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:
Visit the National World War I museum.
“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.”
“Where the power of art engages the spirit of community.” Free admission.
4. Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun
“Towering coasters, hair-raising thrill rides, and a kids area that is the playground for new memories.”
6. Crown Center
“A living tradition of extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences” — Julia Irene Kauffman
“One of the crown jewel ballparks of Major League Baseball.” Home of the Kansas City Royals since 1973.
flickr: Dean Hochman
“Let curiosity be your guide” at this” dynamic, hands-on science center.”
Home of Kansas City Chiefs.
11. Sprint Center
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Hosts more than 100 events annually including concerts, family shows and sporting events.
Kansas City’s Beer. Since 1989.
More than 500,000 square feet of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment at the heart of downtown.
flickr: Mike Willis
“15 blocks of endless possibilities: Dine, shop, stay.”
16. KC Barbecue
18. Sporting Park
Home of Major League Soccer team, Sporting KC, since 2011.
19. Kansas Speedway
Hosts NASCAR Spring Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races at the 1.5-mile tri-oval track.
“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.”
flickr: Brian Whitmarsh
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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