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Kansas City

2012-afc-kansas-cityPhoto credit: Bill Grant / Alamy
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People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
22 Athletic/active
17 Attractive
28 Diverse
2 Driving ability/Good drivers
8 Friendly
17 Intelligent
21 Charming local accent
26 Offbeat
15 Proud of their city
4 Passionate sports fan
18 Stylish
14 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
18 Base for day trips
20 Cultural getaway
11 Family vacation
26 Gay-friendly
20 Girlfriend getaways
12 Pet-friendly vacation
23 Romantic escape
15 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
21 Cocktail lounges
18 Happy hour
17 Music scene
25 Singles scene
9 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
8 Classical music
13 Free attractions
16 Historical sites/monuments
7 Museums/galleries
24 Street performers
9 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
7 Antique stores
10 Flea markets
10 Home decor and design stores
20 Independent boutiques
11 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
1 Barbecue
22 Cafes
16 Coffee
25 Ethnic food
24 Fine-dining restaurants
6 Hamburgers
16 Ice cream
5 Microbrew beer
10 Pizza
26 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
1 Affordability
15 Architecture/Cool buildings
14 Cleanliness
20 Environmental friendliness
23 Range of hotel options
9 Peace and quiet
27 People-watching
17 Public parks and outdoor access
29 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
16 Safety
20 Weather
3 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
19 4th of July
10 Christmas
15 Fall
22 New Year's Eve
25 Spring Break
19 Summer
21 Valentine's Day
24 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
31 Athletic/active
25 Attractive
30 Diverse
3 Driving ability/Good drivers
7 Friendly
19 Intelligent
24 Charming local accent
25 Offbeat
17 Proud of their city
6 Passionate sports fan
22 Stylish
12 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
24 Base for day trips
19 Cultural getaway
17 Family vacation
28 Gay-friendly
23 Girlfriend getaways
18 Pet-friendly vacation
25 Romantic escape
26 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
24 Cocktail lounges
19 Happy hour
16 Music scene
28 Singles scene
12 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
10 Classical music
20 Free attractions
16 Historical sites/monuments
8 Museums/galleries
24 Street performers
6 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
10 Antique stores
7 Flea markets
21 Home decor and design stores
19 Independent boutiques
20 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
2 Barbecue
27 Cafes
17 Coffee
31 Ethnic food
28 Fine-dining restaurants
18 Hamburgers
17 Ice cream
5 Microbrew beer
22 Pizza
25 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
2 Affordability
12 Architecture/Cool buildings
14 Cleanliness
24 Environmental friendliness
26 Range of hotel options
12 Peace and quiet
25 People-watching
21 Public parks and outdoor access
31 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
16 Safety
26 Weather
13 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
21 4th of July
12 Christmas
9 Fall
25 New Year's Eve
25 Spring Break
20 Summer
23 Valentine's Day
25 Winter
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