Among Kansas City’s more than 240 neighborhoods, you’ll find areas that feel like their own mini-cities—each unique with its own history, charm and attractions.
Best-known by locals as KCK, this region across the state line is home to a unique cultural heritage that’s helping define its exciting next act thanks to urban adventures in diverse neighborhoods, marquee events and ready-made family fun.
The River Market isn’t just idyllic—it’s quietly, charmingly iconic. Sample cuisines from across the world and navigate through farmer’s market stalls stocked with fresh produce in this 150-year-old riverfront neighborhood that’s situated on the free-to-ride KC Streetcar route.
Just south of Brush Creek, this laid-back neighborhood touts historic homes that hint at the city’s storied past—and a thriving culture scene that tells of the here-and-now—as tree-lined streets intermingle with scenic parks and a college campus more than 80 years old.
International food, flavorful coffee and craft brew dominate Southwest Boulevard—a celebrated stretch of road adjacent to the Crossroads featuring a spirit vibe totally unique to KC.
North of the river never seemed so great. The Northland knocks its suburban reputation with one-of-a-kind restaurants, excellent retail districts like Zona Rosa and stellar riverboat casinos
Sports, stores and splashes are in store here, the largest entertainment area in the proud Sunflower State. But word to the wise—come early and stay late, because this Kansas suburb is jam-packed with something for everyone.