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Kansas City - A Great Place to Live

Kansas City is a wonderful place to live. It a large city that has approximately 2 million people. Located in the center of the United States, Kansas City enjoys all seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer

Museums

Kansas City is large enough to provide countless activities, cultural events, and places for you to visit. There are many museums for you to visit, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, which has almost 28,000 paintings and sculptures.  Other museums and sites include the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, the Arabia Steamboat Museum, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, the Hallmark Cards Visitor's Center, City Hall its Observation Deck, and many other interesting sites.

Shopping Centers

There are also many shopping centers in Kansas City for you to visit.  The Country Club Plaza is a beautiful shopping center with over 40 sculptures and fountains.  There are over 180 stores in the Country Club Plaza including Michael Kors, Coach, Armani Exchange, and Forever 21. In addition to numerous other shopping malls throughout the city, The Legends is another popular shopping area that is next to the NASCAR racetrack in Kansas City, KS. It has a lot of great stores and restaurants!

Sports Teams, Amusement Parks, Lakes, Movie Theaters, and much more!

Kansas City is home to several professional sports teams including the Kansas City Chiefs (U.S. football), the Kansas City Royals (baseball) and Sporting Kansas City (soccer).   Another popular Kansas City attraction is Worlds of Fun which has over 115 performances, roller coasters, and rides and is partnered with Oceans of Fun, a water park. Kansas City also has numerous parks, the Kansas City Zoo, golf courses, and lakes. There are also many different types of restaurants and plenty of movie theaters.

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