Garden Tours


From a private local gem to Kansas City’s premier Botanical Garden. immerse yourself in a day of luscious foliage! (Don’t forget your sun hat and walking shoes.)

Peek into a Kansas City Historical Garden, a regenerated gem!

A rare opportunity to relish the private garden of Designer John Rufenacht. The original owners, Sarah and Virginia Weatherly, and their garden were featured in The American Woman’s Garden, by Rosemary Verey and Ellen Samuels. Get the “dirt” on the sisters from local garden enthusiasts.

Explore Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s Botanical Garden.

As Kansas City’s Botanical Garden, Powell Gardens plays a vital role in the community as a space for release, rejuvenation, and the celebration of the fleeting nature of nature itself. Visitors enjoy eight themed display gardens, a three-mile nature trail, seasonal festivals, rotating exhibitions, exceptional architecture, and dining options featuring ingredients grown in our Heartland Harvest Garden, one of the nation’s largest edible landscapes.

Includes boxed lunch.



FRIDAY, September 16, 2022

FULL DAY: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

COST: $100


Bus transportation is provided to and from the hotel.

 Powell Gardens Credit Visit KC

Powell Gardens, Photo credit: Visit KC

 Powell Gardens2 Credit Visit KC

Powell Gardens, Photo credit: Visit KC

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