Kansas City’s history is intriguing and diverse: what started as a former frontier town (wagon trains setting out west) transformed into a cattle stockyard capital and blossomed into a jewel city of the Midwest. Known for its steaks, barbecue, and jazz, the city has enjoyed a revival in recent years, with independent restaurants, eclectic boutiques, and art galleries moving into 19th-century warehouses and Art Deco-era buildings.
America's official World War I Museum and Memorial, dedicated to sharing the stories of the Great War through the eyes of those who lived it. Home to the most comprehensive collection of WWI objects in the world.
Located within historic Swope Park, the zoo is home to 1,300 animals across 202 acres. It’s renowned for its African animal exhibit, which includes elephants, rhinoceroses, zebras, cheetahs, lions, and more.