Are you and the kids at home all summer? Can you not think of very many things to do that doesn't cost a lot? Well, here are just a few things that are here in Kansas City that would be fun for you and the kids.
What was that old saying about a prophet not being welcomed in his own country? It seems to also apply to our own birthplaces or wherever we grow up. We have a tendency to think that to find something special, we have to travel afar, maybe even overseas—when all along there are many, many fascinating spots right at one’s doorstep.
Here it is only the first part of July, and yet, it feels like summer is half over. I think the reason summer seems to go so fast is because of all the activities and the long days. And even though a lot of people complain about the heat, I feel the warm days also contribute to time passing by so fast. Think about it, in the winter when the sun has set by 6:00 p.m., you’re pretty much stuck inside.
If you are looking for a quick getaway that won’t break the bank, you’re in luck! The Kansas City area has many fun things to offer kids and adults alike.
Find out about some free or inexpensive places to visit that will provide your family with a day of fun activities. Your next adventure could be closer than you think. In fact, you can get there and back on less than a tank of gas. Here are a few ideas for the Kansas City area:
Growing up in the burbs, I was very unfamiliar with Downtown Kansas City. This year, I decided to take a step into the unfamiliar and move downtown. I have lived in the River Market area for about a month now, and every day, I find something new that the location has to offer. My newest discovery is the PieroGuys in the City Market. I went down for the market (which is amazing, and healthy, and a blast to see) and discovered yet another fried food.
No matter where we have lived during our 26 years of marriage or where our travels have taken us, my husband and I love to get outdoors and explore the local walking and hiking trails. Now, I certainly appreciate having easy access to shopping, restaurants and entertainment - and I do! But, I also need to get out there and experience the natural beauty around me.
I recently discovered an interesting link on the mymcpl.org website. From the home page you can access Online Resources. In this section you can choose Web Resources where there is a Kansas City Area link.