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Look Up at the Sky!

Take a look at the sky above and enjoy the beauty of nature. These are our favorite sky-gazing adventures in Kansas City.

25 Things We Love About Spring in Kansas City (with little ones)

Beautiful places on sunny days, super fun places on get-out-the-wiggle days and favorite indoor places for rainy or mega-hot days, these are 25 of our favorite ways to enjoy spring in Kansas City (with infants and toddlers).

Wild Winter: Do You Dare?

This winter we dare you to get off the couch and trade the movies and popcorn for a bona fide family adventure making memories, experiencing new thrills and trying new things—making this January the best yet.

Kansas City's Best Sled Hills

Is there anything more fun in the winter than sledding with the children, then returning home to hot cocoa & popcorn? Enjoy winter fun at one of Kansas City's best sled hills.

…And, We're Off—to the Races!

The Kansas Speedway provides plenty of pre- and post-race entertainment, so it's a full day event. The area around the speedway becomes a mini-city! Racing flags, smoking grills, picnics and games create an electric atmosphere. Arrive 1-1 ½ hours pre-race so you can enjoy some tailgating. Many fans played Frisbee, soccer and horseshoes while their barbecue cooked and again waiting for post-race traffic to clear.

Our Top 10 Favorite Things About Lea McKeighan Park

Quickly earning a place in the hearts of families is the newly renovated Lea McKeighan Park, a top-notch park loved and enjoyed by all ages!

Gardens Gone Wild: Powell Gardens

This summer, Powell Gardens brings something extra special to enjoy... an exhibit showcasing the beauty of art and nature, Gardens Gone Wild showing through Oct, 5, a collection of exquisite sculptures beautifully displayed in the acres of gardens at Powell Gardens.

5 Favorite KC Area Bike Trails

May is National Bike Month! After many cold, wet and windy months, it’s great to break out the bikes and enjoy some fresh air and exercise as a family! These are just a few of Kansas City’s nicest bike trails.

Back to Nature

Kansas City is home to three botanical gardens. Kauffman Memorial Gardens may be the smallest, but it earns its place in the hearts of locals as one of the most beautiful places in the city, perfect for a stroll and photography. The gardens are FREE and open to the public. Something is always blooming, and the fountains make a beautiful centerpiece to the landmark. Powell Gardens is home to a beautiful island garden, rock wall garden, conservatory, Heartland Harvest Garden, Iris Hill and acres of trails overlooking beautiful flowers, plants and prairie.

12 Waterfalls in the Midwest

There is something magical and dreamy about exploring nature, hiking trails and discovering waterfalls. This is your guide to 12 waterfalls in the Midwest.
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