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The best cocktail bars in Kansas CityBarbecue, fountains, baseball and jazz. All of these are touchstones that people associate with Kansas City. But there’s another that serves as a bridge between the city’s historic past, present, and future: cocktails. Here are a few of our favourite cocktail bars in Kansas City to try next time you’re in town.

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Burnt Ends and BBQ in Kansas CityA strong and sturdy partnership, the presence of BBQ in Kansas City has been a sure thing since the early 1900s. So bring your appetite, loosen your belt, and get ready to sample some of the best barbecue dishes in town.

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Where to stay in Kansas CityWhether your idea of the perfect place to rest your head on holiday is a historic B&B, a private apartment, or a luxurious city centre hotel, you're sure to find a wealth of options in Kansas City. From romantic to quirky, historic to sublime, and everything in between, here’s where to stay in Kansas City.

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Kansas City’s Jesse James Farm & Museum

by Lysa July - last edited October

Kansas City's Jesse James Farm & MuseumHailed as both a folklore hero and cold-blooded killer, throngs of visitors travel to Kansas City every year to learn more about the infamous outlaw Jesse James, at the Jesse James Farm & Museum.

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Kansas City Jazz | A Neighbourhood Guide to 18th and Vine.jpg

Kansas City has a rich and distinctive jazz history dating back to the 1920s and 1930s. Internationally renowned musicians like Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald are forever linked to the city's 18th and Vine neighbourhood, the place they became some of history's greatest jazz icons.

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Native American Pow Wows in Oklahoma and Kansas

by Lysa December 2014 - last edited October

Native Indian Traditions: The Pow Wows of Oklahoma and KansasFor centuries, Native American tribes have played an integral role in the history of North America, and their languages, lifestyles and traditions are still very much a part of the cultural landscape. Among these traditions are Pow Wows – and visitors to the region can still see Pow Wows in Oklahoma and Kansas today.

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