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KC Attractions at a Glance
Major League KC Sports
KC Sports: We'll win your heart

KC is pretty much synonymous with major league sports. Our beloved Chiefs and Royals are known around the world, and we tailgate like it’s our job. KC will host the 2023 NFL draft, and we are one of 10 U.S. cities being considered to host games during the 2026 FIFA World Cup. In fact, KC is a huge soccer town. The region is home to MLS team, Sporting KC, U.S. Soccer's state-of-the-art training facility and a robust youth soccer culture.

KC’s love for competition doesn’t end there. You’ll also find NASCAR racing, minor league sports and multiple NCAA Big 12 and SEC college conference teams within two hours of the metro. Make your plans with help from the KC Sports Commission's event calendar.

Interior Museum at Prairiefire
The Arts: heART of the community

KC has a richly diverse arts scene - everything from professional performing arts and world class museums to community theatre and artist grant programs. Come enjoy our public art installations, gallery districts and live performance venues of all shapes and sizes.

Immerse yourself in the KC arts community with Google Arts and Culture.

Jazz at Blue Room
Live Music Scene: Just a heartbeat away

KC is recognized as the place where American jazz grew up and many of our country’s early jazz artists got their start. In fact, KC’s music heritage and location in the heart of the country attracted the Folk Alliance International to relocate its headquarters from Memphis to Kansas City in 2013.

Today, KC's music scene is just as vibrant.

Follow Your Heart to These KC Favorites
Prairie Village, Kansas - Urban Table
The Food Scene: Eat your heart out

KC is a foodie town. Oh yeah, we're known for BBQ. And we invite you to join the local debate on which BBQ is best. But, our local fare goes way beyond BBQ to include a variety of options from around the world to the sophisticated dishes from James Beard Award-winning chefs.

Twenty 20 in the Crossroads Arts District
Coffee, beer and cocktails … oh, my!

Whether you’re looking to indulge in spirits or immerse yourself in a cleanse, KC’s beverage scene has you covered. Breweries, distilleries, wineries, juiceries and coffee roasters abound in the KC region. While some may be more well-known than others … Boulevard Brewing and J. Rieger & Co. to name a couple … these are just the tip of the iceberg.

Getting Around KC
Don't miss a beat: How to explore KC
KC has more highway miles per capita than any other city our size which makes getting around the region pretty convenient. Most area residents own a car and drive to get where they are going so a rental car is a good option, but other choices do exist.
Here are some of our favorite options
KC Streetcar
If you’re planning to hang out downtown, the KC Streetcar is definitely the way to travel between downtown attractions, restaurants, bars, and events. The free 2.1 mile route takes riders from KC’s historic Union Station to the River Market neighborhood with multiple stops along the way. The city plans to expand the route over 9 miles to the Country Club Plaza and University of Missouri-Kansas City by 2023.
Ride KC Bike
Pedal and electric powered bike or scooter … choose how you want to roll in more than 40 different locations across the KC area. Additional electric scooter providers are available in the metro including Bird and Spin.
Private ride services
You've got options - Uber, Lyft, ZipCar, cabs and limos are just a tap or phone call away.
Bus
RideKC makes it really simple for visitors to get to KC attractions. Their website tells you exactly what routes will get you to all the sights and sounds of KC, including the airport.
Kansas City International Airport
Kansas City International Airport serves 11 million passengers each year, with daily non-stop flights to 50 destinations. Flights to and out of KC are among the most affordable in the U.S. due to a mix of low-cost and major airlines. A brand new $1.5 billion single terminal is currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2023, ushering in a whole new era of air service and travel experience in KC.
Ready to plan your visit? Our friends at VisitKC are here to help.