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Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is located in Kansas City, MO. Driving from downtown Kansas City takes up to 30 minutes via I-29 N. New York La Guardia (LGA) is located in Queens, New York, NY. Flights usually last for two-and-a-half hours from MCI to LGA. Driving to Manhattan from LGA takes about 20 minutes on I-278 E (this is a toll route). Taxis and buses from the airport can connect you to necessary subways.
Visiting New York, NY is exciting no matter how long your stay. Trek up 102 floors of the Empire State Building or ferry over to the iconic Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the renowned collections in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. Live entertainment is a must, from opera and Broadway musicals to quirky Off-Broadway plays. Grab a slice of coveted NYC pizza at Angelo's Pizza in Midtown, then head to Central Park for a stroll. Night owls will enjoy live jazz at Mezzrow piano bar in West Village and karaoke at Radio Star near Murray Hill.
Take precautions when traveling in winter and check weather forecasts, as NYC can be very snowy. It is not recommended to drive yourself if you are unfamiliar with the city, and most locals prefer the subway or taxi. Get to know subway routes in advance.