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Kansas City, Missouri

Concorde Nose

How did the front of a supersonic jet make its way to a display case in a Kansas City yard?
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Mauney House and Mine

The remains of the first public diamond mine in Arkansas.
Jet, Oklahoma

Great Salt Plains

This unique landscape is the only place in the world to dig for hourglass-selenite crystals.
Liberal, Kansas

International Pancake Day Hall of Fame

This museum was built to share the story of Liberal's singular pancake-flipping racing tradition.
Emporia, Kansas

National Memorial to Fallen Educators

In the aftermath of the murder of six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a memorial was constructed to remember all the teachers, administrators and staff who lost their lives.
Scott City, Kansas

El Cuartelejo

The ruins of the northernmost pueblo in the Americas tell the story of a mixing of native cultures.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Blue Springs Heritage Center

The largest spring in Northwest Arkansas is also home to a sprawling botanical gardens and a historically significant bluff.
Newton, Kansas

'Blue Sky Sculpture'

This vivid painted ceramic sculpture evokes the expansiveness of the prairie sky.
Liberal, Kansas

Mid-America Air Museum

A former Army airfield is home to one of the largest aviation museums in America.
Liberal, Kansas

Mighty Samson of the Cimarron

Raised high above the Cimarron River, this 1,268-foot rail bridge followed a half-century of trainwrecks, bridge collapses, and an abandoned town.
Little Flock, Arkansas

War Eagle Cavern

One of the oldest show caves in Arkansas.
North, Arkansas

Cosmic Cavern

The warmest cave in the Ozarks features two seemingly bottomless lakes.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma National Stockyards

The largest cattle market on earth holds live auctions open to the public every week.
Sponsored by Visit Oklahoma City
Lucas, Kansas

World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate

Kansas's Grassroots Art Capital welcomes visitors to Lucas through its very own World's Largest Thing.
Kansas City, Missouri

Goin’ To Kansas City Plaza

This classic Kansas City song reference is the place for anyone who wants to stand at the corner of 12th Street and Vine.
Lakeside, Colorado

Lakeside Amusement Park

One of the oldest continuously operating amusement parks in the U.S. is an open-air museum of Art Deco and neon lights.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Blue Dome

A Route 66 filling station that was designed to resemble the Hagia Sophia, and is now the symbol of an arts district.
Salina, Kansas

'Mural at the Mill'

Salina's eye-catching giant mural depicting children at play is painted atop a century-old mill elevator.
Fairplay, Colorado

South Park City

This open-air reconstruction of an Old West town, a cross between a theme park and a museum, provides an immersive historical experience.
Emporia, Kansas

All Veterans Memorial Park

A park to honor all U.S. Armed Forces veterans, and Emporia's status as the founding city of Veterans Day.
Caldwell, Kansas

'Ghost Riders of the Chisholm Trail'

A series of silhouettes that recall the great cattle drives of the 19th-century.
Ellinwood, Kansas

Wolf Hotel

This historic Ellinwood hotel is also home to underground tunnels that were a popular haunt during Prohibition.
Kensington, Kansas

'Home on the Range' Cabin

See the home and the range on which "Home on the Range" was arranged.
Guymon, Oklahoma

U.S. Route 412

Is this 47.7-mile stretch of highway the longest straight road in the United States?