With so much to do in Kansas City, why wouldn’t you want to go there? Hey, Kansas City, Mo., was named the “coolest” city in America by  The Huffington Post. So while you’re planning your visit, check out our list of 22 things to do in KC:

1. Liberty Memorial


Monument at the National World War I museum.Taken with a GoPro 4 Black

Visit the National World War I museum.

2. Kansas City Zoo

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“Every day is a new adventure at the zoo!” The 202-acre sanctuary provides visitors with “diverse habitats, cultures and animals of the natural world.”

3. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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“Where the power of art engages the spirit of community.” Free admission.

4. Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun

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“Towering coasters, hair-raising thrill rides, and a kids area that is the playground for new memories.”

5. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

American Jazz Museum + Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
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“Dedicated to preserving the rich history of African-American Baseball.” Located in the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District.

6. Crown Center

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Premier family destination with theaters and attractions, including Sea Life aquarium and Legoland.

7. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Open House
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“A living tradition of extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences” — Julia Irene Kauffman

8. Kauffman Stadium

Night view.
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“One of the crown jewel ballparks of Major League Baseball.” Home of the Kansas City Royals since 1973.

9. Science City at Union Station

school buses
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“Let curiosity be your guide” at this” dynamic, hands-on science center.”

10. Arrowhead Stadium

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Home of Kansas City Chiefs.

11. Sprint Center

Sprint Center
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Hosts more than 100 events annually including concerts, family shows and sporting events.

12. Boulevard Brewing Company

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Kansas City’s Beer. Since 1989.

13. American Jazz Museum

I should have bought this shirt in Kansas City
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Destination for all things jazz. Located in the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District.

14. Power & Light District

Power and Light District
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More than 500,000 square feet of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment at the heart of downtown.

15. The Country Club Plaza

April Tulips at the Country Club Plaza
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“15 blocks of endless possibilities: Dine, shop, stay.”

16. KC Barbecue

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Don’t miss out on the amazing barbecue: Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que,  Arthur Bryant’s, Jack Stack Barbecue and Gates.

17. Independence Events Center

Rapid City Rage vs. Missouri Mavericks
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“More fun for your money!” Home of the Missouri Mavericks hockey team and Missouri Comets soccer team.

18. Sporting Park

Sporting KC Stadium
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Home of Major League Soccer team, Sporting KC, since 2011.

19. Kansas Speedway

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Hosts NASCAR Spring Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races at the 1.5-mile tri-oval track.

20. Community America Ballpark

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“Award-winning facility, which brings family-friendly fun to baseball fans and non-baseball fans alike.” Home of the Kansas City T-Bones, member of American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.

21. Legends Outlets

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“Premier outdoor shopping and entertainment center and the only designer outlet center in the market.”

22. Casinos

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Get your gambling on at Harrah’s North Kansas City, Ameristar Kansas City, Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa, Isle of Capri Casino, 7th Street Casino and Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway.

Fast facts: Kansas City, Mo., population, 459,787. Kansas City, Kan., population 145,786.

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