Best Sports and Recreation in Kansas City

Best Sports & Recreation in Kansas City

Kansas City's rich history of public parks and professional sports are worth celebrating.


Favorite Landmark or Monument

Union Station

Winner: Union Station Kansas City

Runners Up: National WWI Museum & Memorial, The Scout

Favorite Fountain

Winner: J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain (47th & Nichols)

Runners Up: Henry Wollman Bloch Fountain (Pershing Rd & Main St), Meyer Circle (Meyer & Ward Parkway)

Favorite City Park

Loose Park

Winner: Loose Park

Runners Up: Shawnee Mission Park, Swope Park

Favorite Golf Course

Swope Memorial Golf Course

Winner: Swope Memorial Golf Course

Runners Up: Blue Hills Country Club, Shoal Creek Golf Course

Favorite Professional Sports Team

Kansas City Chiefs

Winner: Kansas City Chiefs

Runners Up: Kansas City Royals, Sporting Kansas City

Thousands of votes were cast to help decide the winners of the 2019 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.