Leading Attractions

Places you've got to see in KC:

  • A

    American Royal
    A Kansas City tradition since 1899, features livestock shows, rodeo, concerts, and an annual parade capped off by the world largest barbeque contest.

  • B

    Boulevard Brewery Tour
    A 40-minute walking tour of the facility where you learn the history, process and philosophy, ends with a tasting.

  • C

    Chateau Avalon
    A top 10 theme hotel according to Go Magazine (AirTran Airways’ in-flight magazine). Guests can pick from 62 rooms featuring various themes from Jesse James to Roman Holiday.

    College Basketball Experience
    Located in the T-Mobile Center, this 41,500 sq. ft. building features the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

  • D

    Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
    A free Overland Park Parks and Recreation attraction. Features local farm animals, a one-room country schoolhouse, horse-drawn wagon rides and pony rides. The Dairy Barn is a hands-on education center with interactive learning stations.

  • H

    Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
    This library is one of 12 U.S. Presidential Libraries. Its two permanent exhibits display the 33rd President's private life and political career.

  • K

    Operated by Hallmark Cards, this creativity zone is a place for children ages 5-12 to unleash their inner artist. Each session lasts 55 minutes.

    Kansas City Zoo
    At the Kansas City Zoo, you can travel the world without even leaving the gates. The Zoo is host to several attractions, including the Discovery Barn, the Zoo Learning Center, the African Sky Safari and the Helzberg Penguin Plaza.

    Kansas Speedway
    This 1.5 mile tri-oval track seats almost 82,000 fans. The speedway hosts NASCAR, Indy Racing League, ACRA RE/MAX Series and USAC events.

    Kauffman Center for Performing Arts
    Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, the building is getting attention for not only its design, but also the variety of performances including dance, music and theatre.

  • L

    LEGOLAND Discovery Center
    Interactive play areas including a 4D cinema, master classes from the LEGO Master ModelBuilder, an exciting LEGO laser ride, special party rooms, MIDLAND exhibit featuring iconic Kansas City buildings, LEGO shop and LEGO cafe.

    Liberty Memorial & WWI Museum
    The National World War I Museum is the first and only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of World War I.

  • N

    Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
    The Nelson-Atkins opened in 1933 and its newest addition, the Bloch building, ranked No. 1 in Time Magazine's architectural marvels.

  • P

    Power & Light District
    More than 450,000 sq. ft. of restaurants, clubs, retail and office space in downtown Kansas City makes this the largest entertainment district in the Midwest.

  • S

    Schlitterbahn Waterpark
    Home to more than a mile of river systems through rapids, currents and tidal waves, water slides, beaches and Kansas City’s only surf ride, Boogie Bahn.

    SEA LIFE Aquarium
    Explore the mysteries of the sea with an up-close view of more than 5,000 sea creatures residing in the underwater ocean tunnels and interact with the underwater creatures during the Touchpool Experience.

    The Springs
    Located in Kansas City's Northland, features two water slides, a lazy river with a vortex, two splash playgrounds, a zero-depth entry pool with play features and an Olympic-sized 50-meter competitive pool.

  • T

    T-Mobile Center
    Kansas City's home for major concerts and sporting events was ranked No. 30 among the world's top 100 arena venues and No. 14 among the United States' arenas by Pollstar Magazine.

  • V

    An organization dedicated to being the heart of the tourism industry in Kansas City, attract visitors and conventions to the region.
  • W

    Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun
    Enjoy one park at a time or go back and forth between land and water rides. Features the Patriot—the longest and tallest inverted roller coaster in the region.

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