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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...
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...
This post is sponsored by Visit Quad Cities.  On the banks of the impressive Mississippi River, just five hours north of Kansas City sits the Quad Cities area. Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa with Moline and Rock Island, Illinois, make up...
This post is sponsored by Visit OKC. Opinions belong to the writer. There's something about road trips that make them a must-do experience for family vacations. Oklahoma has been on my bucket list of travel destinations and our trip to the...
Biking, hiking, quaint restaurants, antique shops, wineries and tree lined views of the Missouri river are what helped to make Rocheport, Missouri one of the “Best Tiny Towns” in America according to Southern Living. Just before Columbia, off I-70,...
Have you been thinking about a couple’s gateway, but not sure where to go? Do you want to find that perfect place to have some time with your partner to reconnect and recharge, without your kids. You don’t have...
Lincoln. The sea of red. The Good Life. The state capitol.  I was getting to know some fellow moms at my son’s preschool and it came up that I was born and raised in Nebraska. The comments I always get...
This post is sponsored by Visit Topeka. Opinions belong to the writer.  Drive about an hour west and you can visit Topeka, the state capital of Kansas. Topeka has tons to offer families that want to do a day trip...
A self-proclaimed agritourism destination, YaYa’s Alpaca Farm in Garden City, Missouri, has blossomed from one man’s sanctuary, to a Kansas City area must-see working farm. After a personal tragedy of losing his wife to cancer, owner, Karl Blandin, purchased alpacas...
One of the things I like most about living in Kansas City is the variety of places and activities that families can experience. There is always something going on, it doesn’t matter the season. If you are looking for...
This post is sponsored by Visit Wichita. Opinions belong to the writer. Are you looking for a weekend with your family that’s jam-packed with things everyone will love? Baseball games, exotic animal encounters, STEM fun for all ages? Then hop...
This post is sponsored by Visit Topeka. Opinions belong to the writer. The long days of summer are upon us! Time to pack up the kids and forget your toothbrushes. That’s right, its family road trip time! Recently, my family...
This post is sponsored by Kansas Tourism. Opinions belong to the writer. Do you need a new destination for a fun family road trip? Head out about three hours west of Kansas City to Salina, Kansas. My family and I...

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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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