Kansas City Homes for Sale

City of Fountains

Kansas City is known as the “City of Fountains” and with over 200 fountains is said to have more fountains than Rome.  The unique water sculptures and statuary celebrate generations of Kansas Citians. Click here for a history of KC’s fountains.  KC is also known for it’s jazz, a style that developed during the 1920s and 1930s, which marked the transition from the structured big band style to the much more improvisational style of bebop.  Also not to be forgotten is our famous KC barbecue

There is something for everyone at the Kansas City Zoo.  It is a 202 acre zoo that was founded in 1909 and has more than 1700 animals.  An always changing, always fun, family experience for all ages.

Kansas City Parks offers residents a place to run, walk, bike, hike, and play outside and maintains 221 parks, 12,242 acres of parkland, 158 miles of trails and bike-ways, 29 lakes, hundreds of athletic fields and tennis courts, 106 playgrounds, and five public golf courses. Miles of scenic boulevards and parkways crisscross the city, where 48 fountains and 122 monuments and sculptures surprise and delight. Ten community centers, along with eight museums, provide the setting for socially equitable and community-driven programming.  Check out the Dog parks for your furry friends and cool off in one of the many outdoor pools.

Kansas City is also a reputable golf town and was the home of legendary Tom Watson. Just south of downtown, historic municipal course Swope Memorial is a favorite amongst locals and worth visiting if you’re from out of town, too.

Some of the top employers in Kansas City are Cerner, H&R Block, Hallmark, Seaboard Corp, Farmland Foods, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Lockton, Burns & McDonnell, and the National Beef Packing Co.

Kansas City, MO is home to the Country Club Plaza and Crown Center with shopping, dining, and entertainment.  Crown Center and Union Station have several free attractions:  Hallmark Visitors Center, Kaleidoscope, Kids Play area, Model Trains, and Money Museum.

Both the KC Royals and the KC Chief Stadiums are in the city for the sports enthusiasts in your family.