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Things To Do

Overland Park and the Kansas City metro is overflowing with attractions for the youngest of children to the most mature of adults. Whether you prefer the peaceful respite of an art museum or the rowdiest crowd at a sports game, you are sure to find what you're looking for. The following pages contain the best of what our area has to offer.

Art Museums

Behind the Scenes Tours

Educational & Historical

Family Attractions

Gardens & Nature

The beauty of nature is never far away in Overland Park! The Kansas City area offers unique gardens from arboretums to nature sanctuaries, from rose gardens to sculpture gardens, there's something for everyone! The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is home to 7 ecosystems, a Monet garden, children's discovery garden, international sculpture garden and more!

Golf Courses

Looking for a great place to play a round in Overland Park? Tee off at one of these Kansas City metro area golf courses. The perfect golf course awaits you in Overland Park with everything from quick and fun 9-hole courses to challenging, championship courses.

Hiking & Biking

Did you know that the Kansas City metro area has over 1,000 miles of trails system? The perfect place for hikers and bikers to enjoy a stroll or ride! The Indian Creek Trail stretches about 10 miles through Overland Park, with trail heads located near many OP hotels.

Johnson County Recreation

If you're looking to burn off some energy, we've got the spot for you! Whether you like to take a relaxing hike through the woods, dare to skydive, like organized sports, or just want to have fun bowling or swimming - Overland Park offers a variety of recreational activities.

Kansas City Sports

Museums

Odd & Unusual Attractions

If you have a taste for the odd and unusal, Kansas City has some great spots sure to satisfy the most twisted of minds. Be sure to add these places to your "must see" list!

Overland Park Public Art

The City of Overland Park has a strong commitment to establishing and expanding a dynamic arts presence in the community. The Overland Park Public Art Master Plan includes numerous separate arts projects to be installed throughout the city for residents and guests enjoy. As each phase of the plan is completed, sculpture and art will be displayed throughout the city along major commercial corridors and in city parks.

Parks

Overland Park has over 80 parks where visitors can run, walk, bike/hike, play and fish. Park hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily. Offering a variety of amenities, including 4 small lakes, playground equipment, bike & hike trails, shelters and athletic fields and courts.

Performing Arts