Sweet Foodie Experiences You Gotta Try In Kansas City

Kansas City, and the surrounding communities, is a foodie paradise, especially if you have a sweet tooth. After many years of visiting, I’m sharing my favorite KC restaurants for ice cream, cookies, and other sweet treats. Disclosure: Some of these restaurants or shops I’ve visited while being hosted by a visitors bureau; others I’ve visited … Read more Sweet Foodie Experiences You Gotta Try In Kansas City

10 Awesome Things To Do Outdoors In The Kansas City Area

Want a quick getaway? The Kansas City area is a great Midwest destination for families, especially outdoorsy families.  COVID-19 Update: The counties surrounding Kansas City have mask laws enforcing masks indoors and masks outdoors if social distancing isn’t possible. Everyone is falling these instructions, but it does make for long waits for activities. Bring a … Read more 10 Awesome Things To Do Outdoors In The Kansas City Area

The Elms: Perfect Couples Getaway Near Kansas City

Excelsior Springs, Mo., is home to the historic Elms Hotel & Spa, a charming hotel that was like a beacon to couples. My husband and I were there this fall for our anniversary, and while the goal was just to relax and reconnect, we may have fallen in love with the hotel, too. I think … Read more The Elms: Perfect Couples Getaway Near Kansas City

24 Hours In Kansas City With Kids

One of our favorite quick Midwest getaways is Kansas City. It’s been a while since we visited during the holiday season (check out all the incredibly fun things we did when we spent a holiday weekend in KC). We returned to visit some new (and new-to-us) places, including Worlds of Fun’s WinterFest. We did it … Read more 24 Hours In Kansas City With Kids

Thrills & History For Families Visiting North Kansas City

Kansas City thrills and history for families

North Kansas City is a fun overnight destination for families. You can fit in Worlds of Fun, barbecue, and a lot of history in less than two days. If you have more time at your disposal, I recommend at least another night, but sometimes, all life gives you is a little more than 24 hours. Our … Read more Thrills & History For Families Visiting North Kansas City