COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA
The Spanish architecture mirrors that of beautiful Seville, Spain, which is Kansas City's sister city.
Kansas City is a warm and welcoming place. Visitors are always embraced and often comment on the friendly small town atmosphere.
Kansas City is a friendly and welcoming community. The hospitality here is genuine and people are interested in accommodating new visitors.
Restaurant tipping policy
Gratuity is often not included on restaurant bills, unless your party is more than nine people, at which point a minimum of 18% is automatically added.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Kansas City is known as the City of Fountains, with over 200 fountains in the metropolitan area. Spotting the fountains is a fun activity; ask the Concierge for the Plaza Fountain Guide.
Before becoming the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman lived in Independence, Missouri, part of Kansas City's metropolitan area.
Kansas City has varied options for theater with more professional theaters per capita than any US city.
WHAT TO PACK
Weather in Kansas City is seasonably variable in the winter and warm clothing is a definite must. Summer time is beautiful but also humid.
Pack your appetite
Kansas City is well known for its unique take on barbecue, with a spicy-sweet combination of flavors that accentuate the meats without covering the flavor. If barbecue is not your favorite, do not worry - Kansas City's diverse population has evolved into an equally diverse population of great restaurants.
We recommend that you exchange at least some money - just enough to cover airport incidentals.