Boulevard Brewery Tour
The laid back Boulevard Beer is hand crafted right here in our very own home town. The great tour of the hometown hopper makes our top pick as Kansas City's Best Tour. Hit the brew tour to hear a brief spiel on Bully's history, head through the plant to see the beer-making in action, then head back to the tasting room for a good hour of free tastings of Boulevard's finest ales straight from the tap.
Tour Info: Wednesday's and Thursday's, 3 pm Friday, 1 & 3 pm, Saturday at 10, 12, 2 and 4.
Reservations required, call 816-474-7095 to schedule a visit.
The Roasterie not only roasts some of the best beans anywhere but also has an amazingly good smelling tour offered six days a week. If you love coffee--you'll learn everything you need to know about how KC Coffman Danny O'Neil started The Roasterie, where the coffee comes from, who discovered coffee, and even the process it takes to turn a cocoa bean into a sinfully delicious cup of java.
Location: 1204 W 27th St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 931-4000
Tour Info: Monday-Saturday, 10 am. Call (816) 931-4000 to make a reservation.
Shatto Milk Company
If you've wandered down a Kansas City milk isle lately, you've bound to noticed those cool glass milk bottles that boast hormone-free milk and utterly delicious flavors like root-beer and orange creme. This amazing milk is locally produced at Shatto Farm, a few minutes from Northland. Leroy Shatto gives you a first-hand look at their dairy farm where you'll see the bottling process, feed a baby calf and sample some delish milk.
Location: 9406 N. HWY. 33, Osborn, MO 64474
Call (816) 930-3862 for reservations and times.
Kansas City Gangster Tour
Kansas City is rich in history and if the era of gangsters and mobsters intrigues you--hop on the Kansas City Gangster Tour's famed 'Bonnet Bus' where you'll witness gangster hangouts, their reported homes, known speakeasy's, and even see the bullet holes from the infamous Union Station Massacre. The tour wraps with what else--dinner at Garazzo's.
Location: Tour starts at Union Station and lasts approximately 1.5-3hrs.
Call Carey Transportation at 816.471.1234 for details and reservations.
Harley-Davidson Factory Tour
If you're a Harley enthusiast or not, the Harley-Davidson Factory Tour is a must-do in the Kansas City area. Harley-Davidson's Vehicle and Powertrain Operations are housed in the company's Kansas City North facilities. See the production of America's fave cycles--and get to step on the factory floor to see some truly amazing technology.
Location: 11401 N. Congress, KC MO 64153
Tour Info: M-F from 8am-1pm, tickets are on a first come, first serve.
Note: The Harley Tour is subject to change w/o notice and does schedule SOME Saturday tours Call 18778831450 for further info and the 'rules' of the tour.
Flying Monkey Brewery Tour
One thing for sure, they don't monkey around on the Flying Monkey Brewery Tour. Learn about their ales, how the Flying Monkey came about and sample their great tasting brews. The tastings are free...and they don't skimp on the tastings--you get to sample the good stuff in a full pint glass.
Location: 311 N. Burch St., Olathe, Kansas 66061
Tour Info: Tours are free on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-3pm. Call the Brewery 913.599.0563 for reservations.