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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

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Christmas Lights Adorn the Streets

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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Jan 04, 2010

The Old Europe Style luxury

The whole 12+ block and 55 acre complex was developed by J.C. Nichols to try and replicate the lovely and ornate feeling of Europe. They traveled extensively in Europe and brought back many...
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BruceDunning
May 19, 2009

Country Club Plaza

Is was designed by J.C. Nichols people in 1922, and was the first shopping center in the US. Besides the Spanish influence, there is Italian sculptures. Nichols got wealthy by building around the area...
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BruceDunning
May 19, 2009

Country Club Statues and Monuments

Throughout the complex are statues, monuments and colorful tiles on the facades of buildings and roofs. Architect Delk designed much of this wonder along with input from Nichols. he went to Europe...
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BruceDunning
May 19, 2009

Country Club Plaza Architecture

It was an idea created by J. C. Nichols, a real estate developer in the area. After he started building some of the first subdivisions to the south of the city, he believed they needed an upscale...
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BruceDunning
May 19, 2009

The Plaza: Historic Shopping district

Public parking is available. Great area to explore on foot. There are many unique shops and restuarants. The architechture is beautiful. Kansas City is noted for it's fountains and Country Club Plaza...
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stevespencer420
Aug 12, 2007

The Plaza

The Kansas City Country Club Plaza is one of the must see areas of Kansas City. This place has a little bit of something for everyone. There are multiple shops from low to high end prices. There are...
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Fun4you
Mar 30, 2006

Go for a carriage ride on the Plaza

Every day the carriages make their way down across the Nelsen Atkins musuem and to the Country Club plaza. Although I have not yet been on one of these, if you like being carted around by a horse on...
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Mette-DK
Feb 11, 2006

Christmas lighting ceremony on the Plaza

The 76th Annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony takes place on Thanksgiving evening, November 24th, 2005. The ceremony begins at 7:00 pm and the lights come on at 7:30. In celebration of the event, there will...
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Jul 12, 2005

Neptune Fountain

The Roman god of the sea and his three attributes, the trident, dolphin and sea-horse, is one of the more popular fountains on the plaza. The fountain was transported from its original site at...
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basstbn
Dec 31, 2004

Penguin Court

One of many courtyards on the Country Club Plaza, this is often a place to hear some of KC's fine musicians perform. The stylized penguin sculptures have a special appeal for children and have...
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basstbn
Dec 31, 2004

The Wornall House

In 1858 John Wornall completed this brick farmhouse. During the Battle of Westport in 1864, (America's Civil War) both Union and Confederate armies used the farmhouse as a field hospital. Today the...
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basstbn
Dec 07, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Country Club Plaza

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Mill Creek Park

This park is located in the Plaza District. I is a long narrow park along side the J.C. Nichols Parkway and is nearly 12 acres in size, There are tennis courts, and walking/running paths throughout...
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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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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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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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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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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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