Kansas City, Kansas
There’s No Place Like Kansas … for the thrills and excitement of a big city!
As one of Kansas’ largest metropolitan areas, Kansas City offers breadth and depth of variety. From motorsports to watersports; boutique shopping to grand-scale, brand-name outlets; quaint historic charm to multiplex cinema and notable dining, Kansas City is packed with options for any traveler.
Experience Kansas City’s offerings through a number of attractions, including:
Village West -Legends Outlets Kansas City is a premier outdoor shopping and entertainment center. Legends Outlets is located at I-70 and I-435 in the heart of Village West, the single largest tourist attraction in Kansas, which includes leading outdoor retailer Cabela’s, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Hollywood Casino and the Great Wolf Lodge.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark -Their latest creation is Verrückt — German for insane — which is the tallest and fastest water slide in the world. They also have an uphill water coaster, a surf ride, mammoth tubing rivers including the world’s longest tidal wave river, gigantic slides, whitewater tube chutes, 13 mini slides for kids, relaxing beach areas and a giant hot tub with a swim-up refreshment bar.
Kansas Speedway -The speedway hosts NASCAR’s premier series, the Sprint Cup Series, twice a year along with the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series.
Kansas City T-Bones -The 2008 Northern League Champion T-Bones are located in the Village West area of Kansas City, Kansas. Come out and see their scaled-down ballpark and small-town feel, and watch the T-Bones play an old-time style of America’s favorite past time.
Sporting KC -Sporting Park is a state-of the-art stadium that seats 18,500 soccer spectators and features a canopy roof that covers every seating section.
While you’re in KCK (as the locals call it), don’t miss:
The Strawberry Hill Museum -This original Queen Anne-style home built in 1887, preserves the diverse ethnic cultures that immigrants from Eastern Europe brought to the city in the early 1900’s. The museum hosts various exhibits of original art, music and dance from many cultures.
Grinter Place State Historic Site -A trip to Grinter Place isn't just a look inside the oldest home in Wyandotte County, it's a step back to the days of frontier life along the Kansas and Missouri borders. Overlooking the historic Delaware Crossing on the Kansas River, Grinter Place was the home to Annie and Moses Grinter.
Lewis and Clark Riverfront at Kaw Point -The Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived at Kaw Point, the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, on June 26, 1804. The expedition camped at Kaw Point for three days, allowing them to rest, repair their boats, explore the surrounding countryside and engage in martial law.
Plan your Kansas City adventure today:
Kansas City Convention & Visitors Bureau VisitKansasCityKS.com
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