Northeast Kansas

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Stay at the historic Eldridge Hotel, Lawrence, Kansas

The historic Eldridge Hotel is the heart of Downtown Lawrence, Kansas, about 40 minutes west of Kansas City. Enjoy an outstanding experience with luxury suites in the Lawrence business district. Explore Lawrence sponsored my visit, but all opinions are mine. Roxie on the Road participates in affiliate programs, like Stay22. As an Amazon Associate, I […]

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Explore the Watkins Museum of History, Lawrence, KS

The gorgeous three-story red-brick Watkins National Bank Building stands out along Downtown Lawrence’s Massachusetts Street. Lawrence financier Jabez Bunting Wilson built one of the city’s finest Richardsonian Romanesque buildings as a marketing tool. The building later became the Watkins Community Museum of History and eventually the Watkins Museum of History. Explore Lawrence sponsored my visit,

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Best 10 things to do in Bonner Springs, Kansas

Bonner Springs sits in rolling hills beside the Kansas River. It’s the next Kansas Turnpike exit west of Kansas City. Its location gives citizens and visitors a break from urban living with all the Kansas City area amenities. Bonner Springs offers intriguing attractions, recreation, shopping, and entertainment. Enjoy a laid-back, friendly community in Bonner Springs.

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Find your marbles at Moon Marble in Bonner Springs

Moon Marble is a great place when you have lost your marbles and need to knuckle down to work. Moon Marble Company owner Bruce Breslow’s original business plan involved selling traditional toys and games in Bonner Springs, Kansas. He soon realized that those games required hard-to-find marble game pieces. Then, Breslow bought a jar of marbles

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Tour Historic Fort Leavenworth, Best Hometown in the Army

Fort Leavenworth, the Intellectual Center of the Army, is also its prison. Both are part of the fort’s fascinating history. Stories and historic sites, scenic overlooks, picnic areas, and an 18-hole golf course are all on this post. Explore these seven things at Fort Leavenworth for the perfect family day trip. Allow at least a

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Historic Lecompton, Kansas: The 15 best things to do

Lecompton says it’s the birthplace of the Civil War, where slavery began to die. That’s true. In this article, we will first discuss Lecompton’s significance and then explain what to do there. The American Civil War began before the shots were fired at Fort Sumter, South Carolina. Instead, Bleeding Kansas was the war’s first battlefield.

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15 Kansas Places to Find Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz describes the story of Dorothy, a little girl from rural Kansas, in the magical land of Oz. In the book’s and movie’s introductions, a tornado whisked her from her sepia-toned Kansas life into the Technicolor world of Oz.  Your Yellow Brick Road has arrived at the right destination if you’re seeking the

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11 best ways to visit John Brown in Osawatomie, Kansas

In the late 1850s, Bleeding Kansas dominated the nation’s headlines, often with John Brown’s name attached. Because Osawatomie’s most famous (or notorious) citizen caused much of the bleeding, he became known as “Osawatomie John Brown.”  No one man started the Civil War, but Brown fanned the flames that led to the war. Those sparks flew

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