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Welcome to the USA’s Heartland States! Kansas and Oklahoma epitomise America’s heart and soul, where cowboys still tend their cattle and the spirit of the Old West still hangs in the air. If you’re looking for stunningly scenic wide-open landscapes and even wider smiles of welcome, this is the place to head for. Of course, there’s also the iconic Mother Road, Route 66, where more than 400 miles sit within these two states.

In Oklahoma, watch cowboys in action at rodeos and livestock auctions, explore one of their State Parks, or join a powwow held by one of the 39 Native American tribes headquartered there. In Kansas, you can follow the Santa Fe Trail, carved out by gold panners, fur trappers and settlers or visit Dodge City, once known as the ‘Wickedest Little City in the West’ – a pure definition of the West. Today, it’s like a living, breathing western movie.

If it's a taste of city life you crave - farm-to-fork food, eclectic music and world-class museums and art galleries - Kansas and Oklahoma will surprise and delight, from Oklahoma City to Kansas City; from Tulsa to Wichita.

 

Top 5 Experiences

  • Explore the Flint Hills and the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and learn more about Old Western and Native American history, as well as seeing local wildlife.
  • Home to the iconic Route 66, Oklahoma’s Route 66 Museum is just one of the many attractions and food joints you can stop at if you’re driving this famous road.
  • If you’re visiting Kansas your trip wouldn’t be complete without tasting its legendary BBQ food. Smoked meats, incredible steaks, pulled pork and more can be found in diners across the state.
  • Great Salt Plains State Park is famous for its 11,000 acres of white salt flats. It is the only place where hourglass-shaped selenite crystals form and, depending on the time of the year, visitors can try digging for them in designated areas.
  • When in cowboy country why not visit Oklahoma City’s National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The former Cowboy Hall of Fame is one of the state’s most loved attractions.
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