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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!
Coffee lovers, get ready! This is what you trained for. Coffee, all day, everyday---or, whenever you like. The new KC Coffee Trip is now live, so follow along to savor the sips across the region.
FALL COFFEE IN KC -- read all about the latest coffee scene across the region and places you should add to your "must-sip" list! Check out our latest blog...
Award Winning Kansas Wines
There’s nothing better than spending a fall afternoon at KC Wine Co. and KC Pumpkin Patch. This all-in-one destination, located just north of Gardner, features a boutique winery, multiple event spaces and acres of open space perfect for social distancing while spending time with family and friends. Wine, hard cider, vine coolers and wine slushies are all on the menu and pair well with the variety of food trucks that set up shop on the weekends. Get ready for October, as they return with their all-ages KC Pumpkin Patch for a perfect fall adventure.
From the Lenexa Public Market, to Lake Lenexa, to the Farmers Market and over 30 parks --- Lenexa has it all! Make the most of the September weather with one of our family-friendly events--the VIRTUAL Spinach Festival, Pickleball Tournament Fundraiser, or the Fall Fishing Derby! Following along with the fun at Things to Do In Lenexa
Atkins-Johnson Farm & Museum in Gladstone
Did you know that you can tour the inside of the oldest continuously occupied home in Clay County? The Atkins-Johnson Farm & Museum was built between 1831 and 1834. Visitors today can explore the inside of the home in addition to visiting the heirloom garden on the house grounds. Another historic site, the Big Shoal Historic Cemetery, is attached to the grounds by a paved trail. The cemetery houses veterans from several American wars, including; the Civil War, the War of 1812, and the Blackhawk Indian War.