Explore These Unique Staycation Destinations in Kansas City

Kansas City, often known for its vibrant jazz scene, mouth-watering barbecue and historic landmarks, also offers a plethora of unique staycation options that are perfect for locals looking to explore their city from a new perspective. Whether you’re a history buff, an art enthusiast or just someone looking for a relaxing retreat, Kansas City has something special to offer. Here are some of the most unique staycation destinations in Kansas City:

  1. The Elms Hotel & Spa

Located just a short drive from Kansas City in Excelsior Springs, MO, The Elms Hotel & Spa is a historic destination that has been welcoming guests for over 130 years. This luxurious retreat offers a range of spa treatments, an expansive pool area and beautifully restored rooms that blend historic charm with modern comforts. Whether you’re unwinding with a massage, lounging by the pool or exploring the quaint nearby town, The Elms provides a perfect escape from the everyday hustle.

  1. The Raphael Hotel

For those who prefer to stay within the city limits, The Raphael Hotel offers an elegant staycation experience. Situated on the Country Club Plaza, this boutique hotel is known for its European-style architecture and upscale amenities. Enjoy fine dining at the hotel’s award-winning restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, or take a leisurely stroll through the Plaza’s shops and parks. The Raphael’s historic charm and central location make it an ideal choice for a refined urban getaway.

  1. The 21c Museum Hotel

Art lovers will find their haven at The 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Kansas City. This unique hotel doubles as a contemporary art museum, featuring rotating exhibitions and installations by local and international artists. The stylish rooms are complemented by top-notch amenities, and the hotel’s in-house restaurant, The Savoy, offers a delightful culinary experience. Immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene and explore the surrounding downtown attractions during your stay.

  1. The Inn at Meadowbrook

If being tucked away in a unique boutique hotel sounds appealing to you, The Inn at Meadowbrook is the place for you. Previously a golf and country club, the 136-acres that the Inn resides on has been turned into Meadowbrook Park, which includes dining, shopping and more. It’s such a unique setting just outside of Kansas City in Prairie Village, KS.

  1. The Crossroads Hotel

Located in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District, The Crossroads Hotel is a trendy and vibrant destination perfect for a staycation. This boutique hotel is housed in a renovated Pabst Brewing Company building and features chic, industrial-style rooms. The hotel boasts a rooftop bar (if you’re a Chiefs fan and/or Swifty, this is the rooftop Travis Kelce rented out after Taylor Swift attended her first Chief’s game 🙂 ) with stunning city views, an in-house restaurant serving delectable dishes, and proximity to numerous art galleries, shops, and entertainment venues. It’s an ideal spot for those looking to immerse themselves in the city’s creative and cultural scene.

At Dani Beyer Real Estate, if you know us or follow us, you know how much we love Kansas City. So we encourage you to explore and dive into all it has to offer: a diverse array of staycation options that cater to all tastes and preferences. Whether you’re seeking luxury, adventure, history, or art, you’re sure to find the perfect, unique staycation destinations in Kansas City for an unforgettable experience. So, pack your bags (or don’t, if you’re staying close to home) and discover the hidden gems that Kansas City has to offer!

CEO & Lead Listing Specialist at Dani Beyer Real Estate | (816) 321-0120 | dani@danibeyer.com | Website | + posts

Dani Beyer, a Kansas City native, began her career in real estate in 2004 after working in the tech industry. Since then, she's helped thousands of families turn their dreams into keys! Dani is now the CEO and Lead Listing Specialist of 'Dani Beyer Real Estate' brokered with Keller Williams KC North. She specializes in selling luxury homes in the Kansas City Northland.