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Yelp’s Summer Road Trip: Kansas City, MO to Denver, CO


Day Four

Miles traveled: 603 miles

Driving time: 8 hrs. 29 min.


Genessee Royal Bistro, Kansas City, MO

Photo by Yelper Rachel E

Your longest day of driving lies ahead, so you best start the day early with a hearty breakfast at Kansas City’s Genessee Royale Bistro. Yelpers love the quirky decor and the quinoa pancakes made with house-­made granola, coconut, orange marmalade, and syrup! And, if you’re not driving, be sure to get yourself a bacon bloody mary.


Ad Astra Books & Coffee House, Salina, KS

Photo by Yelper Nicole P

After a few hours in the car, you’ve earned a java break. Check out Ad Astra Books and Coffeehouse in Salina for a strong iced coffee and explore their deep selection of reads.


Tequilas, Colby, KS

Photo by Yelper Marc K

Before you formally exit Kansas it’s time to stop for lunch. Tequilas in Colby, Kansas is revered for their authentic Mexican fare. From the beautiful murals that grace the walls to the affordable lunch options, Tequilas will set you up for the next stretch ahead. 


Kit Carson County Carousel, Burlington, CO

Photo by Yelper Erin H

Play like a kid again in Burlington, Colorado! Grab two quarters and take a ride on the Kit Carson County Carousel – 46 hand-carved animals await. After you’ve stretched your legs, fire up your Yelp app for local coffee and treats nearby at The Main Cup.


Capitol Hill Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn, Denver, CO

Photo by Capitol Hill Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn

You’ve made it to Denver! Check in and check out Capitol Hill Mansion Bed & Breakfast for a B&B full of charm and character. And whatever you do, beg for the bacon come morning — it’s well worth it!

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