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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!  

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Make History in KC

Pumpkin Season...KC Style!

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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.

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Featured Event:

Merriam, KS

Halloween Happenings

Grab your favorite costume and come celebrate Halloween with us in downtown Merriam! Spooky fun will include inflatables, games, a costume contest, InstaFun KC Photobooth, and more. Visit Halloween Happenings for details.


Did You Know?

Shawnee, KS

Shawnee has three different Sister Cities - Listowel in Ireland, Erfurt in Germany and Pittem in Belgium, and all have long-standing relationships with Shawnee! Check out our City Hall in downtown to learn more about each of these Sister Cities and how they are connected to our community. FYI -You’ll find all kinds of references to these international cities in a variety of businesses around town! Learn more at Sister Cities.

Fun for the whole family is where it’s at when you visit Gardner this fall. Just beyond the edge of town you can pick pumpkins and jostle in a corn pit at Gierenger’s Family Orchard & Berry Farm, sip wine and enjoy oCKtober Fest activities at KC Wine Co. or enjoy a cool Kansas sunset at Hillsdale Lake. Cap off your trip with a little local shopping at Spinning Earth Pottery, a pumpkin-pie latte from one of Gardner’s two Groundhouse Coffee locations, and rest your head at the brand-new Hampton Inn & Conference Center and your trip will be complete. Learn more at www.gardneredgerton.org or call 913-856-6464.