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Kansas City
The home of swing and bebop for some, "The City of Fountains" to others, Kansas City is different things to different people. Music enthusiasts are drawn to the jazz clubs and old haunts of famous musicians such as Charlie Parker and Count Basie. With more fountains than Rome, there is ample opportunity for scenic strolling from fountain to fountain. Stop along the way to discover interesting neighborhoods and browse through eclectic shops. Families are particularly attracted to the city because of its child-friendly events and venues. Science City features hands-on exhibits including a mock television studio where kids can deliver a weather forecast, while the Zoo houses impressive African and Australian... more The home of swing and bebop for some, "The City of Fountains" to others, Kansas City is different things to different people. Music enthusiasts are drawn to the jazz clubs and old haunts of famous musicians such as Charlie Parker and Count Basie. With more fountains than Rome, there is ample opportunity for scenic strolling from fountain to fountain. Stop along the way to discover interesting neighborhoods and browse through eclectic shops. Families are particularly attracted to the city because of its child-friendly events and venues. Science City features hands-on exhibits including a mock television studio where kids can deliver a weather forecast, while the Zoo houses impressive African and Australian exhibits plus an IMAX Theater. The city's museums cover everything from the history of jazz music to a celebration of African American baseball players. Once a trading post for pioneers heading to the Western United States, today Kansas City is a burgeoning metropolis with activities and attractions for visitors of all ages and interests. less

All things to do » Things to do

National World War I Museum and Memorial
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Owner description: The National World War I Museum and Memorial is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of a war whose impact still... more Owner description: The National World War I Museum and Memorial is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of a war whose impact still echoes today. With one of the greatest collections of World War I artifacts anywhere in the world, the new state-of-the-art complex uses highly-interactive technology to bring history to life. The Museum is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at the corner of Pershing and Main. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
This museum has a collection of life-like sculptures.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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The Arabia Steamboat Museum
The Arabia Steamboat Museum
The Arabia Steamboat Museum is a favorite Kansas City attraction, a history museum housing 200 tons of cargo from life on the American frontier in 1856.
Attraction type: History Museums; Military Museums; Specialty Museums
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Kansas City Fun Trolley Tours
Kansas City Fun Trolley Tours
Owner description: Get to know Kansas City from the comfort of an old time, air-conditioned trolley. Our 75 minute/15 mile narrated tour will show you this beautiful and fascinating city. more Owner description: Get to know Kansas City from the comfort of an old time, air-conditioned trolley. Our 75 minute/15 mile narrated tour will show you this beautiful and fascinating city. less
Attraction type: Trams; Bus Tours
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Kauffman Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates
Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates
Ranked #1 of 1,251 Restaurants in Kansas City
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch
Seva Cuisine of India
Seva Cuisine of India
Ranked #2 of 1,251 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price: $9 - $15
Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille
Ranked #3 of 1,251 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price: $60 - $80
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, Greek
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Novel Restaurant
Novel Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 1,251 Restaurants in Kansas City
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue
Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue
Ranked #5 of 1,251 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Worlds of Fun Village
Worlds of Fun Village
$43 - $45
Value Place Kansas City I-70 Stadium
2.5 of 5
Value Place Kansas City I-70 Stadium
$44 - $151
Ranked #5 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Kansas City Airport-KCI East
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Kansas City Airport-KCI East
$75 - $121
Ranked #15 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn Kansas City Liberty
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Kansas City Liberty
$127 - $197
Ranked #4 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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Hyatt Place Kansas City Airport
3.0 of 5
Hyatt Place Kansas City Airport
$101 - $173
Ranked #6 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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Drury Inn & Suites Kansas City Stadium
3.0 of 5
Drury Inn & Suites Kansas City Stadium
$133 - $202
Ranked #7 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
4.0 of 5
The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
$241 - $349
Ranked #1 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection
4.0 of 5
Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection
$237 - $330
Ranked #2 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza
4.0 of 5
Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza
$185 - $331
Ranked #3 of 110 Hotels in Kansas City
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