Conveniently located near several of Kansas City’s major highways including I-435, I-70, I-29, and I-35, you will find everything you need within minutes from your home at Village West. Grab your groceries from a variety of both local and chain options including Hen House, Aldi, Target Grocery, or Kaw Fresh Market. If you want to spend a day shopping, we are within walking distance of Legends Outlets Kansas City and just a short drive to Wyandotte Plaza and Carriage Hills Shopping Center. For a night on the town, head to one of Crossroad Art District’s many craft breweries and taprooms such as Double Shift, Border Brewing, or Brewery Imperial. After you’ve enjoyed some local brews, let loose your inner child and head to Up-Down, a cool yet competitive establishment which boasts retro arcade games and skee-ball.
If you’re interested in artistic expressions, Kansas City hosts a plethora of options for the creator in all of us. For some fantastical wonderment with the family, enjoy the sights and sounds of The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum, where children can design their own labs and expel some energy climbing the Kansas City themed, floor-to-ceilings play structure. Fine and modern art awaits your discovery at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, where you can see original Monets and the finest Chinese Buddhist sculptures outside of China. Not only is Village West around the corner from renowned museums and public displays of local art and muralists, but you can also indulge your senses at 18th and Vine, an historic jazz district in Kansas City— here, you will find the American Jazz Museum, the iconic Arthur Bryant’s restaurant, and Bayou on the Vine, which features live music combined with a taste of Cajun country food.
As a resident of Village West, you can get almost anywhere in Kansas City in 30 minutes. Planning your next out-of-state vacation? The Kansas City International Airport is less than 20 minutes away, a convenient distance for any traveler. If you’re looking for additional local excitement, we are located less than 10 minutes from the Kansas Speedway, where you can enjoy a meal from Final Cut Steakhouse, Turn 2, or cheers your friends with a cocktail from Boulevard & Sunset Bar. Interested in a uniquely Kansan transit experience? Be sure to catch a ride along the KC Streetcar Line, which boasts multiple stops for dining, exploring, retail therapy, or simply stretching your legs within our city. From the KC Streetcar Line you can enjoy local produce and international fare at River Market, swing by The Phoenix in downtown Kansas City for live jazz music, or do some boutique shopping at Normal Human, Raygun, and Hammerpress in The Crossroads Art District. Village West is also closely located to several universities, including Donnelly College, Rockhurst University, Kansas City Community College, and Kansas City Art Institute. For our honorable members of the United States military, we are proud to say we are nearby the US Army Reserve, the US Marine Corps Headquarters, and the Kansas City National Guard.