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Author: Rebekah Baughman

Rebekah is the Marketing & Events Coordinator for the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a BS in Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communications. As a Kansas City, KS native, Rebekah considers herself very well-versed on all the unique components that make her hometown so great. She’s done her part as a tourism advocate for many years by working in hospitality, retail and the service industry. She’s also worked with various nonprofits across the metro area, including the Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties. When she’s not promoting tourism through the KCK CVB, you can find Rebekah spending time with her family, attending concerts and catching Sporting KC matches, or setting off on culinary adventures throughout the city.

You can contact Rebekah Baughman at Rebekah@visitkansascityks.com.

 

 

Landlocked spring break ideas can seem limited, and have us wishing our days away dreaming of being on a beach. Don't let a chance to re-set and have some fun pass you by! These spring break ideas are affordable, great for families and can all be found right here in Kansas City, KS! 

With the turn of the new year comes a swift jolt back into what feels like the hum drum of day-to-day reality. However, Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, bringing the perfect opportunity to show those you love just how excited you are to have them in your life.  They say the quickest way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. These tasty events, experiences and gift ideas will have both stomachs and hearts filled to the brim this month in Kansas City, KS. 

As the air turns crisp and our days of bright sunshine become shorter and shorter, it’s easy to want to put on our sweatpants and binge watch something on our streaming devices until spring thaw. Before you select your new eight season dramedy, here’s how you can still get out while keeping the fun indoors in Kansas City, KS! 

With no real ethnic majority (about 30% white, 30% Hispanic, 30% African-American and 10% of various growing ethnicities) Kansas City, KS owns up to its reputation of being a true melting pot of a destination. From our roots, Kansas CIty, KS has welcomed diverse cultures and ethnic groups who settled here. As you explore the city you’ll find each neighborhood unveils a new story of the people who have come to call it home.

Before you know it the air will turn crisp and the fall will be in full swing – complete with busy schedules and little time to relax. Don't say so long to summer just yet. Here are five reasons to pack up your car and take one more quick trip to Kansas City, KS.

Dorothy returns to Kansas
The Wizard of Oz is a treasured tale to people all over the world, and this August you can catch one of the most unique adaptations to date in Bonner Springs, KS! Catch Dorothy, Toto and all of their friends at

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