5 days in Shawnee & Kansas City Itinerary

5 days in Shawnee & Kansas City Itinerary

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5 days in Shawnee & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  30​min
1
Shawnee
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Kansas City
— 4 nights
End: Kansas City


1
day
Shawnee

Shawnee ©
Shawnee is a city located in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by Nell Hill's, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Hoof Park and Lake Lenexa, and finally take an in-depth tour of Shawnee Town 1929.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Shawnee trip itinerary builder .

Kansas City to Shawnee is an approximately half hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Shawnee

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nell Hill's, Blade & Timber, Black Hoof Park and Lake Lenexa
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Shawnee Town 1929 ©
Shawnee Town 1929
Black Hoof Park and Lake Lenexa ©
Black Hoof Park and Lake Lenexa
Nell Hill's ©
Nell Hill's

4
nights
Kansas City

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kansas City is known for museums, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Country Club Plaza, admire all the interesting features of Kauffman Stadium, and meet the residents at Kansas City Zoo.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip builder website .

Kansas City is just a stone's throw from Shawnee. In October, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Independence, Children's Mercy Park, Wines by Jennifer
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Room Escape Games
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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