KC Activity #6 – Boulevard Beer Hall
2534 Madison Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108
Atmosphere: Spacious, friendly, relaxed
Good for: Beer snobs, parties, happy hour
Features: Patio, photo booth, gift shop, foosball table.
Pro Tip: With a patio, board games, snacks and tasty beer, the Beer Hall is perfect for a Sunday Funday.
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KC Activity #5 – Miami Ice
1624 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Atmosphere: Small town ice cream shoppe
Good for: Ice cream lovers, aka everyone
Pro Tip: Get custard at the bottom of your shaved ice
Kansas City has a crazy amount of little districts, earning the nickname, “the city of cities”. Miami Ice is in one of my favorite areas – 39th Street. The few blocks of local shops, bars and restaurants have just about everything you could want. A kinda-sketchy, but awesome dive bar? Hi Dive Lounge. Shelves and shelves of secondhand books? Prospero’s. Surprisingly fresh Midwest sushi? Bob’s Wasabi. Tasty frozen treats year round? Miami Ice.
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KC Activity #4 – Tom’s Town
1701 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Atmosphere: Gatsby-esque, Intimate
Cuisine: New American
Good for: Date night, history buffs, booze lovers
Pro Tip: Belly up to the bar to watch the bartenders work their magic.
Tom’s Town Distilling Co. is the first legal distillery in Kansas City since the prohibition. We took the $10 tour, which is the perfect mix of distillery information and Kansas City history. You also get to sample each of the three spirits Tom’s Town distills – vodka, bourbon and gin. Their gin has 14 herbs and flavors, and was my favorite of the three.
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KC Activity #3 – Loose Park
5200 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112
Features: Tennis courts, running path, playground, rose garden
Good for: Families, runners, history buffs, dog lovers
Pro Tip: Bring a hammock. Loose has tons of trees, perfect for a relaxing day.
By the numbers:
- 75 acres
- 2.5 mile running/walking path
- 4 tennis courts
- 4,000 roses
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KC Activity #2 – Kansas City Library (Downtown Branch)
14 W 10th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
Atmosphere: Quiet, relaxing
Cuisine: Coffee shop and snacks
Features: Movie vault, study rooms, rooftop terrace
Good for: Families, students, everyone
Pro Tip: Parking around the library can be a pain, so take the streetcar if you can. There is a parking garage that’s free for the first hour, if you get your ticket validated in the library.
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