County #17: Scott

Scott City, the county seat of Scott County, has an amazing park: Patton Park (formerly City Park).  It features the Park on the Plains, a volunteer-built playland that was one of the best we’ve seen in Kansas so far.  It was amazing! Look at all this climbing equipment and rubber base! And they had a … More County #17: Scott

County #13: Russell

From Wilson, we headed north on the Post Rock Scenic Byway to Wilson Lake and State Park, a stunningly clear lake in north central Kansas. We started out at the Otoe Area and took the trail around the south side of the lake.   The trail runs through some amazing red sandstone cliffs with views … More County #13: Russell

County #12: Ellsworth

Wilson, in Ellsworth County, is the Czech Capital of Kansas. It’s also home to the World’s Largest Czech Egg: a lovely 7,000 pound, twenty foot tall hand-painted fiberglass egg. Its black, white, red and yellow design was striking against the wintry Kansas sky. The boys both thought it was pretty cool, and weird.  Sully thinks … More County #12: Ellsworth

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