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Warm Springs Ranch: A Wonderful Day Trip for Horse Lovers

Warm Springs Ranch: A Wonderful Day Trip for Horse Lovers

This summer, take a tour of Warm Springs Ranch to learn more about Clydesdales and enjoy the majestic animals. Warm Springs Ranch, opened in 2008, is a state-of-the-art Clydesdale breeding facility offering tours to the public.

Web Exclusives 2014
Under the Sea

Under the Sea

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month, a perfect time to visit your favorite local aquariums and see underwater creatures face-to-face in Kansas City.

June 2014
Fun in Nature

Fun in Nature

Fall and winter in Kansas City offer a wide variety of events and festivals that allow families to have fun in nature. Here are a few of my favorites to give you some ideas to try this year.

Fall-Winter 2014
Cool Adventures to Satisfy Penguin Fever

Cool Adventures to Satisfy Penguin Fever

It’s safe to say that Kansas City has penguin fever! Did you know that Kansas City offers an array of cool penguin experiences…beyond watching them play at the zoo (which is cool too!)?

Fall-Winter 2014
Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

For a taste of country life, visit Osborn, MO, just a little more than an hour away, for a tour of the Shatto Dairy Farm. A tour includes the bottling room, a milk tasting center with samples of many flavors of milk and watching the cows being milked by machine right before your eyes. Children love visiting the calves and may even get the chance to brush and bottle feed them.

Spring-Summer 2014
Volunteering with the KC Pet Project

Volunteering with the KC Pet Project

The story of one teen's summer helping the Kansas City Pet Project, a no-kill animal shelter.

Web Exclusives 2013
The Wild, Wild West

The Wild, Wild West

Yee Haw! If you're looking for a rip roarin' good time with old-fashioned fun, then look no further! This is your guide to Wild, Wild West fun:

September 2013
Discovering Agriculture in Kansas City

Discovering Agriculture in Kansas City

Visit a local farm or garden to learn more about agriculture in Kansas City.

March 2013
Penguins are Here!

Penguins are Here!

Perhaps the most anticipated new Kansas City attraction of 2013, the Helzberg Penguin Plaza at the Kansas City Zoo is open! The state-of-the-art exhibit is KC's newest must-see attraction.

Fall-Winter 2013
Animal Outings in Kansas City

Animal Outings in Kansas City

In Kansas City, we’re fortunate to have many terrific field trip opportunities to visit the animals. You can take a short trip to feed fish, or make it a day trip and learn about dairy farms.

Summer 2013

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