Kansas City, KS
Kansas
By Libby Wilke

Let your next vacation take you into the heartland of America, and check out Kansas City, Kansas. This city of almost 150,000 people, situated along the Kanas and Missouri River banks offers the amenities of a large city, while maintaining all the charm of a small town.

WhatsCheaper.com urges you to discover all there is to explore in Kansas’s third largest city.  Although it’s in on the Missouri side of Kansas City, travelers can fly into Kansas City International (MCI), and WhatsCheaper.com can help them find excellent prices on tickets! Start searching for deals on flights to Kansas City now by clicking the link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php)! Kansas City has some great hotels to offer on the Kansas side, and WhatsCheaper.com wants to help you find awesome deals on accommodations. Follow the link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to start your search for hotels in Kansas City, Kansas!

First, WhatsCheaper.com recommends you check out the Kansas Speedway.  This racetrack hosts a multitude of NASCAR events, including concerts, during the racing season.  For those feeling extra lucky, the Kansas Speedway has also opened a casino, Hollywood Casino, featuring 2,000 slot machines and 40 table games. You will also find excellent bars, restaurants and entertainment at the casino!

While you’re in town, check out some sporting events! In addition to all that’s going on at the Kansas Speedway, WhatsCheaper.com urges you to check out the city’s Major League Soccer team, Sporting Kansas City, or the city’s Minor League Baseball team, the Kansas City T-Bones. These events make for great family fun, and often offer various events at the venues,

If it is entertainment you crave, we here at WhatsCheaper.com can think of no better place in Kansas City than the Kansas City Power and Light District. With a plethora of unique shops, restaurants and bars you will find something for everyone. With services and locations from birthday to bachelorette parties available for reservation, the Power and Light District is sure to make your trip to Kansas City a memorable one!

For those looking to take in some history and at the same time enjoy the great outdoors, WhatsCheaper.com urges you to make a stop at Kaw Point.  It was here in 1804 that Lewis and Clark camped at the point where the Kansas and Missouri Rivers meet. Now a public park, you can explore the historical park for yourself on the trails in the woods and along the two rivers, or utilize the interactive computers to learn more about this famous expedition.  The park also features an open air pavilion that seasonally features educational productions.

If the trip to Kaw Point has aroused your need for knowledge for American history, WhatsCheaper.com recommends you take the short drive to the Wyandotte County Historical Society and Museum.  This museum is dedicated to preserving artifacts telling the story of Wyandotte County from its beginning. The museum also serves as host to various events, including an appraisal fair and Quilt exhibition.

It’s true, Kansas City, Kansas may not be able to boast the population of its Missouri counterpart, but what it lacks in population, it makes up for tenfold in character and small-town feel.  WhatsCheaper.com wants to help you start planning your vacation to Kansas City, Kansas today! Just check out the links above!

MUST SEE IN Kansas City, KS LIST:

  • 1. Kansas City Speedway & Hollywood Casino
  • 2. Wynadotte Historical Society & Museum
  • 3. Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
  • 4. Power & Light District
  • 5. National Agriculture Center & Hall of Fame
  • 6. Grinter Heritage Center
  • 7. Rosedale Memorial Arch
  • 8. Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center
  • 9. John Brown Statue
  • 10. Quindaro Ruins

Kansas City, KS EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Restaurant Week - January
  • 2. Eagle Day - February
  • 3. Mardi Gras Festival - March
  • 4. Marble Crazy - March
  • 5. WYCO Ethnic Festival - April
  • 6. Cinco de Mayo Fiesta & Parade - May
  • 7. Juneteenth Parade & Celebration - June
  • 8. Wyandotte County Fair - July
  • 9. Renaissance Fair - September
  • 10. Christmas on Strawberry Hill - November/December

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Hilton Garden Inn Kansas City/Kansas
520 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS
By D. Gregory Perrin

The Hilton Garden Inn® Kansas City, Kansas is an excellent hotel option to utilize during your time in the city. The hotel is perfect for business travelers as it is connected on to the Reardon Convention Center. If you have a rental car or are driving to the hotel, there is free parking available to all guests. The friendly staff will assist with your check-in to the hotel at 3 p.m. or after on the first day of your reservation.

The rooms of the hotel have either one king bed or two double beds depending on the size of your group. The Hilton Garden Inn® also has suites available. Each of the rooms comes with a color television that has cable. Guests of the hotel can connect to the internet through Wi-Fi at no charge. There is also a work desk in each room that is great for business travelers. Other features in the room include a microwave, mini refrigerator and coffee maker.

After a long day of sightseeing, come back to your hotel and enjoy a dip in the indoor swimming pool. The hotel also has a fitness center for guests to exercise in. Guests who are in need of having clothes washed can use the coin laundry.

Whatever your reason for traveling to Kansas City, Kansas, the Hilton Garden Inn® is a great hotel to stay in. The Great American Grill® has breakfast in the mornings at a low rate. And then, check-out from the hotel lasts all morning until 12 p.m. on the last day of your reservation. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations; just click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to start your search for low pricing.

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