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Welcome to Kansas

With its blend of scenic beauty, historical attractions and recreational facilities, Kansas offers the RVer adventures that rival those of Dorothy.

The Central Prairie region is a great place to start. Noteworthy attractions in Wichita, the state's largest city, include the Old Cowtown Museum, the Wichita Center for the Arts, the Indian Center Museum, the Sedgwick County Zoo, the Children's Museum of Wichita and Botanica, the Wichita Gardens.

The Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum in Arkansas City explains how 150,000 settlers raced into the Oklahoma Territory on September 16, 1893, to claim more than six million acres bought by the U.S. from the Cherokee Nation.

The Kauffman Museum in North Newton tells the story of the arrival of the Mennonites in the 1870s from Europe, their encounters with the prairie environment, and its peoples.

In Republic, Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site surrounds an excavated Pawnee earth lodge from the 1820s and features exhibits on the Pawnee Indi ans. Walk the interpretive trail that winds through the depressions marking other lodges in the area.