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 to preview your lodging options.

Sweet & Treats

There’s nothing better than a great cup of coffee and a snack for a road trip. You can find some of Olathe’s best snacks and treats at Sylas and Maddy’s Homemade Ice Cream, Sweet Thang Cafe, and Park Street Pastry. The best lattes and drip coffees can be found at Pour Coffeehouse, Sweet Tee’s Coffee Shop, and Apogee Coffee. Want to try something different? We recommend the Wee Naughty Latte at Sweet Tee’s Coffee Shop or the homemade pop tarts from Pour Coffeehouse! 

Perfect Picnic Spots

Many Olathe restaurants are still available for curbside pickup! Grab your dinner by carryout or at curbside, and head out for a family picnic at one of Olathe’s many picnic spots. For Lake views, head to Lake Olathe or Cedar Lake. Looking for spread out land and gorgeous views? Head to Heritage Park or Ernie Miller Nature Center. How about dining on a farm? Head to Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm during their operating hours to picnic and then visit with their horses, goats, and chickens.

Historic Adventures

Learning on a road trip in Olathe can be fun, too. The Kansas City Automotive Museum rotates exhibits monthly, so there is always something new to see. The Museum for Deaf History, Arts & Culture offers an opportunity to learn about the rich heritage and experience of being deaf. This museum offers free admission. Also, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm is a step back in time to the 1860s. Learn about farming, living history, and the animals on the farm while you are there.  With an indoor museum and outdoor grounds and barns to explore, there is plenty of space to spread out and enjoy.

Other Family Adventures

Whether you want to bowl, play arcade games, or grab a delicious lunch, Mission Bowl or Main Event Entertainment offers it all. Climb a wall or try your hand at bouldering at ROKC Rock Climbing Gym, or take a painting class at Pinot’s Palette.