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!
Great Outdoors Month
Kansas City, KS
June is National Great Outdoors Month and is the perfect time to take a day trip to embrace and explore the open spaces and beautiful landscapes in Kansas City,
Whether it's hiking or biking trails, kayaking the Kansas River or just enjoying nature, Kansas City, Kan. has an abundant of outdoor activities to get you and your family moving this summer even if it's just for a few hours.
Start planning your KCK Day Trip at //www.visitkansascityks.com/daytrip
Small-town charm with Midwest hospitality nestled in the heart of Kansas City—that’s Merriam!
We’re an inclusive and accommodating community for travelers, visitors and residents alike!
From our parks and trails to an exciting blend of restaurants, shops and attractions, Merriam has something for everyone.
Whether it’s an evening out or a weekend away, let Merriam surprise, entertain and welcome you. Come, explore Merriam---next door neighbor to Kansas City!
Did You Know?
Three Breweries Within
Get your drink on in Shawnee! Transport Brewery and Servaes Brewing Company are located in downtown Shawnee literally just one block apart! Transport is a neighborhood style brewery offering all the classic styles anyone could ask for. Dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and great place to kick back, it’s a must to visit. Servaes is known for their experimentation and daily new taps! From key-lime pie sours to coconut cereal stouts, if you like off-the-wall styles and a flight full of different flavors, check it out.
Five minutes south at 75th & Nieman Road, Pathlight Brewing is quickly making a name for itself in the KC craft beer scene too! Just five minutes from the downtown breweries, Pathlight is known for their IPA’s and wild ales….oh, and they offer premium whisky pours too.