The Kansas City Zoo  never fails to disappoint. Try an animal encounter show or head to the Discovery Barn, an interactive play area.
Children channel their inner Picasso at Kaleidoscope . Make a memorable souvenir using recycled materials and art supplies during Kaleidoscope’s family art sessions.
Kids are mesmerized by the train decor at Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant , where their food is delivered by model trains.
Check out the Hallmark Visitors Center  for a sneak peek at the greeting card production process, complete with a handmade souvenir you’ll finish before you go.
Follow a genuine yellow-brick road at The Legends at Village West , an outdoor shopping and dining district dedicated to Kansas legends.
Pack a picnic and head to the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art . Kids will delight in exploring the sculpture garden.
Test your child’s basketball prowess at the College Basketball Experience , a nearly 100 percent interactive museum designed to put visitors in the heart of the action.
Fireworks, food, fun — a night out at Kauffman Stadium cheering on the Kansas City Royals  is great for kids of all ages.
Union Station ’s significant history may not be all that appealing to younger children; instead, let them loose within Union Station’s Science City  to play, explore, and learn in a variety of colorful, interactive exhibits.