The Most Criminally Overlooked Town Near Kansas City And Why You Need To Visit

This little overlooked town runs just north of Kansas City and often gets left out when it comes to tourism in the area. It’s only about half an hour running north on I-29, but what are you missing out on? This small town with nearly 3,000 residents is full of character as well as a few fun things to do while you’re there. Let’s take a look!

Welcome to Platte City, where you’ll feel like you’re welcomed as soon as you arrive. It’s got such a small-town vibe that it’s impossible to feel crowded anywhere. It really is a relaxing change from the normally busy areas of the city.

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:

Doesn’t this sound like a fun day out? Here’s a map for convenience, if you’d like to plan your own trip to this amazing little town.

After your day out, why not check out some of this amazing Christmas lights road trip through KC that will light up your night?