city which will keep you busy.
Some famous attraction which are related the world history are worth seeing such as National World War Museum, Kaleidoscope or the Science City at Union Station etc. The visitors can enjoy both history as well as science.
Some yearly events in the city also invites the tourist, these events are Elvis Parade, Kansas City Spirit Festival and West 18th Street Fashion Show.
Kansas Destination is a safe land to visit except some ups and downs which are associated with almost all the tourist destination. It is situated in the Heart of America and is called the heart of the Americans.
|Topeka Coordinates: 39°03′21″N 95°41′22″W|
|Topeka Country||United States|
|Topeka Founded||December 5, 1854|
|Topeka Incorporated||February 14, 1857|
|- Mayor||Bill Bunten (R)|
|- City Manager||Norton Bonaparte Jr.|
|- City||57.0 sq mi (147.6 km2)|
|- Land||56.0 sq mi (145.1 km2)|
|- Water||1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)|
|Topeka Elevation||945 ft (288 m)|
|Topeka Population (2006)|
|- Density||2,180/sq mi (841.8/km2)|
|(Urban is Census 2000)|
|Topeka Time Zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|- Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Topeka ZIP Codes||66601-66612, 66614-66622, 66624-66626, 66628-66629, 66636-66637, 66642, 66647, 66652-66653, 66667, 66675, 66683, 66692, 66699|
|Topeka Area Code(s)||785|
|Topeka FIPS Code||20-71000|
|Topeka GNIS Feature ID||0485477|
|Hutchinson Coordinates: 38°3′56″N 97°55′25″W|
|Hutchinson Country||United States|
|- Total||21.2 sq mi (54.9 km2)|
|- Land||21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)|
|- Water||0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Hutchinson Elevation||1,535 ft (468 m)|
|Hutchinson Population (2000)|
|- Density||1,932.6/sq mi (746.2/km2)|
|Hutchinson Time Zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|- Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Hutchinson Area Code(s)||620|
|Hutchinson FIPS Code||20-33625|
|Hutchinson GNIS Feature ID||0477947|