If you would like to extend your stay in Kansas City, there are a rich selection of historic sites and arts and entertainment attractions in the greater Kansas City area.
The Country Club Plaza
This 15-block district, with more than 150 shops and dozens of fine restaurants, is Kansas City’s premier retail, dining, and entertainment destination.
Before there was a Kansas City, there was a Westport, built along the Santa Fe Trail as an outfitting center for wagon trains heading west. Today the area is filled with renovated and new buildings housing trendy shops, restaurants, and nightspots. Located in midtown, Westport is just north of the Country Club Plaza and a few miles south of downtown Kansas City.
Downtown Kansas City offers nonstop entertainment. Dozens of improvements have contributed to the revitalization of the area in recent years. The new downtown dining and entertainment district is a premier entertainment venue and can be accessed via Kansas City’s free streetcar. It includes:
- Sprint Center
- Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
- Crossroads Arts District
- Power & Light District
- River Market District
- The Arabia Steamboat Museum
Other Attractions Nearby
Kansas City is a dynamic city backed by a vibrant arts scene, world-class attractions, and an eclectic mix of shops. Whether this is your first visit or Kansas City is like your second home, take time to discover new favorites during your stay.
- Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area
- Kansas City Royals
- Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
- Shawnee Indian Mission
Public transportation and taxi and ride-sharing services are easily accessible throughout Kansas City.