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Kansas City Sightseeing

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“Day Tours from Kansas City,” a 40-page booklet detailing eight trips within a day's drive, is available to AAA/CAA members free at any AAA service office in Missouri.

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Kansas City, KS

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Best Western Plus Kansas City Airport-KCI East

11130 NW Ambassador Dr. Kansas City, MO 64153

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Hotel Phillips Kansas City, Curio Collection by Hilton

106 W 12th St. Kansas City, MO 64105

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Kansas City Marriott Downtown

200 W 12th St. Kansas City, MO 64105

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Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza

770 W 47th St. Kansas City, MO 64112

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Travel Information

City Population

459,787

Elevation

1,005 ft.

Sales Tax

The sales tax rate in the city of Kansas City is 7.99 percent. The city's lodging tax is 11.98 percent and there is a rental car tax of $4 per day.

Emergency

911

Police (non-emergency)

(816) 234-5111

Temperature

(816) 540-6021

Hospitals

Research Medical Center, (816) 276-4000; St. Joseph Medical Center, (816) 942-4400; Saint Luke's Hospital, (816) 932-2000; Saint Luke's North Hospital, (816) 891-6000; Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, (816) 404-1000.

Visitor Information

1321 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, MO 64105. Phone:(816)221-5242 or (800)767-7700

Air Travel

Kansas City International Airport

Rental Cars

Hertz, at the airport, offers discounts to AAA members; phone (816) 243-5765 or (800) 654-3080.

Rail Service

The Amtrak station, (816) 421-3622 or (800) 872-7245, is at W. Pershing Road and Main Street.

Buses

Greyhound Lines Inc., (800) 231-2222, is at 1101 Troost Ave. Jefferson Lines also serves Kansas City.

Taxis

Yellow Cab, (816) 471-5000, is the city's major taxi service. Cabs are deregulated, so fares vary widely. Rates are posted on each cab, and you are not required to take the first cab in a line. Up to five people can share a ride for a single fare.

Public Transportation

Ride KC, the metro bus system, serves all of Greater Kansas City except Johnson County. The exact-change fare minimum is $1.50 ($3 for an all-day pass) and varies by distance. For more details and for route information regarding construction, phone (816) 221-0660.

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