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Fourth Fridays are back!

Fourth Fridays are back in the heart of downtown Olathe. Join us for all four events at the intersection of Park and Cherry streets. This year promises tons of fun for the entire family! From food trucks and live bands to a beer garden and kids activities, there’ll be plenty to do so be sure… Read more »

Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center, An Oasis in the Suburbs

By Andrea Joslin, Outdoor Education Manager Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center is a great way to escape the daily grind and get reconnected to nature. Surrounded by retail shops, homes, a busy road, and ball fields, the park is a little nature oasis in the suburbs. When you walk down into the valley of… Read more »

Outdoor Road Trip

      Olathe, Kansas is home to so many great outdoor activities! Whether you want to hike miles of trails, sip wine in a vineyard, or kayak in a lake, Olathe is always all in for going all out.   Lake Olathe Whether you want to kayak across the lake, hike the trails or… Read more »

Family Road Trip

      If your family is looking for a fun summer escape, Olathe, KS may be the perfect road trip getaway.     Family Friendly Accomodations  Olathe is home to a variety of accommodations all conveniently located near fun activities and delicious food. Check out http://ow.ly/MAfg50zQkPB to preview your lodging options. Sweet & Treats There’s… Read more »

Olathe Road Trip

  Planning on hitting the road in the Midwest? Make it a trip to remember.  Whether you’re travelling across the beautiful state of Kansas or going across the state lines, we welcome you in Olathe for a once-in-a-lifetime road trip.  Want to make the most of your trip? Check out these tips! 1. Plan ahead … Read more »

Mahaffie Virtual Tour

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Virtual Tour Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm might be closed this month, but social distancing does not me you can’t learn and explore virtually! Enjoy these virtual tours of Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm’s museum, stagecoach, the Mahaffie house, and the basement stagecoach stop.   Museum     Mahaffie House… Read more »

Wild West Days

Wild West Days October 12-13 at Mahaffie Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm has moved Wild West Days to October! The cooler weather will allow for some harvest activities, perhaps enabling the farmer and cowboy to be friends, but we’re not making any promises.  No registration is required for this special event. Parking is available at… Read more »

Olathe Coffee Shops

If someone is thinking of their favorite places to grab a cup of joe, they probably don’t think of heading to Olathe.  That is why we are here to change that and tell you about a few hidden gems around town that you won’t want to miss! Sweet Tee’s Whether you are meeting a client,… Read more »