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!
HIT THE TRAILS IN KC: As the fall weather cools, hiking a trail is a great way to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and watch the colors in the trees turn. There are a variety of trails all throughout the Kansas City region – from easy, paved walks to natural trails fit for mountain biking. Which trail will you try first?
Grand Slam Beer,
Wine & Spirits Fest
Featuring almost two dozen wineries, breweries and distilleries, the Grand Slam Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest in Gardner, KS on October 1st is the fall event you don't want to miss.
The event happens at Celebration Park and offers attendees an opportunity to sample a variety of Kansas City & Kansas-based adult beverages, while enjoying yard games, live music and more. Tickets are only $40 and can be purchased here!
Right outside of Kansas City, you’ll find Overland Park. Which is actually a city, and not a park. However, out of all the cities in the US with park in their name, we are the largest.
From trendy boutiques and saucy burnt ends, to adrenaline-fueled rides, culture, history, and outdoors, we are your gateway to the ultimate Kansas City experience.
So, what do you say? Are you ready to have some fun in The Park?
Did You Know?
KC's Famous Outlaws
Did you know that the notorious American outlaw, Jesse James, was born right here in the Kansas City area in 1847?
In Kearney, MO you can visit the Jesse James Birthplace at the James Farm. See where the legend began when you tour the original cabin where Jesse James was born and raised. The Museum is home to the world's largest collection of James family artifacts.
In Liberty, MO, visit the Jesse James Bank Museum - the site of the nation's first successful daylight peacetime bank robbery. While the robbers were never caught, the crime was attributed to the infamous James-Younger Gang. Visitors will see the bank as it was in 1866. Period furnishings fill the room and one becomes immersed in the story of the robbery as told by the bank teller.
Learn more about KC's most famous outlaw here!