Kansas City is unique in that it is located within two states: Missouri and Kansas. Officially nicknamed "The City of Fountains," it boasts beautiful scenery and luxurious locales. From its famous barbecue to its lustrous casinos, there is plenty to do, see, and eat in Kansas City.

Facts

Population

Kansas City, Missouri • City 464,310 • Metro 2,038,724 Kansas City, Kansas • Total 145,786

Currency

US Dollar, $1 = 100 cents

Opening hours

Most stores are open seven days a week 10am to 5pm, or later. Bars and clubs tend to close around 2am.

Newspapers

Kansas City Star Kansas City Globe Sun News Sun Tribune The Pitch

Tourist information

Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association 1100 Main Street #2200 Kansas City, MO 64105 www.visitkc.com +1 816 221 5242

Travel to Kansas City

Book your flights to Kansas City through Etihad Airways and look forward to an exhilarating holiday. Kansas City has so much to offer the visitor; you will find it an entertaining and exciting destination with plenty of choice for activities and days out.

Top 5 Things To Do in Kansas City

  • To be fascinated by sculpture, a top destination worthy of a visit is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Take a leisurely stroll through two acres of developed gardens at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden
  • Be entertained with a show at the Starlight Theatre, an outdoor theatrical venue
  • If you have a day to spare, a visit to Kansas Zoo could be an idea; over 200 animals roam the park which is fashioned after an African environment
  • For entertainment for the whole family, visit Worlds of Fun, with over 40 rides, or Oceans of Fun, a waterpark with lots of pools and water activities

Plan Your Kansas City Holiday

You can enjoy the variety of activities and sights offered in Kansas City at any time of the year, although summertime is busier. Kansas City is well known for its boulevards and European style fountains. With plenty to see and do, entertainment is never far away. In addition, facilities are open all year round. Kansas City is generally considered to be affordable but it is particularly good value in January and February.

Finding flight deals to Kansas City is straightforward and easy with Etihad’s popular deals. Kansas City hosts a number of vibrant festivals throughout the year, such as the Summer Jazz Festival, so we recommend that you book your accommodation with this in mind and secure your tickets to Kansas City in good time. To find cheap hotels in Kansas City, travel outside the peak summer season.