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A Day in Kansas City

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What’s not to love about Kansas City – Simple and super friendly locals, seriously good barbecue, impressive jazz, wonderful fine arts and reams of stunning fountains. Whether you’re savoring hickory-smoked BBQ at one of the joints or meandering around the art deco-filled downtown or watching famous veteran musicians jam – It’s safe to say that this inviting city has something hived for everyone. So, speed up your pace and get cracking to an exciting 24 hour tour of the KC.

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Breakfast at 8:00 AM

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at The City Diner. The staffs here are really friendly and you can expect good and fast service. There are lots of options to choose from the breakfast menu. You must definitely try its two big biscuits, egg and sausage platter.

Address: 301 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: (816) 471-5121
Website: www.thecitydinerkansascity.com

Explore the Steamboat Themed Museum at 9:00 AM

Get ready to explore Arabia Steamboat Museum after having breakfast. The focus of the museum is the side-wheel steamer Arabia. Wander around the boat's hull and deck, and also explore the cargo gallery and others, that hosts odds and ends preserved from the the recovered Steamboat Arabia.

Address: 400 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
Website: www.1856.com

KC's Third Tallest Structure! City Hall and Observation Deck at 10:30 AM

Head to the city's 3rd tallest building, City Hall and Observation Deck to take in the stunning city views and admire art deco. An elevator ride up will take you to the observation deck on the 30th floor and from there the scenic city views will totally engulf you.

Address: 414 E 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri
Website: www.visitmo.com/observation-deck-at-city-hall

Distance from Arabia Steamboat Museum: 0.9 miles or 4 minutes drive

Tribute to World War One at 11:30 AM

If you're a history buff, you shouldn't miss a visit to Liberty Memorial and National World War One Museum, which is the only US museum, dedicated to World War I. This is a great opportunity for you to dig up many unknown facts of the bygone days and the war. The museum's collections, include assets, such as replicas of trenches, propaganda, guns and posters retained on Armistice Day at the end of the war. While paying tribute to the war veterans, you can explore the 217-foot tower; the Great Frieze; two sphinxes depicting Future and Memory and beautiful courtyards.

Address: 100 W 26th Street, Kansas City, Missouri
Website: www.theworldwar.org

Distance from City Hall: 1.8 miles or 8 minutes drive

Lunch at 1:00 PM

Take a lunch break at Rozzelle Court Restaurant (4525 Oak St), that serves really good Italian as well as American cuisine. Some of its signature dish you can try are spicy Moroccon beef, tomato and mozarelle salad, and for dessert, try key lime pie. For a grans lunch, stop at Grand Street Cafe (4740 Grand Ave). Some of their signature items, include Steak and Eggs, Pork Chop, Grilled Salmon Salad and pair up with a perfect glass of Grand Mimosa.

Marvel Magnificent Arts at Nelson-Atkins Museum at 2:30 PM

After lunch, start your second half city tour from one of the city's most popular venue, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The museum has something exciting in stored for both adults as well as children. It houses magnificent art collections from America, Asia and Europe. While kids admire the massive badminton birdie installation; adults can enjoy the play of light in the Wilderness.

Address: 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri
Website: www.nelson-atkins.org

City's Shopping, Dining and Entertainment Hub at 4:00 PM

Just a few block away from Nelson Atkins museum is the Country Club Plaza. This outdoor shopping district has many trendy stores where you can seriously indulge in shopping or just browse around and enjoy a delightful al fresco shopping experience. The plaza is beautifully decorated with the Spanish-style fountains, statues and tiles. When you're tires, sit yourself down for a quick nibble at one of its many high end restaurants.

Address: 4750 Broadway St, Kansas City, Missouri
Website: www.countryclubplaza.com

Distance from Nelson-Atkins Museum: 0.8 mile or 4 minutes drive

A delight for beer connoisseurs! Boulevard Brewing Company at 6:00 PM

Beer lover look no further than Boulevard Brewing Company. Locals take great pride of their possession of this brewing company and visitors love their wide range of outstanding beer selections. From unfiltered wheat to pilsner, to pale ale - the brewery has everything to elate your taste buds. Take part in the guided tour of the brewery to get a complete insights about its history, learn about beer making methods and s chance to gulp down lots of samples.

Address: 2501 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri
Website: http://www.boulevard.com/

Experience Elite Social Life at 7:00 PM

Your next stop is the vibrant Westport District. Here, you will get to experience Kansas City's thriving social affairs. From shopping to dining to nightlife activities - the venue encompasses almost everything. You can wander from one spot to another, each will charm you with its own peculiarity.

Website: www.westportkcmo.com

Dinner at 9:00 PM

The city famed for barbecue has many delicious barbecue joints to offer. You can stop by Jack Stack Barbecue - Martin City (13441 Holmes Rd) - one of the famous BBQ places in town. Their BBQ selections, range from Barbecue Shrimp to hickory smoked prime rib. Another great place for dinner is The Capital Grille (4740 Jefferson St), where you can relish delectable steak, seafood, along with a good glass of aged wine.

Power & Light District at 10:30 PM

The perfect way to wrap up your KC tour is by stopping at Power & Light District. This interesting neighborhood is home to scores of modern nightlife spots. You can swing by KC Live entertainment venue, which is a thriving stage for many performance and concerts. Other spots to explore, include the AMC Mainstreet Theatre, Lounge or Angels Rock Bar and Lucky Strike Lanes.

Website: www.powerandlightdistrict.com

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