Bleisure – it’s a recent trend for business travelers, especially millennials. Never heard of it? Bleisure is a newer concept in which both business and pleasure are combined into one trip. Those who choose to take advantage of exploring an unfamiliar city in between work and client meetings can actually make their business trip more enjoyable, resulting in a healthier state of mind and a more productive attitude.
If you’re ever lucky enough to travel for business to Kansas City, you’ve hit the business travel jackpot! In fact, did you know that Kansas City was recently named one of the “Top 10 US Destinations for Solo Travel”?
There are so many exciting things to do in our beautiful city that you’d be foolish not to turn a business trip into a leisurely one. Keep reading for a list of the top 4 things to do on your Kansas City business trip!
1. Enjoy some delicious barbecue
Odds are you know Kansas City is famous for barbecue, so why not enjoy some while you’re visiting for business? Take a lunch break or eat dinner at one of our famous barbecue restaurants in town – most have received awards! Here are a few of our favorites:
Mouth watering yet?
2. Go to a Royals Game
You haven’t experienced Kansas City until you’ve attended a Royals game – the heart and pride of our beautiful city. Kauffman Stadium has been home to the Royals for 46 seasons and has some awesome amenities and features. A Royals game is a perfect activity to attend solo or for a group of coworkers to attend while on a business trip to Kansas City. You’ll be leaving as fans, chanting “Let’s Go Royals!”
3. Explore Union Station
Union Station has become one of Kansas City’s historic and most beloved destinations and a must-see if you’re visiting the area. Not only is the architecture alone a sight to see with its 95-foot ceiling and gorgeous chandeliers, but there’s 850,000 square feet of entertainment! There’s always a 3D movie to catch, traveling national exhibits to see and restaurants and delicious coffee to enjoy- a must while traveling for business. Union Station is the perfect place to kill some time in between meetings or to explore on your off day!
4. Visit The National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City is home to some wonderful and beautiful museums. In fact, The National WWI Museum and Memorial has a five-star rating on TripAdvisor and is ranked as the number one thing to do in Kansas City by over 4,000 users! Not only is there so much history to absorb in the museum’s main gallery, there’s also battlefield tours and limited-run exhibitions that are must-sees!
Kansas City offers so much to explore that you’ll never be bored! Our city is the perfect place for you to extend your business trip into a leisurely one (and a delicious one if you’re able to try our barbecue!). Next time you travel for business in Kansas City, try squeezing in any of the above activities to make the most out of your trip!
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