This culturally vibrant city has much to offer for the visitor, either long term or tourist. Kansas City shines in arts, upscale shopping and local cuisine. With plenty of pet friendly Kansas City hotels, traveling couldn’t be easier with your four-legged friend.
Start out your visit with one of Kansas City’s main attractions: its fountains. With more than 40 public water works, ranging from classical to modern, minimalist to ornate, get lost in these public venues spread out all over town. Pick up a map and discover hidden fountains scattered around downtown and in the shopping district of Country Club Plaza.
If you are looking for a vast array of entertainment, head over to the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District, where history buffs can get their fill. Known throughout the world as the birthplace of jazz, this district has hosted legendary performers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Turner. It is home to The American Jazz Museum and The Blue Room Jazz Club, where regular performances are hosted. But make sure to come hungry and have a bite (or two) of Kansas City’s famous spicy barbecue at various restaurants within the same district.
Take a walking tour around Westport located in the heart of Kansas City. This historical walk can be done by yourself with a map and in the company of your four-legged friend. This tour highlights historical cemeteries, Civil War sites and other KC buildings.
End the day with a peaceful stroll at Penn Valley Off-Leash Park around their 2.7 acres double-gated dog park. This park also offers a 130-acre recreation area suited with an exercise trail, playing fields and photo opportunities by the lake.
Whatever your itinerary holds, Kansas City awaits you. IHG’s Kansas City pet friendly hotels will make sure you are comfortable and equipped with all the amenities you and your companion have come to rely on.
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