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    Community Spotlight: Jessica Arenholz, Drury Inn & Suites

    One of the friendliest faces you'll meet when entering the Drury Inn, Jessica has been welcoming visitors to Merriam since 2006. From greeting a motor coach to prepping for guest arrivals, Jessica definitely goes the extra mile for visitors in Merriam. Read on...
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    New Community & Visitor Guide

    Request a copy of the 2019 Merriam Community & Visitor Guide! This publication is THE resource to help you find dining, shopping, lodging and attractions in and around Merriam. Click the link below to order or download your guide today. Request a guide...
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    Community Centers are Great for Visitors, Too!

    As Merriam celebrates the upcoming groundbreaking ceremony of our new community center on Aug. 30, we thought it would be nice to share how a community center is not only great for our local residents, but also for those who visit our city. Read more...
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    Most Tourist-Friendly City in the U.S.

    The phrase home away from home really means something in Merriam, where familial vibes are strong, a warm meal made with love is easy to come by, and community events bring everyone together. Read more about our 'most tourist-friendly designation' here... Read more...
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    Tour Merriam

    If you're a group tour planner looking for new and unique tours, come explore Merriam. From instruments to dessert bread, candles to guitar lamps, Merriam has a nice blend of group-friendly tours. Click the link below to learn more and schedule today! Additional Info...
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    Meet in Merriam

    The meeting room at Meriam Historic Plaza is an ideal location for small to mid-size meetings, trainings or events. With affordable rates, an accessible location and top of the line technology, your next meeting is one click away. Find a Venue...
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    Pet Friendly Merriam

    In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11th (yes, it’s a thing–the National Calendar at a Glance says so), we thought it fitting to celebrate and share the fur babies in our lives, and educate visitors about Merriam’s plethora of pet-friendly places. Read more...
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    Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan news

    In an effort to keep the community up-to-date on the development of a Parks Facilities Master Plan, there's now a blog dedicated to the issue. Click below to stay informed of this exciting master plan. Go to the most recent post...
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    Road Trip BINGO

    There's plenty to do with kids in and around Merriam. Stop by Merriam Historic Plaza for your road trip bingo card, then hit the open road in Kansas to discover popular visitor attractions, eateries and more across the state!

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