Your Travel Guide to Kansas City

Right in the heart of the U.S. lies a city that is underestimated by most.  When people think of Kansas City, they likely assume it is made up of farmhouses and cornfields.  Little do they know that this metropolis contains an abundance of activities and sites for everyone.

 

Image provided by: Julia Kiersznowski

Image provided by: Julia Kiersznowski

 

The Country Club Plaza// calling all shoppers!  The Plaza is the place to be.  Located near the center of the city, the Plaza is an elegant and chic outdoor shopping center that has a store for everyone.  It’s architecture is modeled off romantic Spanish architecture, which makes the shoppers feel like they’ve teleported to Spain.  From the Apple Store to H&M to Footlocker, the Country Club Plaza is the place for you.

The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art// being one of the best in the country, the Nelson Atkins Art Museum contains a plethora of different styles, artists, and art mediums.  From dedicated artists to the completely inexperienced, the Nelson is a fascinating place for everyone.

Image provided by: Julia Kiersznowski

Image provided by: Julia Kiersznowski

Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun// Worlds of Fun is a thrilling and breathtaking amusement park that will give you an adrenaline rush like never before.  Oceans of Fun is a wild water park that will give you a nice cool-off on a hot summer’s day.  Combine the two and you have a perfect day ahead of you!

 

 

The Sprint Center// right in the center of downtown is the magnificent Sprint Center.  The Sprint Center is the primary concert venue for major singers, basketball games, etc.  Make sure to catch a concert when you’re in town!

 

 

 

 

World War II Museum// located dead-center downtown, this museum is the perfect afternoon activity for all history-lovers.  Besides being completely captivating, the Liberty Memorial (which lies atop the museum) makes for the best views of downtown in the whole city.

 

The Royals// come see the world champs!  Since last year, when they won the World Series, the Royals have been a blast to go watch.  The vibe of the stadium and the anticipation of fans makes for a thrilling afternoon or evening!