Spring has arrived in Kansas City! Visitors getting away for a few days and locals looking to occupy their young ones will be pleased to discover all of the kid-friendly sites and activities found in Kansas City, KS. Here are a few free, fun and even (shhh...) educational ideas for you to include in your spring break plans.
Category - Family Fun
By Rebekah Baughman on January 27, 2020
Why is taking a vacation so important you may ask? Studies show planning and taking time to get away can strengthen personal relationships, improve professional performance and promote our health and wellness. Basically, taking a vacation is just plain good for our overall wellbeing. So why did more than 55% of Americans report not using all of their vacation days in 2018 – a number that totals up to 768 million unused vacation days? For the health of our nation, we in Kansas City, KS think it’s time to change that. If you need some nudging, here are five reasons to plan for a vacation to Kansas City, KS this year.
By Rebekah Baughman on November 4, 2019
Oh by gosh, by golly. It’s time for mistletoe and holly, and all the merriment that comes with another holiday season! Whether it’s discovering traditions around the world, creating your own spirited décor, seeing Christmas tree lightings or visiting the big guy himself, Kansas City, Kansas is filled with ways to get you in the festive feeling.
By Natalie Fieleke on October 17, 2019
At a pizza making class at 1889 Pizza Napoletana, old world technique meets eclectic style, and fun and learning mingle like basil and mozzarella on a Margherita pizza.
By Rebekah Baughman on September 4, 2019
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 for that one seasonal backdrop, here’s a few spots in Kansas City KS that will seamlessly flow with your fall aesthetic.
By Rebekah Baughman on July 15, 2019
Summer break will be over before you know it! Explore eclectic neighborhoods, kid-friendly activities, historical sites, and learn something new about your own backyard with the Kansas City, KS Summer Fun Passport. Here are a few spots to get you started.
By Natalie Fieleke on July 11, 2019
As if an indoor/outdoor water park plus a plethora of indoor attractions weren’t enough, Great Wolf Lodge in the Village West ensures families remain in a constant state of fun with its Summer Camp-In.
By Rebekah Baughman on March 14, 2019
Step outside and take a big, deep breath – ah, it’s finally spring! Get out and celebrate the sunshine with these springtime events in Kansas City, KS .
Cold weather months don’t have to mean that all of your family’s fun and travel are put on pause. Since the time around holidays and the New Year can be so chaotic, our family often finds that this is when we need to disconnect from our daily life and unwind more than ever. We did just that as we celebrated our daughter Caelyn’s birthday at Great Wolf Lodge! She was turning 4 years old, and we wanted to make it a special adventure for her.
By Kate McLiney on September 18, 2018
Have you ever wanted to go back in time? Well, now is your chance! Every fall in Kansas City, The Kansas City Renaissance Festival allows you to step back into Medieval times. Visit Kansas City Kansas sent me to the festival on opening weekend and I was blown away! There is truly something there for everyone - wax hands and man-powered rides for children, whiskey and bourbon tasting for adults, and even a romantic date option for medieval couples!