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Botanica Wichita: A Kid-Favorite Destination

Botanica Wichita has been a game changer for me. I don’t often plan stops at botanical gardens (delicate flowers + trail-blazing kids = no bueno), but this place has opened my eyes: My kids loved it there. It helps that Botanica Wichita has an amazing children’s garden. Hands down, the best I’ve seen so far. …

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Where To Stay If You’re Going To Worlds Of Fun

For my family’s recent Worlds of Fun overnight getaway, we needed a place to stay overnight near the park. It also needed to be kid-friendly. What we found was Kansas City hotel Courtyard by Marriott at Briarcliff, and in every aspect, it suited our needs and then some. Our stay was hosted by Visit KC. The …

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Beyond The Cookie: DoubleTree In Overland Park

On a recent trip to Overland Park, Kan., hosted byOverland Park Convention and Visitors Bureau, I discovered an important thing I had to point out: There’s more to the DoubleTree by Hilton than the warm cookies at check-in. But do you really need anything more than a warm cookie to make a stay nice? You …

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Best Winter Getaway To KC With Kids

Kansas City has all the makings for a family vacation: Kid-friendly attractions, great restaurants and convenient hotels. On a recent trip with our kids, ages 4 and 6, we discovered some new favorites that we will certainly revisit the next time we’re in the area. Our winter trip was jointly hosted by Visit KC and Visit …

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