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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 Off The Beaten Path in Kansas City

Bonner Springs-Old Railroad Town

This was once a main distribution point for Santa Fe RR and they helped build the town. Today, with decline of rail traffic, it is just a country town for rural to come to town once in a while. Not...
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Parkville Old Town

The town got its main start back in 1838 from Colonel Park buying land going up the river bank. It thrived as a shipping port off the Missouri River for years, sending farm products to other areas,...
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Eudora Kansas

This is a nice small town on the banks of the Missouri River. The town main street is only a couple of blocks, but the structures are from early 1900's, and quaint. It was founded in 1851 by a Shawnee...
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Desoto

This little town has some old time charm in its main street. It is almost a commuter town for Lawrence, or Kansas City these days-about 20 miles either distance to each. The town founded in 1857 by...
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LeCompton

This once was the capitol of Kansas when it was a territorial State. Things and politics changed that. James Lane, a Senator of suspicious repute started Lane University in the town. When it was to be...
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Olathe-The County Seat

This city is growing leaps and bounds, and now is about 120,000 people. Suburban sprawl has created a demand for more commercial and middle sector residential. What used to be a sleepy medium sized...
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Bonner Springs

This town is spread out, and mostly a working town environment, with grain processing and hauling being a mainstay. Events close by are its claim to fame. There is Verizon outdoor theater for...
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Parkville

This is a nice river town in its old heh day. The steep hills climb form the old shores of the much larger river back then. The town has had its share of floods, and devastated the old buildings. The...
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BAldwin City-Baker University

This is a real treat to go back in time. The college anchors the old time town. There are about 1,000 students, and the university is steeped in history, along with the town. Founded in 1858 by...
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Lawrence-University Town

This is a quaint town that is also the University of Kansas campus. It is rated as in top 10 for best towns in the country to live. The environment is very unusual with moderately tame university...
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Apr 10, 2009

Lake Ozark

It is midway in mid state Missouri. During a large part of the year, it becomes a mecca for vacationers from St. Louis, and some KC, and some Chicago. Now, after continued building of commercial...
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Smithville Lake

It is 35 miles north of the city and very good clean water. Boating and swimming are secondary only behind fishing. NO major power boats are allowed, so the wave turf is not bad. There is a small area...
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Arrow Rock

A Vintage well preserved village that was an active water port in early to mid 1800's. Riverboat traffic helped this little town thrive, and today it is an historic site. Buildings are from that era...
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Excelsior Springs

This is becoming a bit of a bedroom community for Kansas City workers downtown. It is 25 miles north of the city, but holds a quiet and serene setting for growing up a family. The main attraction is...
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Top Things to Do in Kansas City

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Country Club Plaza

Throughout the Plaza are lights-like 280,000 strung up around and on the buildings. That is as long as 80 miles of lights strung. The tradition began in 1930, and now has compounded into an annual...
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Downtown

Missouri is a two metro state with St Louis on the Mississippi River/Missouri River on one end of I-70 and KC on the Missouri at the other end, even extending into Kansas a bit. It's had tough times,...
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Liberty Memorial

This is a very impressive memorial dedicated to the people who fought in World War I. Construction of the memorial began in November 1921 and was completed in November 1926. In 2014, President Barack...
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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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Parks & Gardens

Kansas City is a city of parks. This rather large park is on a prominent point of land attached to the Liberty Memorial. It is central to northern mid-town and is a great place to take a break from...
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