You don’t have to travel far or spend a great deal to have a fun time this summer. A staycation, or vacation where you stay at or close to home, at the Village at Briarcliff is just what you need to escape your crazy routine without leaving the comfort of your hometown. Read on for a list of enjoyable and memorable staycation activities at the Village.
Try a New Restaurant
There are several must-try restaurants at the Village, each unique to satisfy your every craving. For an upscale dining experience, try Trezo Maré and enjoy delicious Italian food, or visit Piropos for appetizing Argentian dining. Looking for a more casual dining experience? Jose Peppers is the perfect place for families who enjoy savory Mexican cuisine. For a treat on-the-go, visit Philly Time for tasty Philly cheese steaks or Kaldi’s Coffee for freshly brewed drinks or scratch-made pastries.
Shop Till You Drop
The Village at Briarcliff is the perfect place to find the best pieces to express your style. Explore Design in the City, Finishings for Her, or Lillians for the latest fashions and a variety of accents, including: handbags, shoes, statement jewelry, and more. To show off your KC pride, visit Made in KC for a variety of Kansas City-themed items curated from over 50 local creators. Pieces include: mugs, tees, wall art, coasters, and more. For gorgeous home furnishings, shop Nell Hill’s and choose from an assortment of beautiful furniture, wall décor, lighting, and other home accents.
Have a Picnic by the Lake
Enjoy a sunny summer day and venture to the Village at Briarcliff for a picnic by the lake. The key to a great picnic is an ideal spot, and Mulberry Lake is a pretty, secluded area with plenty of shade. Pack a blanket and fill a picnic basket with silverware, cups, napkins, and tasty treats. The simpler the better when it comes to picnic food, so opt for food like sandwiches, chips, and fruits and veggies. Top off the experience with music and games to take your picnic to a whole new level of fun.
Feel like a million bucks without spending it. The Spa at Briarcliff will leave you relaxed, refreshed, and rejuvenated with an exclusive, custom-tailored spa experience. Spend the day getting pampered, and choose from a range of treatments including: massages, facials, manicures and pedicures, bath rituals, a float experience, and more. Take a break from the daily grind to reduce tension, sooth sore muscles, and look and feel your very best.
Find a New Hobby
During your staycation, take the time to find something you’ve wanted to learn or experience. If you want to explore your creative side, visit the Pinot’s Palette art studio–where anyone can be an artist. As you sip on your favorite beverage, Pinot’s Palette’s team of talented artists take you step-by-step through a canvas painting, helping you create your own masterpiece in just a few hours. This summer, paint, drink, have fun, and bring out the creative artist in you.