222 Peculiar Dr.
Belton, MO 64012
Phone: (816) 322-1222
Fax: (816) 322-2232
Spread over 325 acres (132 hectares) of land, the Longview Farm that features over 50 structures. Consisting of Spanish Revival style of architectures, the offers a great neighborhood with beautiful homes, tennis courts, swimming pool, playground and a walking trail, etc. This is a great place to visit and spend some time with the family.
Step inside this museum and try not to cry out when you're greeted by a huge Tyrannosaurus rex casting. And that's just the beginning! Buy a ticket to the Discovery Room and your kids can become archeologists for the day as they dig for fossils. If you want to see the temporary exhibit, such as the interactive Water: H2O = Life, then make sure you purchase an exhibitions ticket as well. When you get tired stop by the cafe for a bite to eat. After seeing all the indoor exhibits step outside and explore the Wetlands Interpretive Trail, a one and a half hour hike that lets you explore the world around you.
In downtown Lee's Summit, you will find the William B. Howard Station Park, a small yet lovely open space that is a popular spot among the locals for an evening stroll and more. Spread over a rather limited area of 4 acres (1.6 hectares), the park may not have too many facilities, but it does have a Veteran's Memorial, fountains, and an historic depot. Besides providing an open space for the locals, the park also doubles up as a venue for community events like concerts, fairs, and more. Call to know more.
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a 300-acre (121.41 hectares) of natural splendor. Located on West 179 Street, it provides educational and recreational activities to the visitors. The unique botanical gardens, beautiful hiking trail, charming cafe and well-informed visitors center makes up for a complete getaway in the natural oasis.
The Deer Creek Golf Club offers a simply perfect golfing experience. The club has a wonderful terrain, and its pristine setting makes a perfect venue for intimate weddings and other private gatherings.
As a popular recreation hub in Leawood, Park Place comes appointed with several excellent facilities, and is home to many venues that provide first-rate entertainment. Besides the stores, restaurants, bars, or cinema halls, the entertainment hub also provides an open space called the Barkley Square. Sprawled between the Town Center Drive and 117th Street, this square is a popular space for a leisurely stroll, a make-shift picnic, or a concert or two. Do checkout events that might be happening here to plan your visit.
A venue for many local as well as national events, the Overland Park Convention Center is the pride of Overland Park. The convention center is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and can accommodate a large number of attendees.
Deanna Rose was the name of a local police officer killed in the line-of-duty, and it is also the name given to this historic replica of a 19th century farmstead located in nearby Overland Park. On the farm, children can go on pony rides, feed baby goats, fish in the pond and even learn how to milk a cow. However, the objective of this farm is to promote interactivity with not just farm animals, but also birds of prey, reptiles as well as learn about horticulture. There are also several gardens, a playground, crafts, a nature trail and horse drawn carriage rides. Admission is free Monday through Thursday, however there is a nominal 2USD charge on the weekends.
Boasting of more than ten soccer fields, the Overland Park Soccer Complex is a dream venue for any soccer fan. The complex is regularly used for, local matches and as a practice ground for school teams and more.
As the name suggests, this is Kansas City's huge racecourse. Car races are a rage in the city and the venue is always buzzing with action because of the many events held here. This has been a popular premier race track for international car races and stalwarts like Don Garlits, Shirley Muldowney, and John Force have raced here. If you check the events list, it's always overflowing with a lot of exciting activities.
A spectacular golf course, the St. Andrews Golf Club is a haunt for locals and travelers alike. The course boasts of pristine rolling hills that make ideal terrains for a great game.
The Overland Park Golf Course boasts of state-of-the-art golfing facilities. The club has an indoor practice area, while the rolling hills outside make ideal conditions for any golf enthusiast.