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Sometimes you feel like a night out but you’re looking for a little more excitement than just a barstool at the local pub. Thankfully, Kansas City is full of fun alternatives to stimulate the body and the mind.

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FOR THOSE SEEKING FUN AND ADVENTURE, KANSAS CITY HAS PLENTY TO OFFER

By MATT SMITHMIER

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How’s your pickleball game? Chicken N Pickle, a new North Kansas City indoor/outdoor entertainment venue invites you to find out. The complex offers casual dining, a bar, fire pits and outdoor lawn games such as bocce and Jenga, along with eight pickleball courts. The racquet sport is a mix of badminton, tennis and table tennis, and it’s catching on around the country. Perfect for golfers and nongolfers alike, Topgolf in Overland Park is a golf entertainment complex that invites everyone to pick up a club and play any number of addictive point-scoring games. And when your arms get tired, relax inside (or out) with a cocktail and some food – or rack ‘em up at the billiards table. Kansas City is also home to two vintage arcade bars. Tapcade in Downtown features a full restaurant and bar as well as more than 45 classic arcade games, three large projection screens, and a dine-in theatre at the adjoining Screenland Theatre

that features a mix of independent and mainstream films every month. Up-Down in the Crossroads keeps the craft beer flowing and the gaming prices low – play more than 50 arcade games for the oldschool cost of just 25 cents each. Or, give your trigger finger a break and head out to the patio for some life-sized Jenga and Connect Four. Maybe those options all sound fun, but you’re looking for a little more adrenaline? Realize the dream of flight without the risk of falling from the sky at iFLY Indoor Skydiving in Overland Park for the feel of true freefall in a vertical wind tunnel. You can also fly through the air at Go Ape Treetop Adventure in Swope Park. The outdoor adventure course offers treetop obstacles and zip lines through the forest canopy with truly picturesque views. Sky Zone in Shawnee, Kansas, and Independence, Missouri, specializes in “fun fitness” for all those who fancy themselves thrill

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