Our Favorite Outdoor Activities in Overland Park
There are tons of fun and family-friendly outdoor activities in Overland Park, KS. Check out some of the items on our list of favorites to add a little flavor to your next adventure — whether you arrive in a Mazda vehicle or not.
Go Ape Zip Line and Treetop Adventure
Zip lines, Tarzan swings, obstacle courses, walkways, and more, all up in the treetops far from the ground. Go Ape Zip lines in Kansas City delivers the thrills the adrenaline junky in you needs. If you’re not afraid of heights you can give yourself a thrill up in the clouds or, if you prefer your experiences with a more down-to-earth view, you can choose one of the many dog-friendly hiking or biking trails or enjoy a round of golf instead.
Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead
If you or that special little person loves animals, Deanna Rose is the place to be. Children can check out the petting zoo, learn about the raptors on display, meet the Bobcat pair, check out the duck pond and more. The farm welcomes tours and field trips and even has a special area for birthday parties too!
Little House on the Prairie Museum
If you’re looking to get a peek into a time gone by, check out the Little House on the Prairie Museum in Independence. The one-room homestead, once the home of famed author Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family, gives visitors a look at the challenges of life on the prairies during the end of the 19th century, as well as the opportunity to take home a bit of history yourself.
Overland Park Farmer’s Market
A real farmer’s market – not just a few tables on a corner – the Overland Park market features fresh, locally grown produce, unique foods, hand-crafted gifts and décor, live music, and so much more with dozens of vendors and presenters every Saturday from April 14 – September 29 and every Wednesday from May 16 – September 16.
Get Out and Explore
Whether you choose one of our favorites, or you head to the zoo or to catch a live game, consider getting behind the wheel of a new Mazda and enjoying the confidence and protection the lifetime warranty that only Eddy’s Mazda of Lee’s Summit can provide.
More Local Tips
This Valentine’s Day, take your date to an exciting new restaurant in town, visit the Old Red Bridge to attach a “love lock” to it, or participate in Valentine’s Day activities at the Kansas City Zoo! There’s plenty going on nearby so be sure to check out the possibilities and make this a Valentine’s Day…
If, like most of us you’re working with a tight budget, but still want to get out and enjoy yourself once in a while, have we got news for you! We’ve assembled six of the best free activities you can enjoy in Kansas City and the Kansas City area today, no matter what your interests. Read…
The winter weather is coming fast, which could make driving from Kansas City to Independence or in the Overland Park area difficult, or even dangerous. Use our tips for driving in snow and ice to keep you and yours safe when you take your Mazda — equipped with i-ACTIV AWD® — out on the road this cold season….