17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Kansas

Kansas, also known as “The Sunflower State” and “The Wheat State”, offers some of the most beautiful and spectacular sights and places to visit! Just browse through these awesome pictures and be amazed by it’s beauty. Did you know the state has the longest railroad bridge, called the Rock Island Bridge.

Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark

Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark, Kansas

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Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark, Kansas

The Monument Rocks were one of the first landmarks to be declared a National Natural Landmark. The large chalk formations are impressive and unmissable, rising unexpectedly from the flat farmland surrounding them on all sides. They reach up to 70 ft in places and it is possible to see fossilized sea life embedded in the chalk. The famous ‘Keyhole’ is a large gap in one of the monuments and offers the perfect window on a setting Kansas sun. Afterwards, pay a visit to the nearby Keystone Gallery. The gallery describes itself as fully “off-the-grid”, generating its own power from solar and wind energy. Here you will find fossils on exhibit and for sale, alongside art and souvenirs, making it the perfect excursion for geology fans.

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17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Kansas:

North of Lyons, Kansas

  • Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark, Kansas: jwallacephoto
  • Mushroom Rock Mushroom Rock State Park, Ellsworth County, Kansas: flickr
  • Waterfall at Pillsbury Crossing, Riley County, Kansas: jnedreskyprairie
  • Drinkwater & Schriver Flour Mill, Cedar Point, Kansas: flickr
  • Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area: flickr
  • Wetlands near Lawrence, Kansas: flickr
  • Lake Scott State Park: flickr
  • Wichita, Kansas: midwestliving
  • The Sauer Castle in Kansas City, Kansas: roadtrippers
  • Waterfalls at the Geary County Lake near Junction City, Kansas: 500px
  • Chase State Fishing Lake: flickr
  • St Fidelis Church – Victoria, Kansas: flickr
  • Kansas Lavender Fields, Topeka: roadtrippers
  • Oxford Grist Mill, Oxford, Kansas: flickr
  • Nutterville – Kansas City: betterphoto
  • North of Lyons, Kansas: flickr