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Worlds Of Fun Offers Excitement Kansas City Style

Whether it’s a fun and relaxing day at the park with the family or a fast-paced, roller coaster adventure you have in mind, you will find that in the Kansas City area, Worlds of Fun is the place to be!

This internationally known Kansas City amusement park is home to some of the best rides in the world and it just keeps getting bigger and better. Located in Kansas City, Mo., about 10 minutes northeast of downtown off the eastern loop of Interstate 435, the park is open on select days from April through October each year.

Within Worlds of Fun in Kansas City visitors will find all the necessary ingredients for a phenomenal day at an amusement park. With six roller coasters, tons of thrill rides, live shows and even rides for smaller visitors, the park is an ideal stop for all ages.

Boasting a cast of characters from the Peanuts cartoon strip, Worlds of Fun also has lots of live performances for the young and the young at heart. Visitors are likely to see Lucy, Snoopy and the whole Charlie Brown gang throughout the park, and are assured to see them during live shows that feature the loveable cast. Other live shows include such things as musical and dance performances and comedy acts.

If live shows aren’t to your liking, perhaps a spin on one of the park’s roller coasters will be? Worlds of Fun in Kansas City is home to a total of six coasters, with the Patriot being the latest and greatest in the thrill-seeker line. Patriot is a $14 million coaster that offers guests an inverted ride of a lifetime. Coming in at a whopping two minutes and 18 seconds of riding fun, the Patriot boasts a 149-foot hill and a 123-foot curved drop with speeds of nearly 60 mph.

Another stand out coaster found within Worlds of Fun is the Mamba. This roller coaster is one of the tallest, longest and fastest in the entire world. It has a hill that stands more than 200 feet high and its speeds near 75 mph at points. Other rides include such amusement park favorites as a 60-foot Ferris wheel, a scrambler, bumper cars, sky rides and more.

Offering something special for visitors of all ages, Worlds of Fun in Kansas City has graced the Kansas City landscape for more than 30 years. During this time, the park has continued to grow and expand its offerings, ensuring the park lives up to its name. Here visitors will truly have Worlds of Fun!

Visitors at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City should check the park’s calendar to ensure its open on the day of the planned visit. The park is open most days during the summer, but operates on a limited schedule during the late spring and fall.

by Tiffany Lewis, Kansas City Premier Apartments, Inc.

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