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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“One of the best art museums in the world, and it's free. Home to a wide variety of collections including a world renowned Buddhist Art collection. Includes art from antiquity to today.”
  • 236 locals recommend
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History Museum
“The only WW1 memorial! Make sure you are able to carve a chunk out of you day for this. SO MUCH information and worth the visit. I'm very proud that KC has this for the world to see.”
  • 134 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“one of the oldest BBQ joints in KC, VERY good, generally less busy than Q39. Located in a gas station, small sit down area. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Best BBQ in America!!!!! Call ahead for reservations or expect at least a 45+ minute wait in the evenings and weekends. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Office
“Power and Light is where you can go to find big bars, clubs, and restaurants. A touristy spot right on the streetcar line. This is also where the Arena and the College Basketball museum are.”
  • 140 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Americas 1st outdoor shopping mall! The Country Club plaza offers 150 Shops restaurants and entertainment venues all in 15 blocks modeled after Seville Spain! ”
  • 121 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“The Plaza is an iconic, must-explore spot in Kansas City, especially during the holidays. If you're looking for high-end shopping, you will find it at The Plaza. You will also find classic, mainstay Kansas City BBQ like Jack Stack (along with all kinds of other restaurants).”
  • 78 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“After years of planning and design, the Royals unveiled an exciting $250 million renovation of a true Kansas City landmark prior to the 2009 season. Visitors enjoy an improved Kauffman Stadium experience with unsurpassed amenities and state-of-the-art technology that touch each and every fan entering the park. The new Kauffman Stadium has become a breathtaking fusion of energetic surroundings and an intimate place to watch Royals Baseball. The Outfield Experience provides the fans of Kansas City entertainment for all ages. In addition, the views of the field are spectacular and give fans several brand-new locations to take in a game.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“This is where you can go to see the Kansas City Symphony and other larger performances. The building was designed by Moshe Safdie.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Zoo
“Nice place to visit if you love animals. They have over 1,700 animals to include a Polar Bear!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Beer that helped put KC Craft Brews on the map. Great spot for groups, you could easily spend all day here!”
  • 80 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Our beautifully renovated NFL stadium, home to the Chiefs. Bonus: world-class tailgating. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Antique Shop
“A great place to walk around year round! The City Market takes place every weekend to get your fresh fruits and veggies is perfect for the early bird!”
  • 81 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Experience a classic jazz lounge featuring the best talent the city has to offer.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Bar
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“There are different locations, but this one is our favorite. Very beautiful and the burnt ends are killer!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You can get some shopping done, take the kids to the free kid space that has a different theme every few months. Great restaurants and close to other attractions. ”
  • 57 locals recommend

Top restaurants

BBQ Restaurant
“one of the oldest BBQ joints in KC, VERY good, generally less busy than Q39. Located in a gas station, small sit down area. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Best BBQ in America!!!!! Call ahead for reservations or expect at least a 45+ minute wait in the evenings and weekends. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Bar
“There are different locations, but this one is our favorite. Very beautiful and the burnt ends are killer!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing BBQ with one of the best beer garden's in Westport. BBQ trays (pick 2 or 3 meats), jalapeno cheesy-corn bake, crispy jo-jo potatoes are some of our favorite items. Grab some BBQ / beer and head out to their patio if the weather is nice. Sunday fried chicken is also popular (available noon until it is sold out). ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Gastropub
“You won't be sorry. It is the best burger I have ever eaten. The baby kale salad is also wonderful. They offer gluten-free options for almost everything. I hear the mac and cheese is great.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Gastropub
“This place and area isn't very well known yet, even among the locals! Great place for lunch and to check out the boutiques in this area. Their gourmet burgers are some of the best burgers I've ever had.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Probably one of our favorite brunch spots - good fresh juices, pancakes, all around a quality place. Also great for lunch. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Celebrated spot for smoked meats served with Wonder bread & fries in plain self-service digs.”
  • 21 locals recommend

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