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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is an art museum in Kansas City, Missouri, known for its neoclassical architecture and extensive collection of Asian art. ”
  • 231 locals recommend
History Museum
“The only WW1 memorial! Make sure you are able to carve a chunk out of you day for this. SO MUCH information and worth the visit. I'm very proud that KC has this for the world to see.”
  • 134 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“one of the oldest BBQ joints in KC, VERY good, generally less busy than Q39. Located in a gas station, small sit down area. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Best BBQ in America!!!!! Call ahead for reservations or expect at least a 45+ minute wait in the evenings and weekends. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Office
“This is the ultimate bar scene when you come to Kansas City! They hold concerts, events, and has many restaurants and bars all in one area.”
  • 136 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“This is where people go that have lots of money to burn. All the name brand shops are here, like Gucci, Banana Republic, Loco and more. warning, very expensive!”
  • 119 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“The Plaza is an iconic, must-explore spot in Kansas City, especially during the holidays. If you're looking for high-end shopping, you will find it at The Plaza. You will also find classic, mainstay Kansas City BBQ like Jack Stack (along with all kinds of other restaurants).”
  • 78 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Kauffman Stadium often called "The K", is a baseball park located in Kansas City, Missouri, that is home to the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball”
  • 53 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Absolutely stunning architectural space that hosts live events-everything from the ballet to live theater. Catch a show here if you can. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Zoo
“Nice place to visit if you love animals. They have over 1,700 animals to include a Polar Bear!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Beer that helped put KC Craft Brews on the map. Great spot for groups, you could easily spend all day here!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Our beautifully renovated NFL stadium, home to the Chiefs. Bonus: world-class tailgating. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Antique Shop
“Restaurants and bars - the FREE streetcar starts/ends here and goes down to Union Station. Park in the river market, jump on and jump off as you ride it - you'll go through downtown, Power and Light, Crossroads and then end at Union Station which is fun to walk around”
  • 77 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Experience a classic jazz lounge featuring the best talent the city has to offer.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Bar
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“There are different locations, but this one is our favorite. Very beautiful and the burnt ends are killer!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Ice skating, an aqarium, shopping, restaurants, and more! A must see when you're in town.”
  • 55 locals recommend

Top restaurants

BBQ Joint
“one of the oldest BBQ joints in KC, VERY good, generally less busy than Q39. Located in a gas station, small sit down area. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Best BBQ in America!!!!! Call ahead for reservations or expect at least a 45+ minute wait in the evenings and weekends. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Bar
“There are different locations, but this one is our favorite. Very beautiful and the burnt ends are killer!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing BBQ with one of the best beer garden's in Westport. BBQ trays (pick 2 or 3 meats), jalapeno cheesy-corn bake, crispy jo-jo potatoes are some of our favorite items. Grab some BBQ / beer and head out to their patio if the weather is nice. Sunday fried chicken is also popular (available noon until it is sold out). ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Gastropub
“You won't be sorry. It is the best burger I have ever eaten. The baby kale salad is also wonderful. They offer gluten-free options for almost everything. I hear the mac and cheese is great.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Gastropub
“This place and area isn't very well known yet, even among the locals! Great place for lunch and to check out the boutiques in this area. Their gourmet burgers are some of the best burgers I've ever had.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Probably one of our favorite brunch spots - good fresh juices, pancakes, all around a quality place. Also great for lunch. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Celebrated spot for smoked meats served with Wonder bread & fries in plain self-service digs.”
  • 21 locals recommend

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