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Agritourism in the Greater Kansas City Area

Among the many reasons visitors and residents appreciate Kansas City is the outstanding agritourism industry. The list of gardens, farms and locally supported farm-to-table eateries seems endless. Here are a few notable stops for the agritourist in the KC area.

Hands-On Learning with Nature

"The mind cannot forget what the hands have learned." (Jon Zahourek). This quote has become a favorite of mine and it applies well to enjoying nature. Truly, the best and most fun way to learn is to go and experience it first-hand. Our many local nature centers supply an endless array of classes, workshops and events that get families literally in touch with nature.

Kansas City Adventure Guide

Cool adventures await in Kansas City. Whether plunging from record breaking heights into a pool of water, ziplining through the woods, cracking codes to escape mystery rooms, learning to sky dive or riding extreme roller coasters, you’ll find adventures in KC for every daredevil enthusiast.

Discovering Trains in Kansas City

Children young and old love trains. Screaming in the tunnels, listening to the rhythm of the tracks and waving at passersby are train ride memories that highlight childhood. Kansas City is home to several affordable train rides for families. This list of outdoor excursions is sure to delight your little engineers.

Favorite Places to Camp in the KC Area

Nothing feels so much like fall as sitting by a crackling fire on a cool autumn evening with s’mores and a warm mug of apple cider. From Lawrence, KS, to Weston, MO, our region has numerous options for a great fall campout. Here are a few favorites:

Trail Treasures

More than 125 hiking and walking trails trace the Kansas City metro, and fall is one of the best times to head out to enjoy them. Be sure to observe good trail etiquette: Take only pictures, leave only footprints and kill only time.

Leaf Peeping in Kansas City

Fall foliage tends to be at the height of its beauty toward the end of the month, a perfect setting for family photos, nature walks and picnics. Check out these local landscapes, perfect for leaf peeping throughout the Kansas City area.

KC Summer Festival Guide

It's Summer in Kansas City and that means Festivals! Whether you fancy a good old fashioned county fair, or an ethnic festival with delicious delicacies, or something a bit more out of the ordinary... there is something for everyone!

50 Fun Ideas Under $5 for a Summer of KC Fun

Stretching the family budget while making the most of summer break is every parent’s dream. Celebrate the season with these free and cheap local ideas!

KC Water Fun Guide

Summer is the season for watersports. Fortunately, Kansas City has something for everyone! From free spraygrounds for young children, to daring water rides for teens and adults, to classes and programs, pools and waterparks and everything in between. Dive into fun this summer!
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