Shopping paradise or institutions full of wonder, explore some of Kansas City's most-recognized attractions of the year.

Favorite Family Friendly Attraction

Science City at Union Station

Winner: Science City at Union Station

Runners Up: Kauffman Stadium, Worlds of Fun

Favorite Free Thing to Do


The City Market

Winner: The City Market

Runners Up: KC Streetcar, First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District

Favorite KC Neighborhood


Winner: Brookside

Runners Up: Waldo, Crossroads Arts District

Favorite Historical Attraction

Winner: Union Station Kansas City

Runners Up: Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, National WWI Museum and Memorial

Favorite Romantic Spot

Winner: Country Club Plaza

Runners Up: Manifesto, Loose Park

Favorite Place to Snap a Photo

Winner: Country Club Plaza

Runners Up: National WWI Museum and Memorial, Union Station Kansas City

Favorite Daytrip

Winner: Lawrence, KS

Runners Up: Parkville, MO; Weston, MO

Visitors' Choice Awards

View All 2018 Winners

Thousands of votes were cast to help decide the winners of the 2018 Visitors’ Choice Awards, where visitors selected their favorites in Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, Attractions, Sports & Recreation, Special Events, Shopping, Accommodations, and Overall Best of Kansas City.

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