Day Trips from Kansas City: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

Day Trips from Kansas City: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

by Shifra Stein
     
 

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Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! Day Trips from Kansas City is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover right in your own backyard. Explore places you never knew existed—many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of Kansas City.
Do something delicious: Head to Lafayette County for… See more details below

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Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! Day Trips from Kansas City is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover right in your own backyard. Explore places you never knew existed—many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of Kansas City.
Do something delicious: Head to Lafayette County for handpicked roadside produce and plenty of family fun at the Apple Jubilee.
Do something daring: Slosh through slippery mud and clamber over rocky surfaces on the Devil’s Icebox Wild Cave Tour in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
Do something outdoorsy: Take a boat ride, camp, or fish at the Lake of the Ozarks, one of the Midwest’s premier playgrounds.
Do something educational: Learn about early twentieth-century Africa at the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute, a treasure trove of photos, motion pictures, masks, and other artifacts.
With full trip-planning information, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762740307
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Series:
Day Trips Series
Edition description:
14TH
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Shifra Stein is the creator of the acclaimed Day Trips® series, which she launched with the first edition of this guide in 1980. A former restaurant critic for the Kansas City Star, she previously hosted a syndicated food and travel segment aired on 150 radio stations. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

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