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Lansing is located along the Missouri River in northeast Kansas. It is the second most populous city in Leavenworth County with a population of approximately 10,700 residents. Leavenworth is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. In 2007, Lansing was ranked 88 in Money Magazines list of the top 100 best places to live in the United States. Attractions include the Lansing Historical Museum, NASCAR racing at the newly constructed Kansas Speedway, and all of the exciting attractions of nearby Kansas City. The town of Lansing hosts several special events during the year. The Lansing Daze is held in May and features a contest for the best barbecue. Its also a fun day of family activities, entertainment, crafts and food, a dance and a fireworks display. Another big community event is Lansings Fourth of July Celebration, which offers a fantastic fireworks display after sunset. Autumn in the Grove is held the second Saturday in October in Kelly Grove Park. During this event, local artists display their work and give demonstrations, while local organizations share information about their group. Lansing is a quiet, peaceful Midwestern community that is a great place to visit or use as a home base while visiting the whole Kansas City/Leavenworth region.

Surrounding areas: Leavenworth, Kansas (4.5 mi), Kansas City, Kansas (12.9 mi), Bonner Springs, Kansas (13.1 mi), Shawnee, Kansas (17.3 mi), Fairway, Kansas (21.3 mi), Overland Park, Kansas (22.1 mi), Lenexa, Kansas (22.3 mi)

Lansing Vacation Rentals

Lansing Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Condotels Inc499 Eisenhower RdLansing, KS (913) 727-6590
Econo Lodge Lansing504 N Main StLansing, KS (913) 727-2777
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites120 Expy DrLansing, KS (913) 250-1000
Days Inn3211 S 4THLeavenworth, KS2.6 mi.(913) 651-6000
Super 8 Motel303 Montana CTLeavenworth, KS2.7 mi.(913) 682-0744
Super 8 Motel303 Montana CourtLeavenworth, KS2.7 mi.(913) 682-0744
Ramada Inn - Leavenworth101 South 3rd StLeavenworth, KS4.9 mi.(913) 651-5500
Holiday Inn1118 N 6TH StLeavenworth, KS5.6 mi.(913) 651-5800
Candlewood Suites10920 Parallel PkwyKansas City, KS9.1 mi.(913) 788-9929
Americinn2512 Prairieview RdPlatt City, MO9.6 mi.(816) 858-0200
Best Western Prairie View Inn & Suites2512 Prairie View RdPlatte City, MO10.2 mi.(816) 858-0200
Holiday Inn Express13031 Ridge AveBonner Springs, KS10.4 mi.(913) 721-5300
Comfort Inn1200 Hwy 92Platte City, MO10.5 mi.(816) 858-5430
Super 8 Platte City2500 NW PR VW RdPlatte City, MO10.5 mi.(816) 858-2888
Kansas City Airport Marriott775 NW Brasilia DrKansas City, MO10.8 mi.(816) 464-2200
Airport Hampton Inn11212 N Newark CirKansas City, MO12.1 mi.(816) 464-5454
Days Inn-iansas City Intl Airport11120 NW Ambassador DrKansas City, MO12.1 mi.(816) 746-1666
Holiday Inn Express Airport11130 NW Ambassador DrKansas City, MO12.1 mi.(816) 891-9111
Kansas City Airport Hilton8801 NW 112TH StKansas City, MO12.2 mi.(816) 891-8900
Microtel Inn And Suites At The Speedway7721 Elizabeth StKansas City, KS12.3 mi.(913) 334-3028
Extended Stay America11712 NW Plaza CirKansas City, MO12.3 mi.(816) 270-7829
Fairfield Inn By Marriott11820 NW Plaza CirKansas City, MO12.3 mi.(816) 464-2424
Four Points By Sheraton Kansas City Airport11832 NW Plaza CirKansas City, MO12.3 mi.(816) 464-2345
Holiday Inn Kci Airport11728 NW Ambassador DrKansas City, MO12.3 mi.(816) 801-8400
Microtel Inn & Suites11831 NW Plaza CirKansas City, MO12.3 mi.(816) 270-1200
Chase Suite Hotel9900 NW Prairie View RdKansas City, MO12.4 mi.(816) 891-9009
Comfort Suites Kansas City Airport11951 NW Ambassador DrKansas City, MO12.4 mi.(816) 464-5500
Embassy Suites Kci7640 NW Tiffany Springs PkwyKansas City, MO12.4 mi.(816) 891-7788
Homestead Studio Suites Hotels9701 N Shannon AveKansas City, MO12.4 mi.(816) 891-8500
Amerisuites Kansas City Airport7600 NW 97th TerKansas City, MO12.5 mi.(816) 891-0871
Sleep Inn Airport7611 NW 97TH TerKansas City, MO12.5 mi.(816) 891-0111
Comfort Inn234 N 78TH StKansas City, KS12.6 mi.(913) 299-5555
Homewood Suites Hotel7312 NW Polo DrKansas City, MO12.8 mi.(816) 880-9880
Quality Inn And Suites6901 NW 83rd StKansas City, MO12.8 mi.(816) 587-6262
Super 86900 NW 83RD TerKansas City, MO12.9 mi.(816) 587-0808
Kelly Crossings7831 NW Roanridge DrKansas City, MO13.0 mi.(888) 268-9998
Camden Passage6360 N London AveKansas City, MO14.4 mi.(888) 268-9998
Best Western4725 State AveKansas City, KS14.5 mi.(913) 287-5511
Super 8 Riverside800 NW Argosy PkwyRiverside, MO16.1 mi.(816) 505-2888
Eagle Inn199 S 18TH StKansas City, KS16.9 mi.(913) 342-8592
Bed & Breakfast
Barbara's 'otel Euro Style Bed And Breakfast2000 ClayNorth Kansas City, MO18.7 mi.(816) 221-6544

Lansing Weather & Climate

The Northeast Corner of Kansas has a climate that is classified as humid continental, with hot, somewhat humid summers and cold, fairly dry winters. Typically the first fall freeze occurs between the last week of September and the end of October, and the last spring freeze occurs between the first week of April and early May. Northeast Kansas receives approximately 36 inches of precipitation during an average year with the most received in May and June. Thunderstorms can be severe, producing lightening, large hail and sometimes tornadoes. Snowfall is generally light, due to the dry, sunny weather patterns that dominate Kansas winters. Snow depth of at least an inch occurs an average of 26 days per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 36°F 16°F 1.07 in. -
February 43°F 21°F 1.25 in. -
March 54°F 30°F 2.83 in. -
April 65°F 41°F 3.70 in. -
May 75°F 54°F 5.38 in. -
June 84°F 63°F 5.02 in. -
July 89°F 68°F 4.73 in. -
August 87°F 65°F 4.03 in. -
September 79°F 56°F 4.93 in. -
October 69°F 44°F 3.72 in. -
November 53°F 31°F 2.74 in. -
December 40°F 21°F 1.54 in. -

Lansing Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Kansas City International airport (MCI) located about 10 miles east of Lansing in Kansas City, Missouri, the Charles B Wheeler Downtown airport (MKC) located approximately 18 miles southeast of Lansing in Kansas City, Missouri, the New Century Aircenter airport (IXD) located roughly 28 miles south of Lansing in Olathe, Kansas, the Rosecrans Memorial airport (STJ) located around 36 miles north of Lansing in St. Joseph, Missouri, and finally Forbes Field (FOE) located about 45 miles west of Lansing in Topeka, Kansas.

Lansing Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Worlds of FunKansas CityMO20.1 mi.
JeepersOlatheKS25.8 mi.
Water Parks
Oceans of FunKansas CityMO20.1 mi.
Golfland-Sunsplash ParkOlatheKS25.8 mi.
Jacomo Lake Water SlideBlue SpringsMO36.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Oaks Golf ClubLeavenworthKS4.4 mi.
Falcon Lakes Golf CourseBasehorKS7.7 mi.
Shiloh Springs Golf ClubPlatte CityMO10.6 mi.
Sunflower Hills Golf CourseBonner SpringsKS13.8 mi.
Tomahawk Hills Golf CourseShawneeKS17.3 mi.
Dubs Dread Golf ClubKansas CityKS17.8 mi.
Painted Hills Golf CourseKansas CityKS17.8 mi.
Paradise Pointe Golf ComplexSmithvilleMO19.4 mi.
Oak Country ClubDe SotoKS19.5 mi.
Blue River Golf AcademyKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Fred Arbanas Golf Course at Longview LakeKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Hodge Park Golf CourseKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Minor Park Golf CourseKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Royal Meadows Golf CourseKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Shoal Creek Golf CourseKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Swope Memorial Golf CourseKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Teetering Rocks Executive LinksKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Timber Ridge Golf ParkKansas CityMO20.8 mi.
Deer Creek Golf ClubOverland ParkKS22.3 mi.
Overland Park Golf ClubOverland ParkKS22.3 mi.
St Andrews Golf ClubOverland ParkKS22.3 mi.
Falcon Ridge Golf CourseLenexaKS22.6 mi.
Falcon Valley Golf CourseLenexaKS22.6 mi.
Smileys Executive Golf ClubLenexaKS22.6 mi.
Eudora Riverview GolfEudoraKS23.6 mi.
Bellevue Country ClubAtchisonKS24.5 mi.
Pineview Country ClubAtchisonKS24.5 mi.
Ironhorse Golf ClubLeawoodKS25.3 mi.
Heritage Park Golf CourseOlatheKS25.9 mi.
Lakeside Hills Golf CourseOlatheKS25.9 mi.
State Parks
Weston Bend State ParkMO9.9 mi. 
Leavenworth County State ParkKS16.1 mi. 
Lewis and Clark State ParkMO21.0 mi. 
Shawnee Mission State ParkKS21.3 mi. 
Atchison County State ParkKS30.0 mi. 
Delaware State ParkKS30.6 mi. 
Perry State ParkKS31.1 mi. 
Clinton State ParkKS31.5 mi. 
Watkins Mill State ParkMO35.8 mi. 
Johnson County Museum of HistoryShawneeKS17.3 mi.(History)
1950s All-Electric Model HouseShawneeKS17.3 mi.(Technology)
Children's Museum of Kansas CityKansas CityKS17.3 mi.(Children's)
Grinter Place State Historic SiteKansas CityKS17.3 mi.(History)
Kansas City MuseumKansas CityMO20.1 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Kemper Museum of Contemporary ArtKansas CityMO20.1 mi.(Art)
Nelson-Atkins Museum of ArtKansas CityMO20.1 mi.(Art)
Shawnee Mission State Historic SiteFairwayKS21.3 mi.(History)
University of Kansas Museum of AnthropologyLawrenceKS26.3 mi.(History)
University of Kansas Natural History MuseumLawrenceKS26.3 mi.(Science)
Spencer Museum of ArtLawrenceKS26.3 mi.(Art)
Truman Library & MuseumIndependenceMO28.2 mi.(History)
Constitution Hall State Historic SiteLecomptonKS30.0 mi.(History)
Lanesfield School Historic SiteEdgertonKS33.9 mi.(History)
Kansas Museum of HistoryTopekaKS43.9 mi.(History)
Native American Heritage Museum State Historic SiteHighlandKS46.6 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Kansas City Zoological GardensKansas CityMO20.1 mi.
Topeka Zoological ParkTopekaKS43.9 mi.
Sunset Zoological ParkManhattanKS89.6 mi.
Emporia ZooEmporiaKS90.4 mi.

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