Time flies when you’re having fun and that’s certainly true of the summer months. By the time August rolls around, it’s easy to wonder where all of the time has gone. Considering that summer is typically a time of family-related fun and outings, you might find yourself ready for a little one-on-one time with your significant other before the brunt of back-to-school activities kicks off in earnest later in the month.

Whether you choose a mid-week escape or a couple’s weekend retreat, Kansas City has a number of charming boutique hotel destinations to choose from. With a little help from Kansas City’s favorite transportation experts, you can quickly plan a brief getaway designed to emphasize rest and renewal, food and music or poolside celebrations.

Historical Choice – Hotel Phillips, the classic downtown landmark, recently received a tasteful facelift. The renovation retains the hotel’s distinctive Art Deco historical characteristic bronze and nickel metalwork complete with the 11-foot gilded Goddess of Dawn statue. Restaurant 12 Baltimore also received renovations, making Hotel Phillips the perfect location for a downtown rendezvous.

The Plaza – Hotel Sorella combines Mediterranean inspiration and modern design amidst the distinctive fountains and courtyards of the Country Club Plaza. It’s a perfect mid-point destination if you’re looking to enjoy the shops and restaurants of the Plaza and art at the nearby Kemper and Nelson-Atkins art museums.

KC Skyline – Nestled just across Brush Creek, The Raphael Hotel offers European-style suites and in-house luxury dining in a landmark building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Voted one of the 2015 T+L World’s Best Hotels, The Raphael is located just steps from the Country Club Plaza and a short drive from downtown and P&L venues and restaurants.

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