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Kansas CityUnited States of America

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With art galleries, farmers markets, jazz clubs, state-of-the-art sports stadiums, theaters and a zoo, there’s never a dull moment in this city, whose residents love barbecue and sports.

Visit the buzzing districts, markets, museums and performing arts venues of Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City’s diversity has prompted many nicknames since first being settled in the 1820s. Come and see why it’s known as the Barbecue Capital of the World, City of Fountains, Gateway to the South and Paris of the Plains.

Downtown Kansas City blends entertainment with business activities of the Financial District. Admire architectural landmarks including the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Central Library and KCMO City Hall. Select from more than 50 bars, cafés, restaurants and barbecue joints in the Power and Light District. Enjoy live cultural performances at Folly Theater, KC Live! and the Sprint Center.

Bordering downtown’s southern edge is the Crossroads Arts District, where boutiques, galleries and restaurants occupy spruced-up warehouses. Watch ballet, Broadway, opera and rock shows at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. On the Missouri River’s banks is the city’s oldest neighborhood, River Market. Visit the Arabia Steamboat Museum and browse food and retail stalls at the 150-year-old City Market.

Travel south to Penn Valley Park, home to the Liberty Memorial and the National World War I Museum and Memorial. See hands-on attractions at Science City at Union Station. Spot colorful ocean life at Sea Life Aquarium. Continue south to the nightlife district of Westport or scrutinize the exhibits at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Relax at Swope Park, which has the Kansas City Zoo and the open-air Starlight Theatre. Attend an NFL game at Arrowhead Stadium and a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. Across the state border in Kansas City, Kansas, are Children’s Mercy Park soccer arena, Kansas Speedway and Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark.

Reach Kansas City by flying to Kansas City International Airport, located 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of downtown. The free KC Streetcar makes traveling in and around the downtown area effortless and fast.

Where to stay in Kansas City

Union Station featuring heritage architecture, landscape views and a high rise building

Downtown Kansas City

4.5/5Wonderful!(795 area reviews)

The abundant dining options and live music are top of the list for many visitors to Downtown Kansas City. A stop by Power and Light District or Sprint Center might round out your trip.

Downtown Kansas City
Liberty Memorial showing a skyscraper, landscape views and a city

Crown Center District

4.5/5Wonderful!(160 area reviews)

Travelers come to Crown Center District for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Crown Center and Union Station while you're in town.

Crown Center District
Country Club Plaza

Country Club Plaza Area

4.5/5Wonderful!(926 area reviews)

Travelers to Country Club Plaza Area praise its popular shops. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to make a stop by Country Club Plaza and Fountain of Neptune.

Country Club Plaza Area
Westport

Westport

4/5Very Good!(299 area reviews)

Visitors highly recommend Westport for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by Riot Room while you're in town.

Westport
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts showing interior views and theater scenes

Crossroads Arts District

4.5/5Wonderful!(309 area reviews)

Crossroads Arts District is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and CrossroadsKC at Grinders.

Crossroads Arts District
Swope Park which includes a park

South Kansas City

3.5/5Good!(203 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in South Kansas City, International House of Prayer and Bay Water Park are top sights worth seeing.

South Kansas City

Top Hotels in Kansas City

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Phillips Kansas City Curio Collection by Hilton
Hotel Phillips Kansas City Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
106 W 12th Street, Kansas City, MO
The price is $124 per night

Located in Downtown Kansas City, this historic hotel is steps from Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland and Power and Light District. Kansas City Convention Center ...

4/5Very Good! (2,209 reviews)

"Nice views and staff but needs a mini fridge and microwave for leftovers."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Hotel Phillips Kansas City Curio Collection by Hilton
Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
3.5 out of 5
770 W 47th St, Kansas City, MO
The price is $104 per night

Located in Country Club Plaza Area, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of JC Nichols Memorial Fountain and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. University of Missouri-Kansas ...

4/5Very Good! (2,126 reviews)

"Helpful Staff. Nice clean room. Starbucks coffee in the room."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1301 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO
The price is $123 per night

Located in Downtown Kansas City, this hotel is steps from Municipal Auditorium, Power and Light District, and Kansas City Convention Center. Sprint Center and ...

4/5Very Good! (201 reviews)

"I really love the view and the place was sparkling clean"…"

Reviewed on May 3, 2020

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown

Popular places to visit in Kansas City

Worlds of Fun
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Worlds of Fun

4/5(397 reviews)

Ride roller coasters, get wet on the water slides and explore the world in a day at this family amusement park. 

Arrowhead Stadium
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Arrowhead Stadium

4.5/5(797 reviews)

Catch an event at Arrowhead Stadium during your trip to Kansas City. Experience the acclaimed theater scene and great live music in this family-friendly area.

Country Club Plaza
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Country Club Plaza

4.5/5(968 reviews)

Shop, dine or sip coffee at an outdoor table in this beautiful Spanish-style shopping area, which is scattered with picturesque statues and fountains.

Power and Light District
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Power and Light District

4.5/5(1,114 reviews)

You can find the perfect gifts to bring home with a trip to Power and Light District, a favorite shopping spot in Kansas City. Discover the area's entertainment choices, or seek out its jogging trails.

Union Station
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Union Station

4.5/5(637 reviews)

Once Kansas City’s busiest railroad depot, today this historic landmark is home to attractions such as museums, a planetarium and a theater.

Kauffman Stadium
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Kauffman Stadium

4.5/5(480 reviews)

Catch an event at Kauffman Stadium during your trip to Kansas City. Experience the acclaimed theater scene and entertainment choices in this family-friendly area.

Top things to do in Kansas City

SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium
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SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium

78% of travellers recommend
$19
Per adult
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City
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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City

82% of travellers recommend
$22
Per adult
Kansas City Segway and Bike Tours
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Kansas City Segway and Bike Tours

$60
Per adult
Winery Tour with Tastings & Snacks
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Winery Tour with Tastings & Snacks

100% of travellers recommend
$72
Per adult
Indoor Skydiving Experience
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Indoor Skydiving Experience

74% of travellers recommend
$76
Per adult
Kansas River Hiking & Zipline Adventure
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Kansas River Hiking & Zipline Adventure

100% of travellers recommend
$60
Per adult

Reviews of Kansas City

4.3

Top Destination

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4 - Good 44.24242424242424%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 12.166105499438833%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 29, 2020

The people in kc are very nice

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 28, 2020

Just travelling through this time but usually enjoy going to Kansas City for a weekend getaway

4/5 - Good

SW

May 24, 2020

We have visited KC a couple of times prior to this trip but this time we went to Country Club Plaza. It was nice to see a different side of the city.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 10, 2020

It's a great town. We only drive through on this trip but have family here so we have visited previously. Lots of things to do. Driving through is a bit hectic but ok.

5/5 - Excellent

I'mani

May 5, 2020

The city as a whole is beautiful!

3/5 - Okay

MJD

May 4, 2020

Beware of parking garages charging outrageous prices and not giving change. 18 dollars per day in the garage we used, but didn't pro-rate for the number of hours actually used. Also, my daughter lost 4 bucks when the machine used didn't give change.

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