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Aug 02

Vacation at the Rainbow's End in 1982!

Posted on August 2, 2021 at 10:12 AM by Bill Sowers


Vacation at the rainbow's end! (1982)

A colorful booklet encouraging folks to visit Kansas in the early 1980's.  The authors use the symbol of the rainbow to indicate the various adventures a visitor might have in the Sunflower State.  The introductory paragraph says it all:

"Come to Kansas and discover a vacation at the rainbow's end. It's a pot of gold rich in recreational, historic and cultural attractions. Like a rainbow, Kansas shows you a wondrous spectrum of activities. That's why Kansas means so many different kinds of vacations to so many people."

This 16 page publication is full of great color photos...  an enjoyable, easy read promoting Kansas almost 40 years ago.

You can view the booklet online at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library here:

Vacation at the Rainbow's End:
Kansas "Land of Ah's"

BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE!!!...  For those of you who remember the commercial jingle, "Ah Kansas!," here it is, preserved on YouTube.


Tag(s): Vacation, Travel, Tourism