Things to do in Kansas City

Kansas City is a hidden urban paradise in Missouri

Kansas City is Missouri’s largest city and a neighbor of another Kansas City which is part of the state of Kansas, USA. Kansas City, Missouri is larger and more metropolitan than Kansas City, Kansas. It is not a well known tourist destination, which is why a lot of visitors are surprised with the beauty and charm of the place.


Things to do in Kansas City


Kansas City Zoo

When you go on a holiday in Kansas City, put the city zoo on your trip itinerary. It is often regarded as one of the best zoos in the United States because it houses a very impressive and extensive collection of African Animals. There is also a penguin aquarium inside the zoo.


Performing Arts

When it comes to theater and performing arts, Kansas City is home to impressive theater companies like the Kansas City Symphony and the Kansas City Ballet. You can watch their performances at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.



The city is also proud of its professional soccer teams and you can watch their matches in major sports venues in and around Kansas City.


When to go to Kansas City

The climate of Kansas City is humid continental, which is characterized by fairly mild seasons with occasional extreme hot and cold temperatures. The average temperature during the city’s hottest month of July is 27.2°C (81°F) while the temperatures in the coldest winter month of January average at -0.6°C (31°F). There is moderate rainfall in the months of April to June.



In summer, the banks of the Missouri River come alive with different cultural events. It is where the city’s Fourth of July celebration takes place. In the fall season, you can watch the Kansas City Renaissance Festival in Bonner Springs. It is a huge cultural expo of paintings, art works, crafts, and other creative items and materials and during the festivals there’s tons of fun things to do in Kansas City and its surroundings.

Things to do in Kansas City

Kansas City Facts

Population464 310
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportKansas City Intl, United States (MCI)

Kansas City average temperatures

1~7 °C 3~10 °C 16 °C 22 °C 23~27 °C 27~32 °C 30~34 °C 30~33 °C 25~29 °C 19~23 °C 11~15 °C 4~9 °C


Kansas City Marathon

The Kansas City Marathon is an annual marathon in the month of October. Runners from all over America and the rest of the world gather here to enjoy either a great marathon, a half-marathon or a team challenge. Kansas City might be most known to you for their music industry, and that is reflected in the marathon, where bands and artists perform along the marathon course to help motivate the brave runners. The race will take you through the inner city of Kansas City, making it a great opportunity to experience the city with your running shoes on.

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Golf in Kansas City

There are many different ways to enjoy golf. In Kansas City, you can experience the traditional 18 hole courses as well as par 3 courses and even so called "FootGolf", where you play golf with your feet. It is definitely a fun thing to try out, no matter if you're an avid golfer or just enjoy the nature experiences that come with golf courses, but have never held a club before. You can do all of this at Heart of America Golf Academy, just 10 kilometers out of town. Other great, traditional courses include Royal Meadows Golf Club and Swope Memorial Golf Course, both offering great public golf to affordable rates.

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