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Places to Visit

City of Merriam, Kansas

Merriam is located along I-35 in Northeast Johnson County, Kansas. Just eight miles south of downtown Kansas City, Merriam is a welcoming, peaceful, tight-knit community that is small in size, but big at heart

City of Shawnee, Kansas

Looking for a perfect family-friendly get away that’s close to the city but far from the hustle and bustle? Shawnee is your best bet! Offering history, parks, dining, coffee shops, breweries and more, it makes for the perfect home base when visiting the Kansas City area!

Overland Park, Kansas

Home to the best youth sports venues in the Midwest, great food, robust shopping, lush botanical gardens and an impressive collection of festivals, live music and theater. Bring your family, hang with friends, experience something new. There are endless reasons to visit Overland Park—and it’s just a short drive from Kansas City.

Kansas City, Missouri

Known for jazz, barbecue and fountains, Kansas City is a creative community that prides itself on good times and friendly, fun-loving people. The city’s cool, cultural vibe is inspired by a thriving arts scene, one-of-kind museums and fantastic shopping.

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As one of just two U.S. cities recognized by Lonely Planet in the publication’s 2024 Best in Travel awards, the reasons to make a trip to the Heart of America in the year ahead are virtually endless. There are a dozen new additions and top trends that can’t be missed during your next visit to Kansas City.