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Five “Secret” Places to Picnic in Kansas City

Venture beyond your neighborhood park and enjoy a summer picnic at one of these unique places in Kansas City:

Kansas City’s Dog Parks

Spend a day at the park with your favorite four-legged friend!

Kansas City's U-Pick Berry Patches and Fruit Orchards

It's Berry Picking Season in Kansas City! We have your guide to local u-pick farms.

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.
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