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South Plaza is a charming neighborhood located on the outskirts of Kansas City's urban center, which is why it's a desirable place to live for locals who want a calmer community that still offers great attractions and entertainment. Even though South Plaza is not one of the top tourist spots in Kansas City, there are still plenty of things to do and see in this neighborhood, and I decided to explore this local gem for myself during my recent trip to Kansas City. To book my South Plaza hotel in Kansas City, I simply opened the HotelTonight app on my phone and browsed the impressive selection of Kansas City hotels. Within a few minutes, I had booked a great hotel in the heart of South Plaza, so I was ready to drop off my bags and start wandering the streets of this no-frills neighborhood for myself.

The Park

Right on the edge of South Plaza is Jacob L. Loose Park, a sprawling 75-acre green space that was once the site of a Civil War battle. Today, this beautifully maintained park is a major attraction for locals, whether they're looking for a scenic place to stroll during their lunch break or for a family-friendly picnic area on Sunday. As the third largest park in Kansas City, the Jacob L. Loose Park is a source of pride for locals, so I definitely didn't want to miss it while in South Plaza.

The Creek

One of the reasons why locals love living in South Plaza is Brush Creek, a pretty creek that winds through the neighborhood. There's a nice trail that follows the creek for miles, and it offers a serene, picturesque nature walk in the middle of the city. After walking along the path for just a few minutes, I already understood why locals find this area so appealing. If I were a Kansas City local, I would want to live in a neighborhood like South Plaza.

Main Street

The heart of South Plaza's commercial district is Main Street, which is full of great restaurants, shops and bars. Over the course of my short stay in South Plaza, I ate many meals on Main Street, and I was happy with all of them. This street offers a great selection of hip restaurants and laidback eateries that are popular among locals, and I met many South Plaza residents while testing out the different restaurants in the area. They all gave me many more great suggestions of things to do and places to see in Kansas City.

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I didn't know exactly what to expect from the South Plaza neighborhood of Kansas City, but I was pleasantly surprised by the welcoming environment and natural beauty of the neighborhood. While it's not as bustling or as energetic as the urban center of Kansas City, South Plaza still has plenty to offer visitors. I was glad I had the chance to thoroughly explore South Plaza on my recent Kansas City trip, and it wouldn't have been possible without HotelTonight, which always helps me book great hotels at a moment's notice.