Econo Lodge Downtown North
2232 Taney Street
Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: (816) 421-6000
Fax: (816) 421-6675
Located between the Municipal Auditorium and Marriott Hotel, Barney Allis Plaza has a colorful history. As a park, the Plaza was a congregation point for festivals, street fairs, and carnivals like the 'Elvis Parade' every August. Barney Allis Plaza has since been remodeled into a tennis court. Though not all of Kansas City agrees with this change in landscape, the Barney Allis Plaza Fountains nevertheless create a picturesque backdrop to the sporting spectacles. The question begs to be asked, "Wonder what the Cows On Parade will make of it?"
One way to beat the Kansas City summer heat is to venture to the city's biggest water park. Located next to its sister amusement park, Worlds of Fun, this 60-acre park has slides, wave pools, streams and floating rides that offer the best way to cool down for both adults and children. Refreshments are available on the park premises and individual season passports are also available.
Adjacent to the Kansas Speedway and Village West, Sunflower Hills is an affordable 18-hole Roger Packard-designed championship golf course. Sunflower Hills also offers a six-hole junior golf course , driving range, putting green and a practice bunker.
A massive stadium with excellent seating arrangement, with a capacity of over 19,000—Welcome to Kemper Arena American Royal Center, a stadium where every event is a sheer delight to watch. The Arena is quite popular sporting and concert venue and has hosted a hoard of them. What sets this stadium apart is the absence of view-obstructing interior beams. Besides this place also offers one of its kind arrangement for suites. Now you and your family can enjoy any event complete with luxury !
Yet another fun destination in Union Station, this collection of live action and motion picture theaters offers something for everyone. The H&R Block City Stage features live action musical and historic shows. The Vic and Helen Regnier City Extreme Screen amazes audiences with its five-story tall movie screen and a 5.1 stereo surround sound system. The Arvin Gottlieb City Dome puts viewers in the middle of the action with its 360-degree screen.
Equestrian enthusiasts, giddyup! A part of the 14 acre American Royal Center, the arena plays host to horse and livestock shows that delight many a farmer and trainer alike. Other guests can get acquainted with these gentle animals at the various family shows that are open to all. Nuzzle a soft nose or get tips on how to saddle up and care for your steed at the rodeo extravaganzas. Check the site for tickets and schedules and get ready to take a few lessons in horse-whispering.
Step into a world of creativity and fun at Legoland Discovery Center. This amusement park is especially made for children and the child friendly attractions reflect just that! Go on the interactive Kingdom Quest ride or build whatever type of vehicle you can imagine at the Lego Racers: Build & Test attraction. You can even watch a show in the 4D cinema. No trip is complete without seeing important landmarks made miniature at Miniland.
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The crack of the bat never sounded so good. If you're an avid baseball fan who's ever dreamed of visiting that historic stadium, or desired to watch that favorite childhood team you never got to see, Big League Tours will set you up with an exclusive baseball package that not only gets you a ticket to the ballgame, but also offers one-of-a-kind baseball opportunities. When you go on a Big League Tour, you might find yourself dining with a Hall of Famer or taking batting practice with an All-Star. With tours available in all 30 stadiums, you can customize your own memorable trip, or join a group on one of Big League Tours regional excursions. Whether your plan is to bond with the family at the ballpark or to spend a weekend with the guys, this unique tour company will provide an unforgettable experience that gets you up-close and personal with the Big Leagues. These tours are available during the regular baseball season. Call +1 866 619 1748 (Toll Free).
This park does it all - from hosting music concerts to AIDS walks. Better known for its sports events, the park is visited by sports fanatics frequently. When the park is not playing host to adrenaline-pumped events, it hosts theater and music festivals. During such festivals, the park turns into a great social hangout and you can meet some interesting people.
Earlier known as the J.C Harmon Stadium, it was renamed Art Lawrence Stadium in the honor of the former coach of Rosedale High School. Home to the JC Harmon Hawks, the stadium hosts many local and national sports events. Equipped with all the necessary facilities, the stadium is used by the school as well as the local community.
This historic landmark is such an important part of the community because of the pioneering courage its famous inhabitants embodied. Most notable among them are statesman and painter, George Caleb Bingham, and later the Waggoners, a well-established flour milling family. Its 19th century architectural details, furniture and paintings are worth a look. Now offering tours at reasonable prices: adults $5, senior citizens $4.50, and children and students $2. Also available for rent and is often used for weddings, large conferences and family reunions.