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The Best Ice Cream Shop in Every State

The Best Ice Cream Shop in Every State

Travel + Leisure | June 25, 2019
"Their love of ice cream prompted them to open their own shop [Betty Rae's] — named after David’s grandmother — where their adoration for the unusual is the main attraction: expect things like lavender honey, root beer, and avocado with a cardamom fudge swirl.
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The Best U.S. Cities for Summer Travel

The Best U.S. Cities for Summer Travel

Travel + Leisure | June 05, 2019
"If your favorite summer aroma is hickory smoke, then this is your town: Some of America’s best barbecue spots are here. Summer means lots of street festivals, but you might also bring an empty suitcase: The city is chock full of vintage and antique shops.
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LGBTQ Travel in America’s Heartland

LGBTQ Travel in America’s Heartland

TravelPulse | May 08, 2019
"One of the biggest drivers of visitors to the city is through conventions and group meetings. Because of that, within the last year, Visit KC designated one of its salespeople to work exclusively in the LGBTQ meetings market to attract events to the city."
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The Whisky Lover’s Kansas City Travel Guide

The Whisky Lover’s Kansas City Travel Guide

Whisky Advocate | May 06, 2019
"Kansas City, Missouri is [...] the kind of place where distillers collaborate with farmers and brewers, and coffee roasters cross-pollinate with chefs and bartenders in all corners of the fifteen-county metropolitan area that’s anchored in Missouri and creeps into Kansas."
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The 21 Best Irish Pubs in America

The 21 Best Irish Pubs in America

Thrillist | March 15, 2019
"The main cellar of Missouri’s oldest bar reaches 55ft below ground and is large enough to accommodate multiple levels of seating and a stage for live music. Today, it's back to brewing its own beer in addition to pouring the expected Irish staples."
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