Kansas City Streetcar Scavenger Hunt



The Kansas City Streetcar is Kansas City’s newest public transportation source and it’s free! Spend a day exploring downtown Kansas City, visiting the stops along the way. For tips and guidelines for your first streetcar adventure, visit KCStreetcar.org

Enjoy this streetcar scavenger hunt as you stop along the way to find clues. Put them together for one final puzzle at the end.

Streetcar Stop: Union Station

Clue 1: When you look at the clock in the Grand Hall so that it appears to be centered in the window, which direction are you facing? _ _ _ _ _ (use the 2nd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)
 

Attractions at this stop:

Streetcar Stop: Crossroads

Clue 2: Which store in the Crossroads District sells Kansas City souvenirs, including some that feature the design on the cover of KC Going Places? _ _ _ _ _ _ (use the last letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attractions at this stop:

Streetcar Stop: Kauffman Center

Clue 3: The Kauffman Center for the performing arts was the vision of Kansas City philanthropist _______ Kauffman. _ _ _ _ _ _ (use the 2nd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attractions at this stop:

Streetcar Stop: Power & Light

Clue 4: Rooftop Park, a free green space with great views of downtown, is located atop which KC Power & Light District market? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _ _  (use the 2nd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attractions at this stop:

Streetcar Stop: Metro Center

Clue 5: Kansas City’s City Hall is how many blocks from this stop? _ _  _  _  (use the 1st letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attraction at this stop:

Streetcar Stop: Library

Clue 6: The library’s parking garage, painted to look like a giant bookshelf, is a local landmark. Starting at the corner of 10th & Baltimore, count the books from the right. Who is the author of the fourth book?
 _ _ _  _ _ _  _ (use the 2nd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attraction at this stop:

  • Central Library, which features a café, rooftop views, giant chess, tremendous children’s department, Missouri Valley Room and more.

Streetcar Stop: City Market

Clue 7: City Market is located in Kansas City’s first and oldest neighborhood. Over the years it has been known by many names including Westport Landing, River Market and River _____. Hint: You’ll find a coffee shop on the 400 block of Delaware that uses this bit of history for its name. The shop also features live concerts and entertainment on weekends. _ _ _ _ (use the 3rd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attractions at this stop:

Streetcar Stop: Union Station

Clue 8: The fastest way to get to Crown Center from this stop is to walk the _ _ _  _. (use the 3rd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Attractions at this stop (Crown Center):

Clue 9: What did you ride to go on this scavenger hunt? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (use the 2nd letter from this clue toward the Final Clue at the end)

Final Clue: Once you have filled in all the blanks, take the special letters (refer to their numbered position on each clue 1-8)  and unscramble them to answer this final clue: Kansas City is known as the City of  _ _  _ _  _ _ _  _ _ 

Artwork by John Bosley. www.BozzPrints.com

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Answers:
1)    South
2)    Raygun
3)    Muriel
4)    Cosentino’s
5)    Four
6)    Dickens
7)    Quay
8)    Link
9)    Streetcar
Final: Fountains

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