About Kansas


Let's have a look around into background of Kansas
  • County: Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass
  • State: Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 39.011902
  • Longitude: -98.484247
  • Time zone: Mountain Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Kansas

  • Climate: Humid Continental and Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October

Location

Kansas is the largest city in the US state of Missouri. Kansas has a total population of 481,420 (2016 Census) making it the 37th most populous city of US

Distance from Kansas center to Airport

Kansas City International Airport is the main airport which is a world hub. The other airport is Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport which is used for general aviation and airshows.

Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km

Driving Time: 24 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Kansas City International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA)

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Lincoln

Location

Lincoln is a city in the US state of Nebraska. Lincoln has a total population of 280,364 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Nebraska State Capitol
  • Lincoln Children’s Zoo
  • Sunken Gardens




Omaha

Location

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. According to the 2010 census, Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the nation's 43rd-largest city; this had increased to 446,599 as of a 2014 estimate. 

Weather

Climate: Humid Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to August, September and October
 

Tourist Attractions

Omaha Botanical Gardens 
 The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha
Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame
 




Wichita

Location

Wichita is the largest city in the US state of Kansas. Wichita has a total population of 389,965 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to June
Tourist Attractions
  • The Keeper of the Plains
  • Museum of World Treasures
  • Sedgwick County Zoo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kansas city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 816 243 5237 (Kansas City International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 816 691 2000 (North Kansas City Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Kansas City

  • Kansas City FilmFest
  • Turkey Creek Festival
  • Kansas City Irish Fest

Tourist Attractions

  • Crown Center
  • Liberty Memorial
  • Worlds of Fun

Theatre & Concerts

  • Starlight Theatre
  • Uptown Theatre
  • Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

Visit Top Restaurants in Kansas

  • Q39
  • Gram and Dun
  • Beer Kitchen

Top Shopping Centers in Kansas

  • Zona Rosa Town Center
  • Country Club Plaza
  • City Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Kansas City Museum
  • Loose Park Rose Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pan Fried Chicken - Stroud's
  • Oyster – Bristol Seafood Grill
  • Steak – 801 Chop House

Sports Club

  • Kansas City Royalsx – Baseball
  • Sporting Kansas City – Soccer
  • Kansas City Chiefs – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.62
  • Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1045.31
  • Cheap meal: $ 10
  • Gasoline: $ 0.56 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 43.50
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