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Visiting Kansas City

Updated on June 22, 2013

Learn More About Kansas City

There's a lot to see and do in this Midwestern city. Because the Kansas City metropolitan area which includes many smaller cities, is in the Heart of the USA, it is often referred to as "The Heartland". If you want to know more about Kansas City, this page is a good place to start your search for information.

Photo: Scout overlooking downtown Kansas City by Cyrus E. Dallin (1861-1944) Public domain , via Wikimedia Commons

Paris of the Plains - From Doughboys to Expressways

This small book by Kansas City resident John Simonson is a collection of essays that will give you a taste of the writer's style along with the history and personality of Kansas City as he takes the reader on a tour through the first five decades of the twentieth century in Kansas City.

Paris of the Plains: Kansas City from Doughboys to Expressways
Paris of the Plains: Kansas City from Doughboys to Expressways

As one reviewer wrote about this book " Its a good read for an afternoon, on a sunporch, with a cool drink and some good jazz music playing."


Kansas City Royals Calendar - For the sports fans

This is the perfect gift for the Kansas City Sports Fan!

Kansas City Chiefs Calendar

This calendar will make a nice gift for the Kansas City Sports Fan!

Annual American Royal Parade

Time for the Plaza Lighting Ceremony again

Country Club Plaza, Kansas City Poster

This is a photo of one of the major architectural reproductions on the Country Club Plaza, the Giralda Tower , inspired by the original at the Cathedral of Seville.This poster would make a nice souvenir or gift.


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      Virginia Allain 

      7 years ago from Central Florida

      You've been busy on this niche. Good work.

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      8 years ago from Midwest

      @ImmatureEntrepr: Entrepreneur, Thank You!

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      8 years ago

      What a great idea for a lens! I'm a big fan of KC. Have several Kansas City lenses of my own.

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      11 years ago

      Thanks for the great KC resource! KCStargazer


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