Kansas City Vacations & Travel Packages!
The largest city in the US state of Missouri, Kansas City is located on the state's western border with Downtown in proximity to the confluence of Missouri and Kansas rivers. This city is a friendly place, replete with tourist attractions. The city's cultural with some surprisingly great museums gives it an interesting narrative. Visitors can view parts of this history at these interesting museums. The jazz and barbecue of Kansas City are just about unmatched, but this city has also successfully delved into other genres of music and food. Summer, from April to October, is hot and humid in Kansas City. The temperature may rise up to 76 degree Fahrenheit in July. But, summer is quite popular as the world renowned festival "The International Jazz Festival" is celebrated in this period. Therefore, for the tourists who are enthusiastic about Jazz and travelling in summer, April to October is the best time to visit Kansas City. For baseball buffs, summer is the perfect time to travel Kansas City as famous baseball matches are held in Kauffman Stadium in summers. Winter, from November to early March, is apt for foodies who love steak. Tourists will come across several steak dinners organized by local people. Tourists can interact with locals and be part of this exciting dinner party. In winters, the hotel rates are low thus; tourists who want to enjoy Kansas City vacation in limited budget can consider visiting the city during winters. Tourists must book Kansas vacation package in advance to avoid paying extra.
Places of Interest in Kansas City
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art boasts an excellent assortment of exhibits with main focus on the East Asian Art. This art museum is remarkable for its selection of pieces from all around the world. In the museum, there is also a sculpture park in the museum area where one can enjoy walking, sports, picnicking, or taking a guided audio tour.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art puts on show the permanent assortment in which the major is the Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection including works by Robert Mapplethorpe, William Wegman, and Georgia O'Keeffe. This art museum now incorporates an extensive range of works including paintings, sculpture, installations, photography, prints of paper, and time-based media.
Toy and Miniature Museum
Located on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas University, Toy and Miniature Museum includes twenty-four rooms putting on display the cast iron toys, antique dolls, trains, dolls houses, and miniatures. These interesting miniatures are aptly scaled reproductions of actual art and artifacts.