Attractions
in Kansas City, KS (showing 1 - 12 out of 20)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Berkley Riverfront Park

Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64120   Directions

(816) 559-3750

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Get up close to the mighty Missouri River at Berkley Riverfront Park, which runs along the river’s south bank. This 17-acre park was once a landfill. Where garbage and debris used to stand, you can now find an abundance of trees, picnic tables, jogging and biking paths, and a small natural amphitheater. You can also experience great views of Kansas City's sights and attractions from the one-mile long esplanade as well.

Country Club Plaza

4750 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64112   Directions

(816) 753-0100

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Treat yourself to 15 blocks of endless possibilities at the Country Club Plaza. This lap of luxury provides a number of high-end retail shopping options, restaurants, entertainment venues and attractions. Join in on one of the many celebrations and shows that take place in this open-air plaza. As one of the first outdoor malls designed specifically for shoppers with cars, you’ll find even parking a pleasant experience.

Great Wolf Lodge

10401 Cabela Dr
Kansas City, KS 66111   Directions

(800) 608-9653

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Enjoy some time at the Great Wolf Lodge, part of the world’s largest chain of indoor water parks. KC’s Great Wolf Lodge is excellent for a family looking to get wet and wild any time of the year. This resort has five slides, two hot tubs, an activity pool, a lazy river, a children’s splash area and many other attractions.

Kaleidoscope

2500 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108   Directions

(816) 274-8300

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Bring the kids to the Hallmark Headquarters for a magical experience. Located in these headquarters, Kaleidoscope offers children (and adults) the opportunity to unleash their creativity. See your imagination come to life through art at this attraction. Make paintings, collages, puzzles, jewelry and more. Each themed area provides leftover materials from Hallmark’s manufacturing process for your use.

Kansas City Symphony

1703 Wyandotte St
Kansas City, MO 64108   Directions

(816) 471-1100

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When KC’s original symphony orchestra was dissolved in 1982, the philanthropist R. Crosby Kemper Jr. insisted on creating the Kansas City Symphony. Since its formation, this new symphony orchestra has served as a vital part of the music community. Listen to their music at a show or sample before you purchase tickets by hearing their music on the radio or a CD.

Kansas City Zoo

6800 Zoo Dr
Kansas City, MO 64132   Directions

(816) 595-1234

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Let your wild things meet the wild things at the Kansas City Zoo. Located in Swope Park, this zoo features five main sections—Africa, Australia, Tiger Trail, KidZone and The Valley—as well as several special exhibitions and attractions, rides and shows. See the new polar bear exhibit in the front plaza, ride a camel in the KidZone, ride a ski-lift over the African Plains and more!

Kansas Speedway

400 Speedway Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66111   Directions

(866) 460-7223

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Experience life as a race car driver on the Kansas Speedway. This tri-oval racetrack hosts two NASCAR race weekends each year. When it is not hosting a motorsports event that will get your blood rushing, you can catch a rush of adrenaline by driving an authentic racecar around the track.

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

4420 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111   Directions

(816) 753-5784

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The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art hosts the permanent collection of Bebe and R. Crosby Kemper Jr. The bright, light central atrium opens up to two wings of exhibits and attractions, which showcase both the permanent collection and a variety of special exhibitions. You can also enjoy a meal at the Café Sebastienne, where the world of contemporary arts meets contemporary cuisine.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City

2475 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108   Directions

(816) 471-4386

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At LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City you can reach out and touch the stars in the 4D cinema, learn top LEGO® building secrets from the Master Model Builder, see iconic landmarks in MINILAND®, make a celebration even more memorable in one of our special party rooms, and much, much more! It's the ultimate place for all LEGO® fans - young and old.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

1616 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO 64108   Directions

(816) 221-1920

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See the African American influence on America’s favorite pastime at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. This unique specialty museum opened in 1990 with the mission of preserving this rich history. Learn about African American baseball players from the late 1800s to the 1960s as you tour through the multimedia displays, photographs, artifacts and attractions.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

4525 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64111   Directions

(816) 751-1278

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Visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, where even the building is art. Inside of this neoclassical architecture you will find one of the largest collections of Asian art in America as well as a highly prized collection of European and American paintings, photography, sculptures and historic artifacts.

Powell Gardens

1609 NW US Highway 50
Kingsville, MO 64061   Directions

(816) 697-2600

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Get close to nature through the floral attractions at the Powell Gardens, where the whole family can get active as well as educated. Learn about the different plants, trees, vegetables, fruits and herbs as you walk through the gatehouse, perennial garden, harvest garden and more. Sneak in some exercise along the scenic Nature Trail or relax as the kids play in the interactive Fountain Garden.

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