The Campus RV Park
Located in the heart of historical Independence, Missouri, the Campus RV Park is situated on 17 acres of gently sloping suburban land just a half dozen miles east of downtown Kansas City, and is very nearby to some of the best attractions in the greater KC area. The park is open all year round and offers big rig friendly pull through sites with concrete pads and picnic tables. The sites include a full range of hookups from 30 to 50 amp electric, water, sewer, and free wifi. Roads throughout the park are paved to allow for smoother access, and there is plenty of grass between sites for kids to play. Pets are welcomed, but they must be leashed when not inside the fenced dog run. Some of the facilities include restrooms with hot showers, a nice clean laundry, a recycle container for metal, paper and plastic, and a recreation field. Management is friendly and helpful, and lives on site. This is a great little park, especially for an overnight stay.
Kansas City Automotive Museum
If you are a car buff and you are in the Kansas City area, then a smart choice for you is the Kansas City Automotive Museum. What began as an idea by a group of car enthusiasts soon turned into a reality for the Kansas City car community. Two years of grassroots marketing and four awards later, the Kansas City Automotive Museum received its first major donation from a private donor, making the long awaited museum possible. The idea of an automotive museum in Kansas City makes a lot of sense for car enthusiasts.The Kansas City area is home to major automotive and motorcycle manufacturing, racing and a vibrant collector community. They have a long, storied and proud automotive heritage that needs to be preserved and celebrated. The museum highlights significant Kansas City automotive history such as 1965 Le Mans winner Masten Gregory (the "Kansas City Flash"), the Ford Winchester Plant, and Greenlease Cadillac. In addition, the Kansas City Automotive Museum hosts car club meetings and special events throughout the year.
Kansas City East/Oak Grove KOA
Oak Grove, MO
If you want to explore the heartland of America, come to Kansas City East/Oak Grove KOA. This RV park is situated in Kansas City, Missouri, and there is plenty to do on site, as well as in the surrounding area. To make your visit perfect, the site has full hookups. If you don't feel like venturing from the site, take advantage of the jump pad, the swimming pool, mini golf, horseshoes, volleyball, and basketball. Keep fit while having fun. For something different, visit the Horseshoe Creek Mine on site. Here you can pan for gems, fossils, and arrowheads. Your kids will love it. If you fancy venturing further afield, why not visit the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, or if cars excite you, go to the Kansas Speedway. If you have kids, they will love the LEGOLAND Discovery Center. All members of the family can enjoy Kansas City Zoo and the Sea Life Aquarium. Kansas City also has great shops and lots of places to eat out.
Clinton State Park
If you are interested in boating and fishing, head over to the Clinton State Park in Lawrence, Kansas, with your RV. Even if you're not keen on watersports, this is still a great place to go. You get full hookup, WiFi, and cable TV. The bathrooms here are large and clean, and you get picnic tables on your site. The sites are wide so you get plenty of space between you and your neighbours, and there are trees for shade. There is plenty to do on site if you don't want to go out. You get both waterfront and pool access, there is a trail to hike along, which takes you to the lake, and there is a playground for the kids as well as a pet area. If you want to venture further afield, you are just 17 miles from the city of Lawrence, where you can shop until you drop. There are also plenty of restaurants here, from fast food to fine dining. Massachusetts Street is the place to go for great shops and restaurants. If you are a history buff, why not visit the Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum.
Blue Springs, Missouri Campground
Lee's Summit, MO
Blue Springs, Missouri Campground is in Blue Springs, Missouri, a city about 20 miles east of Kansas City, Missouri. The campground is clean and nicely landscaped. There are 82 campsites on the premises. Full hookups are available on 30 of the sites while 13 sites have electric and water. Ten sites have only electric. There is an attendant on duty at all time. The showers and restrooms are excellent and available for registered guests. The park also provides ice, firewood, picnic tables, laundry, grills, and a playground. There are excellent recreational facilities in the area including lakes, marinas, and public swimming beaches. The golf courses in the area are outstanding. There are also hiking and biking trails for some relaxing time in the outdoors. Anglers will find fishing holes with the chance of a delicious fish dinner at the end of the day. The proximity of Kansas City provides endless opportunities for an enjoyable camping trip.
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, KS
The museum is known for its neoclassical architecture and extensive Asian, European and American collections, you can see prominent photography from artists such as Andy Warhol or view the Hallmark Collection of photos. There is 6,100 square feet, of Native American art to admire as well. You can also enjoy fresh air and the sculpture park where famous sculptures such as Auguste Rodin?s the Thinker and many more can be viewed.
The Burr Oak Woods
Blue Springs, MO
The Burr Oak Woods is a wonderful place for visitors in Blue Springs, Missouri. The park has received many enthusiastic reviews from recent visitors. The park is especially popular with bird watching enthusiasts from near and far. There is a nature center in the park with an indoor bird viewing area that is listed by the Audubon Society of Missouri on the Conservation Area Bird List. The park includes several demonstration sites with glades, savannas, woodland natural community restorations, and much more. Demonstrations provided show how tree harvesting and thinning improves forest health and wildlife habitat. In addition, visitors have the chance to use interactive, hands-on displays and exhibits. There is a 3,000 gallon aquarium, an indoor wildlife viewing room, and interpretive exhibits on the fish, forests, and aquatic habitats of Missouri. Hikers will enjoy the six hiking trails, and nature lovers will enjoy the scenic limestone outcrops throughout the woods. As people drive through the area, there is a good chance they will view deer, turkeys, and other wildlife in their natural habitats.
Kansas City, KS
Home to the world?s tallest water slide visitors can face their fear of heights or simply enjoy the interconnected river system that takes you through rapids, currents, and tidal waves. You can ride the wave on the Boogie Bahn surf ride. And there are many activities for little kids such as 13 mini slides. You can relax on beaches or private cabanas, and enjoy a swim up refreshment bar.