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Thank you to Southmoreland on the Plaza for sponsoring this guide. For a weekend getaway with your partner, a bed and breakfast or locally owned inn is a great option. There are many in the Kansas City area to choose...
Suitcases and bags stuffed with last minute sunscreen, plane snacks for the kids overflowing out of your purse, trying to remember if you checked in yet for your flight and then you look up to see a pair of...
Located in the heart of our hometown, under the lights of our beloved cityscape, Science City provides a tremendous resource for local children. Built to challenge the largest of imaginations, the attraction is equipped with something for every type...
With so much to see in Kansas City, it can be hard to know where to start! After all, there are nationally recognized museums, iconic stadiums, astounding architecture and industry titans around every corner. Whether you call Kansas City...
Attention aviation and space enthusiasts, the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas is calling your name! About a 3.5-hour drive from Kansas City, those who visit should prepare to marvel at humanity's quest for the stars. Its impressive exhibits, interactive displays,...
Kansas City may be landlocked, but when it comes to summer vacations and long weekends there is no lack of fun places for families ready to hit the road! We've rounded up 20 vacation spots within a 5-hour drive...
Whether you're planning a spring break trip or looking ahead to summer vacations, this is the episode for you! Kathy Sudeikis has decades of experience as a travel agent and will help us with all the things to think through...
This post is sponsored by Visit Pella and the Mahaska Chamber. A short three and a half hour drive from Kansas City, you'll find two Iowa towns with magical holidays traditions and a rich Dutch history. Pella and Oskaloosa celebrate the...
Ready to find some real hauntings near Kansas City? These haunted places are two hours or less from Kansas City, perfect for a spooky day (or night) trip for the Halloween season! Haunted Places in Kansas Atchison, Kansas Named the most haunted...
Arguably the most frequently visited tourism spot in Missouri and Northwest Arkansas, visitors flock to the Ozarks primarily for water recreation and to be immersed in the beauty of the region. The summer months prove to be the most...
If you're looking for a fun weekend trip with your kids, look no further than Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa is about four hours from Kansas City, and it's a great city to visit year-round. The opening of The Gathering Place in...
The Missouri Department of Conservation and the Missouri State Parks systems is one of the most well funded in the country thanks to a sales tax started in 1984. Generous funding and exceptional management, along with a state rich...
The Sunflower State has no shortage of beautiful landmarks, state parks and recreational opportunities for families to visit and explore. Kansas is home to 28 state parks, including one recently added in April after Governor Laura Kelly signed off...
Broken Bow Oklahoma, in the southeast corner of the state, is gaining in popularity for spring, summer and fall recreation despite the 6+ hour drive from Kansas City. For those wanting to connect to nature and escape city life,...
This post is sponsored by Visit Springfield, Illinois. Plan your road trip today! Welcome, fellow moms, to Springfield, Illinois, where there truly is something for everyone. From historic sites to family-friendly attractions, this charming city promises an enriching and relaxing...

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Best Splash Pads in Kansas City

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As the temperature rises, we're all looking for ways to cool off. If you are new to splash pads (also called spraygrounds or spray...
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