Day Trips

While the Kansas City metropolitan area offers entertainment to suit every age and taste, there's nothing like a road trip for a fresh perspective and new adventures. These towns are well worth exploring and located within an hour's drive of Kansas City, MO.

Leavenworth Convention & Visitors Bureau

"First City of Kansas," founded in 1854. Features numerous vintage homes, antique stores, C.W. Parker Carousel Museum, Carroll Mansion, historic riverfront downtown, Landing Park, Fort Leavenworth and the "Big House." Twenty-one historical wayside tours. Riverfront Convention Center. Just 30 minut...

Visit Atchison

Follow the Lewis & Clark Trail to the birthplace of Amelia Earhart. The historic river city is located 45 miles NW of KC. For a small town, Atchison offers a surprising amount of entertainment; from community theatre, concerts and art functions to sports and recreation. Many of the leisure activ...

Louisburg Chamber of Commerce

Louisburg is a small charming town with friendly people located 20 minutes south of the Kansas City metro area. The local restaurants, shopping, parks and attractions are worth a day trip visit for casual fun. You will want to revisit to explore it all. Check with the local chamber of commerce at 91...

Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce

Osawatomie is nestled between two rivers: the Marais des Cygnes (Marsh of the Swans) on the North and the Pottawatomie on the South. The Marais des Cygnes is part of the Osage River system. Osage and Pottawatomie are both names of Indian tribes that lived in the area. Osawatomie is just minutes f...

Paola Chamber of Commerce

Paola is a charming community with 150 years of history. It is located about twenty minutes south of the Kansas City metropolitan area on US Highway 169 in Miami County, the second fastest growing county in Kansas. Paola is the County Seat for Miami County.

Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce

The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce serves as a link between the local businesses, their peers and the community. A business-minded organization, the chamber works to support businesses serving as strong corporate members. As an advocate for business interests, the chamber works to provide networkin...

Weston Chamber of Commerce

More than 100 pre-Civil War buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Weston boasts seven churches, charming Bed & Breakfasts,a restored hotel, fine dining and bar & grills, more than 30 shops, three educational farms, live entertainment, museums, two wineries, a brewery, a ski resort, ...