Kansas City, Kansas

Get out of that predictable and monotonous routine and live for the weekend in Kansas City, KS. Located in the heart of America, Kansas City, KS, is fun, affordable and within a day’s drive from countless starting points. With so many immersive experiences in the area, vacation-binging on food and fun is encouraged.

Outdoor adventure & indoor fun

Start your adventure at the Lewis & Clark Park at Kaw Point, and then kayak up the Kansas River for a different perspective of the city. Attend a Sporting Kansas City home game, and see why Kansas City is known as the Soccer Capital of America. Learn about the different ethnic groups that settled in Kansas City at the Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center. Go on a taqueria tour and feast on authentic Mexican street tacos. Experience the thrills of NASCAR racing at Kansas Speedway, where fast and furious is the name of the game.

Cars racing around the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas
Fulfill your need for speed at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS.

Can’t-miss ’cue

Your trip isn’t complete until you’ve had KC ’cue. Touted as the Barbecue Capital of America, visitors travel to Kansas City just to get their hands on delicious, slow-smoked meat served with KC-style barbecue sauce—a perfect balance of sweet and tangy. 

Kansas City, KS, is the perfect weekend destination for all of your spontaneous trips.

A barbecue plate including baked beans, white bread, ribs, brisket and burnt ends from Slap's BBQ in Kansas City, KS
Indulge in a delicious barbecue plate at Slap's BBQ in Kansas City, KS.
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