Kansas City, Missouri, located right smack in the middle of the country is known as the “City of Fountains,” due to its abundance of outdoor water features. The beauty of Kansas City is that it’s a perfect combination of modern and traditional, big city and prairie. There is the best of both worlds in Kansas City. There’s more culture in Kansas City then most expect, from jazz music to their professional sports teams, to the zoo! Next time you head to Kansas City, be sure to check out some the best places to eat, games to go see and places to explore.
Pierpont’s At Union Station
When you dine at Pierpont’s at Union Station you will really feel like you stepped back in time by their 30-foot-tall antique mahogany bar and so much more! Enjoy the classic, elegant atmosphere and this award-winning restaurant named after legendary railroad man, John Pierpont Morgan. The atmosphere may be something special, but wait until you try the food at this classic steakhouse. It’s one-of-a-kind!
Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que
If it’s Anthony Bourdain approved, then you know it’s good! Luckily for Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, he names it, ‘One of Thirteen Places to Eat Before You Die.’ This old gas station turned Bar-B-Que pit serves contest-quality pulled pork, burnt ends, smoked chicken and much more.
Whether you want to sit outside and enjoy the peaceful views of the creek or dine inside amongst a cozy and rustic atmosphere, we can assure you that you won’t want to leave! Jasper’s Restaurant is a staple to Kansas City and serves the best food in the city!
Catch a Game
Are you a fan of professional sports? You’re in luck! Kansas City, MO is home to 3 professional sports team; the NFL team, Kansas City Chiefs, that play at Arrowhead Stadium, MLB team, Kansas City Royals, that play at Kauffman Stadium, and MLS team, Sporting Kansas City, that play at Children’s Mercy Park. Regardless of what game you get to check out, depending on the season, locals to Kansas City are avid sports fans and loyal to their teams, so a being at a game will be an energetic and fun experience!
Explore the City
Verrückt: a Thrilling, One-of-a-Kind Waterpark Experience
Home to the world’s tallest waterslide, as recorded in The Guinness Book of World Records, this water park experience is truly one you can’t miss when you head to Kansas City. Offering fun for all ages, Verrückt is one of Kansas City’s most popular attractions for both locals and visitors, and what better way can you cool off on a hot summer day?
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Arabia is a side-wheel steam built in 1853 to get up and down the Missouri River. The history of it is that it sunk, but was later discovered 45 feet beneath the sea, about a half-mile from the riverbank. It was now turned into one of Kansas City’s best-known attractions, the Arabia Steamboat Museum!