Kansas City gave rise to the great Ernest Hemingway, need we say more? Don't worry; we will. Kansas City, MO also houses 21 bookstores, including local gems like Rainy Day Books. Rest assured, after a stroll through this small but cozy store, you will be fully prepared to spend your next rainy day curled up with a most excellent book.
Where to go: Rainy Day Books
Authors from here: Ernest Hemingway, Evan S. Connell