From Richmond, it's approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west to Kansas City and 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west to Kansas City.
To taste Kansas City - Northwest Missouri in all it's richness, set out to see the natural and cultural sights around Richmond. If you have some extra time, head 14 miles (23 kilometers) to get to Excelsior Springs. Here you can visit the Excelsior Golf Course and Watkins Mill State Park.
When vacationing in Richmond, don't forget to make a day trip to Kansas City. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west, this regional city is where you'll find Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City Museum and Liberty Memorial. Don't return to Richmond until you've investigated Kansas City's Belger Art Center, National Airline History Museum and National World War One Museum.
Breathe in and feel your worries drift away as you try out some of the area's more relaxing pursuits such as camping and cycling.
If you plan on traveling by plane, it's handy to remember that the nearest major airport is Kansas City International Airport, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west of Richmond.