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Overland Park Tourism and Sightseeing
Overland Park is a unique blend of metropolitan amenities and suburban hospitality packaged in a fresh, contemporary setting. Located less than 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City, Overland Park offers and abundance of attractions including over 250 restaurants, great shopping, theaters and over 80 public parks. All of Overland Park's 34 fine hotels offer exceptional customer service and are conveniently located near major highways, allowing easy access to the Kansas City metro area and unique daytrip destinations. The region features everything from historical attractions and art museums to amusement parks and zoos. The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, open year-round, offers a natural setting with walking trail, permanent sculpture exhibit and themed gardens. At the 12-acre Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, enjoy farm animals, horse-drawn hayrides, a fishing pond, a dairy barn, an Indian Encampment, a one-room school house and more. Oak Park Mall, the region’s largest enclosed mall, offers Nordstrom, Dillard’s, JC Penney, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble. Hawthorne Plaza includes a variety of specialty stores and boutiques. Historic Downtown Overland Park offers quaint eateries, antiques, art galleries, and shops. Overland Park has a commitment to the arts. The award-winning New Theatre Restaurant brings Broadway-style musicals and plays to Overland Park. The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the region’s largest contemporary art museum, is located on the campus of Johnson County Community College, which has over 400 additional pieces. Plus, the city boasts several smaller galleries and unique public art. With the Kansas City metro at your fingertips, be sure to check out the museums like the National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial, the nightlife like casinos and the Power & Light District, history at the Pony Express Museum, natural beauty at Powell Gardens, outdoor activities at Shawnee Mission Park, professional sports competitions, including Kansas City Royals, the Kansas City Chiefs, NASCAR, Sporting Kansas City, and the Kansas City T-Bones. Overland Park offers themed daytrip destinations for visitors to explore a 150 mile region. Visitors can have access to metro activities, shopping and dining guides and more in the Visit OP FREE mobile application, available for all Smartphone users. Overland Park. Above and beyond. By design.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Advanced Laser Tag
Advanced Laser Tag
Recreation in Olathe, KS USA

Two-story, high-impact laser tag.


AMC Studio 28 with Dine-in Theatres
AMC Studio 28 with Dine-in Theatres things to do on a rainy day in Overland Park, KS
Movie Cinema in Olathe, KS USA


Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Overland Park
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Overland Park
Hotel in Overland Park, KS USA
Currently as low as $43.99/night!

Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.


B&B Theatres Shawnee 18
B&B Theatres Shawnee 18 things to do on a rainy day in Overland Park, KS
Movie Cinema in Shawnee, KS USA


Best Western Plus Olathe Hotel & Suites
Best Western Plus Olathe Hotel & Suites
Hotel in Olathe, KS USA
Currently as low as $93.49/night!

Swimming Pool, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

Bump City/monster Mountain
Bump City/monster Mountain
Scenic in Overland Park, KS USA

Indoor play area for children ages 4 to 12, plus 5,000 sq. ft. vertical and horizontal climbing wall for ages 5 to adult.

Candlewood Suites Kansas City/Overland Park
Candlewood Suites Kansas City/Overland Park
Hotel in Overland Park, KS USA
Currently as low as $58.99/night!

Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Candlewood Suites Olathe
Candlewood Suites Olathe
Hotel in Olathe, KS USA
Currently as low as $76.99/night!

Pets Allowed.

Chestnut Fine Arts
Chestnut Fine Arts things to do on a rainy day in Overland Park, KS
Theatre in Olathe, KS USA

Community theatre performing six family-friendly plays and/or musicals per season.

Cinemark 20 and XD
Cinemark 20 and XD things to do on a rainy day in Overland Park, KS
Movie Cinema in Merriam, KS USA



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Best Places to Stay in Overland Park


Best Western Plus Olathe Hotel & Suites
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Courtyard By Marriott Shawnee
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Embassy Suites Hotel Kansas City-Overland Park
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn And Suites Kansas City/Merriam
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Kansas City/Overland Park
Guest Score:
From $71 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Overland Park


The best time to visit Overland Park is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Overland Park


Month Low Avg High
January 19.9 29.1 38.3
February 25.3 35.1 44.8
March 34.7 45.4 56.1
April 44.8 55.8 66.7
May 54.9 65.3 75.6
June 63.8 74.1 84.3
July 68.5 79.0 89.4
August 66.5 77.2 87.8
September 58.3 69.2 80.1
October 47.3 58.3 69.3
November 34.8 44.3 53.8
December 24.2 33.1 42.0

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