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Kansas City Winery Tour
"Ever wondered what an urban winery looks like and how it operates? Curious about why early brewers first decided to cultivate hops as a superior alternative for brewing beer than other flowering plants? Want to know why whiskey producers use copper still fine wines and small production spirits in recent years and larger numbers of people than ever before have started asking themselves these questions. This tour offers you the opportunity to answer some of these questions and more during a five-hour adventure trekking across Kansas City's urban core and o a select purveyor in local and foreign wines. After meeting your affable friendly driver/guide and partaking in a short optional tasting
From $65.00
 
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

More Off The Beaten Path in Kansas City

St. Joseph

There is a lot of history steeped in this town, but that is in the past. It was an outpost for fur trading back in early 1800's and the town incorporated in 1843. It was also a stop by point for...
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BruceDunning
Mar 08, 2009

Leavenworth

The downtown has a nice preserved historic district. It is show in the attached. The city is the first in Kansas founded in 1854. It was used as a fort outpost for years, and the fort is still active...
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BruceDunning
Mar 07, 2009

Charlie Parker at Rest

You hear it said the hottest and brightest flames die out quickly. That might be a partial explanation for the early passing of the innovative and legendary jazz artist Charlie Parker. Of course, his...
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basstbn
Mar 05, 2009

Stockton Lake

This is a large, but quite lake close to KC. It has been a tradition for people to buy small weekend homes there and fishing is the primary reason to visit, besides the peaceful and quite...
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BruceDunning
Oct 20, 2007

Workhouse Prison - Not a Former Castle

During a May 07 trip to Kansas City, I spotted an abandoned but fascinating looking building at 20th and Vine near the railroad tracks. I figured it was the former castle of a rich person. It is far...
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AlbuqRay
May 11, 2007

Historical Barker Temple

The historical Barker Temple is just around the corner from the Jazz and Negro Baseball League museums at 17th and Highland. The cornerstone says it was built in 1925 (during the heydays of the jazz...
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AlbuqRay
Aug 13, 2006
 
 
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Historic Firestone Store

There is an interesting building with covered parking on the northeast corner of Linwood Blvd. and Troost Avenue (Linwood is essentially 32nd). It opened in 1930 as a Firestone Store designed by the...
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AlbuqRay
Jan 24, 2006

RSC Building - Historic "Find" at Forest & Linwood

I originally called this tip, "Funky Buildings Near Troost and Linwood Blvd." and said "I wonder who built the building with its blue front and round windows on the side. Now it is the home of ASAP...
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AlbuqRay
Jan 22, 2006

Cliff Drive

Cliff Drive, established in 1900, is the only Missouri scenic byway located in an urban area, passing right through Kansas City. The 4 ½ mile historic drive is also one of the shortest scenic byways...
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kucha
Sep 16, 2005

Not your usual film

Tivoli theater at 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue.It's hidden--look at 4050 and you'll see Tizers. To the right are double glass doors that look like the entrance to an office building. The box office is...
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kbsunnyside
Aug 17, 2004

Peaceful abbey in rolling hills

Conception Abbey is a place I find myself returning to every couple of months. It is a Benedictine Abbey located about 75 miles north of Kansas City, set on gently rolling hills and open fields. The...
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Camille_W
Mar 18, 2003

Come play the hottest and...

Come play the hottest and fastest growing new sport in the world's First underground paintball arena at JAEGERS Subsurface Paintball. Set in one of Kansas City's oldest limestone mines, JAEGERS...
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Davidp1952
Aug 25, 2002

Smithville Lake<br/>After...

Smithville LakeAfter consistent flooding, on July 13, 1976, at 8:30 a.m., The Little Platte River was diverted from its normal course to permit construction of the Smithville Dam. By 1982, the lake...
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Davidp1952
Aug 25, 2002

Most people don't know that...

Most people don't know that Kansas City has the most fountains in the United States--don't ask me where I picked up this fun little fact, but it's true. Just walking throughout the city and you will...
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donovanel
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Kansas City

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1 E Pershing Rd, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108, United States
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325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri, 64112, United States
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8801 NW 112th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 64153, United States
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7640 NW Tiffany Springs Pkwy, Kansas City, Missouri, 64153, United States
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560 Westport Road, (Formerly "The Quarterage"), Kansas City, Missouri, 64111, United States
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220 West 43rd Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 64111, United States
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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 &amp; 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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Top 5 Kansas City Writers

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BruceDunning

"Live on Either Side"
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basstbn

"Kansas City, Missouri"
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RoscoeGregg

"A Classic American City"
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blueskyjohn

"Kansas City, Missouri"
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asturnut

"Kansas City- one of a kind"
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