Fans of modern art admire modern outdoor sculpture like this.

Kansas holds a place in folklore for is tales of the Old West as well as the adventure of its most beloved fictional character, Dorothy Gale, who petitioned the wizard for a chance to leave Oz to return to her beloved state. Find out more about her adventures as well of the exploits of some of the most adventuresome cowboys of the Old West.

Dodge City

Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City replicates Front Street circa 1876, a rough-and-tumble tour of the Old West. Find out more about Dodge City.

The Oz Museum

A visit to the Oz Museum is like stepping into the story, with witches, flying monkeys, and munchkin memorabilia. Read more about the Oz Museum.

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To learn more about family vacation destinations, see:

  • Family Vacations: Learn about hundreds of family vacations in destinations all over North America.
  • Kansas State Guide: Learn about Mobil Travel Guide-rated hotels and restaurants in Kansas, as well as other recreational activities.
  • Scenic Drives: For those who think that getting there is half the fun, we have compiled more than 100 of the most scenic drives throughout the country.