Kansas City, Kansas

Authentic and down-to-earth, Kansas City, Kansas, is home to a unique cultural heritage unlike anywhere else in the KC region. Whether it’s for a long weekend stay or just an afternoon spent mural-chasing, there’s never a dull moment.

A plate of carne asada tacos from El Toro Loco Mexican Bar & Grill in Kansas City, KS
Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure on the KCK Taco Trail featuring authentic street tacos, Tex-Mex and more.

Experience local culture

Urban explorers thrive in Kansas City, Kansas’ diverse neighborhoods—full of history, character and a vibrant sense of community. Embark on a culinary adventure through several unique neighborhoods with the KCK Taco Trail. It’s your free pass to nearly 50 local taquerias featuring authentic street tacos, Tex-Mex-style tacos and more.

Families can find fun with ready-made adventures in Kansas City, KS. Head to Village West for water park thrills at Great Wolf Lodge, an indoor splash paradise with enough family activities to keep you busy all weekend. Nearby is Legends Outlets Kansas City, home to more than 100 designer outlets, restaurants and entertainment options. 

Cars speeding around the track at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS
Full-throttle fun at Kansas Speedway

Enjoy the great outdoors

Get back in touch with nature thanks to the area’s abundant green escapes, from kayaking at Wyandotte County Lake to lunch with a view at Rosedale Memorial Arch. Get out and explore at Kaw Point, Wyandotte County Park or dozens of other great open spaces—surprisingly lush nature scenes are everywhere you look.

Marquee events and sports are right at home in the Sunflower State. Electrifying Sporting Kansas City soccer and high-powered Kansas Speedway races are quintessential KC sports experiences that are back in a big way. New to the sports scene are baseball’s Kansas City Monarchs and the Kansas City National Women’s Soccer League. Be there as they take the field for their inaugural seasons.

A family sitting at a picnic table eating at Slap's BBQ in Kansas City, KS
Kansas City barbecue delivers a mouthwatering experience every time.
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