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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.

 

The Holiday Spirit is Alive in Kansas City, KS

With all the hustle and bustle in the world today, it can be tough to find time to create those magical moments that truly put you in the holiday mood. But don’t tear up your Christmas list and say bah humbug just yet! Here’s what you can do in Kansas City, Kan.to have you “Ho Ho Ho-ing” in no time. …

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Making Family Memories in Kansas City, KS

November starts the season of family togetherness, and Kansas City, Kan.is filled with events and activities for you to create special memories with your own. From dining and lodging, to free fun and shopping, here’s a list of family fun options that can only be found in Kansas City, Kan…

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Send the Gift of Kansas City, KS This Holiday Season

While the season and its celebrations look a bit different, holiday cheer is something that can still be found.Missing the people who matter the most? You can send your loved ones near and far a piece of Kansas City, Kan. this winter. Read on for our guide of gifts that shout “KCK” from local makers and businesses.  Hint: You can also make your own days a little merrier by grabbing these local finds for yourself too!  …

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The Most Photo-Worthy Fall Scenes in Kansas City, Kan.

Let’s be honest, we all love to experience those memories that make us look back and think, “I was so in the moment I forgot to take any photos!” There’s also something satisfying (maybe some of us are more willing to admit it than others) about snapping the perfect fall photo, complete with warm tones, leaves, pumpkins, and maybe even a glass of red wine. So if you are in search of that one seasonal backdrop, here are a few spots in Kansas City, Kan.that will seamlessly flow with your fall aesthetic…

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7 Reasons to Look Forward to 2021 in Kansas City, KS

A tough year like 2020 has left most of us eager to not look back, and focus on what’s to come. There’s a lot that 2021 holds for Kansas City, KS.Whether you’re looking to have a staycation in the city or are planning for a future trip, here’s some exciting things to look forward to this year. …

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Authentic Taquerias and Meat Markets Near Downtown Kansas City, KS

If you’reon the eastern side of Kansas City, KS there is a good chance you’re only a few minutes, or even a few steps away from a no-frills authentic taqueria or Mexican meat market. Local residents, downtown workers, and foodies from all over the KC metro know the area to be a mecca for a quick, affordable, but mouth-watering lunch or dinner. …

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Familiar Faces in Kansas City, KS: Lionel Lucero, El Menudazo

Those who know him refer to ElMenudazo owner, Lionel Lucero, as “the doctor.” While the Chicago native didn’t go to medical school, he does know how to cure an angry hangover or case of the Sunday morning sleepies. Locals will begin lining up at 7:30 a.m. on weekend mornings for El Menudazo’s offerings. The menu is small, but the nourishing, traditional menudo and savory birria tacos and stew with rich consomé broth leave customers feeling satisfied and eager to go back.  …

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KCK Taco Trail Through the Neighborhoods

For generations, communities of varying ethnicities settled in Kansas City, KS creating a destination of diversity. The mix of cultures can be experienced through historical sites, annual events, local makers, artwork and our culinary scene…

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