Situated in the heart of America, Kansas City is notable for its flawless synthesis of old and new. In Kansas City, elegant hotels, a vibrant culinary scene, and one-of-a-kind shopping locales characterize the revitalized downtown. There’s plenty of gorgeous scenery lining KC’s many boulevards as well, including more fountains than any single city, save for Rome.
Elements of its past are best preserved in the dining and live music scenes of Kansas City. Marriott hotel guests will want to be sure and sample world-renowned KC-style BBQ. Oklahoma Joe’s and Arthur Bryant’s are both time-honored BBQ establishments. After you’ve sated yourself on pulled pork and ribs, head over to the City Market or the 18th and Vine Historic District to catch live jazz tunes most any night of the week. Kansas City’s history is intrinsically wrapped up in jazz, as evidenced by the presence of the American Jazz Museum and the annual Kansas City Jazz and Blues Festival.
Whether you’re launching out from your Kansas City hotel in search of a riverboat casino adventure, or family-friendly fun at the Science City in famed Union Station,