On the Road: Tulsa

In late September, Topeca Coffee hosted a Specialty Coffee Association qualifying coffee competition in Tulsa.  Since Andy was planning on helping out with the competition, we decided it would make a great family mini-vacation.  And we were right! The Oklahoma Aquarium was our first stop on Saturday morning.  It was fantastic.  I was skeptical that an … More On the Road: Tulsa

County #7: Comanche

Comanche County was next on our list.  We hit the county seat, the town of Coldwater, hungry and hot.  We quenched our thirst and hunger at this great pizza place called Dave’s Pizza Oven, which is right off of the main drag.  It was great!  The pizza was tasty and they had a room of … More County #7: Comanche

County # 2: Finney

Our second Kansas county on our county quest was Finney County. Garden City is located in Finney and has loads of fun things to do. We first hit Finnup Park and were delighted to see an old rocketship, similar to the one in Wichita’s Riverside Park, still in operation. The boys were so excited to … More County # 2: Finney

#126. College Hill Park

College Hill Park is our neighborhood park, and a delightful final spot for this adventure. Features: Playground Base: Sand Merry-Go-Round Swings Slides Pool Bathroom (near pool area) The pool is probably the nicest community pool in Wichita, and it was busy the evening we went.  The big difference we noticed, was that this was the … More #126. College Hill Park

#110. Boston Park

Boston Park is a large park in southeast Wichita near Woodlawn and Harry.  The rec center is home to some great learning activities ranging from athletic to every day skills like cooking.  It’s also host to Wichita Parks and Rec’s Specialty Camps for kids aged 6-13.  This year they had themed camps like Lego Mania, … More #110. Boston Park

#75. Orchard Park

We had a blast at Orchard Park in northwest Wichita! It has an unusual baseball diamond covered with a rubber surface.  After doing some research, I found that this field is called a "Miracle Field" and it is home to an amazing program for kids with special needs to play baseball.  There is a whole … More #75. Orchard Park