As a family activity, biking is a great option for all ages. You not only get the benefits of exercise and fresh air but also the opportunity to spend time together exploring scenic areas around town. If you’re looking for some bike-friendly places for beginning and experienced riders, try these trails in the Kansas City area.
Enjoy spectacular views on a fall getaway to Ha Ha Tonka State Park.Photo courtesy Missouri State Parks.
If another summer slipped by without a single stamp in your passport, there’s still plenty of fun to be had close to home. These weekend getaways will deliver adventure, thrills and memories—without all the travel. Pack your bags and plan a road trip to these destinations, all within an easy drive of Kansas City.
Sharpen your culinary skills with a class at Powell Gardens. Photo by Breanne Basinger.
The summer flew by and the kids are heading back to school. Time to take a breath and enjoy a little “me” time! Whether you’re a mom who likes to be on-the-go or a woman who prefers a little solitude, the Kansas City area has you covered.
Girl Scouts can earn badges while learning about art and culture at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.Photo courtesy The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
In Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, kids can explore their world while earning badges along the way. Many Kansas City-area businesses and organizations offer programs where scouts can delve into subjects from performing arts to marine science. If you’re looking for a fun field trip and a new way to work toward a badge, here are some great places around town: