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Located on the border between the states of Kansas and Missouri, KC is a lively metropolis in the middle of the green hills of the Midwest Plains. Following continuous development that took place over the last decades, Kansas City offers endless fun and sports activities. Officially nicknamed the City of Fountains, it boasts impressive shopping malls, delicious traditional barbecue, an interesting arts scene, and a vibrant nightlife in a downtown that never sleeps: Kansas City is truly a diverse source of entertainment.

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Kansas City Power & Light District

Kansas City's number-one neighborhood for entertainment lines up a decent number of stores, and is home to the most popular watering holes of Kansas Citians: Howl at the Moon, 801 Chophouse, BRGR, and Mildred's, among others. Its two-floor KC Live is also a popular concert venue. This 9-block district connects the Convention Center to the Sprint Arena, so all the other major KC sights are within easy reach.
Adresse: 50 East 13th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 842 1045
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

From Italian Renaissance culture and Asian handicrafts to the giant badminton shuttlecock in front of the building, what is on display at this museum easily spans hundreds of years of human art history. Admission is free to most exhibitions, and once you get your fix of classical and contemporary art, you can finish the tour at the cafe or the restaurant on the spot.
Adresse: 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 751 1278
Åpningstider: Mon and Tue: Closed; Wed, Sat and Sun: 10am–5pm, Thu and Fri: 10am–9pm
Transport: Bus 47, 55, 201 to Cleaver II Blvd at Oak Westbound
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Boulevard Brewing Company

The largest specialty brewer in the Midwest offers 21 types of beer year-round as well as seasonal brews, including the popular Smokestack Series—all made with a focus on sustainability. Tours with tasting are available between 11am to 4pm on weekdays, and are free on Wednesdays. Enjoy your pint with a nice view of downtown!
Adresse: 2501 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 474 7095
Åpningstider: Tours: Mon to Wed: 11am–8pm, Thu: 11am–9pm, Fri and Sat: 10am–9pm, Sun: 10am–6pm
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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

The impressive shell-shaped building is located near the P&L District, and is home to the widely known Kansas City Symphony, also called the “Sound of Kansas City.” Besides promoting American music with, it comes up with a truly international lineup each season.
Adresse: 1703 Wyandotte St 200, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 471 1100
Åpningstider: Box Office: Monday to Friday: 10am–6pm, Saturday and Sunday: Closed
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Arrowhead Stadium

Home of the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead is an important tribute to KC's great dedication to sports—and so much more! Enjoy the concerts, browse the Arrowhead Art Collection, and discover the tunnel that connects it with Kauffman stadium.
Adresse: 1 Arrowhead Dr, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 920 4237
Åpningstider: Monday to Friday: 8am–5pm
Billetter: Ticket prices are available online
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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

In a building shared with the American Jazz Museum, this location will give you an insight into more than 200 years of African-American baseball history. Join an interactive tour among unique photographs and autographed baseballs that are all part of a collection created entirely by the enthusiasts of this sport.
Adresse: 1616 East 18th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 221 1920
Åpningstider: Monday: Closed, Tuesday to Saturday: 9am–6pm, Sunday: 12–6pm
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Powell Gardens

The Powell Gardens sit atop 915 acres of rolling hills and windswept meadows. This botanical garden is one of Kansas City's finest attractions, with display gardens, interesting architecture, a nature trail, and a year-round calendar of special events, including the seasonal ReFresh in the Missouri Barn.
Adresse: 1609 Northwest US Highway 50, Kingsville
Telefon: +1 816 697 2600
Åpningstider: Gardens: 9am–6pm (May to Aug), 10am–4pm (Sep to Apr)
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Hallmark Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope is a colorful art studio where children can playfully foster their creativity. Bows, cardboard, jazzy junk, puzzle making, and painting with melted crayons are just a few of the fun things to do. There are even independent art sessions available that are free on a first come first served basis.
Adresse: 2500 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 274 8301
Åpningstider: Monday to Friday: 9:30am–3:30pm, Saturday: 9:30am–4:15pm
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Children's Mercy Park

Home of the immensely popular soccer team Sporting Kansas City, the stadium hosts several games and sports events every year, including MLS Cup, and has recently introduced Skycam to ensure an even more memorable experience.
Adresse: 1 Sporting Way, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 913 912 7600
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The Money Museum

Free and open to the public, the Money Museum offers guests a fun and educational opportunity with tons of interactive exhibits. Check their 450-piece coin collection minted under various U.S. presidencies, and join educational tours on how the economy works. Are you able to lift a $400,000 gold bar?
Adresse: 1 Memorial Drive, Crown Center, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 881 2683
Åpningstider: Monday to Friday: 8:30am–4:30pm
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National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

This museum is the official World War I museum of the United States. Found in the heart of the Crown Center, it has exhibits focusing on WWI from several aspects, with a major focus on the US involvement. Along with the authentic exhibits, the museum also has state-of-the-art interactive displays and theaters with educational narratives about WWI.
Adresse: 100 West 26 Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 888 8100
Åpningstider: Tuesday to Sunday: 10am–5pm
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Steamboat Arabia Museum

This museum is an homage to the Arabia riverboat that sank in the Missouri river in 1856. If you are interested in boat technology or the 19th-century history of the United States, then the Steamboat Arabia museum is a must-see destination for you.
Adresse: 400 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 471 1856
Åpningstider: Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm, Sunday: 12–5pm
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Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque

If you are looking for some authentic Kansas City barbecue, look no further than Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque. Arthur Bryant, along with his brother Charles, served under no other than Henry Perry; the man who created the unique Kansas City barbecue flavor. Since its opening over a century ago, dinner was served at this restaurants to presidents like Truman, Carter, Reagan. Bryant's Barbecue lives up to its longevity and reputation by serving what many consider the best barbecue in Kansas City, so be sure to stop and grab some of that legendary BBQ.
Adresse: 1727 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 231 1123
Åpningstider: Monday to Saturday: 10am–9:00pm, Sunday: 11am–8pm
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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

A wide variety of BBQ sandwiches, rib dinners, and the legendary Z-man sandwiches served by award-winning barbecue cooks at what originally was a petrol station, for a truly authentic American Midwest experience.
Adresse: 3002 West 47th Avenue, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 913 722 3366
Åpningstider: Monday to Thursday: 11am–9pm, Friday and Saturday: 11am–10pm, Sunday: Closed
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Cafe Europa

Cafe Europa offers fancy brunch, lunch or dinner in a modern but inviting atmosphere. If you don't have time for a hearty dish such as the popular roasted chicken with walnut salad, just give yourself a sweet treat at their bakery! Crestwood 323 East 55th Street Union Hill 2976 Gillham Rd
Telefon: +1 816 523 1212
Åpningstider: Mon to Thu: 7am–2:30pm, 5:30pm–9pm (Fri to Sat until 10pm), Sun 7am to 2pm, 5:30pm to 8pm
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Jack Stack Barbecue

Jack Stack Barbecue combines upscale restaurant scenery with a delicious soul food menu. Originally a simple smokestack BBQ joint, the competitive nature of the barbecue business prompted Jack Fiorella and his wife Delores to expand the restaurant's horizons. Pay a visit to try Fiorella's famous BBC flavors with non-traditional menu items like the BBQ fish!
Adresse: 4747 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 531 7427
Åpningstider: Monday to Thursday: 11am–10pm, Friday to Saturday: 11am–10:30pm, Sunday: 11am–9pm.
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Gates Bar-B-Q

For over 60 years, Gates Bar-B-Q has been serving that delicious hickory-smoked goodness in Kansas City. Their signature red-roofed restaurant and their tuxedo-and-top hat man mascot serve as beacons to anyone craving their delicious ribs with a varied assortment of barbecue sauces that are sold all across the country.
Adresse: 1325 East Emanuel Cleaver Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 531 7522
Åpningstider: Monday to Friday: 10:30am–12am, Saturday to Sunday: 10:30am–01:00am
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801 Chophouse

This restaurant of the 801 Chophouse chain is located in the heart of the P&L District, and is renown for using prime USDA meat ingredients. They also have an abundant variety of seafood, potato, and vegetable dishes, which you can enjoy in a romantic 20s style.
Adresse: 71 East 14th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 994 8800
Åpningstider: Monday to Thursday: 4pm–10pm, Saturday: 4pm–11pm, Sunday: 4pm–9pm
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B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar-B-Q

B.B.'s is where barbecue meets the good old blues. Visit this family-friendly restaurant to enjoy smoked meats, ribs, soups, and various dishes from Lousiana. You surely won't make a mistake with one of the popular burnt end dishes—or simply ask for the special of the day (Tue to Fri). They have gluten-free meals, too.
Adresse: 1205 East 85th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 822 7427
Åpningstider: Monday: closed, Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am–10pm, Thursday: 11am–10:30pm. Friday–Saturday: 11am–11pm, Sunday: 12pm–9pm.
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

An upscale American restaurant with monthly chef recommendations, gluten free and carryout menu, served in a warm and elegant setting. Enjoy their fine wine selection in the happy hours (3–6pm), and choose one of the by appetizers like the award-winning Asian BBQ pork belly tostadas.
Adresse: 4686 Broadway Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 531 1500
Åpningstider: Monday to Thursday: 11am–9:30pm, Friday and Saturday: 11am–10:30pm, Sunday: 11am–9pm.
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Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil is brought to Kansas City with this authentic Brazilian Steakhouse. Enjoy a menu of 16 meats, including beef, pork, chicken, and salmon, all seasoned to perfection and slow-roasted over an open flame.
Adresse: 222 West 47th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 931 7700
Åpningstider: Mon to Fri 11:30am–3pm, 5:30pm–11pm, Sat: 11:30am–11pm, Sun: 11:30am–10pm
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Ventana Gourmet Grill

Hop in this cosy restaurant for a quick lunch between 11am and 3pm, and choose from the “10 Under 10” menu. This place is a must for fish lovers with its “All U Can Eat” boiled shrimp on Tuesday evenings.
Adresse: 117 West Broadway, Excelsior Springs
Telefon: +1 816 630 8600
Åpningstider: Monday to Thursday: 11am–8:30pm, Friday to Saturday: 11am–9:30pm
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Mildred's Food + Drink

A family-owned business that has been providing Kansas Citians with fresh coffee and hearty breakfast sandwiches for over 20 years now.
Adresse: 1901 Wyandotte St, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 471 1155
Åpningstider: Mon to Fri: 7am–5pm, Sat and Sun: 8am–3pm
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The Roasterie Brookside Café

Voted as the best coffee shop in Kansas multiple times, The Roasterie offers a wide range of quality beans and tea blends such as Harney and Sons, and pastries for the sweet-toothed.
Adresse: 6223 Brookside Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 333 9700
Åpningstider: Mon to Thu: 6am–10pm. Fri: 6am–11pm, Sat: 7am–11pm, Sun: 7am–10pm
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Sheridan's Frozen Custard

Sheridan's specializes in frozen custard desserts, concretes, and sundaes that are always produced meticulously–and topped with mouthwatering whole fruit. Use the map on their website to find the shop nearest to you.
Adresse: 2450 Grand Boulevard Suite #119, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 421 5151
Åpningstider: Monday to Thu: 11am–10pm, Fri and Sat: 11am–11pm, Sun 2–10pm
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City Market Coffee House

Take a break from strolling the Historic City Market in this small coffee shop, where you can always count on a freshly roasted coffee. Breakfast burritos and paninis are also on offer if you need something to keep you going for the day.
Adresse: 305 Main Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 718 3005
Åpningstider: Monday to Sunday: 7am–5pm
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Dragonfly Tea Zone

If you want to start your day with something special such as the gingersnap rooibos latte, or just get your daily vitamin intake with a fresh juice or smoothie, this is the place to go. Visit their website to browse their wide variety of teas, also available for purchase.
Adresse: 215 NE Englewood Rd suite d, Kansas City
Åpningstider: Monday to Thursday: 10am–9pm, Saturday and Sunday: 9am–10pm
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Broadway Cafe

Admired by locals for over 25 years now, The Broadway Café is an integrated part of everyday life in Kansas. Complete your breakfast with a freshly roasted coffee, or shop for coffee beans yourself!
Adresse: 4106 Broadway Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 531 2432
Åpningstider: Daily: 7am–9pm
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Howl At the Moon Kansas City

Located in the P&L District, this place has always been a preferred location for lovers of live music. Some of the best Kansas brews are on offer here, and their popular 86 oz. buckets of booze will surely get you in the mood for an all-nighter party.
Adresse: 1334 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 471 4695
Åpningstider: Tuesday to Thursday: 7pm–2am, Friday and Saturday: 7pm–3am, Sunday and Monday: Closed
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Ameristar Casino

Located by the Missouri River, and housed in one of the biggest casino buildings in the country, Ameristar is truly a sight to see. It has deluxe hotel rooms for an overnight stay, but there's plenty of exciting to do for the daily gamblers, too. If you are not into poker or playing the slots, check out the lineup of upcoming events, or sate your hunger at one of the nine diners on hand.
Adresse: 3200 North Ameristar Drive, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 414 7000
Åpningstider: 24 hours daily
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The CrossroadsKC is for those with a deep passion for music and arts. Just a few blocks from the Crossroads art district, this outdoor venue is a favorite spot for live music in town.
Adresse: 417 East 18th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 785 749 3434
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday: 11am–4pm
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Green Lady Lounge

With its event calendar spanning 365 days a year, music is always on at this flagship venue of Kansas City Jazz. Enjoy the drinks and endless conversations on your travel back to the 1930s! A decent variety of food plates is also on offer.
Adresse: 1809 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 215 2954
Åpningstider: Sunday to Friday 4pm–3am, Saturday: 2pm–3am
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The Blue Room

The American Jazz Museum's Blue Room truly represents what "Kansas City Jazz" is about. As the only Kansas City club included in DownBeat magazine's list of the "Top 100 Jazz Clubs" in the world, the Blue Room features top national and international entertainers. Live music every day, spiced up by Indigo hour during the first concert on Friday!
Adresse: 1616 East 18th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 474 2929
Åpningstider: Mon: 5–11pm, Tue, Wed: Closed, Thu: 5–11pm, Fri: 5pm–1am, Sat: 7pm–1am, Sunday: Closed
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Argosy Casino

If you are looking for some excitement after the relaxing spa treatments at Argosy, try your luck at this exclusive casino. It has over 1,400 slot machines, table games, and a High Limit Room for the real adrenaline seekers.
Adresse: 777 Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside
Telefon: +1 816 746 3100
Åpningstider: 24 hours daily
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Kelly's Westport Inn

A traditional Irish pub in what is considered the oldest building in KC, this is the spot to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, or just to wash down the grub with a pint of Guinness in the happy hours in the end of the day. At the watering hole of KC's numerous Irish community, fun is always guaranteed.
Adresse: 500 Westport Road, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 561 5800
Åpningstider: Daily: 11am–3am (Happy hours 3–7pm)
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Country Club Plaza

Kansas City's premier retail, dining, and entertainment center offers 180 shops and dozens of fine restaurants in a total of 18 distinct buildings reminiscent of Spanish architecture. Its central location in the Power & Light District makes it a must-see shopaholic's destination!
Adresse: 4706 Broadway Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 753 0100
Åpningstider: Mon to Fri: 10am–7pm, Thu: 10am–9pm, Sun: 10am–6pm
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Legends Outlets Kansas City

Legends Outlets is KC’s premier outdoor shopping and entertainment center. It boasts more than 110 shops and restaurants, and has a lot of fun to offer with its impressive fountain, Oz's Yellow Brick Road, and many events taking place all year round.
Adresse: 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 913 788 3700
Åpningstider: Monday to Saturday: 10am–9pm, Sunday: 11am–6pm
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City Market

Browse the stalls of fresh groceries and produces, or taste international cuisine as exotic as the Ethiopian one—the City Market of KC is a must-visit place for foodies, but it also won't leave you disappointed if you are on the lookout for unique antiques, clothes, and works of art, or into some gambling at the casino on hand!
Adresse: 20 West 5th Street #201, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 842 1271
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Crown Center

Crown Center has a large variety of shops on three levels, and is home to Hallmark Cards and upscale hotels such as Westin and Sheraton. The impressive Fountain show, the SEA Life Aquarium, the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, and seasonal sightings such as the Irish Fest in September or the Christmas Tree make it a fun destination for each member of the family.
Adresse: 2450 Grand Boulevard 200, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 274 8444
Åpningstider: Monday to Saturday: 10am–7pm, Sunday: Noon–9pm
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Zona Rosa

Zona Rosa has anchor and exclusive stores spread out across an impressive 500,000 square feet, and the international events and restaurants will open an even broader world for you. Check their website for the latest sales and events by shop/restaurant.
Adresse: 8640 N Dixson Ave, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 587 8180
Åpningstider: Monday to Saturday: 10am–9pm, Sunday: 12–6pm
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5B&Co. Candlemakers

Recently awarded with "Best Home Fragrance", 5B&Co. Candlemakers creates hand-poured votive and tealight candles of the scent that best fits your home. The candles are made with the finest wax, blended with top quality oils, poured around a cardboard-cored wick, and they burn for 15–18 hours.
Adresse: 1607, 6231 Brookside Plaza, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 361 6393
Åpningstider: Monday to Saturday: 10am–6pm, Sunday: 12–5pm
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Corinth Square

This center is a decent shopping and dining area just 10 miles from downtown KC. Fuel up with breakfast at First Watch, shop for clothes or for your pet, and finish your day at one of the exciting restaurants such as Salty Iguana. Prairie Village is also a nice spot for a short getaway from bustling KC.
Adresse: 83rd and Mission Rd, Prairie Village
Telefon: +1 913 484 5676
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Historic Downtown Liberty

Liberty is the second oldest incorporated town west of the Mississippi River. Find unique home furnishings, fine jewelry, family fashions and antiques, browse the Farmer's Market for fresh groceries, or immerse in history at the Jesse James Bank Museum or the Historic Liberty Jail.
Adresse: 117B N Main St, Liberty
Telefon: +1 816 781 3575
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Park Place in Leawood

With its welcoming neighbourhood, elegant shops, casual to upscale restaurants, and the beautiful Barkley Square, Park Place is not just a diverse shopping center, but a place to experience.
Adresse: 117th Street and Ash Street, Leawood
Telefon: +1 913 381 2229
Åpningstider: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10am–6pm, Thursday: 10am–7pm, Sunday: 12pm–4pm
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The Village at Briarcliff

Just a few minutes from downtown KC, this Tuscan-style shopping mall brings you products and services of premium quality. Indulge yourself with spa, shop for souvenirs at Made in KC, pick some of the freshest groceries at Greenacres', and admire the neighboring Briarcliff waterfall.
Adresse: 4151 N. Mulberry Drive, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 741 8540
Åpningstider: Some restaurants are open until 10pm
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Passport / Visa

Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.
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Best Time to Visit

Kansas City offers a wide range of festivals and events that are best enjoyed during the warmest summer months from June to August, but is a city that entertains all year long. Thanks to the city's moderate size, traffic is never really an issue, but weather tends to be extreme throughout the whole year, so be sure to always look that up when planning your trip.
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Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

With most of its flights on time, Kansas City International Airport ranks among the most reliable airports in the U.S. Located 15 miles northwest of downtown, you can get there by using the public services operated by RideKC. Various car and shuttle services are available (reservation requirements vary). To transfer between terminals, take the Red Bus.
Adresse: 1 International Square, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 243 5237
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Public Transport

The recently consolidated transportation system is now operated by RideKC. Visitor and day passes are available for purchase online as well as via their mobile app. The KC Streetcar offers a free ride on the 2-mile route from River Market to Union Station in the downtown.
Adresse: 1200 East 18th Street, Kansas City
Telefon: +1 816 221 0660
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For a lift to the airport or within the city, here's our recommendation of companies to contact: Royal Transportation +1 913 206 1202 5 Guys Transportation +1 816 891 9999 HD Express Taxi Service +1 913 406 3209
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Several locations of Walgreen’s, CVS, Wal-Mart, Target, inpatient pharmacies, and independent chain store retailers, the majority of them open 24 hours a day. Kindred Hospital 8701 Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO 64131 +1 816 995 2000
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Post offices are operated by United States Postal Service, and just like their blue mailboxes, are found at several points throughout the city.
Adresse: 300 West Pershing Road, Kansas City
Åpningstider: Monday to Friday: 08:30am–05:00pm
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Country code: +1 Area codes: (816) Kansas City, Missouri (913) Kansas City, Kansas (Overland Park)
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The voltage used in Kansas is 110V (standard US current).