Float the KC riverfront for just $30

KC Kayak and Canoe offers some great trips that will have you floating the local KC waterways with ease. Both trips are full of great views and plenty of history. Start in either Parkville or at Kaw Point and float to Riverfront Park for some rarely seen views.




You will be provided with either a canoe or kayak, paddles and lifejackets. KC Canoe and Kayak will meet you at your chosen starting point with your gear and then meet you when the trip is finished. The trips vary from 1hr to 4hr depending on your starting point.

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Spend a day on the water with a boat rental from 3 local marinas

Why trek across the state to Lake of the Ozarks when you can enjoy a day on the water right here in Kansas City. Jackson County Parks operates 3 marinas which all rent out both pontoon and fishing boats.




Rentals are available from April 15th – October 15th. You must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license to rent. Your furry friends are allowed on Utility Boats, Canoes, and Pedal Boats only. 

The marinas are located at Longview Lake, Blue Springs Lake and Lake Jacomo. To book a rental or get more information you can visit their website here.


Where are people finding morel mushrooms in KS and MO

It’s that time of year again! Spring has sprung and people from across Missouri and Kansas are hunting for morel mushrooms. Some have been reporting great results this season.

Morels like it when it starts to get around 60 degrees and above during the day, and night temperatures hover around 40 degrees. Morels start popping up when the earth gets between 45 and 50 degrees.




If you have never been morel hunting before, it’s a great way to get some exercise and spend some time in nature. Not to mention the delicious recipes you can find using morels.

If you’re a beginner, this interactive map is a great tool to show you where sightings have been reported. The website also has some great tips and info for a successful trip.




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Popular Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Kansas City

The popular exhibit that features the works of Van Gogh as an immersive experience is coming to Kansas City this summer. No date has been released and the location is a secret for now.




The exhibit is made up of 500,000 cubic feet of projections using over 60,000 frames of video and over 90 million pixels. The Kansas City exhibit will be one of 17 across the country over the next year.

The exhibit is designed and conceived by Massimiliano Siccardi, with soundtrack by Luca Longobardi, who both pioneered immersive digital art experiences in France.




You can sign up to get ticket news and hold a spot in line on their website here.