"Council Grove - a Surprising Place to Visit" Council Grove by basstbn
Council Grove Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 60 photos
Most travelers generally regard the state of Kansas as a flat, uninteresting place with few places worthy of a visit. That does not apply to Council Grove, however - it's one of my favorite towns in Kansas and is an interesting place to visit, for its historical significance if nothing else. There are 24 sites on the National Register of Historic Places in this town of approximately 2300 residents.
Council Grove was located on the old Santa Fe Trail, the trail used in the mid-1800's to ship goods to and from the east (Missouri) to the New Mexico territory. Many buildings from that time period still stand are open to tourists. And, the town is located right in the middle of the scenic Flint Hills.
We have not stayed in this hotel, but visited several times on our day trips to Council Grove. Victorian appointments,... more travel advice
Established 1850-1851 by the Methodist Episcopal Church as a mission and school for the Kaw (Kanza) Indians, and now... more travel advice
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