Near the City

You'll find plenty to do in all corners of Kansas City. Explore these nearby destinations that are worth the quick drive.

Visit Shawnee

One of the most family-friendly, inviting suburbs of Kansas City, Shawnee is just minutes away from all attractions and neighborhoods! Located just 15 minutes off I-70 from Downtown or 20 minutes from Lawrence, Shawnee also offers its own getaway amenities.

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Platte County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Explore all that Platte County has to offer! Shop & dine in the historic river towns of Parkville and Weston. Visit Kansas City's newest retail, dining and entertainment destination, Zona Rosa. Try your luck at Riverside's Argosy Casino. Museums, orchards, wineries, brewpubs, charming B&Bs, and 4,0...