Yelp’s Summer Road Trip: St. Louis to Kansas City, MO – Yelp

By: Brittany Smith

May 25, 2016

Day 3

Miles covered: 251

Driving time: 3 hrs. 50 min.

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City Museum, St. Louis, MO

Photo by Yelper Phyllis O

Rise and shine! Throw on some knee pads and make your way to City Museum in the heart of downtown St. Louis. This engineer meets artist museum boasts a 10-story slide, salvaged bridges and two abandoned planes. Adult and kid-friendly.

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Katy Trail, Rocheport, Missouri

Photo by Yelper Matt B

Ready to breathe in the fresh Missouri countryside? Next stop: Rocheport, Missouri for a walk or bike ride on the Katy Trail. The trail is America’s longest “rails-to-trail” project and follows Lewis and Clark’s path up the Missouri River.

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Q39, Kansas City, MO

Photo by Yelper Shanley C

It’s not a visit to Kansas City without some barbecue. In an effort to dodge the long lines, let’s go for a late lunch at Q39. Order the burnt ends.

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Union Station Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

Photo by Yelper Kristen L

Built as a railroad station in 1914, Kansas City’s Union Station is now a city landmark and cultural center. Thirsty? Pop in to Pierpont’s for happy hour.

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Southmoreland on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

Photo by Yelper Kathi M

Time to catch some zzz’s. Each room at Southmoreland on the Plaza features a treetop deck, wood burning fireplace or Jacuzzi.

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