Tag Archive: 'tourism'
Posted on March 30, 2015 | No CommentsThe annual Trails Open House event will be held this year in Ottawa, Kansas, and will highlight the Prairie Spirit Trail and the Flint Hills Nature Trail, which meet in Ottawa.Posted on May 20, 2013 | No CommentsA few years ago, Steamboat Springs, Colorado set an ambitious goal: to become 'BikeTown USA'. Here's an in-depth look at their progress, and continuing challenges, towards reaching that goal.Posted on March 29, 2013 | 1 CommentKansas is moving forward on creating it's first official segment of the U.S. Bicycle Route System, on the Route 66 Historic Byway in southeastern Kansas. Here is a photo tour of the route as it stands today.Posted on March 19, 2013 | No CommentsA study reports that more than 20% of adults mountain bike, and that adventure tourism is the fastest growing sector in the tourism industry. Mountain biking is big business. Yes, even in Kansas.Posted on March 10, 2013 | 2 CommentsThe Travel Industry Association of Kansas has issued a report that challenges the Governor to add biking trails to every scenic and historic byway, and each historic trail through the state, which could have an huge impact on Kansas tourism.Posted on January 12, 2011 | No CommentsThe Flint Hills, that vast expanse of native tallgrass prairie in east-central Kansas, is a growing mecca for cyclists, and Emporia, which bills itself as the 'Front Porch to the Flint Hills', is planning to focus on cyclo-tourism in the coming year.