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The 32 Essential Restaurants in Kansas City

The 32 Essential Restaurants in Kansas City

Eater | October 12, 2023
"Barbecue, burgers, and butchery are still a critical part of the restaurant scene. But the city’s palate has never felt broader than it does right now, thanks to a flurry of experimentation and innovation."
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16 Best Airports Worldwide: KCI Named No. 1

16 Best Airports Worldwide: KCI Named No. 1

Travel Awaits | June 16, 2023
"Located in the heartland of America, Kansas City International Airport offers a stress-free and efficient travel experience. Its unique terminal design, beautiful art, and world-famous KC barbecue make it a favorite among travelers."
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The 23 Best Places to Go in the U.S. in 2023

The 23 Best Places to Go in the U.S. in 2023

Conde Nast Traveler | November 29, 2022
"Kansas City has long been a major hub of the Midwest, but coastal dwellers should really start taking note. While the city is already garnering the attention of sports fans around the world—it’s hosting the NFL Draft in April 2023, and was chosen as one of the host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup—there are plenty more cool openings on the near horizon."
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America’s Next Hot Destination Is This Midwestern City

America’s Next Hot Destination Is This Midwestern City

The Daily Beast | November 01, 2022
"Where do I begin to convince you of this city’s wonders? ... Perhaps, I can persuade you to take a closer look at Kansas City by pointing out that my job allows me to go to my favorite cities every year—Paris, Mexico City, São Paulo, Los Angeles, and so on—and, yes, Kansas City is one I always visit."
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Kansas City Is Upping Its Profile Via Major Additions

Kansas City Is Upping Its Profile Via Major Additions

Meetings Today | October 17, 2022
"Kansas City is on the ascent, ready to add a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport and a groundbreaking riverfront soccer stadium, expanding its streetcar line and drawing two major sports events that will increase the destination’s profile on the national, and world, stage."
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50 Weekend Trip Ideas to Make the Most of Fall

50 Weekend Trip Ideas to Make the Most of Fall

Men's Journal | October 01, 2022
"Head to the Heartland for fall foliage; pumpkin and apple picking; the largest corn maze in Missouri; and, of course, college and pro football. Other highlights include the guided craft beer tour with Kansas City Tap Tour ..."
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Hotels to Book for a Trip to Kansas City

Hotels to Book for a Trip to Kansas City

Travel + Leisure | September 13, 2022
"KC’s hotel scene is another compelling reason to visit, with an inviting mix of historic stays and new properties that have cropped up in the past few years."
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22 of the USA's most underrated destinations

22 of the USA's most underrated destinations

CNN | September 05, 2022
"Missouri's second largest city is all about sound and flavor. A cradle of American jazz, KC boasts more than 40 venues where you can listen to live jazz, blues and other tunes and probably as many joints offering savory, slow-smoked Kansas City barbecue."
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Where to Find the Best Barbecue in Kansas City

Where to Find the Best Barbecue in Kansas City

Food & Wine | August 09, 2022
"Barbecue can be a polarizing topic. So many regions lay claim to America's best, but the pitmasters of Kansas City have as strong a claim as anyone [...]From casual road-style pits to white tablecloths, here's a sampling of our favorite spots to find the best barbecue in Kansas City."
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