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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)."""
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"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

Country Club Plaza Vicinity Tips (9)

Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

My cousin felt compelled to show me this garden. Like most gardens, it offers a refuge from city life. If you are so inclined, you can sit there and ponder on the secrets of the universe. Aside from...
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cheap_tourist
Nov 12, 2003

Brush Creek

Brush Creek runs just south of the Country Club Plaza. The creek is a fancy drainage ditch, but it is well landscaped and passes some beautiful homes and buildings. Near the Plaza, large fountains...
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Camille_W
Apr 16, 2003

The Plaza is several blocks of...

The Plaza is several blocks of fine stores and restaurants. It's also very pretty and a very big tourist area. At Christmas time, it's filled with lights. It gets a little difficult to drive around...
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slabeaume
Aug 26, 2002

Also not far from The Plaza...

Also not far from The Plaza are residential areas with some unbelievably beautiful houses! This one used to be privately owned, but is now one of the 3 mansions aquired by UMKC for classrooms. This is...
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slabeaume
Aug 26, 2002

Antique district neat the Plaza

About 6 blocks or so west and 2 blocks north of the Plaza is a charming bunch of antique shops around the intersection of Sateline Rd. and W. 45th Street. There are 3 medium-sized antique malls and...
MildredH
Jan 01, 2005

Kauffman Legacy Park

A naturual oasis in the middle of the city, Kauffman Legacy Park is a relatively new addition to K.C.'s extensive park system. It was developed to showcase responsible "gardening" and the significance...
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yooperprof
Jul 05, 2004

The Discovery Center - Urban Conservation

I was very glad to see this new center in the middle of Kansas City. "Urban Conservation" is one of my big soapbox issues. I can go on and on about it. We all love nature, don't we? We all cherish...
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yooperprof
Apr 04, 2011

Linda Hall Library of Science and Technology

The Linda Hall Library of Science and Technology is an independent research library located in the middle of the UMKC campus. Use of the library is free and open to the public. Linda Hall has regular...
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yooperprof
Jul 28, 2004

Kansas City has lots of...

Kansas City has lots of fountains. It sort of reminds me of London in that respect. This is the one by the entrance to the famous shopping area called The Plaza.
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Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Westport

John McCoy established West Port along the Santa Fe Trail, three miles south of the Missouri River, in 1833. To supply West Port, he set up the riverside Westport Landing. Westport Landing would...
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Fountains

Kansas City likes to call itself the City of Fountains with over 200 man-made springs bursting forth when conditions allow. Certainly one of the most impressive is this fine fountain which dances and...
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Kauffman Center for Performing Arts

Spectacular new performing arts center, opened in 2011 and bringing Kansas City audiences beautiful, dramatic, and architecturally significant spaces for their cultural institutions: the Kansas City...
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Just Off Broadway Theater

I don't normally seek out theaters but I came across this one while driving by and I thought is was the ruins of an old building, which it is in a way. The building is in Penn Valley Park. As I...
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Union Station

Union Station in downtown KCMO is a grand old lady, still beautiful and friendly. Nice book store and other shops and places to eat. The KC railroad exhibit is nice, but for a $7 ticket, most of the...
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Crown Center

This is the nucleus of the midtown area between downtown and Westport which is at Main and 39th. The main intersection is Main and Pershing/22nd Street. Hall family developed this and it is big with...
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