Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Kansas City

Take a vacation to Kansas City and enjoy the area's entertainment, theater scene and art galleries. This cosmopolitan city is known for its sporting events, museums and shopping. Local cultural sights include Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Kansas City

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kansas City a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kansas City Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Worlds of Fun (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Kaleidoscope (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Union Station (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kansas City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kansas City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southmoreland Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Mill Creek Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Loose Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Jacob Loose Memorial Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Clark's Point (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)

Transportation options to and around Kansas City

Fly into Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city center.

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

Where to stay around Kansas City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 357 holiday lettings near Kansas City. From 222 Houses to 103 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kansas City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kansas City?

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

  • West Plaza: 60 holiday homes
  • South Kansas City: 55 holiday homes
  • Plaza Area: 105 holiday homes
  • Rosedale: 51 holiday homes
  • Midtown - Westport: 155 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Kansas City Museum: 317 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Theatre: 334 holiday lettings
  • Cave Spring Interpretive Center: 327 holiday lettings
  • Museum at Prairiefire: 311 holiday lettings
  • Liberty Memorial: 326 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kansas City 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 Kansas City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 222 Houses in Kansas City. Our other popular types of Kansas City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 103 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kansas City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Kansas City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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