Kansas City Area Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

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Abilene, Kansas Weekend Getaway
The name Abilene immediately conjures up images of the wild, wild West, with cowboys, cattle herds, and Main Street shoot-outs at ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Abilene, KS - Day Trips from Kansas City

Arrow Rock / Blackwater / Sedalia, MO: A Charming Mid-State Getaway Weekend Getaway
Although this trip seems simple, you can revise it, depending on the occasion. The little town of Arrow Rock is a National Historic ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Blackwater, MO - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

Blue Springs and Concordia, Missouri Weekend Getaway
The growth of the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs has been phenomenal. The high standard of living, good schools, and other amenities ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Blue Springs, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

Bonner Springs and Lawrence, Kansas Weekend Getaway
Bonner Springs is short drive west from Kansas City. It is home to Sandstone Amphitheatre and the renowned Renaissance Festival held ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bonner Springs, KS - Day Trips from Kansas City

Carthage, Missouri Weekend Getaway
Founded in 1842, Carthage was the site of the first major land battle of the Civil War after the U.S. Congress formally declared war ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Carthage, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

Columbia / Boonville / Glasgow / Fayette / New Franklin, MO: Exploring Boone's Lick Country Weekend Getaway
A two-hour drive west on I–70 will put you in the town of Columbia, the home of the University of Missouri, Columbia College, and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Boonville, MO - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

Fulton & Jefferson City: A Taste of History in mid-Missouri Weekend Getaway
Sure, you may vaguely know Fulton because it’s on the way to The Lake of the Ozarks. And you may think you know Jefferson City because ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Jefferson City, MO - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

Heartland Baseball: Kansas City, Omaha and the College World Series, Wichita Baseball Trip Family Vacation
It may surprise non-baseball initiates to learn that the heartland is a hotbed of the game. And we do mean hot. Players (and fans) ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Kansas City, MO - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Independence, Sibley, Lexington, and Waverly, MO Weekend Getaway
Founded in 1827, Independence became known as the Queen City of the Trails, heading three dominant routes west— the Santa Fe, California, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Independence, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

Jamesport, Missouri Weekend Getaway
In Jamesport, the Amish community offers a glimpse of a bygone era. These people are part of the Old Order Amish, who are direct descendants ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Jamesport, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

Kansas City & Independence: Missouri's Wild West Weekend Getaway
Across the state 250 miles lie Kansas City and Independence. Both enjoy a “Wild West” reputation—with cattle drives, Jesse James, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Kansas City, MO - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

KATY Trail Corridor & Boonslick Country, Arrow Rock, Boonville, New Franklin, Fayette, Rocheport, Columbia, Jefferson City, California, and Sedalia, MO Weekend Getaway
This trip encompasses cities and hamlets along the KATY Trail and Boonslick Country. You can overnight in any one of a number of places ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Columbia, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

Leavenworth, Atchison, and Hiawatha Weekend Getaway
Leavenworth contains an amazing amount of memorabilia and history. As the “First City of Kansas,” Leavenworth was at the forefront ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Leavenworth, KS - Day Trips from Kansas City

Lewis & Clark Trail: Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas Weekend Getaway
This chapter was written for travelers along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Inside you'll find a map and detailed directions to all the ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Saint Louis, MO - Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail

Lexington / Excelsior Springs / Weston / St. Joseph, MO: A Trip Back in Time Weekend Getaway
History buffs will particularly enjoy this trip. Spend one day amid antebellum mansions and touring a Civil War battle site. The next ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Saint Joseph, MO - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

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One of the most famous robberies attributed to the notorious James Gang was the daylight holdup of Clay County Savings in Liberty ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Liberty, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

Lone Jack, Kingsville, Warrensburg, Sedalia, and Jefferson City Weekend Getaway
A historic Civil War battlefield, one of the largest botanical gardens between Kansas City and Denver, a first-class bed-and-breakfast, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lone Jack, MO - Day Trips from Kansas City

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When sojourning in southeast Kansas, remember that people here like things simple, especially food. Fried chicken or chicken-fried ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Louisburg, KS - Day Trips from Kansas City

Manhattan, Kansas Weekend Getaway
Touting itself as the “Little Apple®,” Manhattan is located in the heart of the scenic Flint Hills—the last large preserve of native ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Manhattan, KS - Day Trips from Kansas City

Mill Creek - Skyline Drive, and Wamego, Kansas Weekend Getaway
The scene is miles of rolling hills and prairie under a sweeping sky. Native bluestem prairie grass follows vast stretches of virgin ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Paxico, KS - Day Trips from Kansas City

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