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Baseball, History and Heartland:
a weekend in Kansas City! 

August 9-11, 2024


What to expect:

Join us on a whirlwind weekend adventure from St. Louis to Kansas City! Dive into the heart of America's favorite pastime with thrilling baseball games between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. But that's not all; immerse yourself in history as you explore the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum and the National WWI Museum & Memorial, gaining insights into pivotal moments of the past. With included lunches and ample time to explore, this tour promises an unforgettable blend of sports, culture, and adventure, leaving you with memories to cherish long after the final pitch. 


Friday, August 9, 2024
– Day 1 

Embark on a weekend adventure from St. Louis to Kansas City, a journey filled with anticipation and excitement. Begin your day with a short drive to Kansas City, Missouri, immersing yourself in the scenic landscapes along the way. Upon arrival, head straight to lunch at a local eatery of your choice, savoring the diverse flavors of the city. After lunch, make your way to the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum to explore the life and legacy of the esteemed president. 

Spend the afternoon immersing yourself in exhibits that capture key moments of Truman's presidency. As evening approaches, prepare for the night's baseball game. Head to Kauffman Stadium to join the fervent crowd for the first pulse-pounding match between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals. Absorb the electrifying atmosphere and cheer on your favorite team as you indulge in the excitement of live baseball. 


Saturday, August 10, 2024 – Day 2 

Awake to a new day in Kansas City and enjoy a hearty breakfast at a local café or diner. If you're participating in the Military Trails of Missouri, seize the opportunity to collect stamps and coins from designated locations. Spend the morning exploring the National WWI Museum & Memorial, immersing yourself in the history of the Great War.

Afterwards, continue your exploration of Kansas City's attractions, perhaps visiting the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art or indulging in some leisurely shopping at the Country Club Plaza. Pause for an included lunch at a local eatery. After lunch, enjoy a little free time before the game.  As evening approaches, return to Kauffman Stadium for the second thrilling baseball game between the Cardinals and the Royals. Cheer on your favorite team and revel in the excitement of the game.

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Sunday, August 11, 2024
– Day 3 

After a leisurely morning and breakfast at the hotel, we will head back to St. Louis after a fun weekend celebrating America's Pastime and learning more about our military heroes. As we journey homeward, we carry with us the echoes of roaring crowds, the solemn stories of sacrifice, and the camaraderie forged over baseball games and museum visits. Until we meet again, Kansas City, thank you for an unforgettable experience.




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