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Nine nearby places to go on spring break

Even if you aren’t going on vacation for spring break, you can still have fun around Harrisonville. Here are nine places to go on spring break.

  1. Escape Room KC



Escape Room Kansas City has seven different escape rooms with varying degrees of difficulty. In these rooms, you have one hour to work as a team to get out of the room by solving puzzles and cracking codes. You can book a game at https://www.escaperoomkc.com/# book-now.

  1.  Crown Center

Crown Center hosts many activities, restaurants, and places to shop. Some of these activities include the Legoland Discovery Center, Sea Life Kansas City Museum, Coterie Theater, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant, and Chip’s Chocolate Factory. You can find the complete list of everything in Crown Center at https://www.crowncenter.com/listings?category=attractions .

  1.  Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum
    When visiting the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum, guests can learn about the Federal Banking System. Both self-guided and scheduled tours are available. More information can be found at https://www.kansascityfed.org/moneymuseum .
  2. Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

This free museum contains a large collection of contemporary art, exhibitions, lectures, film series, and workshops open to the public. A full list of programs and current exhibitions can be found at https://www.kemperart.org/ .

  1. Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

In Overland Park, there are 13 beautiful Gardens spanning 300 acres. Most of these gardens are covered in native prairie grasses and flowers. Park hours and prices can be found at  https://www.opkansas.org/things-to-see-and-do/arboretum-and-botanical-gardens/ .

  1. Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary and Educational Center

This feline sanctuary is home to large exotic felines or “Big Cats.” These cats are kept in a calm environment and are given one-on-one time with a staff of all-volunteer  keepers. To see how you can visit, go to http://www.saveoursiberians.org/index.php?option=coall-volunteer keepersm_content& view=article&id=70&Itemid=80 .

  1.  Kansas City Ice Center

The Kansas City Ice Center has both Ice and Roller Skating Rinks year round. Classes are also offered for beginners. More information can be found at https://www.kcicecenter.com/p age/show/292868-public-skate .

  1. Zip KC

Tours can be scheduled for nine zip lines that run from tower to tower over trees and feature great views of Kansas City wildlife. To book tours go to https://zipkc.com/tour-d escriptions/ .

  1. Kansas City Public Library

This library does not only have books. The Kansas City Public Library also offers many classes, exhibitions, film screenings, and clubs. There is also a giant bookshelf painted on the walls of the Central Library. The books were suggested by the community members. A full list of activities can be found at https://www.kclibrary.org/ .