Dear old friends, here’s proof you should visit us in KC

(Here’s an email you can forward to your friends who have been putting off coming to visit you in Kansas City.  We’re now officially a great city for a cheap vacation, and we’re (somewhat) hip. At least according to one travel magazine.)

Dear (insert names of your old pals here):

You know how I’ve been trying to get you to visit us in Kansas City?

Well, I now have proof its a great idea. “Travel + Leisure” just named us the number 1 “best U.S. City for Affordable Getaways

You don’t have to just take my word for it. Here’s what the magazine says.

It’s one of the few cities where hotel prices have stayed the same or even dropped in the past year (the average summer rate is $137, according to Kayak). Sightseeing also remains a great value: you’ll get in free at three of Kansas City’s main art museums, as well as two fun factory-style tours (the Hallmark Visitors Center and the Boulevard Brewing Company). The savings continue at dinnertime. KC won the survey for its budget-minded, slow-smoked barbecue: a classic “burnt ends” sandwich at Danny Edwards’ Boulevard BBQ is just $5.99.

If that’s not enough, the magazine has also recently ranked Kansas City:

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