Travel Blogs from Kansas City
We figured being in Missouri we needed to stop by Kansas City for some amazing BBQ since the city is known for it!! We stopped at.... We ordered 4 huge meals and shared between the four of us!! We don't think we could eat at another BBQ place again that is how good it was!! After this we drove to a town in the middle of no where (3 hours east of Denver) on I-70 West in Kansas State next to a town called Kanarado (we loved this name) and got a hotel to get some shut ...
... the hotel, we checked-in to the next and found an amazing noodle bar, a chain restaurant that sold every type of noodle from mac and cheese, pasta to Thai dishes. I had quite the lunch. We were planning on going to the museum again, but Jonathan watched the football and I went to the hotel gym. After making a plan for the next leg of the journey, Jonathan took me to the Cheesecake Factory- a restaurant that sells nice food and incredible cheese cake. I ate ...
So - what is in Kansas City you may ask? Charlie Parker's saxophone! We went to the Jazz museum on 18th and Vine Street, opposite the "Gem Theatre" and also saw the Jazz Walk of Fame. It was really cool to see a museum dedicated to Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington - the three greats from Kansas City. Of course Louis Armstrong also got a big mention. It was mainly a museum of Bebop. Luckily for Jonathan, ...
... by presidents to make enough money for retirement as there was no pension). Later Congress set up a fund for subsequent presidents to build a library to commemorate their presidency. (Two previous presidents - Hoover and Roosevelt - have libraries, not sure if they came later or were funded differently). According to some, Truman is considered one the the top 5 presidents. Can you guess who the other 4 were? They were ...
... China as "nice", they are full of ****). "Sir, I am armed with a sleeping baby and I'm not afraid to wake her up". I didn't actually say that because his indignation at my request completely segfaulted my brain.
The KCI blue buses were running with the usual efficiency of 3 stacked up at once and it took us 30 minutes to get out of the lot (I lost the car for a few minutes too).
All in all, any trip without permanent damage is a success and this one is no different.
Other places to stay in Kansas City
775 Brasilia Ave, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $187
200 West 12th Street, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $157
401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City | 5 star hotelfrom $72
- Tortured Property
- Serivice level not worthy of "Intercontinental" name
- Ready to be razed
1 East Pershing Road, Kansas City | 5 star hotelfrom $182
- Great location, but watch out the reservation
- I knew better than to stay at the Westin......
1301 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- None of the problems noted in other reviews
- Get a suite
- Nice place for a 4 star but this is not one!
9103 East 39th Street, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $88
2345 McGee Street, Kansas City | 5 star hotelfrom $171
- Reminiscent of animal house.
- Hyatt Regency Crown Center Needs Work
- Fine, but nothing special or memorable.
1329 Baltimore, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- An embarrassment for Hilton - Stay Away!
- Great Updated Small Classy Hotel
- Great restoration, poor service
770 West 47th Street, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- Sheraton Suites was absolutely relaxing
- It was Ok
- Location is NOT everything
1143 NH Route 16, Jackson | 3 star innfrom $105
4445 Main St, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Great View
- Not up to par
- Not a good experience
220 West 43rd Street, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- No Hot Water
- Stay Away
- Great for families, but keep small kids away from balacony!
One East 45th Street, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $121
11832 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $73
106 West 12th Street, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Beautiful Hotel!
- Pleasant Stay at the Phillips
- Not the best experience
1215 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $139
4600 Summit Street, Kansas City | 2 star hotelfrom $148
- Many stays here.....
- Excellent hotel
- Loved the Hampton
7333 NE Parvin Rd., Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $174
4011 Blue Ridge Cut-Off, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $104
3200 North Ameristar Drive, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $137
770 Admiral Boulevard, Kansas City | 1 star hotelfrom $104
325 Ward Parkway, Kansas City | 4 star hotelfrom $260
- A Wonderful Hotel
- Not to be missed
- Very pleasant experience
11728 N Ambassador Dr, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $81
11828 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City | 3 star hotelfrom $62
1051 North Cambridge Street, Kansas City | 2 star hotelfrom $69