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Kansas CityUnited States of America

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

Top Hotels in Kansas City

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1301 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO
The price is CA $147 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Downtown Kansas City, this hotel is steps away from Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland, Kansas City Convention Center and Municipal Auditorium. Sprint ...

3.9/5Very Good! (350 reviews)

"Beautiful view!!! Our room was very clean, and I was pleasantly surprised by the customer service and free covered parking!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2020

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
Loews Kansas City Hotel
Loews Kansas City Hotel
4 out of 5
1515 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO
The price is CA $203 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12

Located in Crossroads Arts District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kansas City Convention Center and Sprint Center. Union Station and Crown Center ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)

"I enjoyed the artwork. The smell was so pleasant throughout the hotel, not the bleach smell of most hotels. The staff were so helpful and pleasant and went above and beyond to answer any questions. I did not like the coffee maker in the rooms - it’s cheap and what seems simple to operate is not. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Loews Kansas City Hotel
Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
3.5 out of 5
770 W 47th St, Kansas City, MO
Free cancellation
The price is CA $113 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

Located in Country Club Plaza Area, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mill Creek Park and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Uptown Theater and University of Missouri-Kansas ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,062 reviews)

"Very comfortable, clean, and quiet! Love the location close by the shopping plaza and easily accessible from any where in the district."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2020

Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Kansas City

HomeTowne Studios Kansas City - Worlds of Fun
HomeTowne Studios Kansas City - Worlds of Fun
2 out of 5
4301 N Corrington Ave, Kansas City, MO
The price is CA $61 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Winnetonka, this apartment building is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Oceans of Fun and within 3 miles (5 km) of Worlds of Fun and Ameristar Casino Kansas City. ...

2.6/5 (756 reviews)

"Front desk is always fast and have a good attitude!! Very nice ladies!! Housekeeping is always working hard !!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 2020

HomeTowne Studios Kansas City - Worlds of Fun
HomeTowne Studios Kansas City - Independence, MO
HomeTowne Studios Kansas City - Independence, MO
2 out of 5
14800 E 42nd St S, Independence, MO
The price is CA $69 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27

Situated in the suburbs, this apartment building is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Midwest Genealogy Center and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Leila's Hair Museum. Kauffman Stadium ...

2.8/5 (751 reviews)

"Full size fridge great. No coffee not great. Room shabby but clean and adequet."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2020

HomeTowne Studios Kansas City - Independence, MO
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Kansas City at Briarcliff
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Kansas City at Briarcliff
2.5 out of 5
3950 N Mulberry Dr, North Kansas City, MO
The price is CA $103 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29

Situated in North Kansas City, this aparthotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Argosy Casino and within 6 miles (10 km) of Kansas City Convention Center and Isle of ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (127 reviews)

"Was clean and comfortable and the pool was open but very cold"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Kansas City at Briarcliff
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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