One of the most populous municipalities of Missouri in United States, Kansas City, has about 240 neighborhoods, more or less, along with history, diversity, and heart that is seen through most, if not all of its destinations. The city is known as the City of Fountains, with its more than 200 fountains all throughout the city, and is often abbreviated as KC. With a total land area of 815.72 square kilometers, the city proper of Kansas has a unique bowl shape, surrounded by limestone and bedrock cliffs, overlooking rivers and river bottom areas.
Kansas City climate plays at around 27.2 degrees Celsius is 81.0 degrees Fahrenheit in July, its warmest month, with other summer months at 38 degrees Celsius or 100 degrees Fahrenheit, mostly hot and moderately humid. Lower temperatures at an average of -0.6 degrees Celsius, or 31.0 degrees Fahrenheit have been recorded in January, the coldest month, with other winter months at 32.0 °F (0.0 °C) or as low as at−18 degrees Celsius or 0 degrees Fahrenheit, and below.
What to see & do
Experience Kansas City through its many attractions, arts and culture spots, entertainment hubs, shopping and dining areas, sports and recreational facilities, and city tours.
Among the top city attractions include Briarcliff Village, National World War I Museum located at Liberty Memorial, 1827 Log CourtHouse, 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum, to name but a few.
Arts and Culture Spots to be visited are the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, AIA Kansas City, 2010 Gallery, and Apex Art Space, among others.
Experience Kansas City’s entertainment scene with Kansas City Jazz at live music venues, casinos, beers and cocktails
Shopping areas are also bursting with treasures via River Market Antiques, Parkville Antique Mall, Webster House, 45th & State Line Road, Mission Road Antique Mall, The West Bottoms, and Lawrence Antique Mall.
Sports arenas and recreational parks include the Kansas Speedway, Soccer Facilities with the Swope Soccer Village, Falcon Lakes Golf Course, heritage Park Golf Course, Paradise Pointe, and Tiffany Greens Golf Club
In addition to these destinations, other notable places also include Swope Park Zoo, Roanoke Park, the Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant, along with the Toy and Miniature Museum.
How to get around
The city of Kansas is Missouri has had deep connection with streetcars and trolleys. The city heavily relied on an electric trolley system and streetcar system in the past. In an effort to provide a reliable transportation, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has launched the Metro Area Express (MAX), a bus rapid transit line that connects the River Market, Downtown, Union Station, Crown Center and the Country Club Plaza, since the city does not have a subway or light rail system. As of 2012, an initiative to construct a new streetcar has been approved to provide downtown Kansas City the modern streetcar it deserves.
How to get there
Serving Kansas City, Missouri is the Kansas City International Airport. Among the airlines that fly to and from Kansas City include United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, and American Airlines via Tokyo, Seattle, Denver, Minneapolis, and Chicago.
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