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Southwest Boulevard, commonly referred to as the "Boulevard" by locals, is a major artery that runs through Kansas City, and it's full of shops, restaurants and bars. Whether you are looking for a quick bite to eat before exploring the city or a cool brewery where you can mingle with locals, you'll find it on Southwest Boulevard. After hearing so many great things about the Boulevard from KC locals, I decided to find a hotel near this bustling avenue. To book my hotel near Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City, I simply pulled up the HotelTonight website on my computer. It only took me a couple of minutes to find a great hotel and book it, because HotelTonight makes it so easy to book great hotels at a moment's notice. Once I had a hotel room waiting for me near Southwest Boulevard, I started planning out my day of adventure on the Boulevard.


Most locals visit Southwest Boulevard for the food. There are so many dining options on the Boulevard that you'll have a tough time choosing where to eat. Fortunately for me, I was in Kansas City for a couple of days, so I had time to dine at multiple establishments on Southwest Boulevard. Whether you're in the mood for hearty sandwiches or famous barbecue, Southwest Boulevard's impressive selection of restaurants won't disappoint.


There are several parks right off of Southwest Boulevard where you can take a nice stroll or enjoy a leisurely picnic. The Boulevard can get a bit hectic and busy at times, so it's nice to find a quiet spot to relax and enjoy some greenery. Two parks that I visited near Southwest Boulevard are Mount Marty Park and Rosedale Park, both of which I noticed were quite popular among locals.

State Lines

If you want to stand in two states at once, you can do so on Southwest Boulevard. The Kansas-Missouri state line runs through the Boulevard, so you can easily straddle the state line and then head over to a brewery and grab a cold beer. To some, straddling a state line may sound lame or a bit cheesy, but once I was there and had the opportunity to stand in two states at once, I couldn't pass it up. Plus, if you're already on the Boulevard for dinner, it's not like you have to go out of your way to cross this small item off your bucket list.

HotelTonight – Book Your Southwest Boulevard Hotel in Kansas City

There are plenty of great neighborhoods to explore while in Kansas City, and I had a blast exploring Southwest Boulevard. If you want to taste some of the best grub in KC, I'd definitely recommend making a trip (or two) to the Boulevard. When I return to Kansas City, I'll definitely make my way back to the Boulevard, and of course, I'll be sure to book my Kansas City hotel through HotelTonight. Since I discovered HotelTonight, planning last-minute getaways and fun weekend trips has never been easier, because HotelTonight gives me the freedom and flexibility to travel on a whim without sacrificing the comfort of a great hotel.