Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Kansas City

Take a holiday to Kansas City and enjoy the area's entertainment, theatre 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 holiday 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Kansas City a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre.

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Kansas City?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 516 vacation rentals near Kansas City. From 260 houses to 9 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kansas City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kansas City:

  • Downtown Kansas City: 96 vacation rentals
  • Country Club Plaza: 161 vacation rentals
  • Hanover Place: 70 vacation rentals
  • North Hyde Park: 35 vacation rentals
  • South Kansas City: 61 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kansas City?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kansas City. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: 495 vacation rentals
  • Ameristar Casino Kansas City: 470 vacation rentals
  • KC Roller Warriors: 489 vacation rentals
  • Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail: 494 vacation rentals
  • Arrowhead Stadium: 486 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kansas City listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kansas City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 260 Houses in Kansas City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kansas City include:

  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Flats: 217 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kansas City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 70 vacation rentals with pool available in Kansas City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Kansas City

    Downtown Kansas City
    96 holiday rentals
    Country Club Plaza
    161 holiday rentals
    Hanover Place
    70 holiday rentals
    North Hyde Park
    35 holiday rentals
    South Kansas City
    61 holiday rentals
    Northeast Kansas City
    59 holiday rentals
    Midtown - Westport
    274 holiday rentals
    68 holiday rentals
    Pendleton Heights
    22 holiday rentals
    Westside North
    80 holiday rentals
    West Plaza
    93 holiday rentals
    Crossroads Arts District
    91 holiday rentals
    129 holiday rentals
    South Hyde Park
    64 holiday rentals
    River Market
    77 holiday rentals
    Central Hyde Park
    65 holiday rentals
    Columbus Park
    51 holiday rentals
    Park Central-Research Park
    54 holiday rentals
    Plaza Westport
    108 holiday rentals
    Country Club Plaza Area
    168 holiday rentals