Comfort Suites Speedway - Kansas City
3000 N. 103rd Terrace
Kansas City, KS 66109
Phone: (913) 299-4466
Fax: (913) 788-9959
To let the kids splash water or giggle getting wet with floor geysers visit the Bear Track Landing water park. Located in the Great Wolf Lodge, 38,000 square-foot water park tempts the kids and the parents to splash and play in water. The Fort Mackenzie, the interactive tree fort, comprising of bridges and suspension nets keep the kiddos busy for hours. A huge basket atop the fort dumps 1000 gallons of waters over it. The Thunder Bay, has zero-depth entry pool to relax and soak under the sun. Security and safety are given top priority with life guards and routine drills and Vigilance Awareness Training in place. Check out the website for hours of operation.
The greater Kansas City metro area which includes both Kansas and Missouri is filled with water parks. The Schlitterbahn happens to be in Kansas, but is popular throughout both states for fun in the sun during the sweltering, humid Midwest summers. The newest feature here is the aptly named Verrückt (roughly translated from German as "Insane"), it is a 600ft. slide that extends over two breathtaking drops while carrying four, very scared passengers on a raft! Despite this fearful ride, there are plenty of other rides for kids like 'Kinderhaven', great for small toddlers and 'Banzai Pipeline' for older, more experienced swimmers. Check website for more details on events, party packages, birthdays, etc.
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.
Tomahawk Hills Golf Course is an 18-hole course and features a club house and picturesque greens all over. This beautiful golf course is ranked amongst the most challenging golf courses in the region. Perfect your golf swing as you practice at this huge public golf course.
The Springs Aquatic Center is one of many water parks scattered throughout Jackson County and across the border in Kansas. This one is located in south K.C., right near the airport and it offers three different zones, each one perfect for everyone in the family. The 'Leisure Pool' is where all the excitement happens, it has two water slides that plunge into a large pool below. 'The Sprayhouse' is where all the kids hang out safely and 'The Bathhouse' is for the adults. The center also has concession stands, lockers, lifeguards and many events throughout the summer. Check website for details.
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 !
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.
The Tiffany Greens Golf Club is included in the list of the ten best golf courses in Missouri by Golf Digest. The perfectly manicured sprawling golf courses with the tree-lined creeks are a delight for serious golfers. The golf course features 18 holes, with a practice bunker, a chipping area, two well manicured putting greens and a driving range. The club features golf leagues for both men and women and for the general public as well. The Clubhouse, with its Proshop, a Pub and a beautiful Banquet Room provides excellent facilities for holding wedding receptions & private parties.
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?"
Primarily Shawnee Native American children attended this school from 1839-1862. It was also a frontier trail supply and camp for Union soldiers during the Civil War. Learn about the turbulent history of Kansas with a guided tour and workshops. Three buildings exhibit photographs, furniture and other period displays. Admission prices are affordable; adults $3 and students just $1.
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.
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.