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Council Grove Area Trade & Tourism Association : The Chamber that works for you!


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Council grove, morris county, and the Flint Hills
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Council Grove Has One of the 12 Most Beautiful Lakes According to Kansans

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According to Only In Your State, December 27, 2022

Landlocked Kansas isn't known as a lake recreation destination, but Council Grove, Kansas is!

In December of 2022, Only In Your State polled its Facebook followers to find out where the best lakes in Kansas really are. It's no surprise that Council Grove made the list. We boast not just one beautiful lake but two!

Our Council Grove City Lake and Council Grove Federal Reservoir make Summers in Council Grove the place to be. 

Campsites, disc golf, fishing, and more happen here on the regular. Thank you to the Only In Your State Facebook followers that gave our lake(s) a shout-out!

We invite you to experience lake-life Flint Hills style in Council Grove. You'll love it!

Exploring Council Grove, Kansas

by : Inspecting History with Julian Gower

Take a tour of our bustling community with YouTuber Julian Gower on her Inspecting History channel. For part two of the series click here. Thanks for visiting, Julia!


Council Grove is Ranked 45th in A National Poll of Favorite Affordable Vacation Destinations

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According to Family Destinations Guide, June 14, 2023

Stop the presses! Thanks to WIBW for this outstanding new report... By Shayndel Jones

Published: Jun. 16, 2023 at 12:33 PM CDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)  -- Family Destinations Guide said the poll identifies the top 175 affordable family vacation destinations this summer. Kansas has three destinations that made the list. 

As gas prices and the cost of living remain high, many families will be forced to tighten their belts for their upcoming summer vacations. An increasing number of families are opting for budget-friendly alternatives, trading the glitz and glamour of expensive resorts for the simple pleasures offered by more cost-effective destinations. ran a survey of 3,000 families to find out which affordable destinations they would most like to visit in 2023.

It Was Always Council Grove

by : Blue Water Highway

If you love Council Grove as we do, then get ready for goosebumps. If you've never been here, take a listen. You'll hear why we adore our community in the Flint Hills of Kansas.


Council Grove is one of the 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in America according to Smithsonian Magazine!

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According to Smithsonian Magazine, July 7, 2021

In 2021, Smithsonian Magazine got out of quarantine and back on the road. 

Like so many have discovered, they saw how much our little town of just over 2,000 residents has to offer. With events like Washunga Days and Sethfest to our fascinating history on the Santa Fe Trail. All this and more, coupled with extraordinary dining experiences and charming shopping, a visit to Council Grove, amidst the backdrop of the Flint Hills, just can't be beat.

We are honored to have been chosen as one of Smithsonian Magazine's 15 Best Places to Visit in 2021.

We invite you to discover Council Grove, Kansas The Main Street of the Flint Hills!

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