Unique tours in Kansas City

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Have you ever wanted to be a tourist in your own city? We rounded up a list of seven tours that newcomers + longtime locals can both enjoy here in Kansas City.

Urban Hikes Kansas City

With guided hikes/walking tours in both KCMO + KCK, you’ll be able to uncover hidden gems in the heart of America. Tours are 4-5 miles long and are filled with history and spots to snag pictures. Spanish tours are also offered.

KC Segway Tours

They see me rollin’, they hatin’. Glide down the streets of Kansas City with one of KC Segway’s tours. Options include Art & Glide, Parks & Museums, and BBQ, Brews, & Bikes.

KC Taco Trail

A perfect date activity, the free trail pass will take you on a journey to over 50 local taquerias featuring street tacos, Tex-Mex style tacos + more. Prizes can be unlocked by checking in at the participating restaurants.

Tom’s Town Distillery Tour

Pair your cocktail with a side of its distillery tour. Lasting about an hour long, you’ll be able to tour the production facility, learn how its spirits are made, and discover the history of KC during its Pendergast era. Cap off the tour by sampling each of its award-winning spirits.

Rieger & Co. Tour

The hour-long tour includes a short documentary film on the history of the distillery and access to the production floor to learn about the distillation process. Also, you’ll be treated to a spirits tasting of Premium Wheat Vodka, Midwestern Dry Gin, Kansas City Whiskey, and Caffè Amaro.

Boulevard Brewing Company

With three different types of tours — Smokestack Tour, Unfiltered Tour + Public Brewery Tour — you’ll be able to find one that works with your time + budget. Private tours are also available for a more intimate experience, where you’ll enjoy Tasting Room samples.

The Roasterie Coffee Company

Get a glimpse of the coffee roasting, blending + packaging process while learning about Kansas City’s coffee roaster. You’ll also get to sample coffee and watch a brewing demonstration.

Psst — want to embrace the full tourist experience by catching a flight? From wine to cocktails, check out our roundup of 8 beverage flights in Kansas City.

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