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Taste of Kansas

Taste of Kansas 2017Taste of Kansas, September 29-30, 2017, is now sold out. Contact us to be added to a waiting list. this trip features history, art, architecture, and curiosities!

The Kansas Historical Society and Kansas Historical Foundation host this unique road trip experience. We’ve been leading historical bus tours in Kansas since 2014 and our members can’t get enough!

Taste of Kansas North CentralStarting from Salina we’re headed to post rock country to see amazing geological sites, limestone buildings, stone cutter at work, examples of grassroots art, access to artist studios, and we’ll taste some of the traditional foods of the region. Come along with us for an insider’s view of north central Kansas!

Remember to take advantage of your member discount!

The early bird rate of $180 to members is available through August 30 ($260 nonmembers). Registration closes September 22, 2017, seats are limited. The program fees will cover your local transportation (by bus), all food, admission fees, tour guides, and performances. Lodging is not included.

We reserve the right to change or cancel scheduled events based on participation or dangerous conditions. We request prior notification to accommodate an individual’s special need. Please indicate any special accommodations needed.

Refund policy:

The paid amount minus $10 handling fee will be refunded for cancellations requested before 5 p.m. September 22, 2017. No refunds will be granted after September 22, 2017.


You may make reservations at Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Salina. Request the Kansas Historical Society rate of $100. Rooms are limited and special pricing is available only through August 28, 2017.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Salina is conveniently located just north of I-70: 755 W Diamond Drive, Salina KS 67401; 785-404-3300. 


Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, September 29 in Salina. Our road trip concludes at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 30 back in Salina.


These popular bus trips offer an insider's perspective into Kansas history. Jennie Chinn, executive director of the Kansas Historical Society, and Vicky Henley, executive director and CEO of the Kansas Historical Foundation, will be your hosts and take you behind the scenes to explore fascinating stories from our state's past.

See photos of past trips.