Welcome to Olathe!
Once a major stop for explorers along the famous Santa Fe Trail, Olathe, KS, is now an extraordinary town rich with history and culture. Named for the Shawnee word for “beautiful,” Olathe’s gorgeous rolling hills and lush green scenery certainly live up to the name.
There’s endless fun, whether you prefer sipping drinks and admiring art, teeing up for a round of golf or making a splash at the water park. Spend a weekend perusing some of the best restaurants, shopping, attractions and events in Kansas, or extend your stay and discover the historic charm and modern luxury of scenic hiking trails, live entertainment and thrilling family attractions.
From Lake Olathe to historic downtown, there’s a little bit of something for everyone.