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.
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.
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.
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.
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