Kansas City Attractions

Kansas City is full of great food, entertainment, and art, and our property is steps away from it all! Holiday Inn Express Kansas City Downtown is the best hotel for travelers wanting to check out the exciting Power and Light District, just moments from our doorstep. This eight-block entertainment hub plays host to fun festivals and contains multitudes of shops, restaurants, and bars. Keep an eye on the Sprint Center calendar too, as they have lots of big-name concerts and events!

While you’re here make time to visit one of the world-class museums that call our city home. The Crown Center is an excellent choice for families, as it boasts multiple fun attractions, including an ice skating rink in the winter. No trip to Kansas City would be complete without enjoying some delicious BBQ, and we think you can't go wrong with Joe’s Kansas City BBQ! Wherever your interests lie, you are bound to enjoy our exciting city. Don’t hesitate to talk to our knowledgeable team if you want any recommendations during your stay!

Featured Attractions

Power & Light District

Conveniently located just a stone's throw away from our property, this shopping, dining, and entertainment hub is a must visit during your time in Kansas City. Enjoy a meal at one of the dozens of restaurant and bar choices in this eight-block complex. If live music is your thing, dance along with the locals while enjoying a concert at KC Live! We hope you have some extra space in your suitcase too because you’re bound to find a few must-have items at one of the chic boutiques here!

Union Station Kansas City

Once a hub for train travel in Kansas City, the historic Union Station building is now a buzzing complex in the heart of downtown. Built in 1914, people come from all over to take in the 95-foot ceilings and three giant chandeliers in the Grand Hall. While you can still catch a train from Union Station, people are also drawn here for the fun events, movies, and the planetarium that call this gorgeous building home. Adjacent to the family-friendly attractions at The Crown Center, add this destination to you Kansas City itinerary!

Union Station Kansas City

Once a hub for train travel in Kansas City, the historic Union Station building is now a buzzing complex in the heart of downtown. Built in 1914, people come from all over to take in the 95-foot ceilings and three giant chandeliers in the Grand Hall. While you can still catch a train from Union Station, people are also drawn here for the fun events, movies, and the planetarium that call this gorgeous building home. Adjacent to the family-friendly attractions at The Crown Center, add this destination to you Kansas City itinerary!

American Jazz Museum

Jazz has played a significant role in the history of Kansas City and remains an important part of our city’s culture today. Located in the 18th & Vine District, the American Jazz Museum is an excellent way to spend an afternoon! Enjoy their interactive exhibitions, a photography gallery, a performing arts center, and more at this world-class museum. Take a look at their calendar to find out when their next live-music event will be!

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