Hyatt Place Kansas City/Overland Park/Metcalf
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We figured being in Missouri we needed to stop by Kansas City for some amazing BBQ since the city is known for it!! We stopped at.... We ordered 4 huge meals and shared between the four of us!! We don't think we could eat at another BBQ place again that is how good it was!! After this we drove to a town in the middle of no where (3 hours east of Denver) on I-70 West in Kansas State next to a town called Kanarado (we loved this name) and got a hotel to get some shut ...
... the hotel, we checked-in to the next and found an amazing noodle bar, a chain restaurant that sold every type of noodle from mac and cheese, pasta to Thai dishes. I had quite the lunch. We were planning on going to the museum again, but Jonathan watched the football and I went to the hotel gym. After making a plan for the next leg of the journey, Jonathan took me to the Cheesecake Factory- a restaurant that sells nice food and incredible cheese cake. I ate ...
So - what is in Kansas City you may ask? Charlie Parker's saxophone! We went to the Jazz museum on 18th and Vine Street, opposite the "Gem Theatre" and also saw the Jazz Walk of Fame. It was really cool to see a museum dedicated to Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington - the three greats from Kansas City. Of course Louis Armstrong also got a big mention. It was mainly a museum of Bebop. Luckily for Jonathan, ...
The drive from Denver is a long one about 9 hours. Matt drove about 8 hours.
Before home we had to:
1) Pick-up my car from long term parking
2) Return our rental car
3) Most importantly, pick Octavius up from the Pet Ranch!
We arrived safely home at about 1pm on Saturday 7/12, about 14 hours later ...
... s hard to imagine a better time. Another great set of memories for our collection.
Find the tourist! The glasses find a temporary home in the palm tree outside the revolving door of the famous Drum Room - President Hotel
This is a beautiful old grand piano on the mezzanine at the President Hotel. ...