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Kansas City

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THE WORST...

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People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
20 Athletic/active
15 Attractive
27 Diverse
6 Friendly
11 Intelligent
19 Stylish
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
26 Active/adventure vacation
2 Affordable getaway
20 Cultural getaway
11 Family vacation
12 Relaxing retreat
22 Romantic escape
22 Wild weekend
Hotels
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
2 Affordable hotels
17 All-in-one resorts
12 B&Bs/Inns
24 Big-name luxury hotels
21 Business hotels
27 Stylish boutique hotels
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
16 Cocktail hour
16 Live music/concerts and bands
20 Singles/bar scene
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
15 Classical music
15 Historical sites/monuments
11 Museums/galleries
12 Theater
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
12 Antique and vintage shops
16 Independent boutiques
13 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
13 Big-name restaurants
23 Cafes
25 Ethnic food
6 Farmers' markets
15 Neighborhood joints
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
10 Cleanliness
16 Environmental friendliness
12 Noteworthy neighborhoods
8 Peace and quiet
25 People-watching
15 Public parks and outdoor access
26 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
13 Safety
26 Skyline/views
16 Weather
Airports
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
9 Design & Functionality (architecture, layout, signage)
27 Entertainment (spas, kid zones, complimentary Wi-Fi, etc.)
29 Food & drink (restaurants, bars, snack and coffee shops)
29 Lounges
2 On-time arrivals/departures
30 Shopping
4 Staff efficiency (security and luggage handling)
12 Transportation (to/from & within)
Holiday Travel
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
26 Spring Break
17 Summer Vacation
4 Thanksgiving
15 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
25 Athletic/active
24 Attractive
28 Diverse
7 Friendly
17 Intelligent
23 Stylish
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
25 Active/adventure vacation
3 Affordable getaway
23 Cultural getaway
17 Family vacation
16 Relaxing retreat
23 Romantic escape
26 Wild weekend
Hotels
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
6 Affordable hotels
21 All-in-one resorts
16 B&Bs/Inns
28 Big-name luxury hotels
24 Business hotels
27 Stylish boutique hotels
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
25 Cocktail hour
19 Live music/concerts and bands
29 Singles/bar scene
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
20 Classical music
14 Historical sites/monuments
15 Museums/galleries
16 Theater
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
16 Antique and vintage shops
26 Independent boutiques
19 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
16 Big-name restaurants
22 Cafes
26 Ethnic food
11 Farmers' markets
15 Neighborhood joints
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
13 Cleanliness
20 Environmental friendliness
16 Noteworthy neighborhoods
11 Peace and quiet
28 People-watching
19 Public parks and outdoor access
29 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
16 Safety
29 Skyline/views
18 Weather
Airports
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
6 Design & Functionality (architecture, layout, signage)
28 Entertainment (spas, kid zones, complimentary Wi-Fi, etc.)
30 Food & drink (restaurants, bars, snack and coffee shops)
30 Lounges
1 On-time arrivals/departures
30 Shopping
2 Staff efficiency (security and luggage handling)
18 Transportation (to/from & within)
Holiday Travel
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
28 Spring Break
23 Summer Vacation
10 Thanksgiving
16 Winter
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