Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Calling all parents of little ones! If you’re after a kid-friendly slice of wonderment and whimsy, don’t miss the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead. This vibrant, 12-acre oasis transports visitors to an old-timey rural farm complete with friendly barnyard animals to pet, pony rides, playgrounds, and a quaint country house and miniature Main Street just begging to be explored. It’s an interactive, hands-on dreamland sure to spark youngsters’ imaginations and create magical childhood memories.

Address: 13800 Switzer, Overland Park, KS 66221

Phone: (913) 897-2360

Nailhaus Nail Salon & Art Gallery

Who says pampering and artistic expression can’t go hand-in-hand? The delightfully quirky Nailhaus seamlessly blends a full-service nail salon with an avant-garde art gallery featuring offbeat exhibits from local creatives. While getting your digits primped and polished, you can admire cutting-edge contemporary works from Overland Park’s thriving artistic community. Or feel free to purchase a piece to add some eclectic flair to your home! Artistic vibes and a fun, anti-corporate ambiance make Nailhaus stand out from your average suburban spa. 

Address: 7174 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS 66217

Phone: (913) 451-1318

Overland Park 9/11 Memorial

A poignant tribute honoring the victims of the September 11th attacks, the Overland Park 9/11 Memorial features two 19-foot sculpted bronze bushes crafted from eight inches of World Trade Center steel. Engraved with the names of that tragic day’s fallen, these “Bushes of Remembrance” stand sentry by a twisted chunk of staircase salvaged from the Twin Towers wreckage. It’s a powerful, heart-rending monument that encourages quiet reflection and serves as an everlasting reminder that even our darkest hours can bloom brighter days.

Address: 911 Memorial Dr, Overland Park, KS 66210

Museum at Prairiefire

Feast your senses on the wonders of Earth’s landscapes and ecosystems at the mind-blowing Museum at Prairiefire. Utilizing the latest in immersive video technology and interactive exhibits, the nature-themed museum virtually teleports visitors to the deepest oceans, scorching deserts, dense rainforests and beyond with astonishing realism. Don’t miss the awe-inspiring Kansas Horizons 360 experience as you find yourself surrounded by vibrant visions of Kansas’s ecological marvels. It’s an unforgettable sensory journey that makes this modern natural history museum an undeniable Overland Park must-see. 

Address: 5801 W 115th St, Overland Park, KS 66211

Phone: (913) 888-4184

Strang Dinosaur Park & Hiking Trail

If your crew is craving a dino-mite prehistoric adventure, look no further than the delightfully kitschy Strang Dinosaur Park and its looping 1.5-mile hiking trail populated by nearly 20 gigantic recreated dinos and ocean creatures. From the fierce T-Rex and triceratops to the toothy mosasaurus and long-necked apatosaurus, these towering sculptural beasts are sure to stir every kid’s (and kid-at-heart’s) imagination as you trek along. It’s an only-in-Overland Park detour into the land before modern times. 

Address: Strang Dinosaur Park & Trail, 16808 W 121st Ter, Olathe, KS 66061

Phone: (913) 327-6622

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Need to decompress from the hustle and bustle? Lose yourself amidst dreamy floral landscapes at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, a verdant 300-acre oasis featuring acres of cultivated gardens, placid waters, nature trails and groves of mature trees. It’s the perfect place to reset with a deep, cleansing breath of fresh Kansas air. Don’t miss the idyllic Monet Garden pool or the beautiful Amphitheater for seasonal events and concerts under the stars. For plant aficionados, botany buffs and nature lovers alike, these lush botanical grounds will leave you spiritually refreshed. 

Address: 8909 W 179th St, Bucyrus, KS 66013

Phone: (913) 685-3604

Topgolf Overland Park

Even the most novice duffers will get a swing outta visiting Topgolf, the brilliant modern spin on a traditional driving range that’s taken the nation by storm. Guests can channel their inner golf pro by taking hacks at on-site micro-chip embedded balls that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while enjoying craft brews, premium eats and thumping tunes from the plush, climate-controlled hitting bays. With year-round programming and celebration nights, this upscale party playground is the perfect place to tee-off a raucous night on the town. 

Address: 10611 Nall Ave, Overland Park, KS 66207

Phone: (913) 217-3804

The Free State Brewing Company

No tour of Overland Park would be complete without raising a glass to the area’s celebrated craft beer scene at the iconic Free State Brewing Company. Having expanded from its humble Lawrence roots into one of Kansas’s most acclaimed artisan breweries, Free State is dedicated to bringing you the finest, freshest ales and lagers using certified organic ingredients. Pair a flagship Wheat State Golden or bold, hoppy Oatmeal Stout with their elevated pub grub in the lively tasting room and beer garden. It’s the perfect capper to any Kansas adventure! 

Address: 10003 Woodson Ave, Overland Park, KS 66207

Phone: (913) 312-4545

Plan Your Trip With Overland Park Party Bus

With so many unique Overland Park gems just waiting to be uncovered, now’s the time to start planning your group’s visit! Whether you’re road-tripping with your team for a Kansas City sporting event, getting the gang together for a day of family fun, or looking to celebrate a milestone with an unforgettable night on the town, let the party bus professionals at Overland Park Party Bus take the wheel. Our sleek charter bus fleet and luxury shuttles come equipped with premium amenities like plush, spacious interiors, crisp sound systems, stocked coolers, and flat screen TVs to keep the good times rolling from destination to destination. With an experienced local team handling all the logistics, you’ll cruise Overland Park’s streets in style while your crew sits back and parties from pick-up to drop-off. Just call 785-592-3109 and let our team make your Overland Park off-the-beaten-path adventure go off without a hitch!