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Explore. Try. Repeat

KC Destinations is a membership organization of cities located in the Kansas City metro region. Each community offers visitors the opportunity to adventure beyond the big city lights and truly experience the area in a meaningful way through the eyes, ears, and stomachs of the locals. With KC Destinations, you can request visitor information, explore the metro, take a themed trip using the Otocast app, or learn more about our member destinations!
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Explore the murals and the rest of the amazing story of Strawberry Hill and Downtown Kansas City, Kansas through an Urban Hike!


These outdoor events are offered throughout the year, and explore the many ethnic groups that formed this historic area while walking through the picturesque, quaint and eclectic neighborhoods.


Already toured the hills and looking to explore more of KCK? Check out the Quindaro Ruins, the newest hike option!


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Merriam, Kansas…next door neighbor to Kansas City! Located just 10 minutes from Kansas City’s vibrant downtown and nearby all major metro attractions including the Kansas City Zoo, Kansas Speedway, Oak Park Mall and the Country Club Plaza, Merriam offers big city amenities with small-town hospitality and friendly visitor service. 


Shopping is always a visitor favorite, and Merriam is centrally located near hundreds of retail outlets, malls, specialty shops and boutique stores like the Sunflower Market in downtown Merriam, or the popular Swedish furnishings store, IKEA.

For a sweet treat, head over to Strawberry Hill Povitica bakery to sample the delicious dessert bread, coffee cakes and cheese cakes!

Merriam offers many seasonal festivals and events including a Saturday farmer’s market, Turkey Creek Festival, Flags 4 Freedom, cruise nights, and Merriam Drive Live. 

From foodies to history buffs, Merriam is sure to impress. We’d be delighted to help you plan your next visit! Learn more at

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