The One Town Near Kansas City That’s So Perfectly Midwestern

What does it really mean to be Midwestern? Some say if you bump into them and they say “ope,” that’s all you need to confirm it. Sometimes you can see the Midwest in a person directly, but other times it’s spread around town like whipped cream on pie. This town near Kansas City is the perfect little Midwestern hot spot we all love to visit.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Here’s a map if you’ve never been nearby. Otherwise, just take I-70 west out of Kansas City and take the exit to US-73, heading north until you reach town. Happy trails!

While you’re headed out of KC, you should check out this restaurant in Gower, Missouri that makes carrot cake you’ll fall in love with.