Kansas City October 04, 2017
11 Underrated Places In Kansas City To Take An Out-Of-Towner
Kansas City has so much to offer everyone, and it’s hard to decide what exactly to do when you have visitors from out of town. If you’re planning to show them around the city, you should definitely check out some of these underrated places we Kansas Citians might take for granted. Remember – they’ve never seen these things before! Kansas City has plenty to offer for everyone.
1. First Fridays at the Crossroads
The free wine and cheese is enough to get me there! However, the live entertainment and food trucks definitely keep me there.
2. Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center (909 N Highway 7, Olathe, Kansas)
Hike or bike through the park, and visit the Nature Center to learn more about the wildlife around you.
3. Take a Harley-Davidson Factory Tour (11401 N Congress Ave., Kansas City, Missouri)
Here, you can tour the manufacturing and assembly processes of Harleys. However, children must be 12 or older, and accompanied by an adult.
4. The Kansas City Zoo (6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, Missouri)
Especially if your guests have children, the zoo is always an awesome option. Plus, when's the last time you've actually gone?
5. The KC Streetcar (600 E 3rd St., Kansas City, Missouri)
It's free, and it's also a great way to tour downtown without the hassle of your own gas.
6. The Kemper Museum (4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri)
It's a museum of contemporary art, and it's
very interesting sometimes.
7. Our beautiful fountains!
Like these at Kauffman Stadium. Plus, what other city has fountains that change color as often as ours?
8. Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead (13800 Switzer Rd., Overland Park, Kansas)
If your visitors happen to have kids, then this place is perfect! There's enough entertainment for an adult to walk through it, but kids will have more fun with the old schoolhouse and the petting zoo.
9. A tour at Boulevard Brewing Company (2534 Madison Ave., Kansas City, Missouri)
It's a 40-minute tour, but you get to learn the history, process, and business of Kansas City's favorite beer. It also ends with samples!
10. Shoal Creek Living History Museum (7000 NE Barry Rd., Kansas City, Missouri)
Shoal Creek is an 80-acre museum where you can see life in a 19th century village. It includes authentic log cabins and during special events, the entire village comes to life with re-enactors.
11. The Nelson-Atkins Museum (4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Missouri)
Famous for it's giant shuttlecocks, here's a great place to find more than 34,000 pieces of art.
Afterwards, make sure to take your guests to grab a few of
these must-try Kansas City classics.