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Kauffman Stadium Introduction

Home of the Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball team, Kauffman Stadium, also known as "the K" and formerly Royals Stadium, is a 40,000-capacity baseball stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. It's adjacent to the legendary Arrowhead Stadium, the home field of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs, and between them they form the Truman Sports Complex. The stadium features a 322-foot fountain, known as the Water Spectacular. It's situated 8 miles southeast of downtown Kansas City near the junctions of I-70 and I-435, and 9.5 miles from the border between Kansas and Missouri.

Hotels near Kauffman Stadium

In southeast Kansas City there are a number of popular budget hotels and inns close to Kauffman Stadium along Interstate 70, the main artery which leads into downtown. You'll find several mid-range hotels, including notable names such as the Sheraton and Drury Inn, as well as many budget inns and basic all-suite accommodations farther east. The Major League Baseball season runs from April until November each year, while the NFL season is from September to January, and both contribute to premium hotel rates during home games. For the best hotel deals, book in February and March.

Where to stay near Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman Stadium is situated between the neighborhoods of East Side, Independence, and Raytown, southeast of downtown Kansas City. Most hotels in the area are set along Interstate 70, and cater to sports fans and families. Roadside diners and fast-food establishments are also nearby. For more upmarket quarters, head closer to the central business district, where you'll find popular brands such as Westin and Sheraton, plus mid-range and budget options. A number of hotels and inns occupy the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in the Country Club district, just south of downtown, which attracts shoppers to the Country Club Plaza mall.

Things to see near Kauffman Stadium

A 7-minute walk from Kauffman Stadium is Arrowhead Stadium, home of the city's professional footbal team, the Kansas City Chiefs. For families, head 8 miles south of the stadium to the Kansas City Zoo, a sprawling 200-acre animal park which was founded in 1909. In the upmarket Country Club district, 7 miles west of Kauffman Stadium, is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, an extensive collection housed in a beautiful 19th-century neoclassical building on the grounds of Oak Hall, as well as Country Club Plaza, an extensive shopping mall known as the 'Rodeo Drive of the Midwest'.

How to get to Kauffman Stadium

Situated 8 miles southeast of downtown Kansas City, Kauffman Stadium is located just off two major highways, Interstate 70 and Interstate 435, and is easily accessible by car. The stadium has extensive parking available. Kansas City International Airport is 28 miles away. For those traveling on public transportation, it's around an hour's journey by bus from downtown. Kauffman Stadium is also around 40 minutes by bus from the swish Country Club district, home of the Country Club Plaza shopping mall and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

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