#61 – Garozzo’s Ristorante
Good for: Overindulging in carbs.
Tip: Try their signature dish, Chicken Spiedini, at lunch. It’s nearly half the price of the dinner portion.
Despite being known primarily for BBQ, Kansas City has many other notable restaurants varying in cuisine types. Garozzo’s Ristorante has been a staple to the Kansas City Italian scene since its opening in 1989 and invention of Chicken Spiedini.
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#60 – Mud Pie Bakery
1615 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Atmosphere: Cozy, welcoming.
Good for: Coffee shop connoisseurs, sweets lovers.
Tip: Even if you’re not vegan, don’t worry. Everything is delicious!
Mud Pie is a vegan bakery and coffee shop on 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Like a few businesses on 39th Street, Mud Pie is located in an old home, making the eclectic shop the perfect spot to grab a sweet treat, find an open spot and catch up with a friend.
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59/100 – Prospero’s Books
1800 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Features: 3 floors of secondhand books, movies, music and more.
Good for: Hours of book browsing.
Tip: Don’t rush to leave. There are chairs scattered throughout the shop to get lost in your book.
Prospero’s Books is an independent, secondhand bookstore in Kansas City, Missouri. With three floors of books, music, movies and more to meander through, an afternoon in Prospero’s is easy to fill.
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#57 – Rosedale Memorial Arch
Park Dr, Kansas City, KS 66103
Features: Scenic views of the city, picnic tables, green space.
Good for: Pretending you’re in the streets of Paris.
Tip: Visit around dusk, the Arch offers great views of the sunset.
Like the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, the Rosedale Memorial Arch is a memorial for those Kansas Citians who served in World War I. Inspired by Paris’s Arc de Triomphe, the Rosedale Memorial Arch is located in Mount Marty Park in Midtown, Kansas City.
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#57 – Johnson County Museum
8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212
Cost: $5 – Adults, $3 – Kids.
Features: Daily tours, 1950s-style house, rotating exhibits
Tip: Take some extra time to explore the rest of the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center.
The Johnson County Museum is a local museum that preserves the history of suburban growth in Kansas City. With a real 1950’s home, extensive artifacts and interactive exhibits, all will enjoy this magnificent museum.
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