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Union Station Turns 100

Union Station Turns 100

One of Kansas City’s most recognized landmarks is celebrating its centennial on Oct. 30, 2014.

Through the Looking Glass in Kansas City

Through the Looking Glass in Kansas City

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, introduced readers to Alice on her first adventures in Wonderland. Celebrate Alice’s adventures on an adventure of your own in Kansas City this fall.

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!)?

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KC Legends

KC Legends

Kansas City was home to the 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman. Learn about his childhood at the Truman Farm, his humble lifestyle at the Truman Home in Independence and his presidency at the Truman Presidential Library. There, visitors participate in interactive exhibits including a replica Oval Office; they also explore Truman artifacts and special exhibits.

KC Signatures

KC Signatures

A visit to Kansas City would be incomplete without enjoying some of Kansas City’s sensational signatures and the landmarks that celebrate them.

Making the Cut

Making the Cut

Slow-smoked meat, sweet and tangy sauce, melt-in-your-mouth juicy ribs…it has been said that in Kansas City, barbecue isn’t just a meal, it’s a way of life.

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Making the Cut

Making the Cut

Slow-smoked meat, sweet and tangy sauce, melt-in-your-mouth juicy ribs…it has been said that in Kansas City, barbecue isn’t just a meal, it’s a way of life.

Savoring Local Wines

Savoring Local Wines

The popularity of locally harvested wines expands every year, and both Kansas and Missouri are home to dozens of vineyards and wineries. Many of these wineries are within an hour’s drive of Kansas City, making them a great day trip to enjoy tasting the best of the local harvest.

Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

It's an autumn tradition as classic as watching It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, and we've rounded up the best of the best hand-dipped, gourmet, coated, candied apples in Kansas City!

Water Fun with Little Ones

Water Fun with Little Ones

“Mommy, look what I can do!!!!” Sam yelled with excitement from the kiddie pool. His eyelashes dripped little droplets of pool water down onto his face. As he looked up I could see the whites of his eyes were already getting pink from the chlorine, but he didn’t seem the least bit phased. A deep breath in and my moppy-headed four year old thrust his head back under the water, eyes open (“Because it’s more fun, Mom!”), blowing bubbles and paddling with all his might.

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

July, fittingly, is National Ice Cream Month, so we decided to celebrate with a roundup of five fabulous local ice cream shops.

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Weekend Adventures along I-70… Just an Hour Away!

Weekend Adventures along I-70… Just an Hour Away!

Looking for something new to discover with the family this autumn? Take a trip along I-70, the interstate coursing across Missouri and Kansas, where you’ll find great family destinations for a day or a weekend in just about an hour of driving.

Dealing with Disappointment:

Dealing with Disappointment:

Children’s lives are chock-full of disappointments, large and small. Your toddler’s long-lashed eyes are brimming with tears, her hopes of playing at the park dashed by the swirling snowstorm outside.

Time Flies:

Time Flies:

William Penn famously said, “Time is what we want most but what we use worst.” Every time I run across this quote, I find myself nodding like a bobble head.

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