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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

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National World War I Museum
National World War I Museum
Owner description: The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of a war whose impact... more Owner description: The National World War I Museum at Liberty 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: History Museums; Military Museums; 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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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Attraction type: Theaters
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The Steamboat Arabia Museum
The Steamboat Arabia Museum
This steamboat, which sank in the Missouri River in 1856, has numerous exhibits dedicated to frontier life.
Attraction type: History Museums; Military Museums; Specialty Museums
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Kauffman Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Seva Cuisine of India
Seva Cuisine of India
Ranked #1 of 1,201 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price: $9 - $15
Cuisines: Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille
Ranked #2 of 1,201 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price: $60 - $80
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates
Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates
Ranked #3 of 1,201 Restaurants in Kansas City
Cuisines: Dessert
Fogo de Chao
Fogo de Chao
Ranked #4 of 1,201 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price:
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Gram & Dun
Gram & Dun
Ranked #5 of 1,201 Restaurants in Kansas City
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Bar, Gastropub
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Su Casa Bed and Breakfast
Su Casa Bed and Breakfast
$50 - $95
Ranked #4 of 11 Kansas City B&B and Inns

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Hampton Inn Belton
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Belton
$85 - $171
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Belton
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City - Grandview
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City - Grandview
$94 - $135
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Grandview
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

816 Hotel
2.5 of 5
816 Hotel
$110 - $163
Ranked #3 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
$117 - $180
Ranked #7 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
$79 - $134
Ranked #9 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
$219 - $334
Ranked #1 of 110 hotels in Kansas City
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Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City
4.0 of 5
Ambassador Hotel Downtown Kansas City
$196 - $268
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
$207 - $336
Ranked #5 of 110 hotels in Kansas City
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