Explore. Try. Repeat
KC Destinations is a membership organization of cities located in the Kansas City Metro region. Each member 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.
Our NEW KC Trips digital passport program is designed to share our community’s best kept secrets. You’ll find each location has something unique and trip-worthy!
FEATURED TRIP: KC HOLIDAY
Explore holiday magic across KC!
Chapter 205 is the state quarantine law authorizing the imprisonment of women with venereal diseases at the State Industrial Farm for Women. The law was established in an effort to control the sudden outbreak of venereal disease.
Overland Park, KS
Holiday Luminary Walk
The Holiday Luminary Walk tradition continues as thousands of candles illuminate over a mile of pathways through woods and gardens. Music fills the air while holiday lights brighten the trees, buildings and bridges. Don't miss the fairy villages, Santa, musical performances, hot Louisburg Cider and a horse-drawn wagon ride. Learn more at Luminary Walk.
Plan for Vacation January 28
Did you know...
National Plan for Vacation Day, celebrated on the last
Tuesday in January, is a day to encourage Americans to
plan their vacation days for whole year at the start of
the year—and inspire them to use those days to travel
More than half (55%) of
Americans left vacation time on the table at the end of
the year—a total of 768 million unused vacation days
Learn more about Plan for Vacation Day here!
Bonner Springs, KS
Do you like obstacle courses, fun challenges, and competing against others? KC Timber Challenge in Bonner Springs is a locally produced obstacle challenge course offering six different obstacle course race (OCR) events each year including The YETI 5k, KC Timber Challenge, Family Timber Challenge x2, Wild Women, and Extreme Timber Challenge & daily Ninja Training Obstacle Tours for groups of 6+. Come play in the woods with us on 40+ permanent obstacles! There is no “off” season for KC Timber Challenge! Come out this month and sign up for The YETI 5k. Shirt and medal included in registration. Are you YETI for this?