An Ocean of Grass

The Flint Hills and Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Trip Details

Tallgrass Prairie purple wildflower

What’s Included? Everything you need, plus everything you want.

  • Pure Prairie Walking: Walk the quiet dirt and gravel trails over the rolling hills across streams, through cottonwood trees, to overlooks, and to a one-room schoolhouse.
  • Birding: Enjoy early morning birding on the Neosho River Walk, a key crossing of the historic Santa Fe Trail.
  • Flint Hills Discovery Center This impressive state-of-the-art facility will help you grasp the myriad details that make up the beautiful whole of the prairie landscape.
  • Expert Interpretation: Your expert guide will help you look back through layer after layer of prairie nature, culture, and history.

An Ocean of Grass

Trip Type: Small Group Adventure

Territory:

Region: Midwest US

Trip Price: From $1,995

On-Trip Airfare: $0

Duration: 5 days/4 nights

Trip Begins/Ends: Kansas City / Kansas City

Minimum Travelers: 6 travelers

Maximum Travelers: 16 travelers

Select Terms & Conditions

Pricing detailed for this Small Group Adventure is based upon double occupancy. Additional charges for single travelers and any on-trip airfare required for the trip apply. A booking deposit is required to reserve your space. Small Group Adventure pricing includes all lodging, meals (unless otherwise noted), activities, baggage handling, transportation, and guide service. Not included are travel costs to/from gateway cities, guide gratuities, and personal incidentals including, but not limited to, trip cancellation/interruption insurance, alcoholic beverages, and laundry service. Travel with Off the Beaten Path requires agreement to our standard Terms & Conditions.

Energy Index

Energy Index Spectrum

No Sweat - 1-2 miles of walking or hiking per day, plus easy activities

Nice & Active – 3-6 miles of hiking or walking per day, plus physically active exploration

High Five! – 5-12 miles of hiking per day, plus possible peak bagging or other action-oriented fun

An Ocean of Grass

An Ocean of Grass - Energy Index

Your elevation on this trip will stay consistently about 1,200 feet above sea level. There’s no strenuous hiking but there will be a fair amount of walking. The pace is leisurely might include walking over uneven terrain.

Make this trip all yours!

Most all of our Small Group Adventures can be made private to just your traveling troupe. Just give us a call at (800) 445-2995 and tell us that you would like to “make it private”!

Generally, there are two ways to make a small group adventure private. First, you could capture one of our published departure dates for just your group. In order to achieve this, we have to have sufficient space available to create a separate private trip. Second, we could take the details of this itinerary and fashion it for just your group on dates of your choosing. For this, too, we just need to review your interest, group size, and preferred timing in order to create the trip.

In all cases, the process begins with a phone call so give us a ring at (800) 445-2995 and after just a few minutes gathering information, we can set to the task of making your trip a reality!

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