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Overland-Park is the second most populous city in the state of Kansas. It is located in Johnson County in the northeastern part of the state and is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the population was 149,080 residents. Overland Park has consistently ranked in the top 10 of CNN/Money and Money magazines "100 Best Cities to Live in the United States." In addition, the city of Overland Park was ranked as one of The Best Places to Raise Your Kids in 2009 The city is home to the Overland Park Convention Center and a historic downtown that features a clock-tower plaza and a Farmers Market. The Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens offer 300 acres of colorful flowers and a variety of gardens with waterfalls. There is also a childrens discovery garden and legacy garden and walking trails in a beautiful, natural setting. Overland Parks Deanna Rose Childrens Farmstead has twelve acres of free attractions and is rated among the top ten tourist attractions in the Kansas City area. It has more than 200 animals, hay rides, a fishing pond, an early 1900s school house and more. It was recognized in August 2008 as the top family attraction in Kansas City by the Nickelodeon Channel. Other attractions in Overland Park include the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Nearby Kansas City offers dozens of museums, galleries, restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

Surrounding areas: Leawood, Kansas (3.1 mi), Fairway, Kansas (3.5 mi), Lenexa, Kansas (3.9 mi), Shawnee, Kansas (4.9 mi), Kansas City, Kansas (9.9 mi), Olathe, Kansas (10.6 mi), Bonner Springs, Kansas (12.6 mi)

Overland Park Vacation Rentals

Overland Park Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Amerisuites Overland Park/Convention Center5001 W 110TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 491-9002
Amerisuites6801 W 112TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 451-2553
Candlewood Suites Overland Park11001 OakmontOverland Park, KS (913) 469-5557
Chase Suite Hotel6300 W 110TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 491-3333
Comfort Inn & Suites7200 W 107TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 648-7858
Courtyard By Marriott At The Convention CTR11001 WoodsonOverland Park, KS (913) 317-8500
Courtyard Marriot11301 Metcalf AveOverland Park, KS (913) 339-9900
Doubletree Hotel10100 College BlvdOverland Park, KS (913) 451-6100
Drury Inn & Suites10963 MetcalfOverland Park, KS (913) 345-1500
Embassy Suites Overland Park10601 Metcalf RdOverland Park, KS (913) 649-7060
Extended Stay America10750 Quivira RdOverland Park, KS (913) 661-9299
Extended Stay Deluxe7201 W 106TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 642-2299
Hampton Inn Overland Park10591 Metcalf Frontage RdOverland Park, KS (913) 341-1551
Hilton Garden Inn5800 College BlvdOverland Park, KS (913) 345-2661
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suite Overland Park West8787 Reeder RdOverland Park, KS (913) 888-8440
Holiday Inn Hotel And Suite& Suites10920 Nall AveOverland Park, KS (913) 312-0900
Holiday Inn Mission7240 Shawnee MSN PkwyOverland Park, KS (913) 262-3010
Holtze Executive Village11400 College BlvdOverland Park, KS (913) 344-8100
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel5401 W 110th StOverland Park, KS (913) 661-7111
Homewood Suites Hotel10556 Marty StOverland Park, KS (913) 341-5576
Howard Johnson Express Inn7508 Shwanee Mission PkwyOverland Park, KS (913) 262-9600
La Quinta Inn & Suites10610 MartyOverland Park, KS (913) 648-5555
Microtel Inn & Suites8750 Ballentine StOverland Park, KS (913) 541-2664
Microtel Inn10750 Barkley StOverland Park, KS (913) 341-4400
Oakwood Op4601 W 120THOverland Park, KS (913) 498-8500
Overland Park Marriot10800 Metcalf AveOverland Park, KS (913) 451-8000
Pear Tree Inn By Drury10951 Metcalf AveOverland Park, KS (913) 451-0200
Red Roof Inn #0616800 W 108TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 341-0100
Residence Inn By Marriott12010 Blue Vly PkwyOverland Park, KS (800) 331-3131
Settle Inn Overland Park4401 W 107TH StOverland Park, KS (913) 381-5700
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel6100 College BlvdOverland Park, KS (913) 234-2100
Signature Place9251 W 121ST StOverland Park, KS (888) 268-9998
Springhill Suites By Marriott12000 Blue Vly PkwyOverland Park, KS (913) 491-0010
Wyndham Garden- Overland Park7000 W 108th StOverland Park, KS (913) 383-2550
Hampton Inn & Suites7400 W Frontage RdMerriam, KS1.6 mi.(913) 722-0800
Comfort Inn6401 E Frontage RdMerriam, KS2.3 mi.(913) 262-2622
Homestead Studio Suites Hotels6451 E Frontage RdMerriam, KS2.3 mi.(913) 236-6006
Quality Inn6601 E Frontage RdMission, KS2.3 mi.(913) 262-4448
Howard Johnson7508 Shawnee Mission PkwyShawnee, KS2.3 mi.(913) 262-9600
Drury Inn Merriam/Shawnee Mission9009 W Shawnee Mission PkwyMission, KS2.5 mi.(913) 236-9200
Bed & Breakfast
Barbara's 'otel Euro Style Bed And Breakfast2000 ClayNorth Kansas City, MO12.1 mi.(816) 221-6544

Overland Park 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 38°F 19°F 1.26 in. -
February 44°F 25°F 1.27 in. -
March 56°F 34°F 2.74 in. -
April 66°F 44°F 3.78 in. -
May 75°F 54°F 5.41 in. -
June 84°F 63°F 5.22 in. -
July 89°F 68°F 4.03 in. -
August 87°F 66°F 3.56 in. -
September 80°F 58°F 4.69 in. -
October 69°F 47°F 3.48 in. -
November 53°F 34°F 2.97 in. -
December 42°F 24°F 1.76 in. -

Overland Park Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Charles B Wheeler Downtown airport (MKC) located about 10 miles northeast of Overland Park in Kansas City, Missouri, the New Century Aircenter airport (IXD) located approximately 15 miles southwest of Overland Park in Olathe, Kansas, the Kansas City International airport (MCI) located roughly 21 miles north of Overland Park in Kansas City, Missouri, Forbes Field (FOE) located around 53 miles west of Overland Park in Topeka, Kansas, and finally the Rosecrans Memorial airport (STJ) located about 56 miles north of Overland Park in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Overland Park Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Worlds of FunKansas CityMO9.5 mi.
JeepersOlatheKS10.6 mi.
Water Parks
Oceans of FunKansas CityMO9.5 mi.
Golfland-Sunsplash ParkOlatheKS10.6 mi.
Jacomo Lake Water SlideBlue SpringsMO21.0 mi.
Golf Courses
Deer Creek Golf ClubOverland ParkKS 
Overland Park Golf ClubOverland ParkKS 
St Andrews Golf ClubOverland ParkKS 
Ironhorse Golf ClubLeawoodKS3.6 mi.
Falcon Ridge Golf CourseLenexaKS3.9 mi.
Falcon Valley Golf CourseLenexaKS3.9 mi.
Smileys Executive Golf ClubLenexaKS3.9 mi.
Tomahawk Hills Golf CourseShawneeKS4.8 mi.
Blue River Golf AcademyKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Dubs Dread Golf ClubKansas CityKS9.2 mi.
Fred Arbanas Golf Course at Longview LakeKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Hodge Park Golf CourseKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Minor Park Golf CourseKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Painted Hills Golf CourseKansas CityKS9.2 mi.
Royal Meadows Golf CourseKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Shoal Creek Golf CourseKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Swope Memorial Golf CourseKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Teetering Rocks Executive LinksKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Timber Ridge Golf ParkKansas CityMO9.2 mi.
Grand Summit Golf & Country ClubGrandviewMO10.3 mi.
Heritage Park Golf CourseOlatheKS10.3 mi.
Lakeside Hills Golf CourseOlatheKS10.3 mi.
Prairie Highlands Golf CourseOlatheKS10.3 mi.
River Oaks Golf ClubGrandviewMO10.3 mi.
Sunflower Hills Golf CourseBonner SpringsKS12.2 mi.
Eagles Landing Golf Course Of BeltonBeltonMO14.1 mi.
Southview Golf ClubBeltonMO14.1 mi.
Oak Country ClubDe SotoKS15.6 mi.
Drumm Farm Golf CourseIndependenceMO15.8 mi.
Rockwood Golf ClubIndependenceMO15.8 mi.
State Parks
Shawnee Mission State ParkKS4.3 mi. 
Leavenworth County State ParkKS27.4 mi. 
Weston Bend State ParkMO30.1 mi. 
Clinton State ParkKS35.1 mi. 
Watkins Mill State ParkMO36.3 mi. 
John Brown State ParkKS36.6 mi. 
Miami County State ParkKS39.4 mi. 
Shawnee Mission State Historic SiteFairwayKS3.5 mi.(History)
Johnson County Museum of HistoryShawneeKS4.9 mi.(History)
1950s All-Electric Model HouseShawneeKS4.9 mi.(Technology)
Children's Museum of Kansas CityKansas CityKS9.4 mi.(Children's)
Grinter Place State Historic SiteKansas CityKS9.4 mi.(History)
Kansas City MuseumKansas CityMO9.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Kemper Museum of Contemporary ArtKansas CityMO9.5 mi.(Art)
Nelson-Atkins Museum of ArtKansas CityMO9.5 mi.(Art)
Truman Library & MuseumIndependenceMO15.6 mi.(History)
Lanesfield School Historic SiteEdgertonKS23.6 mi.(History)
University of Kansas Museum of AnthropologyLawrenceKS30.3 mi.(History)
University of Kansas Natural History MuseumLawrenceKS30.3 mi.(Science)
Spencer Museum of ArtLawrenceKS30.3 mi.(Art)
Constitution Hall State Historic SiteLecomptonKS39.1 mi.(History)
Kansas Museum of HistoryTopekaKS54.3 mi.(History)
Marais des Cygnes Massacre State Historic SitePleasantonKS55.6 mi.(History)
Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic SitePleasantonKS55.6 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Kansas City Zoological GardensKansas CityMO9.5 mi.
Topeka Zoological ParkTopekaKS54.3 mi.
Emporia ZooEmporiaKS90.8 mi.
Sunset Zoological ParkManhattanKS102.9 mi.

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