This guide features more than 200 adventure-packed destinations and activities within a two-hour drive of Kansas City, including exploring Missouri's 5,000 caves; looking for migratory birds in Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area; or experiencing a live theater performance in a century-old boiler room in St. Joseph, Missouri.
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Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go!
Day Trips from Kansas City, 15th Edition, is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover in your own backyard. Explore places you never knew existed many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of the city rightfully dubbed the Heart of America”: Do something delicious: Head to Lafayette County for handpicked roadside produce and family fun at the Apple Jubilee.
Do something daring: Slosh through slippery mud and clamber over rocky surfaces on the Devil’s Icebox Wild Cave Tour in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
Do something outdoorsy: Take a boat ride, camp, or fish at the Lake of the Ozarks, one of the Midwest’s premier playgrounds. With full trip-planning information, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip.
Shifra Stein is the creator of the acclaimed Day Trips® series, which she launched with the first edition of this guide in 1980. A former restaurant critic for the Kansas City Star, she previously hosted a syndicated food and travel segment aired on 150 radio stations. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Book Description GPP Travel, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110762747749
Book Description GPP Travel, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Fifteenth. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0762747749