Visitors to Overland Park find an inviting and sophisticated community featuring some of the Kansas City area's finest shopping, dining and entertainment. A variety of lodging accommodations provide easy access to some of Overland Park's unique attractions, with more than 250 restaurants, great shopping, family-friendly activities, theatres, unique art, nearly 80 public parks, miles of hike/bike trails and three championship golf courses. The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, open year-round, offers a natural setting with walking trails, permanent sculpture exhibit and a variety of gardens. At the 12-acre Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, visitors enjoy feeding farm animals, milking a cow, taking a hayride on a horse-drawn wagon and fishing in the pond. Oak Park Mall features upscale shopping including Nordstrom and American Girl. Historic Downtown Overland Park offers quaint eateries, antiques, art galleries and retail shops. In addition, the New Theatre Restaurant brings Broadway-style musicals and plays with New York and Hollywood performers. The 237,000 sq. ft. Overland Park Convention Center features more than 60 pieces of juried original artwork from local and regional artists. The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the region's largest contemporary art museum, is located on the campus of Johnson County Community College, which features more than 400 additional works across the campus. Come see why Overland Park is in the Heart of Awesome.