Find exciting things to do in Kansas City near our Village West hotel

Stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Kansas City at Village West, KS to enjoy an afternoon of home runs next door at Legends Field or exhilarating NASCAR races at Kansas Speedway, less than three miles away. If you’re attending a concert at Azura Amphitheater, pick up a new outfit at nearby Legends Outlets. Looking for things to do with the kids? You can meet wallabies and rhinoceroses at the Kansas City Zoo, which houses over 1,700 animals, or learn from a variety of hands-on exhibits at Science City at Union Station.

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Science City

13.68 mi / 22.01 km from the hotel
Rated one of the 25 best science centers in the US by Parents magazine, Science City features hands-on activities such as SkyBike, Amazing Brain, and Test Kitchen. Its Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium is also one of the largest in the Midwest.

Sporting Kansas City

0.52 mi / 0.84 km from the hotel
Visit this professional soccer club to watch a Major League Soccer game at Children's Mercy Park or put on your cleats for a game on one of the nine fields at Swope Soccer Village.

The College Basketball Experience

13.75 mi / 22.12 km from the hotel
Do your best to recreate some of college basketball's most memorable moments on the Slam Dunk court or check out memorabilia in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame at this interactive attraction.

Boulevard Brewing Co.

13.07 mi / 21.03 km from the hotel
Find the finest ales and lagers at this Midwest brewery featuring local favorites such as Dark Truth Stout and the Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale. Take a free tour for a behind-the-scenes sneak peek, or reserve a taproom for a private party.

Kansas City Zoo

18.34 mi / 29.52 km from the hotel
This 202-acre nature sanctuary brings animals from across the world to Kansas City. Visit with your kids to see Amur leopards, green tree pythons, and Bornean orangutans.

Legends Outlets

0.38 mi / 0.61 km from the hotel
Kansas City’s premier outdoor shopping and entertainment center, Legends Outlets boasts stores such as Coach and Ann Taylor, as well as plenty of great dining options.

Azura Amphitheater

2.74 mi / 4.4 km from the hotel
Join up to 18,000 music fans for a concert in this open-air performance venue that welcomes top musical acts, theatrical performances, and family shows.

Legends Field

0.19 mi / 0.3 km from the hotel
Whether you’re a new fan or a season ticket holder, you can enjoy watching the Kansas City Monarchs at this baseball stadium with over 6,500 seats.

The National WWI Museum and Memorial

13.65 mi / 21.97 km from the hotel
Liberty Memorial at The National WWI Museum is a classical Egyptian Revival-style monument erected in 1926 to honor the victims of WWI. Head inside the museum to see interactive exhibits.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

14.68 mi / 23.62 km from the hotel
Stand in awe of 4,000-year-old statues from ancient Egypt or ponder contemporary artwork in the 22-acre Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park at this impressive museum.

Kansas Speedway

1.31 mi / 2.1 km from the hotel
Satisfy your need for speed with tickets to a NASCAR race on Kansas Speedway’s exhilarating tri-oval track.