Kansas City Missouri Tourism At a Glance
Best Time to Visit Kansas City Missouri
Baseball fans should schedule trips to KC for April through September so they can catch the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Football fans come in from September through December to see the Chiefs. During the spring, summer, and fall, golfers go to KC's more than 40 golf courses, and year- round the casinos keep gamblers happy. KC offers excellent nightlife, shopping, and dining year round. Click Here to find hotels in Kansas City. If you need additional visitor information for Kansas City, Click Here.
Average Kansas City Weather
January is the coldest month with an average daytime temperature in the high 20s. July is the hottest month with a pleasant daytime average high of 79. May and June are subject to rainy days with chilly January being the driest month. KC is a great destination for summer travelers who love outdoor activities but hate the heat of other urban destinations.
At Kansas City International Airport you'll find outlets for all major rental car companies and a horde of taxi/shuttle services. "The Red Bus" offers free transport between terminals and between terminals and the parking lots.
KCATA, the metro, runs from the airport into KC and all over the in-city and outlying areas. KCATA also offers shuttle service to Chiefs and Royals games, 1-816-221-0660 for information. The Kansas City Trolley is a fun ride, more for the experience than for transport though. It's best to rely on a rental car when visiting Kansas City.
With all there is to see and do in Kansas City, you won't really find a specific in-season or out of season. A large number of conventions base in KC --- your best bargain bet is to always book a room before you go. Famous for bang-up steak dinners, area restaurants might pack a punch to your wallet -- upwards of thirty dollars for a steak dinner. All the usual chain restaurants have outlets so you can budget accordingly. Look for hotel bargains and expect to spend your bucks on meals and shopping.
Missouri Tourism - Kansas City Attractions, Activities and Day Trips
Less than an hour north of KC is St. Joseph, Mo. The birthplace of the Pony Express offers riverboat gaming, the legend of Jesse James and Victorian homes to tour. With excellent shopping and over 20 museums, it's the perfect day trip destination.
In the same direction, Jamesport, Weston, and Parkville are happy hunting grounds for antiquers. Weston alone has more than 100 pre-Civil War buildings and Jamesport has the largest Missouri Amish community. Powell Gardens, 20 miles east of Lee's Summit, Mo., offers 915 acres of gardens, a caf, and classes.
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