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Welcome to Kansas City, Missouri

Known as the City of Fountains, Kansas City is located in the heart of the country. Kansas City is only a 3-hour flight from either coast. Unique attractions throughout Kansas City beckon locals and visitors alike to find the city’s hidden gems. Explore the National WWI Museum and Memorial. Let curiosity guide you at Union Station. Walk in the steps of America's 33rd President in Independence. Uncover the city’s charm by discovering its attractions.

Walt Disney opened his first animation studio in Kansas City, Laugh-O-Gram studios, where he fed a small rodent that became the inspiration for Mickey Mouse. In 1986 Kansas City’s One Percent for Art Program became law. This ordinance requires that construction, reconstruction, or remodeling of any municipal building “shall include an amount equal to one percent of the engineer’s estimated cost of improvement… for the acquisition and installation of works and other aesthetic adornments.” In Kansas City, creativity thrives. Hallmark and their headquarters are located in this artistic and hospitable City. Internationally known museums, dynamic gallery districts and outstanding performances create a colorful palette for both locals and visitors. Make sure to get some Kansas City style barbeque before you leave! Get in the know on everything creative and unique at KC here.

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In most years, Kansas City's average temperature for April is between 66°F and 46°F.

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