Make a day of your adventure into the Heritage Area and pack a meal! There are so many spots within the 41 counties where you can set up a picnic and spend more time soaking up the beautiful scenery, or spending some time discussing the exhibits at the museum you visited. Looking for a breathtaking view of the prairie? Visit Mount Mitchell Heritage Prairie where you can set up your picnic and imagine the history of the area.
Want an even bigger challenge for your picnic? Visit historic sites like Historic Lecompton or Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm and try to pack your lunch based on foods of the time period! What would the residents of Lecompton and Olathe be eating during the 19th century?