representing a different heritage or historical event that makes Kansas City, Kansas
what it is today,” she said.
If the group is out and about for lunch,
downtown is also home to authentic Mexican fare, including street tacos at taquerias such as El Camino Real and Bonito
“If you find you have a hankering for
Kansas City barbecue, as many do, Slap’s
BBQ in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood
is an absolute must-try,” Yang added. “The
Strawberry Hill area also features favor-
ites such as the 403 Club, where you can
grab a craft beer and join in on a pinball
Village West, another popular city neigh-
borhood, is the No. 1 tourist destination in
Kansas, according to Yang.
“Over 12 million visitors per year come
here to enjoy the most extensive dining,
shopping, entertainment and lodging
choices that Kansas City has to offer, all in
one convenient location,” she said.
Shopping outings should include a trip
to two megastores, Nebraska Furniture
Mart and Cabela’s, as well as Legends
Outlets, which melds recognized brand
retailers and specialty stores.
Entertaining activities in Village West
include outings to a Kansas City T-Bones
Minor League Baseball game, Hollywood
Casino at Kansas Speedway and Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City; and among
the various group-friendly dining options
here are Granite City Food & Brewery and
Arthur Bryant’s BBQ.
Another community groups can check
out is Rosedale, which is often referred to
as the KU Med area, as its main resident is
the University of Kansas Medical Center.
“If you’re looking to pick up a souvenir
that can only be found in Kansas City, Kansas, then your first stop must be SavArt,”
At this art gallery and gift shop, groups
can browse paintings of Kansas City
scenes, handmade jewelry from local artists and quirky decor.
Hungry groups in the area will find an
eclectic lineup of delicious options, from
Five Guys Burgers & Fries and Topp’d Pizza
to Vietnam Cafe and Joe’s Kansas City Bar-
B-Que, a nationally recognized barbecue
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