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There's a simple beauty to the green rolling hills and limitless horizons. Places such as Chase County beguile those who value understatement. Gems abound, from the superb space museum in Hutchinson to the indie music clubs of Lawrence. Most importantly, follow the Great Plains credo of ditching the interstate for the two-laners and make your own discoveries. The website www.kansassampler.org is a brilliant resource.


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$119.99 Tours & Sightseeing

Small-Group Tour: Dallas and Fort Worth City Sightseeing

Meet your guide at a centrally located meeting place. Your tour will incorporate many stops for photos. Dallas Tour: • Founders Plaza • Old Red Court House • John Neely Bryan Cabin • JFK memorial • Pioneer Plaza (largest bronze collection in the world) • Dallas City Hall (design by I.M. Pei) • Thanks-Giving Square • First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza • Deep Ellum • The Wilson Block (historic neighborhood featuring Queen Anne/Victorian Style houses) • The Art District • Klyde Warren Park • The City of Highland Park (5th richest suburb in USA, home to many celebrities) • Uptown the McKinney Avenue restaurant district • West End • Dealey Plaza (JFK assassination point)Fort Worth Tour:Drovers, stretching their cattle drives from San Antonio or the Rio Grande, came to Fort Worth on their way up to Abilene, Kansas. They went to the Kansas Pacific Railway, where their cattle would be loaded for market. Fort Worth was the locale where supplies, rest and entertainment could be enjoyed at what came to be known as 'Hell’s Half Acre'. Before departing for Chisholm Trail and traversing the Red River into wild, untamed territory inhabited by Indians, cattle drovers stopped to enjoy what only the entertainment district of Fort Worth could provide. Millions of longhorn cattle were moved through Fort Worth between 1866 and 1890. The history of these cattle drives may be discovered by visiting Cattle Drive Visitors Center, Stockyard Station, Horse and Mule Barn and Livery, Cow Town Museum, the Livestock Exchange, Billy Bob’s, and many other historical adventures along the way.Return to your original departure point at the end of the tour around 5pm.

$1125 Outdoor Activities

Pure Warrior: Deep Sea Fishing Adventure

One price books the whole boat! • Fully outfitted fishing vessel with professional fishing equipment. • Everything you need to catch fish including ice, bait, tackle & licenses. • Skilled crew to assist you. • Complimentary water and snacks. • BYOB. Keep Your Catch! Guests are welcome to keep the first 40lbs of a whole fish or 20lbs of fillets of their catch. We commonly catch Mahi Mahi (Dorado), Ono (Wahoo), Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna) and upon request can adjust your charter to target these species when appropriate. Also, depending on the days catch, everyone will be offered an eating portion on a shared charter. We’ll even filet your fish for you. On the Menu Blue MarlinKnown for its speed and strength making it highly sought after by sport fisherman.Size: grows over 14 feet and weighs up to 1,500 poundsSeason: year round, with peak seasons June through September.Striped MarlinLurks just under the surface making them exciting for anglers to sight cast to these fish.Size: up to 400 poundsSeason: winter months with peak seasons January through March.Shortbilled SpearfishRare slender fish highly sought after by light tackle anglers.Size: up to 100 poundsSeason: late fall and into the spring with peak seasons February through April.Yellowfin Tuna (Ahi)Known for their strength and speed and put up an excellent fight on rod and reel.Size: typically 100 – 250 pounds up to 400 poundsSeason: summer months with peak seasons June through August.Wahoo (Ono)Fast, aggresive fish prized for their delicious, flaky flesh that is excellent for grilling.Size: typically 50 – 100 pounds up to 170 poundsSeason: warmer months with peak seasons May through September.Dorado (Mahimahi)Acrobatic game fish, extremely sporting to fight and prized for their delicate, mild flavored filets.Size: up to 60 pounds or moreSeason: year round with peak seasons December through April.

$54 Transfers & Ground Transport

Double Orchid Tuberose Lei

HAWAI'I BASED & HAWAIIAN OPERATEDSince 1982…we’ve continued to be Hawai‘i’s most popular flower lei greeters.Ali‘i Greeting Service is a multigenerational family business, owned and founded by local Hawaiians born and raised in the islands. Our top priority is to keep our culture alive. By sharing our traditions with visitors, we perpetuate and preserve a part of our culture. We value the opportunity to provide guests with their first of many memorable experiences they will encounter here in the islands.SERVICING ALL MAJOR ISLANDS: Maui, O'ahu, Kaua'i, & Hawai'i Island (The Big Island)WHAT TO EXPECT: A greeter in a purple/white uniform, holding a welcome sign with your name, and fresh leis. The greeters will meet you right before baggage claim.

$76.32 Outdoor Activities

Kansas City Indoor Skydiving Experience

Arrive at iFLY Kansas City, and get started by putting on your gear and going through a specialized training session from an expert flight instructor. You’ll learn how to safely float in an 800-horsepower vertical wind tunnel that generates a wall-to-wall cushion of air - commonly used by professional skydivers - without having to jump from a plane. Just about anyone can fly, and no experience is necessary.Once you're inside the enclosed space of the flight chamber, a tunnel operator slowly increases the wind speed until you and your instructor are airborne. Feel the adrenaline rush as you float at wind speeds reaching 130 to 175 mph (209 to 282 kph). The stable wall-to-wall airflow keeps you from falling off the column of air, and your instructor is on hand at all times to guide you.The entire indoor skydiving experience takes about 75 minutes from start to finish. Each session includes up to six people, but you fly one-on-one with your instructor for 60 seconds in the wind tunnel twice.

$9.76 Cultural & Theme Tours

History Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield Missouri

The tour begins with 6-minute video history, then proceeds through the rest of the main floor covering the lobby, the ballroom and buffet rooms, weaving stories of former orphans, military and the castle's current uses. Proceed to the basement to see WWII POW cells, gargoyles, a dungeon and its modern guard. The tour then heads to the second floor to the theater where some rather amusing current history is told. The tour then proceeds to the historic sleeping rooms and finishes in the highest point of the castle, the tower room. While quite a modest castle in terms of cost to build, visitors find the non-traditional history fascinating. It says history, but it is designed to entertain kids as well. There are stairs, so you will get your exercise, with a few resting spots along the way. Wheelchair accessibility is main floor only.

$17.22 Cultural & Theme Tours

Night Ghost Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield Missouri

Guest arrive through the turreted entrance and enjoy stone porch and castle lobby before start time. Walking tour begins with a brief seated history and ghostly introduction to help get in touch with the lingering spirits. Guide will tell history and ghostly tales as you proceed through the ballroom, down to dark, basement replete with tunnel, cells and dungeon. EVPs are shared in the theater and the tour finishes in the dormitory. Experience tells us active spots are where we are and the spirits are very familiar with the schedule. While we can't guarantee you will have an experience on your own, we also can't guarantee you won't.

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