Marquee lights of the historic Chicago Theater. Some say it's not the destination, it's the journey. Well, our Chicago journey was full of getting lost. Hopefully, this will help you find your way around.

My City Adventures Guide to a Chicago Vacation – Getting Around Town

This post is brought to you through collaborations with ChooseChicago and Smart Destinations. I also included sponsored links which I believe will help you get the most out of your Chicago adventures. Before I dive into our summer vacation I think I should begin by sharing why I chose Chicago, IL. With 20,000 cities in the …

Kaw Point Riverfront Park. Kansas City, Kansas is as beautiful as it was when Lewis & Clark trekked its terrain. For a day trip, I explored landmarks, art, food, and local hot spots.

Ten Reasons Why There is No Place Like Kansas City, Kansas

This post is sponsored by Kansas City, Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau and Kansas Tourism. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson asked Congress for funds to send an expedition from the Missouri River to the Pacific Northwest. This was in anticipation of the acquisition of Louisiana Territory. France sold the 828,000 square miles in this territory …

An Ice Cream Tour of Kansas City for National Ice Cream Day and Month

I could practically hear ice cream lovers scream for joy across the country. July is National Ice Cream Month and July 16th marked National Ice Cream Day. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. In his proclamation, he recognized …

10 Amazing Companies that Created Unique Sightseeing Tours in Kansas City

Maybe it’s that I love history. Learning about where things got started has always interested me. Lucky for me, where I live, there is plenty to learn and explore. Here are 10 amazing companies that created unique sightseeing tours in Kansas City. 1. American Jazz Museum Tour Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz …

Show Me Shoes was launched as a vision of long time friends Shiv'on and Anneka to inspire teenage girls to follow their dreams and help build confidence. -Kiara Watts, My City Adventures

Show Me Shoes Foundation Gives the Gift of Going to Prom in Style for Teen Girls

Almost 10 years ago, long time friends Shiv’on and Anneka shared a wish to inspire teenage girls to follow their dreams and help build confidence. As a result of that vision, Show Me Shoes Foundation launched in 2009. Show Me Shoes Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, founded in Kansas City, MO. They have created a crusade …