Leawood is a popular place to head to in Kansas City as a large number of the area’s star attractions are nearby. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Overland Park Convention Center and the incredible Towne Center Plaza. Two other recommended attractions close by Leawood are the Shawnee Indian Mission Historical Site and the Jacob Loose Memorial Park.
To gain a deeper understanding of Kansas City, take a trip to one of its many cultural destinations. Take a guided tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Toy and Miniature Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at the Starlight Theatre, one of the area’s great performing arts venues.
If you are travelling with kids, take them to the family attractions nearby. Take a tour of the Kansas City Zoo, and learn about some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the sunshine in tranquil places such as Swope Park.
Grab your credit card and head to the Oak Park Mall in Overland Park and the Country Club Plaza to get in some retail therapy.
The sporting heart and soul of Leawood, is Arrowhead Stadium, the stomping ground of the legendary Kansas City Chiefs football team in winter. Total sports obsessives also have the opportunity to take in the smell of liniment in the massage rooms and peek into the inner workings of Arrowhead Stadium by joining a back stage tour.
To really get to know Leawood, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza, the Hyatt Place Kansas City/Overland Park/Convention Center, and the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center.