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Kansas City (Kansas)

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Kansas City [1] is a city in Kansas, in the United States of America and suburb of Kansas City, Missouri

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Kansas City International Airport (IATA: MCI) [2], serves the Kansas City area and is located in the Northland. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority [3] offers hourly service to and from the airport on the #129 bus, called the I-29 Express [4], M-F 5AM-7PM. $1.25. KCI Shuttle [5] offers a shuttle service between the airport and downtown hotels.

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (IATA: MKC) [6], serves smaller planes.

By train[edit]

Amtrak serves KC via the recently renovated and cavernous Union Station, located at Main and Pershing in Kansas City, Missouri. KC serves as a major stop on the daily Southwest Chief [7], line which provides service between Chicago and Los Angeles. Barring delays, eastbound trains depart at 7:26AM and westbound trains depart at 10:55PM. Kansas City is also the southern terminus of Amtrak's Missouri Routes [8], which heads east to St. Louis before turning north to Chicago.

By car[edit]

Interstate 435 forms a ring around the city. Notably I-70 goes east to St. Louis and west to Denver. I-35 is a major corridor running northeast and southwest. US Highway 71 runs north and south and forms a midtown expressway, running from the I-435/I-470 interchange, in a northwesterly course toward downtown, where it joins I-29. North of the River, US 71 follows the same route as I-29. For more information about navigation in the metro area see the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Wikipedia Article [9].

By bus[edit]

  • Greyhound, [10].
  • KC is also serviced by other commercial coach service companies, which arrive and depart from the depot at 10th and Troost.
  • Megabus, +1 877 462-6342, [11]. Low-cost bus service to the Missouri side of KC from Chicago, St. Louis, and Columbia; fares start at $1. Buses arrive and depart from the east side of Grand Blvd. between 2nd and 3rd Sts., next to the 3rd & Grand MetroCenter.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Huron Indian Cemetery [12] - Started in 1843. Most burials date to the mid to late 19th century.
  • Strawberry Hill has interesting eastern European bakeries and shops.

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  • El Camino Real, 903 N 7th St, +1 913 342-4333. A dive with authentic Mexican food, with especially great tacos al pastor (pork) and chorizo sausage. Tacos are made with freshly-pressed corn tortillas and all the proper trimmings: cilantro, onions, green chili sauce, etc. $1.50-8.  edit
  • Oklahoma Joe's BBQ, 3002 W 47th Ave, +1 913 722-3366, [13]. M-Th 11AM-8:30PM, F-Sa 11AM-9:30PM. Served out of a very unassuming gas station is what is widely considered to be the best BBQ in Kansas City, and that's saying something. Brave the lines—this is a can't miss. $4-16.  edit
  • Vietnam Cafe, 2200 W 39th Ave, +1 913 262-8552, [14]. Tu-Th 10:30AM-9:30PM, F-Sa 10:30AM-10PM, Su 10:30AM-9PM. This is Kansas City's go-to place for pho, a scrumptious Vietnamese beef noodle soup—the comfort food of choice in Southeast Asia. For those not in the mood, the restaurant has a fairly long list of other dishes to experiment with. $6-12.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • AmeriSuites Overland Park/Convention Center,5001 W. 110th Street, +1 913491-9002 [15].
  • AmeriSuites Overland Park/Metcalf,6801 W 112th St, +1 913 451-2553 [16].
  • Best Western Inn & Conference Center, 501 Southwest Boulevard, +1 913 677-3060, Toll-free: +1 800 368-1741, Fax: +1 913 677-7065, [17].
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1931 Prairie Crossing/parallel, +1 913 328-1024, [18].
  • Kansas City Microtel Inn & Suites, 7721 Elizabeth Street, +1 913 334-3028, Fax: +1 913 334-5983, [19].
  • Comfort Suites - Kansas City Hotel, 8200 N Church Rd, Reservation:816-781-7273, Fax: 816-781-7274, [20].Kansas City, MO hotel offering modern comforts, spacious suites and a vibrant style with executive-style amenities like free hot breakfast and indoor saltwater pool & spa. The Comfort Suites Liberty hotel in Kansas City, Missouri offers an ideal blend of luxury and value for business and pleasure.
  • Fairfield Inn Kansas City Hotel, 8101 N Church Rd, Reservation:816-792-4000, Fax: 816-792-0764, [21].Looking for hotels in Kansas city/Liberty hotel in Missouri? Our north Kansas City hotel is conveniently located off 1-35 and Highway 152 near historic downtown Liberty and Oceans and Worlds of Fun. We offer sleek contemporary design, complimentary hot breakfast, free Internet and an indoor saltwater pool.

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Consular services[edit]

  • It-flag.png Italy (Honorary), 753 State Ave Ste 102, New Brotherhood Bldg, +1 913 281-2222 (, fax: +1 913 321-6525), [22].  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Kansas City
Des MoinesKansas City, MO  N noframe S  Overland ParkWichita
TopekaLawrence  W noframenoframe E  Kansas City, MOColumbia



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