Weekend Getaways

Your Guide to the Ultimate Guys Weekend in Kansas City

Looking to reconnect with your guy friends? Head to Kansas City for a weekend to remember with this hour-by-hour itinerary.

Friday

6 p.m.: Located in a century-old building, The Majestic specializes in dry-aged beef, including a Hereford Certified Premium bone-in filet and American Wagyu cuts. The restaurant also features a jazz club with live music in its speakeasy-style lounge and a cigar club.

9 p.m.: Green Lady Lounge features local musicians in the rich Kansas City jazz tradition. Free of televisions you can focus on music, atmosphere and, of course, the music.

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Chill with live tunes. (Photo: Jim Mooney)

Saturday

9 a.m.: The operators of Happy Gillis don’t have any trouble filling every seat in the house at this comfortable, local gem. Nosh on favorites such as shrimp and grits or biscuits and gravy to start your weekend off right.

11 a.m. : With your choice of three courses, Heart of America Golf Course offers options for all skill levels and group sizes.

3 p.m.: The iconic smoke stacks of Boulevard Brewing Co. are visible from the highway and act as the city’s homing signal for all beer lovers. The tours are first come, first serve, and you can always hang out in the tasting room to sample your favorite brews.

6 p.m.: A casual BBQ eatery and steakhouse that is popular for its wood-grilled creations, Q39 can be described as urban-rustic with a vibrant and young atmosphere. This restaurant is committed to using authentic, cooking techniques while always experimenting with different ingredients and flavors.

7 p.m.: Whether it’s baseball or football season, Kansas City has a stadium full of fun-loving fans to spend the evening with. Catch the Royals at Kauffman Stadium or the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Get a culture fix. (Photo: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art)

Sunday

10 a.m.: Start your day with brunch at Beer Kitchen, which specializes in upscale comfort food

Noon: Stop by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to see the iconic Claes Oldenburg giant shuttlecocks in the outdoor sculpture garden and an inspiring collection of modern and classic art.