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Get active in Kansas City, Kansas

Our family lived in rural Kansas when my two kids were young and their summers were spent playing in the woods behind our house. They built forts with sticks, swam in the creek and climbed trees that their imaginations transformed into everything from pirate ships to the jungles of Africa. Family vacations were spent camping, and weekend hikes were the norm.

When we moved to Kansas City, Kan. several years ago, we were pleased to find so many great outdoor

Spending time outdoors is sure to reduce stress, brighten your mood and promote happiness. June is National Great Outdoors Month and what better way to celebrate than to plan a trip to spend some time in nature. We've put together a list of outdoor attractions in Kansas City, Kansas that will give you a boost of fresh air.   

In 2020 Sporting Kansas City celebrates 25 years of Major League Soccer in Kansas City! Before rebranding in 2010, the team was founded in 1996 as the Kansas City Wizards. This March will mark their 10th home opener at the state-of-the-art Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS! The new season also brings a variety of upgrades to the stadium including new technology, new partnerships and new places to indulge in game day eats! Here's the lowdown on what you can expect from the 2020 Sporting Kansas City season. 

Revving For A Good Time

on May 1, 2021

Richard Petty Driving Exprience

High-octane fun in Kansas City, Kansas

I treasure nothing more than time spent with my wife and two children, who often endure my bad music as I tote us around in our minivan. But as I neared age 40, I sometimes felt time slipping away and suspected I needed a little jump start. My wife must have sensed my anxiety because for my birthday, she planned an incredible weekend for me along with my best friend, Satch, in Kansas City, Kan.

When not driving, I often spend time watching other people do

The Kansas City Chiefs have made it to another Super Bowl Championship and we have a list of places in Kansas City, KS to snack on during the game and celebrate! The Kansas City Chiefs are playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, February 7th in the 2021 NFL Championship Super Bowl Game LV at 5:30 pm CST in Tampa, Florida.

You can catch the game on CBS, ESPN Deportes, or 106.5 The Wolf. We've watched the Chiefs play their hearts out all season to take us to another Super Bowl and here we are!  

Fit Fab 40s in Kansas City, KS

on January 1, 2021

TWO COUPLES LIVE IT UP ON A WEEKEND GETAWAY TO KANSAS CITY, KS.

We’d just dropped off our daughter, Maddie, for her first college visit. College. When did Dave and I grow old enough to have a daughter scouting out campuses and contemplating dual degrees?

I wasn’t ready for us to become empty nesters at 45. Dave, always looking for the rainbow, remarked on how much more time we’ll have to get back to our active lifestyle. He reminded me there were plenty of things to do in nearby Kansas City,

Derby Girls in Kansas City, KS

on January 1, 2021

Usually, I’m in Kansas City, Kan. visiting my grandmother nearby. But this last time, I was in town for roller derby. My cousin, Dana, had recently joined a team that was going to their first away game in Kansas City, Kan., and to quote her, “I could NOT miss it.” I hadn’t seen her in a long time, so it didn’t take much convincing for me to go. We decided to turn our trip into a long weekend so we could catch up. With its abundance of art, great food and even better spirits (both of the cultural

kansas city speedway

Nothing quite prepared me for an actual day at the track. “Can you feel it, yet?” asked Dave as we pulled into the parking lot of Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS. I finally understood what he had been talking about—that palpable buzzing of excitement that surrounds race day. Dave is the big car racing fan in our family, and we were bringing our 7-year-old twin boys to their first race. It was my first race, too. Don’t get me wrong. I’m a big sports fan. I’ve been to more Royals and Chiefs

Whether you’ve been together for ten months or married for ten years – maintaining a healthy relationship and finding ways to connect, especially in the midst of a world crisis, is important. During a time where social distancing is encouraged, you may be feeling stumped on ways to celebrate your love. With a tiny bit of forethought, you can still have the perfect date night even if it’s just dinner or taking a romantic stroll.

Here are five date-night ideas you can do right now in Kansas City,