Spending a day in downtown Kansas City and transfer rides
Kansas City, Missouri is a very large city that was founded back in the 1830’s as a port of the Missouri River just where the Missouri River meets the River Kansas. It is located on Missouri’s western border with Kansas. Most of the city lies in Jackson County but parts of the city reach into in Platte and Cass counties. If you are in Kansas City for a visit with your family there lots of interesting places and fun activities available for you to choose from. Below are some amazing places that you may find interesting to visit on your next trip.
Due to the proximity of Platte Falls Conservation Area and Clay County Park, adventure lovers use this airport to reach here and get all of their thrilling desires fulfilled. The city is the first choice of many when it comes to outdoor sports. Either it is hiking on tough mountainous terrains or rowing ships in the clear waters of Kansas River; snow skiing in winters or enjoying in water parks during the summers; this place has everything on offer.
Apart from its adventurous offerings, the city of Kansas is an economical hub, attracting business personnel, job seekers, and entrepreneurs from all over the world. With its beautiful skyline, lively lifestyle, and centuries-old history, this city is a heaven for people coming from all backgrounds.
The best way to reach here is through a plane arriving at the MCI Airport, present at few minutes distance from the city, allowing you an easy access to all of your favorite locations. Moreover, the airport has free Wi-Fi facilities, so no more boredom if you’ll have to spend some time here.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
→ Much of the collections are from East Asia but you also find other pieces of artwork that have come from every corner of the world here.
→ The museum offers free tours daily or if you prefer to go at your own pace you can also take advantage of the museum’s mobile guides through your smartphone or tablet or by borrowing one from the museum.
Kansas City Union Station
→ It was closed down in the 1980s but was later reopened in 1999.
→ There is also the Science City located at the Union Station which is considered another great tourist attraction of the city.
Hallmark Visitors Center
→ You will also learn about the amazing rags-to-riches story of Joyce Hall at the Hallmark Visitors Center.
→ Kids and adults alike love the Peanuts display where you can see some of the literally billions of Peanuts inspired memorabilia that have been sold by Hallmark over the years.
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
→ The Kauffman Center had its grand opening in 2011 and since then millions of people have been able to enjoy performances there.
→ The center offers tours daily for groups of 10 or less. If you have a larger group or will be coming for a field trip you can contact the center to book a private tour.