A Local's Guide to Kansas City

Looking for ways to explore Kansas City with the eye of an insider? Here’s where to find the events, activities and local businesses that beckon to many who call the Heart of America home. From longstanding favorites frequented by residents across the years to new arrivals making a splash, discover some of the most popular destinations that define the local KC experience.

Things to See & Do

12 New Arrivals at Kansas City's Museums

With fresh openings to celebrate and creative new additions in store, it’s the perfect time for a first trip or return visit to these iconic KC institutions.


Dog-Friendly Places in Kansas City

Adventure in KC comes with plenty of chances to bring your favorite four-legged friend along. Find the perfect destination for an outing you’ll both love.


Shop Small in KC

Greenhouse, food truck, boutique or bookstore, KC's homegrown shopping options are sure to surprise. Start your search here for noteworthy new local businesses to visit.


This Weekend's Events in KC

Keep your finger on the pulse of Kansas City’s happenings, from buzzing ballparks to transcendent live performances.


KC Savings

Whether you’re out on the town for a few hours or a long weekend, make your experience more affordable with these offers from local hotspots.


Chic Boutique Hotels in Kansas City

Elevate your stay in KC (or soak in your own city from a new perspective) with dazzling rooftops, historic spaces and premium amenities ready to welcome you.


Food & Drink

Barbecue Capital of the World

With more than 100 restaurants serving KC’s signature cuisine across the region, even the most seasoned pros will find something new to try.


A Guide to Kansas City Coffee Shops

Plan your own coffee tour or find a work space away from home with a vast selection of top-notch local roasters and coffee shops.


Great Local Breweries in Kansas City

There’s always something new pouring at the inventive, inviting taprooms to sample in every corner of Kansas City.