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Travel and Outdoors

Check out these 15 hiking trails catered to all skill levels in and around the Kansas City metro for outdoor adventures.
With new looks, new amenities, and new accessibility features, Sar-Ko-Par will open Saturday, May 25 after two years in development.
Putting out a tube feeder is just the beginning — we’ll get you started in the wide world of birdfeeding.
For National Bike Month, we rounded up some local cyclist resources + spots to link with other cycling enthusiasts.
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We may not share clothes, but this international partnership has led to some pretty close ties.
Keeping a timeline of our 200+ registered fountains is no easy task.
Break out your pen (or app) and plan your summer calendar before the heat slows you down.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Kansas City has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
The latest winners of the “Made for KC BBQ Championship” smoked the competition for a cash prize + a one-year lease at KCI’s exclusive barbecue experience.
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Grab a season pass and make memories that last a lifetime.
Here’s all you need to know about using the new KCI terminal.
Prepare for spring weather in Kansas City with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Yes, it’s still a toll road. No, there’s no tollbooths. Here’s what you need to know before the state makes the big switch.
Major publications have listed KC as a top place to travel this year, so snap on that fanny pack and set out for a staycation — the itinerary is on us.
The new terminal at Kansas City International Airport has survived its first holiday season, now we get to look ahead at whats next in 2024.
Prepare for winter weather in KC with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Planning KC trip? Here’s what AI says your travel itinerary should be.
We’re sharing our readers’ answers for the question: Where is your Kansas City happy place?
Craft the perfect Kansas City vacation (or stay-cation) with these unique retreats.
Get your eclipse glasses and binoculars for this annual lunar event.
We’re breaking down all of the details for the annual, community music festival, PorchFest KC.
Use these fall foliage predictions to plan your scenic drives in and around Kansas City this autumn.
Want to embrace your wildflower side? Here’s resources and tips to transform your grassy lawn into a native plant wonderland.
Kansas City is rich with history, especially when it comes to trolleys. Here’s an overview of what it took to get to today’s KC Streetcar.
The Country Club Plaza is getting a new tenant, the Cascade Hotel. The vacation destination will open on Friday, Sept. 8, so let’s take a look inside to prepare for the grand opening.
The City of Kansas City, MO is ready to help you get your hands dirty with composting. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned pro, let’s dig into the details on how to compost in KCMO.
The KC Streetcar is bringing its services all the way to the University of Missouri - Kansas City by 2025. Let’s check in with the project and see what the next 18 months will entail.
These are three of our favorite local accessible trails that are wheelchair-friendly.
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There may be no Leslie Knope or Ron Swanson but there is a Deputy Director Brad Clay — and he has news to share about updates Parks and Recreation is making this fall.
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