Escape, connect and immerse yourself in relaxation and tranquility with your special someone. Let the Cottonwood River carry you away as you explore the heart of the Flint Hills.
- Enjoy hiking, prairie bus tours, educational visitor center or visit the historic Spring Hill ranch house at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is just a short 3 minute drive north on the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway, Hwy 177.
- Find the perfect gift at one of the many unique stores and galleries in downtown Cottonwood Falls.
- Enjoy an intimate dinner at one of the award winning restaurants in Strong City or Cottonwood Falls.
- Take a moonlit drive to the Chase State Fishing Lake, just 2 miles west of Cottonwood Falls.
- Let the river sing you to sleep or pamper yourself at one of the 27 lodging locations in Chase County.
Chase County Old School Development DistrictChase County Old School Development District Contact: LeeAnne Coester
401 Maple Cottonwood Falls KS 66845
Chef Stan’s Place aka The Little Restaurant on the PrairieChef Stan’s Place aka The Little Restaurant on the Prairie
225 Church St Strong City KS 66869
Located at 225 Church in Strong City! Hours vary, check Facebook for details. Thursday-Saturday 11-2 & 5-8 Sunday 11-3! Beautiful location and marvelous renovation! A former church and schoolhouse built in 1905 recently renovated into “the Little Restaurant on the Prairie. The quaint building sits at the end of a gravel road and looks out at views of fields with the train tracks in the near distance.
Grilled Cheese $6.95
Egg Salad $6.95
Pulled Chicken $9.95
Lemon Tarts $4.25
Magic Cookie Bars $4.50
Coffee, Iced Tea, Root Beer, Ginger Ale $2.00
Clover Cliff Ranch Bed and BreakfastClover Cliff Ranch Bed and Breakfast
825A US HWY 50 Elmdale KS 66850
A 19th century later-Victorian, empire-style home set on a working ranch. The bedrooms of this elegant two-story home are furnished with authentic period furniture and overlook an expanse of the rolling hills that have made the Flint Hills famous. Hearty breakfast included. Accommodations can also be made in The Bunk House or The Gables cottage on the Clover Cliff Ranch. Located adjacent toTthe Pavilion event center.
Dry Creek Post is nestled in the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas, surrounded by nature and wildlife, located just 15 minutes west of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.
Dry Creek Post is a family run business, and private property. We offer glamping tents with bedding, and some furniture, an outdoor shower and restroom, and a clubhouse with outdoor kitchen for your enjoyment. No other amenities are provided. Please bring everything you will need for a camping experience (other than a tent and bedding).
Group glamping offers tents that can sleep up to 4 people, or reserve 2 or 3 tents for large groups!
Check in is only available between the hours of 3pm and 7pm. Please plan accordingly. Minimum 2 night stay.
HeBrews CoffeHouse at Fire on the Prairie H2O ChurchHeBrews CoffeHouse at Fire on the Prairie H2O Church
313 Broadway Cottonwood Falls KS 66845
HeBrews CoffeeHouse a full service coffeehouse specializing in amazing espresso coffee drinks, Lattes, and Frappuccinos to name a few. We also home-bake incredible baked goods as well . . . scones, blueberry biscuits, cinnamon rolls to name a few.
Pioneer BluffsPioneer Bluffs Contact: Lynn Smith
695 Hwy 177 Matfield Green Kansas 66862
Located along the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway, the Pioneer Bluffs Foundation features monthly events and group tours. The historic barn and Rogler Ranch are available for wedding, meeting and event rental.
Located on the historic Rogler Ranch just north of Matfield Green, the Pioneer Bluffs Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage invites ranchers, locals, schools, and visitors seeking a Flint Hills experience to come along with us as we journey through time to explore our history, and join us as we examine contemporary ranching issues.
The Pioneer Bluffs Foundation is a a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Guided by core values of respecting the land, celebrating history, and strengthening community, Pioneer Bluffs addresses the environmental and social challenges of the future through experiential education.
We invite you to join us in building this place where rich history ignites the imagination with possibility for the future, a place with boundless skies and strong roots.
Email us for information on what we’re working on this month.
Pioneer Bluffs is open every day during daylight hours. Whether hiking the nature trail, having a picnic, bird watching, or exploring, visitors can enjoy a quiet refuge found at the historic ranch headquarters. There is a self-guided tour with history, background stories, and a bit of education about this and other ranches, and the generations of ranchers who shaped the Flint Hills. The tour can be accessed using a smartphone on QR codes around the property.
Music concerts, barn dances, rancher Prairie Talks, community celebrations, and school field trips happen throughout the year. Check the latest event schedule at pioneerbluffs.org.
Pioneer Bluffs is the Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage, a nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and share the ranching heritage of the Flint Hills. A National Register Historic District, Pioneer Bluffs is on Flint Hills National Scenic Byway K-177, 14 miles south of Cottonwood Falls or 1 mile north of Matfield Green.
Spring Street RetreatSpring Street Retreat
371 Spring Street Cottonwood Falls KS 66845
Spring Street Retreat is a bed and breakfast in the heart of the Flint Hills, Cottonwood Falls. Come spend a weekend in this beautifully restored iconic stone house that is over 100 years old.
Five large and spacious guest rooms located on the second floor, each with king-size bed, beautiful spa shower, bathroom and 1/2 bath, and two more full baths for guests to share and located throughout the home. Guests also enjoy rest and relaxation on back-yard deck, front porch, coffee on the sleeping porch veranda, family room and breakfast table for 10. We do everything possible for our guests comfort and that they enjoy all the comforts of home at Spring Street Retreat.
A stay at Spring Street Retreat makes for the perfect weekend getaway. Spend time exploring, resting, and soaking in the natural beauty of the Flint Hills. We think you’ll fall in love with Cottonwood Falls too! It’s a hidden gem.
Please visit us at http://www.springstreetcwf.com to see more of our guest rooms and home prepared for a relaxing stay in Cottonwood Falls.
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