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Between the years 2010 and 2015, I visited just about every children’s museum, public museum, history museum, and discovery center in the state of Wisconsin (with the exception of the Northwood’s Children’s Museum in Eagle …

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Kansas City Neighborhoods: Where the Locals Call Home

June 1, 2015 – 8:32 am
JC Nichols Memorial Fountain

Raise your hand if you’ve ever looked at a map and thought, “Why the heck would anyone go to Kansas City? Looks like it’s in…Kansas and Missouri? City of Fountains? What?” Aligning myself as a …

Life in the Fast Lane, Google Fiber in Kansas City

June 23, 2014 – 10:47 am
Tyler Van Winkle, KC Startup Village, Leap 2

Over one year after Google Fiber came to the Kansas City Startup Village, a grassroots community of startup businesses moved to into the neighborhood. Located in a five-block radius between 43rd and 49th Streets on …

Summer Vacation: Kansas City With The Family

July 5, 2012 – 7:27 pm
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Kansas City. Best known as the “city of fountains,” this Midwestern Missouri destination may be one of the best-kept secrets in the family travel industry. Bursting with culture, entertainment, museums, sporting venues, and enough independent …

Park Place: Road Trip Oasis in Leawood, Kansas

June 28, 2012 – 7:35 pm

Perhaps an unconventional vacation destination for a road trip, Park Place shopping district in Leawood, Kansas (greater Kansas City) is a “something for everyone” type detour. Located near 117th and Nall, Park Place is a …

Dine on the Line, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Kansas City

June 21, 2012 – 7:42 pm

Light on the health, but heavy on the fun  is Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant. With three locations in the greater Kansas City area, our family recently dined at the downtown Crown Center venue. A destination stop …

Friday News Roundup, May 28, 2010

May 28, 2010 – 6:40 am
Marine Mammal Center treats patient 5.09 (1)

There’s more road trip news than we can fit into our regular features. The Friday News Roundup gives families the stories we think are the most important every week, all in one place. Your family road trip just got a little bit easier, week-by-week.

See More, Spend Less this Summer in Kansas City

May 30, 2009 – 6:52 pm
Photo Courtesy of Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association

Just in time for Summer Road Trips, Kansas City has launched a summer-long savings promotion called “Sunsational KC.” Now through the end of August, visitors and residents can cash in on almost 200 special offers and discounts in Kansas City—including 2-for-1 attraction specials and hotel rates as low as $49.

Kansas City Day Tripping

May 23, 2009 – 11:12 pm
Photo Courtesy of Kansas City Convention & Visitors Bureau

This summer will be all about day tripping. Just because you’ve paid your share to bail out the banks doesn’t mean you want to forgoe a vacation. And, chances are, you’ve been so busy traveling around the world that you’ve forgotten what’s in your own back yard.