- TripBuzz found 201 things to do with kids in or near Kansas City, Missouri, including 183 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Shawnee, Independence, Olathe and Kansas City.
- From Kauffman Stadium to Arrowhead Stadium, the Kansas City area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Aquariums.
- As the largest municipality in the state of Missouri, Kansas City is home to over 464,000 residents. Spanning over 219 square miles, the city is a thriving business, residential and tourism community. Famous for the Liberty Memorial and its many fountains, the city offers a wide range of history, culture and recreation.
Watkins Ranch offers western horseback riding lessons to riders of all experience levels and ages as well as horse boarding and leasing. Their facilities include a private tack room, indoor arena, two round pens, automatic waterers and sawdust bedding.
With fossils from 85 million years ago, a live insect collection, and several other collections, the Museum of Natural History may worth the while for both adults and children, presenting to them the life of the planet.
The University Theatre at the University of Kansas is home to both a traditional and black box theatre. Performances are offered by the University's theatre department throughout the academic year, and the community comes together for a summer show.
Offering automatic scoring and a smoke-free environment, Royal Crest Lanes features 40 lanes of bowling with shoe rental. It also has arcade game machines and is available for both birthday and corporate events with food and drink available.
KU Natural History Museum studies the life of the planet for the benefit of the Earth and its inhabitants. The Museum uses acquisition, curation, study of collections of plants, animals, fossil material and cultural artifacts for academic and public education.
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In honor of its namesake, the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics is dedicated as a non-partisan forum for discussion and leadership training for public service. Featuring memorabilia from Dole's years of public service as well as a theater and interactive exhibits.
Showing the latest blockbuster hits, South Wind 12 Theatres provides stadium-style seating for their customers. They offer both mobile and print-at-home tickets so that people don't have to buy tickets at the kiosk.
Situated on 35 acres, Centennial Park offers visitors amenities like covered picnic areas, barbecue grills, an 18-hole disc golf course, playgrounds, and more. The park features a 12,300 square foot skate park with ramps and stairs to skate on.
Located in a repurposed subterranean army bunker, Extreme Underground is an amusement facility with a unique feel. The facility offers laser tag, miniature golf, archery tag, Makoto Arena, and a wide array of games in its arcade.