Do you love exploring new cities? Well, this is one activity that most people don’t do. If they only knew how much fun they miss. If you are one of those city adventurers, then you’d want to visit Kansas next time you are in the United States. There is never a dull moment here since there are so many things to do in Kansas City. You’d need to stay here for more than six months just to enjoy half of what this amazing city has to offer.
1. Visiting Museums
Among the places you shouldn’t miss is the World War 1 Museum. There is a great collection of equipment used in this warlike torpedoes, grenades, and guns among other artifacts. You also get to learn a great deal about the war and a bit of history that is uncommon in the conventional education system. Remember to enjoy the elevator ride to the top of Liberty Memorial which is 217 feet above. You will be mesmerized by the majestic views of the city while up there. If you are traveling with your family, and if especially if you have children, how about you make their experience worthwhile by visiting the Toy and Miniature Museum. There is a beautiful collection of more than 70,000 old toys, dollhouses an array of other stuff. The museum is sponsored by HallMark and is free of charge.
2. Enjoy the Culture
Remember the cool Jazz music that was popular in the 1930s? you can relive this experience at the 18th & Vine District. This historic city is the heart and soul of such music with the American Jazz Museum and the Gem Theatre being its pulse. You will also like the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Maybe they can tell you a little about Kansas baseball stars such as Ray Sadecki. Of course, you will need to eat and do some shopping while in this city. For a light breakfast, visit Donutology. They have some snacks you can grab on your way. You can have a heavy sumptuous meal at Port Fonda, where they have a mouth watering Mexican delicacies. After breakfast, you can head to the Plaza to do some shopping after which you can walk down the creek that is parallel to the Plaza. It’s just a past time that you will enjoy.
3. Where to Rest and Sleep
In the evening, just before you retire to bed, enjoy the piano bars, clubs and night restaurants that are full of life. The clubs are mostly active during the weekends. Westport offers some of the best chillings, partying and eating spots, as well as some relaxing coffee shops. If you happen to visit in September, you will be lucky to experience the Midwest Tea Festival that recognizes the culture that produces and enjoy tea. After the day’s activities, you will need a place to rest and rekindle your energy. There are a lot of nice places you can sleep like Baymont Inn, Sleep Inn and Suites and Americas Best Value Inn among others. Most of these inns are affordable and very comfortable. So, get your bags and head to KC one of these days.