Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Downtown Kansas City

Come and experience Downtown Kansas City and its entertainment, theatre scene and museums. This cosmopolitan city is known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants. Crown Center and Hallmark Visitors Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Kansas City

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Downtown Kansas City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kansas City Zoo (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Worlds of Fun (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Union Station (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Kaleidoscope (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Kansas City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Downtown Kansas City. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Clark's Point (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Berkley Riverfront Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Southmoreland Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Mill Creek Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Loose Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Kansas City

Fly into Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.3 mi (26.3 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Kansas City Union Station.

Where to stay near Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 34 holiday rentals near Downtown. From 8 Houses to 24 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Plaza Area: 108 holiday homes
  • South Kansas City: 52 holiday homes
  • Rosedale: 52 holiday homes
  • Midtown - Westport: 155 holiday homes
  • Crown Center: 30 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kansas City City Hall: 311 holiday rentals
  • Municipal Auditorium: 311 holiday rentals
  • Kansas City Convention Center: 312 holiday rentals
  • Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland: 312 holiday rentals
  • Kansas City Public Library: 310 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 holiday houses
  • Studios: 19 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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