The last days of summer have arrived. Before you know it, cooler temperatures will keep your family indoors until spring arrives. Enjoy the warmer weather while it lasts by going on these family-friendly Kansas City day trips.
Just 50 miles east of Olathe Ford, Powell Gardens in Kansas City offers the perfect day trip for those looking to unwind and enjoy nature’s miraculous beauty. From the indoor conservatory to the Rock and Waterfall garden, this 915-acre paradise is blooming with flora of all varieties that will catch the eye and tickle the nose. The last days of blooming are here, so remember to stop and smell the roses at Powell Gardens.
Nothing says summer like a day at the lake with friends and family. Lake Jacomo on the southeast edge of the Kansas City metropolitan area is the quintessential summer swimming hole. Just 50 minutes from Olathe, the lake has an array of activities for your adventurous family, from windsurfing to sailing. See one of the famous Lake Jacomo sailboat regattas, in which a colorful stream of boats sets sail across the water. Pack some food, load the cooler with drinks, and come say “goodbye” to summer.
For a great family vehicle to take on a road trip in the Kansas City area, come find a new or used Ford at Olathe Ford.