The Top 10 Things To Do And See In Kansas City, Missouri

The Courtyard at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Courtyard at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | © Daderot/WikiCommons
Brendan Scully

Located in the Northwest tip of Missouri is Kansas City, the state’s largest city and the cultural and business hub of the region. Kansas City is a top destination for entertainment, cuisine and music, and there’s always something to do.

The Liberty Memorial

1. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art


Nelson Atkins Museum
Courtesy of Visit KC
In downtown Kansas City is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Known for its architectural beauty and artistic influence in the Midwest, the museum welcomes over half a million visitors every year and boasts more than 35,000 works of art that span many eras of human history. Whether you visit for the many paintings, historical artifacts or exciting sculptures, there’s always a positive and worthwhile experience waiting for you at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

2. City Market

Market, Shopping Mall

A visit to Kansas City is not complete until you go to the historic City Market on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. The City Market is an open-air and “jack of all trades” market experience that offers just about anything and everything you could ever imagine. With farmers market stands, ready to eat food and a constantly changing events calendar, a trip to the old City Market is a lively and local experience.

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