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25 Best Things to Do in Kansas City (Missouri)

25 Best Things to Do in Kansas City (Missouri) - The Crazy Tourist

You will find Kansas City on the western edge of the state of Missouri. There is a lot to love about the city and it will not take you long to discover it. Famed for its barbeques, jazz music and (surprisingly) its fountains of which there are more than 200. If you are in the Great Plains it would make no sense to miss out on a trip to KC. Besides the stand-out sights, top class museums and thrilling amusement and water parks, Kansas City is full of pretty neighborhoods and areas of…

Worlds of Fun Souvenir Book Front and back cover - 1977

Worlds of Fun (in Kansas Ctiy, Missouri) is the amusement park from my youth. I have been there a number of times, as it's only a five or six hour drive from my home town in Nebraska. This neat little souvenir book highlights the attractions that were there in 1977. The park has gone through a lot of changes over the years, but it's still there, and I'd bet at least a few of these rides remain.

Worlds of Fun - Kansas City, Missouri - Souvenir Map - 1973. Larry Davenport, his Mom Fern and I went the very first year they opened.

Worlds of Fun - Kansas City, Missouri - Souvenir Map - art by Byron Gash - 1973

I'd been wanting to get one of these 1973 Worlds of Fun maps for quite a while, and finally tracked one down on Ebay. While not in the greatest of shape, it remains pretty cool. And I can finally peruse the artwork on this beauty up-close. During my childhood I had the pleasure of visiting Worlds of Fun a number of times. This map is the inaugural edition map for the park as it had only just opened. Though I could find no information on him online, it appears that the artist for this…

Vintage Worlds of Fun - Souvenir Park Map Poster - Kansas City, Missouri - 1976

Worlds of Fun - Kansas City, Missouri - Souvenir Map - art by Byron Gash - 1973

I'd been wanting to get one of these 1973 Worlds of Fun maps for quite a while, and finally tracked one down on Ebay. While not in the greatest of shape, it remains pretty cool. And I can finally peruse the artwork on this beauty up-close. During my childhood I had the pleasure of visiting Worlds of Fun a number of times. This map is the inaugural edition map for the park as it had only just opened. Though I could find no information on him online, it appears that the artist for this…

Zambezi Zinger - Worlds of Fun (Kansas City, Missouri, United States)

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Zambezi Zinger - Worlds of Fun (Kansas City, Missouri, United States)

Looking for statistics on the fastest, tallest or longest roller coasters? Find it all and much more with the interactive Roller Coaster Database.

What happened to the Zambezi Zinger.  #worldsoffun

The Storied Afterlife of the Zambezi Zinger

One night out at the casinos, a withered old fellow named “Hombre” told my friend and I a story about how the decomissioned Worlds of Fun rollercoaster, the Zambezi Zinger, was partiall…

Kansas City Amusement Park | Missouri Theme Park | Worlds of Fun

Come check out the one and only Kansas City Amusement Park! Come to Worlds of Fun to ride on and slide on all day long! Enjoy the day with us in Missouri!

Fury of the Nile-Worlds of Fun

Roller Coasters Rides | Thrill Rides & Activities | Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun offers many roller coasters for thrill seekers & adrenaline junkies to enjoy. Visit us today to get your fix of thrilling rides & activities!

Aerial Antics: Worlds of Fun

Amusement Industry News + Notes

Zulu - High Speed Circular Thrill Ride | Worlds of Fun

Zulu is a high speed circular ride that raises to a 90-degree angle and turns guests upside-down before returning to ground level.

Community Events Chillicothe Near Kansas City, MO - Woody's Automotive Group

Community support has always been a strength of Woody's and The New Woody's Automotive Group is committed to strengthening what we have always done well.