Top Things to Do in Kansas City

Less than 24 hours in KC and looking for ideas on fun things to do?

Is Kansas City on your travel plans and you only have one night to spend here? There are so many things to see, do, eat and drink in Kansas City, it could take at least a week to event put a dent in just the highlights.


If you are looking to soak in a little of our local culture, the famed Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is located just to the east of the Country Club Plaza area and our hotel property. The museum hosts an impressive collection and is home to the Rozelle Court Restaurant, which is delish for both lunch and dinner.

A visit to Kansas City is not complete without a visit the world famous shopping, dining and entertainment destination, the Country Club Plaza. The Plaza, as the locals call it, is a top pick for things to do in Kansas City when short on time. You’ll find hundreds of shops and amazing restaurants in the Plaza’s 15 blocks.

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opened to high acclaim this fall and offers an array of theatre productions in music, dance, and theatre from a wide variety of performers. The center is also located between downtown and the Crossroads area, which is worth exploring.

The Kansas City Power and Light District is also a unique shopping, dining and entertainment destination located in the heart of downtown.  The district is home to a great array of restaurants and bars—many of which are open into the wee hours of the morning.

So if you are short on time with your Kansas City travel plans, these are some of your best bets for fun and fabulous things to do!