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Explore “The Heart of America” when you stay at one of our Kansas City hotels Kansas City has many nicknames. Depending on who you ask, you may hear it referred to as “The City of Fountains” or “The Paris of the Midwest.” But with a wealth of great attractions, activities, parks and culture, its unofficial status as “The Heart of America” seems most appropriate. Book your stay with Choice Hotels in Kansas City to see everything this cultural capital of the Midwest has to offer.
When planning your trip to Kansas City, Missouri, make sure to consider these local attractions: Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun The Kansas City Zoo Big Lake State Park Swope Park Powell Gardens Based on Jules Verne’s famous adventure book “Around the World in Eighty Days,” the Worlds of Fun amusement park offers thrills and excitement for visitors of all ages. Divided into five major sections based on regions of the world, the park offers more than 50 rides and attractions, including several heart-pounding roller coasters. If you want to cool off, your Worlds of Fun admission also grants you access to the Oceans of Fun water park, featuring a variety of water slides, children’s play areas and a wave pool. If you want a relaxing way to explore the outdoors, head to Swope Park.
Spanning over 1,700 acres, Swope Park is home to many scenic picnic areas, athletic fields and even golf courses. Visitors can also enjoy a show at the Starlight Theatre or learn about the area’s wildlife at the Lakeside Nature Center. The most notable attraction of Swope Park, however, is the Kansas City Zoo. Encompassing more than 200 acres within the park, the zoo provides an amazing place to observe almost 900 animals from six continents. If the animals alone are not enough for you, the Zoo also is home to the only IMAX Theater in Kansas City. Known for its magnificent garden displays, Powell Gardens is a Kansas City location you will not want to miss. The gardens contain beautiful native plants and interesting contemporary architecture across more than 900 acres.
Visitors can also enjoy Powell Gardens’ year-round educational programs as well as special events. Located just north of Kansas City, Big Lake State Park is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Featuring picnic areas, a swimming pool, water sports, fishing and camping facilities, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the park. The park is also near the National Wildlife Refuge, making the area great for birdwatchers as well. These attractions are merely a starting point for potential visitors, as Kansas City also offers world-class museums, sporting events, and of course, barbecue. No matter what you want to do, staying with Choice Hotels in Kansas City, MO will provide you with the accommodations you need to make the most of your trip.
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- Number of hotels in Kansas City42
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