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Kansas City

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THE BEST...

THE WORST...

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