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sandyelin Aug 15th, 2004 05:14 PM

Overnight Trips from Kansas City
 
We will be in Kansas City for four days at the end of September. Looking for suggestions for an overnight trip from Saturday to Sunday. Thanks.

MikeT Aug 15th, 2004 05:18 PM

You could try St. Louis. The Lake of the Ozarks. Branson.

Much closer, you could spend the night in Lawrence, KS, which is only an hour away but a beautiful college town with plenty to do.

X_Bellman Aug 15th, 2004 05:47 PM

Depends what you are looking for. Lake Ozark is great for kids (bagnell dam area)....st. louis is 4 hours away.

sandyelin Aug 15th, 2004 07:06 PM

Thanks, no kids this trip,looking for some place nice ,maybe stay at a B+B.

Keith Aug 16th, 2004 05:59 AM

Branson, MO; Omaha, NE; St Joseph, MO; Madison County, IA; Hutchinson, KS; Lawrence, KS; Herman, MO; Columbia, MO; Rocheport, MO.

Depending on what you actually want to do, there are many choices. Those are all within 1-4 hours.

Keith

annieladd Aug 16th, 2004 06:33 PM

Drive to Rocheport, MO, spend the day antique shopping, hiking the Katy Trail, Les Bourgeouis restaurant, and spend the night at a b&b. This isn't high style, but a nice weekend.

ellen_griswold Aug 17th, 2004 05:43 PM

Have you been to the Truman Museum & Presidential Library in Independence, MO? One of the most comprehensive museums and nice, peaceful grounds. Would take less than 1/2 day for the tour etc. but definitely worth a visit.

sandyelin Aug 17th, 2004 06:31 PM

Yes, we've been to the Truman Library. Thanks for all the helpful suggestions.

annesherrod Aug 17th, 2004 07:20 PM

I vote for lawrence kansas. It is a beautiful colleg town.


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