Local Adventures and Spontaneous Day Trips
Here are some ideas for great local fun.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art - the new Egyptian exhibit is breathtaking! And it's air conditioned!
Moon Marble Company - Daily demonstrations of glass marble making, and gift shop filled with fun toys.
Mahaffie Stagecoach and Farm - Transport yourself into the old western life.
Arabia Steamboat Museum - It's incredible was was excavated in Missouri. Wonderful tours are available.
Atchison, Kansas - Visit the birthplace of that amazing woman, Amelia Earhart, or Atchison's wonderful rail and history museums.
Lawrence, Kansas - Explore KU's Natural History Museum or the Spencer Museum of Art, then visit downtown Lawrence for some good eats.
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum - Learn about these talented men of yesterday.
And these are just a sampling of the adventures that await you and your family. Check out Kansas City's Convention and Visitors Association or Kansas City Parent for more ideas.