Top 5 Places to Visit in Kansas

These are Top 5 Places to Visit in Kansas. How we rank Things to Do.

1. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art appeals to many kinds of visitors, such as little kids who appreciate the giant badminton birdie installations on the 22-acre lawn, or adults who enjoy the play of light in Caravaggio’s “Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness.

2. Arabia Steamboat Museum

The side-wheel steamer Arabia was constructed in 1853 for powering through the muddy Missouri River waters with up to 200 tons of supplies in tow.

3. Westport

Just north of the Country Club Plaza, Westport is a popular neighborhood where people flock to enjoy shopping, dining and a night out on the town. It’s known for being the oldest established community in Kansas City and, fun fact, Westport was where pioneers began their trek along the Oregon Trail in the mid-1800s.

4. Boulevard Brewing Company

Kansas City residents are a little bit prideful about the Boulevard Brewing Company as if to say: “So what if St. Louis has Anheuser-Busch, we have Boulevard.”

5. Country Club Plaza

One of Kansas City’s most popular places to dine, shop, movie watch or simply just walk around is the Country Club Plaza.