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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

River Market Area Tips (11)

The City Market

Kansas City began as a river town, though we seldom think of it as such today. Along the banks of the Missouri where the Town of Kansas sprang up now sits The City Market, sometimes known as the River...
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Jan 25, 2007

Steamboat Arabia Musuem

My grandmother was the first person in our family to discover this museum. She talked about how great it was, but frankly, it just didn't sound interesting. But on my last visit to Missouri she...
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asturnut
Dec 28, 2004

Steamboat Arabia Museum

Steamboats once were plentiful on the Missouri River between St Louis and Kansas City, both for commerce and for migration of settlers to the west. The steamer Arabia sunk in the waters of the mighty...
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basstbn
Dec 07, 2004

Arabia Steamboat Museum

This cargo steamboat, laden with 220 tons of merchandise destined for settlers out west, sank in the Missouri River in 1856, where it remained preserved in cold mud until it was excavated in the...
HJ_
Aug 11, 2004

Lewis and Clark Mural

Dedicated as part of the L & C commemoration in 2004, this mural is in the River Market neighborhood, at the corner of 5th and Wyandotte. It was commissioned by the owners of the River City...
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yooperprof
Jul 16, 2004

Steamboat Arabia

I've never been much into history, but the Steamboat Arabia museum really drew me in. Most museums have old works of art, but this museum is filled with the cargo that was carried by a river boat that...
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Camille_W
Mar 18, 2003

If you come to the City...

If you come to the City Market, take a peek at the Arabia Steamboat Museum. The steamboat Arabia was sunk by a submerged log on the Missouri River in 1856. Everyone, with the exception of a mule that...
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NorineP
Aug 25, 2002

If you like City Markets, then...

If you like City Markets, then ours is a good one to visit. On weekends it is really busy with vendors coming in from everywhere, food stalls, children running around, sometimes music. It's just a fun...
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NorineP
Aug 25, 2002

River Market is an area near...

River Market is an area near the river on Grand. There are small shops and restaurants. We got some excellent fresh vegetables there for a great price. We ate fabulous 'falafels' at Habashi House...
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brdwtchr
Aug 25, 2002

Steamboat Arabia Museum is...

Steamboat Arabia Museum is well worth a visit. It fascinated me to see it and learn about it. What happened was a steamboat sank in the river many years ago with a full cargo of goods going up river...
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brdwtchr
Aug 25, 2002

City Market

The largest open-air farmer’s market in the Midwest since 1857. Features hot entertainment, 30 specialty shops, small ethnic restaurants, clubs and Arabia Steamboat Museum
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Aug 25, 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

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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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