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The Best Museums in Kansas City

The Best Museums in Kansas City

AFAR | May 25, 2021
"With world-class art collections and institutions dedicated to music and Black sports history, this prairie town has emerged as a cultural hub contender."
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A Barbecue-and-Brewery Tour of Kansas City

A Barbecue-and-Brewery Tour of Kansas City

AFAR | May 25, 2021
"The best way to experience Kansas City’s two famous food groups is to pair them on a barbecue-and-beer tour of the town. Read on for a guide to the city’s best barbecue joints and nearby breweries for washing down your burnt ends."
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Ask a Local: Where Can I See Live Music in Kansas City?

Ask a Local: Where Can I See Live Music in Kansas City?

AFAR | May 25, 2021
"Today, Kansas City continues to be a breeding ground for musicians of all genres, from jazz to indie rock, hip-hop, and more. So much so, in fact, that visitors in search of authentic KC culture would be remiss not to catch some live music when in town."
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Required Eating: 10 Meals Not to Miss in Kansas City

Required Eating: 10 Meals Not to Miss in Kansas City

AFAR | May 25, 2021
"Kansas City just keeps getting better and better—especially when it comes to its restaurant scene. What used to be a one-stop barbecue shop is now a city bursting with countless dining options and cuisines, from street tacos to the best bowl of pho you’ve ever had."
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Best Kansas City Hotels for a Truly Local Stay

Best Kansas City Hotels for a Truly Local Stay

AFAR | May 25, 2021
"Travelers may have once overlooked Kansas City for other Midwest cities like Chicago and Minneapolis, but no longer. Add to its signature barbecue, blues, and baseball a now-thriving restaurant and bar scene—plus noteworthy architecture, world-class museums, and some serious shopping—and you have all the makings of an ideal urban destination. "
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What’s New and On the Horizon in Missouri for Meetings

What’s New and On the Horizon in Missouri for Meetings

Meetings Today | May 13, 2021
"The new Loews property offers 800 guest rooms and is connected to the Kansas City Convention Center by an enclosed walkway. Along with 60,000 square feet of meeting space, the property also offers a lobby bar, signature restaurant as well as a three-meal restaurant, and an indoor lap pool."
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Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Kansas City

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Kansas City

Conde Nast Traveler | May 12, 2021
"You know about the barbecue. You know about the sports teams. But what you might not know about Kansas City is just how cool it really is. Straddling the state line between Kansas and Missouri (you’ll mostly stick to the Missouri side), this Midwestern hub is an eclectic mix of artsy neighborhoods, boutique hotels, jazz clubs, and delicious restaurants that serve way more than brisket and burnt ends—although you’ll want to try those, too."
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It List 2021: Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

It List 2021: Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

Travel + Leisure | April 20, 2021
"What was once a private social club adjacent to Kansas City's popular Power and Light District is now a reimagined hotel under Hyatt's Unbound Collection. In a nod to its history, the Gothic Revival–style lobby lounge showcases busts of former club members like Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower, who watch over visitors sipping cocktails."
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