Category Archives: About Kansas City

The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

  This oasis is nestled on two acres as part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the middle of Kansas City. Powell Gardens partners with the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to offer this beautifully landscaped reprise from the bustle of the city. Tranquil and serene, it’s encased in limestone…

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

  Nestled in nearby Overland Park, this popular family-friendly attraction features birds of prey, farm animals, butterfly gardens, and winding nature trails suitable for all ages. There’s also a Kanza Native American display as well as a full-scale, traditional country schoolhouse to explore. You’ll find a well-stocked fishing pond, pony rides and plenty of playgrounds,…

Symphony Classic Series

  Watch Ax play Mozart and Strauss’ Merry Pranks June 2 – 4, hosted by the Kansas City Symphony. With Emanuel Ax on the piano, the Helzberg Hall comes to life at this beloved annual event. Enjoy Piano Concerto No. 19 and 16 along with R. Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, which was performed at…

Visit The Scout

  Most KCMO residents and frequent visitors are familiar with The Scout statue, but few know the history. The well-known statue was created by Cyrus E. Dallin and has become a landmark in the city. At over 10 feet tall, it depicts a Sioux Native American surveying the land on horseback. The idea for the…

The Ararat Shrine

  Looking for a unique venue in KCMO? The Ararat Club is perfect for parties, business conventions, meetings and special events of all types. With an on-site event coordinator, you can easily make your dream event happen whether it’s a wedding, picnic, seminar or training program. From coordinating cocktail service to full course seated dinners…

Valentine’s Day in Kansas City

  KCMO is full of romantic options for Valentine’s Day, like the Sunset Date Night package at Zip KC! On V-Day, you’ll both be literally swept off your feet with 9 zip lines totaling 5,800 feet going 55 mph. With a short, romantic hike to get to the first platform, it’s a heart-pounding option for…

What’s Close to My Hotel?

  Your guest room at Best Western Seville Plaza offers plenty of parking and is convenient for taxis and ride shares, but sometimes nothing but a brisk walk will do. You’re in luck, because your hotel is in the heart of a thriving KCMO neighborhood. Levee Bar and Grill is around the corner, with live…

Wornall Majors House Museums

  Visit the John Wornall House and Alexander Majors House and Barn where history is brought to life and you’re whisked back to the Wild West. Wornall’s house features Greek columns and layers of brick, which to him was a sign of wealth and prestige, but it was quickly dubbed the “most pretentious house in…

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

  Admission is always free at this KCMO institution, where you can explore art, sign up for a class, or plan your trip around one of their many special events. Adult, teen and kid classes are available, and scholarships are available for those who qualify. Adult classes include Roses in the Landscape, Relating to Art,…

KC Barbecue Tours

  Overwhelmed by the options for Kansas City BBQ, and don’t know where to start? Let KC Barbecue Tours give you an introductory course on how barbecue is done! Kansas City barbecue roots run deep, and there are currently over 100 BBQ joints in town today. With this bus-guided tour, you’ll travel through the best…