Hailed as one of the great jazz and barbeque meccas of the Midwest, Kansas City is a sensory delight of dynamic arts and culture, delicious cuisine, and dynamite music. Explore some of Kansas City's most popular sights and attractions on your next trip.
History and culture buffs will love Kansas City's eclectic neighborhoods and museums. Take a walk through the Crossroads Arts District and check out hundreds of gallery spaces and art studios. See textiles, folk art, masks, and more visual art at Mattie Rhodes Art Center and Art Gallery in the Argentine neighborhood. Discover new and emerging artists at the H&R Block Artspace in Midtown, which hosts exhibitions and public art projects. The city was even home to Queer Eye's Fab Five, who stayed in a downtown loft during the show's third season.
If you're looking for family-friendly activities, there's Kansas City's Worlds of Fun theme park. With 235 acres of water slides, roller coasters, and fun attractions, it is a fabulous way to spend a day for the whole family. Meet the koala bears, tigers, and orangutans at the Kansas City Zoo. Learn about the fascinating sea life in our oceans at the SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium. Visit the College Basketball Experience facility and immerse yourself in the action, where you can shoot hoops, call the highlights, and learn about the legends.
No trip to Kansas City would be complete without Kansas City 'cue. Kansas City-style barbeque is known for its mouthwatering cocktail of spices, slow-smoked cooking techniques, and tomato-based barbeque sauce. Don't forget to stop in a local barbeque joint and order a plate of burnt ends.