Category Archives: Activities in Kansas City

Arabia Steamboat Museum

  What does Kansas City and Arabian steamboats have in common? Much more than you think! In 1856, the Steamboat Arabia sank close to KCMO, full of 200 tons of “mystery cargo.” The treasures were missing for 132 years, finally found in 1988. For researchers and historians, this was a huge treasure hunt success of…

Leila’s Hair Museum

  Just 12 miles away in Independence, Missouri, is one of those roadside attractions you can’t help but visit. Leila’s Hair Museum is, unsurprisingly, the only hair museum in the world. What is surprising is just how fascinating the visit is and what a blast you’ll have. Here, there are hundreds of jewelry pieces, wreaths…

Arrowhead Stadium

  Home of the Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium is a massive, state of the art facility hosting some of the biggest and best events in the KCMO area. Football season has arrived, and guests lucky enough to take in a game at the stadium do so immersed in history. As the 28th biggest stadium…

Head to Science City

  Science City at Union Station is where play meets science in this hands-on, interactive destination fit for the whole family. There are always exciting new temporary exhibits, but permanent displays like the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium with daily shows is always guaranteed to get your geek-driven visit started right. With the best views of the…

LEGOLand Discovery Center

  Experience LEGO like never before at LEGOLand in the heart of downtown KCMO. Choose from three entrance packages including the online saver ticket starting at $15, the Combo Experience for two attractions at only $26.25 or the Ultimate Combo Experience for just $36. Combo packages include access to SEA LIFE, and if you go…

The College Basketball Experience

  It’s not just a museum—it’s so much more. This fully interactive destination is where basketball fans of all ages and abilities, from newbies to veterans, gather together to really get in the game. Here you’ll face skill challenges, get familiar with an ESPNU Broadcast Desk, and learn behind the scenes college basketball tips you’ve…

Get the Best View of the Eclipse in Nearby St. Joseph!

  With all the buzz about the Great American Eclipse August 21, you want to make sure to snag the best view possible. It’s in nearby St. Joseph, MO, and Best Western Seville Plaza has you covered with comfortable, affordable guest room. St. Joseph is directly on the centerline of the eclipse pathway, offering the…

Go for a Gondola Ride

  Ambiance on the Water at the Country Club Plaza is the perfect romantic or family outing during a KCMO summer. Enjoy a charming gondola ride with your own private guide. Reservations are highly recommended, but not required. It’s one of the great KCMO attractions that few know about, and many spy the quaint gondolas…

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…