Tour Kansas City

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After the conference, you’re already in the neighborhood! Spend some time exploring nearby Kansas City, Missouri.  We’ve planned a special day of eating, drinking, and sightseeing in what the Huffington Post called the most “lovable city.” Here’s what we’ve planned for you:

Friday — After the conference:

  • Motorcoach will stage to load luggage & guests for departure and will provide transportation throughout the itinerary
  • Depart Lawrence for a tour & tasting at Crescent Moon Winery. Enjoy the picturesque Kansas country views and the magnificent vineyards that lie within while sampling a variety of wines that appeal to a range of tastes. After the tour, we board the bus again to:
  • Arrive Kansas City and check into 816 Hotel where you can treat yourself to a relaxing stay in this boutique hotel. Themed rooms share the rich Kansas City history though decor and style, while ultra-modern amenities pamper even the most discriminating traveler. A welcome reception at the hotel is planned before:
  • Dinner at the Hereford House where you can learn firsthand that Midwesterners know steak. This evening sample some of the finest fare the Midwest has to offer while dining at the Hereford House. Your choice of entree will be served along with appropriate side dishes and dessert. You are then welcome to:
  • Spend the evening enjoying the Improv Comedy Club / Zona Rosa Town Center. Whether taking in some of the best in shopping or relaxing and catching an act at the Improv Comedy Club, you’re certain to enjoy your evening at the Town Center. Shuttle Service will run from the Town Center to the hotel for those wishing to make it a earlier night.

Saturday  — A full day:

  • Full breakfast at the hotel before:
  • Full day of guided touring in Kansas City. A local guide will join us for a day of sightseeing, exploring, and fun! We’ll take in all the “must see’ sites, along with visits to the exceptional WWI Museum, Jazz Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, KC Royals Stadium, and more!  Working up an appetite from the touring, we’ll enjoy a tasty progressive KC BBQ & Brew luncheon along the way, hitting many of KC’s most notable foodie hot spots. We’ll cap off the day with:
  • Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.  An evening of intrigue and fun awaits. This interactive dinner theater will present you with questionable circumstances and a delicious 4-course dinner.  Be part of the fun as you help decipher who did it. Great fun, mystery, and laughs are in store as you enjoy America’s largest interactive murder mystery dinner show.

Sunday — Departure day:

  • Full breakfast at the hotel before:
  • Transfers to the airport as needed.


  • Includes hotel, meals, transportation, all applicable taxes, service charges, and meal gratuities.
  • Cost:
    • $749 Single Occupancy
    • $619 Double Occupancy
  • Payment:
    • $100 deposit with reservation
    • Balance due 30 days before departure
  • Requirements: A minimum of 10 attendees is required for tour to operate.  If minimum is not met, you will be notified before 30 days and deposits will be refunded.