With the Kansas City Chiefs now on their way back to the Super Bowl, Kansas City is already buzzing with excitement. But the NFL team’s victory only comprises one of several exciting sporting events revolving around the city. Whether you’re a soccer or pickleball fan, here’s what’s in store in Kansas City in the near future.
This March, the city’s professional women’s soccer team, KC Current, debuts a new stadium on the Missouri River in time for the season opener. The 11,500-seat stadium will be the world’s first purpose-built stadium for a women’s professional sports team.
On April 13, Kansas City’s Major League Soccer team, Sporting KC, faces Inter Miami CF for the first time in club history at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The match will take place on the 28th anniversary of the club’s inaugural match and stadium’s first MLS match. And with Lionel Messi coming to play, the attendance is expected to break the all-time MLS attendance record in Kansas City.
This city hosts two matches of this prestigious tournament this summer, the first taking place June 25 at Children’s Mercy Park as Peru awaits the winner between Trinidad and Tobago and Canada. The second match will occur July 1 between the United States and Uruguay at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.
Aug. 8–11, Triple Crown Sports hosts its inaugural pickleball convention, PickleCon. At Kansas City Convention Center, the event will feature more than 100 pickleball courts and more than 60 vendors for an all-inclusive experience for players of all skill levels. The convention includes camps and clinics, tournaments, professional interactions, networking events, and panel discussions.
As the Soccer Capital of America, it’s no surprise Kansas City will serve as one of 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, winning a bid against 44 other destinations. Games will be held at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.