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Most Romantic Restaurants in KCMO

  Really make an impression this Valentine’s Day by booking one of the most romantic of hot spots in the city. Le Fou Frog is a surprisingly unpretentious pick (even with that name!) where you’ll find the traditional French onion soup with port wine, veal stock, and a topping of gruyere and parmesan cheeses. You…

Independence Temple Tour

  Dubbed a national historic landmark, the Independence Temple in KCMO is one of the few former LDS temples that allows guided tours for visitors of any faith. Both a place of worship and education, it’s “dedicated to the pursuit of peace” and is a striking figure in the nearby Independence, Missouri skyline. No longer…

Valentine’s Day in Kansas City

  KCMO is full of romantic options for Valentine’s Day, like the Sunset Date Night package at Zip KC! On V-Day, you’ll both be literally swept off your feet with 9 zip lines totaling 5,800 feet going 55 mph. With a short, romantic hike to get to the first platform, it’s a heart-pounding option for…

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Tour

  Self-guided tours of the beautiful Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are available when mass and events aren’t taking place. This Catholic Church was founded in 1833 when a French missionary named Father Benedict Roux came to KCMO intent on forming a parish. By 1835, a log cabin was built at 11th and Broadway dubbed…

Oolapalooza, the Young Living Experience

  On February 3 – 4, join the Oolapalooza event where you’re encouraged to “unlock your best self.” Young Living’s two-day event gives attendees everything they need to nurture the “7 F’s of Oola” in your own life, leading to a less stressful experience and more happiness. The warm, sit-down environment gives you the chance…

KCMO’s Only Spanish Restaurant

  It’s surprising that such a foodie-centric town has only one Spanish restaurant (with two locations), but when the tapas and sangria are this good, all you need is one! La Bodega is known for their impeccable tapas and wine menus, open for lunch, happy hour, dinner—and brunch! The “Spanish Eggs Benedict Project” includes a…

Chinese New Year in KCMO

  With rich communities celebrating the Lunar New Year, you have options for ringing in the Year of the Rooster! The Chinese New Year Celebration, hosted by the Kansas City Chinese American Association, is January 28 and features incredible performances with more than 200 artists and performers. An eastern-western fusion festival and gala with entertainment…

What’s Close to My Hotel?

  Your guest room at Best Western Seville Plaza offers plenty of parking and is convenient for taxis and ride shares, but sometimes nothing but a brisk walk will do. You’re in luck, because your hotel is in the heart of a thriving KCMO neighborhood. Levee Bar and Grill is around the corner, with live…

MLK Jr. Celebrations

  Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual American Jazz Museum Festival. On January 16th, a musical, poetic and dance-fueled celebration takes place throughout the day to uplift the community and promote togetherness. The event is free and open to the public, although regular museum admission does apply….

Boulevard Tapped Tour

  Known for breweries, no trip to KCMO is complete without a “tapped tour.” Recurring every Sunday through July 30th, the brew-fueled tour stretches from 1 – 5 p.m. and kicks off at Country Club Plaza Area. Hop on board the Barley Bus, and get an insider’s peek into the craft beer scene. You’ll be…