Visiting Kansas City

(Kansas City, Missouri - MO, USA)

Kansas City is an appealing destination, straddling the state lines of both Missouri and Kansas. With many popular tourist attractions, Kansas City offers a particularly friendly atmosphere, together with many important green areas and spacious living, which combine to give Kansas City a truly unique charm.

Kansas City began to thrive during the 1930s and much of its architecture and characters dates from this period. The Kansas City area is also famed for its jazz scene, with live music being plentiful all over the city.

Visiting Kansas City: Places to Visit

  • Harley Davidson Assembly Plant, a vast manufacturing plant standing along North Congress and offering free guided tours
  • Kansas City Zoo, covering a vast area and containing a large collection of exotic animals and landscaped themed enclosures, with feeding demonstrations, an IMAX theater and popular gift shop
  • Quindaro Ruins, a historic area where African-American slaves were once freed, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Union Station, standing along West Pershing Road, an important rail transport hub in Kansas City, famed for its magnificent architecture, science museum, theater, cafés and shops
  • Worlds of Fun, the perfect attraction for families visiting the Kansas City area, comprising two large theme parks and a huge selection of fast rides and roller coasters
  • Liberty Memorial, a notable monument remembering those from Kansas City who lost their life during the first world war
  • Thomas Hart Benton Home, a grand Victorian mansion situated along Belleview Avenue
  • Vietnam Veterans Fountain, with cascading fountains and standing along Kansas City's Broadway Street
  • Numerous other eye-catching fountains, including the enormous Firefighters Fountain at 31st and Broadway, Crown Center Fountain at the Crown Center Square and the JC Nichols Fountain on Country Club Plaza

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