Attractions Within 20 Miles

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Johnson County Museum of History -- The 1950’s All-Electric House 913.715.2550
Permanent and changing exhibits explore life in Johnson County.
6305 Lackman Road - Shawnee, Kansas

Lanesfield School Historic Site -- 913.893.6645
Experience turn-of-the-century school lessons from a costumed schoolteacher as she guides tours through the restored 1869 one-room schoolhouse.
187th Street and Dillie road - Edgerton, Kansas

Legler Barn Museum Complex -- 913.477.7100
It is believed that both Quantrill and Jesse James used this limestone barn near the Santa Fe Trail as a hideout during raids in Lawrence, Kansas. Also features the 1912 Lenexa, Kansas railroad depot and prairie schooner.
14907 W. 87th Street Pkwy. - Lenexa, Kansas


Area Attractions:

Arboretum & Botanical Gardens -- 913.685-3604
The 300-acre arboretum is a serene and tranquil place to enjoy nature. It has more than 200 species of birds, 75 species of trees and miles of trails and several gardens. The Arboretum is open all year.
179th Street and Antioch - Overland Park, Kansas

Kansas Speedway --- 913.328.3300
First-class automobile racing facility offers NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division race and NASCAR Winston Cup Series race.
400 Speedway Blvd. - Kansas City, Kansas

Mahaffie Farmstead and Stagecoach Stop -- 913.971.5111
Three-story limestone house that offered a stagecoach dining stop on the Santa Fe Trail.
1200 E. Kansas City Road - Olathe, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site -- 913.262-0867
Offers exhibits on missionaries and the children they influenced.
3403 W. 53rd Street - Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Town -- 913.248.2360
Pioneer town including the first jail in the Kansas Territory.
11501 W. 57th St. - Shawnee, Kansas


Family Fun:

Wonderscope: Children’s Museum of Kansas City -- 913.287.8888
Hands-on activities for kids and families.
5700 King St. - Shawnee, Kansas

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead -- 913.897.2360
12-acre farm featuring farm animals, fish pond, wagon and pony rides.
13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, Kansas


Athletics & Sports:

New Century Fieldhouse -- 913.826.2850
Johnson County's premier indoor sports and multi-use facility. Includes artificial turf for soccer, football and other field sports, as well as multiple court configurations for basketball, volleyball and other sports.
551 New Century Parkway - New Century, Kansas 
Gardner Golf Course -- 913.856.8858
15810 South Gardner Road - Gardner, Kansas