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Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
From $25.00
 
"Day Adventure from Mexico City: Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"Leave from Mexico City at 7am-7:30am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 9:45am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. Take 2-hours inside the cave and have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. Also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12pm hit the road again going to Taxco. Arrive in Taxco at 12:40pm and tour the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. Visit  inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and see the most important silver jewelries of the city.At 2pm enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour
From $200.00
 
"Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"You will leave from Ixtapan de la Sal at 9am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 10:30am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. The tour takes two hours inside the cave and you will have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. You can also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12:45pm you will take the road again driving to Taxco. You'll arrive in Taxco at 1:45pm and start touring the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. You will take a tour inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and visit the most important silver you will enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour or you can choose another restaurant to visit in the city. At 3:30pm
From $87.00

More Things to Do in Leavenworth

From Abraham Lincoln to Buffalo Bill

Take a walk back in time to where the West began. From Abraham Lincoln to Buffalo Bill, to Susan B. Anthony to the Star of the West Saloon, to the African-American Unsung Heroes, one will be...
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Maria250
Aug 02, 2011

Carroll Mansion

This is one of the remaining mansions along Fifth Avenue that was the prestige block in town. The Victorian style architecture is reflected throughout the mansion that has 16 rooms. Built starting in...
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BruceDunning
Apr 04, 2011

Ft. Leavenworth Frontier Army Museum

This is quite a large museum that holds a lot of old military items such as cannon, weapons of all kinds, military uniforms, supplies/wagons, and so forth. There also is a great description of...
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Jun 27, 2010

Ft. Leavenworth Cemetery

This is a somber moment to think of the lives that sacrificed their own to save our freedoms. Not all died from wars, but natural death is also noted on the tombstones. The oldest known marker is from...
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BruceDunning
Jun 27, 2010

US Federal Prison-Military Discipline barracks

This was built over a period of 25 years, but labor from the military prison at Ft. Leavenworth. Completion was in 1903, and it looks still ornate at the main entry area. There are today 2300...
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BruceDunning
Jun 27, 2010

Architectural Homes in the City

Leavenworth states it has 7 different historical districts in the immediate downtown area; all are but a couple of blocks each. I drove around most and saw some nice homes, but also a lot of homes not...
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BruceDunning
Jun 27, 2010
 
 
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The Allen-Anthony Home

Two-story Italianate/Classical Revival-style house built in 1868. For a period of time, this home was owned by Daniel Reed Anthony, brother of renowned suffragette, Susan B. Anthony, who visited him...
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basstbn
Jan 21, 2010

The North Esplanade

The shaded, grassy parkway overlooking the Missouri River is Kansas' oldest city park, fitting for the state's oldest city. Many of the homes along the North Esplanade date to the 1860s - 80s and were...
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basstbn
Jan 21, 2010

Riverfront Park

This small park on the banks of the Missouri River has picnic and camping facilities, as well as a boat ramp. The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached this point on July 1, 1804, and camped for the...
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basstbn
Nov 19, 2009

C.W. Parker Carousel Museum

This museum alone warrants a visit to Leavenworth! Who doesn't love a carousel? The highlight is a 1913 C.W. Parker Carousel purchased by the Leavenworth Historical Society and re-furbished in 1997....
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basstbn
Nov 19, 2009

Famous "Residence"

The Big House - Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary - definitely not a place to visit, but one to see from the road or from this viewing stand far to the west side of the infamous facility. Some of its...
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basstbn
Nov 19, 2009

Veterans Cemetery

Final resting place for thousands of military veterans from numerous eras, many wars. A somber, yet peaceful place. The beautiful rolling land has also served as part of a Delaware Indian reservation,...
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basstbn
Nov 19, 2009

Dwight D Eisenhower Veterans Administration Ctr

The veterans care home in Leavenworth dates to 1885 with the admission of its first Union Army soldier, and by the next year had 17 buildings. Until 1935 it served as one of the National Homes for...
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basstbn
Nov 19, 2009

Visit the USDB...If you can...

Visit the USDB...If you can get a tour.The US Disciplinary Barracks, or prison, is one of the oldest military prisons in operation.
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Oct 05, 2002

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