Looking for a perfect family-friendly get away that’s close to the city but far from the hustle and bustle? Shawnee is your best bet! Offering history, parks, dining, coffee shops, breweries and more, it makes for the perfect home base when visiting the Kansas City area!

Only 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City OR Lawrence, KS, Shawnee offers great access with three major highways (I-435, Shawnee Mission Parkway and K-7) running through it and 2 major highways (I-70 and I-35) just minutes outside of its borders.

A revitalized downtown offers dining, theatre, breweries, a historical attraction and more! Coming for a sports tournament at our facilities? Stay at one of 4 hotels just down the road right next to I-435! is your perfect resource for all things Shawnee!


Region:  Northeast

Contact Name:  Beth Ansell

Phone:  (913) 631-6545

Website:  Visit Shawnee