Things to do in Kansas City
Known as the City of Fountains and home to great jazz music and barbeque, Kansas City is an urban town with Midwestern charm. The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center is in the heart of it all. The Crown Center's various shops, restaurants and theatres encircle the hotel. The Science City at Union Station is directly connected to the hotel via The Link.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City: A world of color, creativity and fun, experience a wealth of attractions, two rides, 4D cinema and more.
Sea Life Aquarium Kansas City: Discover the two-story aquarium, featuring more than 30 phenomenal displays directly inside the Crown Center Complex.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art: A city gem, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art houses famous contemporary pieces, exhibitions and more.
Hallmark Visitors Center: Catch a behind-the-scenes peek at the world's largest greeting-card company headquarters directly inside our Crown Center complex.
Truman Sports Complex: Home to both Arrowhead and Kauffman Stadiums which houses the Kansas City football team and Kansas City baseball team.
Worlds of Fun: Explore the Amusement Park with thrill rides, attractions, shows and more to enjoy for the whole family.
Coco Key Indoor Water Resort: The Key West-themed Coco Key Indoor Water Resort is a 55,000-square foot indoor water oasis, where it is a comfortable 84° all year long.
Country Club Plaza: The Downtown District offers premier dining, entertainment, shopping and events in Kansas City.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Internationally recognized for its collection of more than 33,500 objects from ancient times to modern day.
Kansas City Zoo: The Kansas City Zoo is 200 acres and includes African, Australian and Farmland exhibits, among many others.
Crown Center: There's always something going on at this Kansas City entertainment center. Check out the free outdoor movies and concerts during the summer months.
Oceans of Fun: Explore 60-acres of drenching slides and water attractions.
Science City: Learning can be fun with hands on activities and over 50 interactive areas.
American Royal Rodeo: BBQ's, rodeos and horse shows bring western flavor to this Midwest city.
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead: A great place to see and feed an array of barnyard friends and other animals native to the area.
Kauffman Legacy Park: Encompassing 37 acres, the Kauffman Legacy Park includes the offices of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation with adjoining Kauffman Conference Center, the Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden, and the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center.
Kaleidoscope: From the minds behind Hallmark, experience a free creative workshop for kids ages 5 to 12.
Dining & Entertainment in Kansas City
Westport: historic district was once a passage way to the western frontier and is now a colorful array of boutiques, restaurants and nightlife.
Power & Light Entertainment District: The newest entertainment district in the downtown Kansas City area provides eclectic dinning, entertainment and shopping options for everyone.
Zona Rosa: Live. Work. Play. Zona Rosa is the destination for everything you need with luxury living, dinning and shopping options in one centralized location.
Boulevard Brewing Company: Tour the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. Call (816) 474-7095 for reservations.
Uptown Theatre: Home to a number of local and national entertainment events including bands, musicians and comedians.
Kansas City Symphony: The Symphony performs a wide variety of subscription, educational, touring and outreach concerts during its 42-week season. In addition, The Symphony performs with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet.
Arrowhead Stadium: Part of the city's Truman Sports Comple, Arrowhead Stadium is a stadium located in Kansas City, Missouri, and home to the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
Arts & Cultural Activities in Kansas City
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Internationally recognized for its collection of more than 33,500 objects and artifacts from ancient times to modern day.
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: Founded in 1990 to commemorate African American history in baseball, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a great place to explore history, exhibits, news and events.
National World War One Museum: Designated by Congress as the official World War One Museum, the museum showcases the history around the world during World War One using impressive interactive technologies.
Coterie Theatre: A professional Equity theatre serving families and young audiences, Coterie Theatre is named "one of the five best theatres for young audiences in the US" by Time Magazine.
Toy and Miniature Museum: Explore everything from dolls to toys and games in miniature form.
American Jazz Museum: Includes interactive exhibits and films, educational programs, the Changing Gallery, the Blue Room jazz club and the Gem Theater, a 500-seat performing arts center.
Harley Davidson Final Assembly Plant: Tour the facility to see how hogs are made.