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Check out this list of attractions and things to do in the northland!

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  1. Practice your best jumping moves at Above All Trampoline Park

  2. Pick a bushel of apples at Alldredge Orchard

  3. Catch a new release with friends at AMC Theaters

  4. Try your luck on the slots at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City

  5. Swim at the large 50-meter Anita Gorman Pool designed for recreational and competitive swimming

  6. Create a handmade work of art for your home at AR Workshop

  7. Bring your best poker face and play at Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa

  8. Enjoy peace and tranquility at the various exhibits and garden at Atkins-Johnson Farm & Museum

  9. Watch a move in MX4D or ScreenX at B&B Theaters in Liberty

  10. Camp at Basswood Resort in Platte City

  11. Take a haunted tour or enjoy a glass of wine Belvoir Winery

  12. Bring your appetite for beer and BBQ at The Big Rip Brewing Company

  13. Challenge your friends to a game of pool at Brass Rail

  14. Crack open a cold one with friends at Calibration Brewery

  15. Pick a pumpkin, ride the kiddie rides, and pet the animals at Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch

  16. Dine at Captains Corner, and get your photo taken at the large lawn chair at Captains Corner in Paradise, Missouri

  17. Play pickleball and eat some delicious food at Chicken N Pickle

  18. Enjoy pints and ciders on the patio at Cinder Block Brewery

  19. Learn basic and advanced training at Claycomo Shooters Indoor Range and Gun Store

  20. Explore the best of the Northland Community Centers – Kansas City, Riverside, Gladstone, Liberty, YMCA, Excelsior Springs, North Kansas City, Line Creek, Platte County South, Platte County South, Claycomo

  21. Enjoy live jazz music, poetry, and live performances at the Corbin Theater in Liberty

  22. Cool off in the summer with the many interactive water features at Dagg Park

  23. Test your disc golf skills at the Disc Golf course at Hobby Hill

  24. Experience classic, retro arcade games, pinball, skee-ball, and delicious eats and drinks at Draftcade

  25. Pick up a pickleball paddle, slide down the 3-story slide and play at E.H. Young Riverfront Park

  26. Scare your friends on a ghost tour at The Elms Hotel and Spa

  27. Jog along the river and take in the beautiful sights at English Landing Park

  28. Invite your best friends to drink, eat and tour the best of Excelsior Springs on the Excelsior Springs Trolley

  29. Learn about the Father of Kansas City, Francois Chouteau, and the Native Americans who founded Kansas City at the Francois Chouteau and Native American Heritage Fountain

  30. Gather friends for a unique wine experience in the region’s only wine cave at Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery

  31. Sip on wines, sangrias and mimosas at Four Horses and a Dog Winery

  32. Celebrate fall with a family outing at the Fun Farm in Kearney

  33. Come play all the fun kid games at Fun Run Kansas City

  34. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a theater in the park performance and live music at Gladstone Amphitheater

  35. Try your luck at Galactic, glow in the dark bowling at Gladstone Bowl

  36. Discover the site of the first spring and medicinal mineral water at Hall of Waters Visitors Center

  37. Catch a live concert at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah’s NKC Hotel & Casino

  38. Practice your golf swing at Hodge Park Golf Complex

  39. Taste some delicious spirits at Holladay Distillery

  40. Tag your friends at underground recreation fields at Jaegers Laser Tag in Kansas City’s oldest limestone mines

  41. Splatter your friends at paintball at Jaegers Subsurface Paintball at their underground and outdoor fields

  42. Walk where Jesse James walked at Jesse James Farm and Bank Museum where the first bank robbed in daylight occurred in the U.S.

  43. Tour the vineyards and take in a concert over wine at Jowler Creek Winery

  44. Bring your own food and beverage and learn how to play croquet at Kactus Creek Croquet Club

  45. Laugh until your belly aches at the KC Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theater

  46. Enjoy concerts, outdoor movies and theater in the park at the Kearney Amphitheater

  47. Relax and reflect while enjoying high quality, affordable, hand crafted wines at Ladoga Ridge Winery in Smithville

  48. Enjoy live music, festivals, and other fun events at Linden Square

  49. Try a little moonshine at Clay County’s first small batch, handcrafted, moonshine distillery at Little Platte Distillery

  50. Create custom craft projects at Lost Arts

  51. Treat the entire family to bowling, laser tag, arcade games and more at Main Event

  52. Sample some spirits of all kinds of unique, and fun flavors at McCormick on Main

  53. Bring the whole family – from babies to adults – and take a ride on the Miniature Railroad at Frank Vaydik Park

  54. Follow the path of the Monarch Migration Art Walk on the Line Creek Trail in Riverside 

  55. Enjoy Parkville’s exclusive golf course, The National designed by champion golfer Tom Watson, and the stunning vistas and rolling hills at the Deuce Golf Course

  56. Enjoy live Irish music, beverages and food in this impressive underground pub, O’Malley’s

  57. Slide, splash, chill and dine at Oceans of Fun Theme Park

  58. Enjoy a game of golf by the region’s largest lake at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex

  59. Play basketball, volleyball, baseball, or futsol at the Parkville Athletic Complex

  60. Play a round of mini golf and grab a scoop of Belfonte ice cream at Parkville Mini Golf

  61. Hike on the 115-acre wildlife preserve and education site at the Parkville Nature Sanctuary

  62. Learn how to shoot guns at the Parma Woods Shooting Range

  63. Slide, climb and swing on the large animals at Penguin Park

  64. Sip and paint with girlfriends at Pinot’s Palette

  65. Taste some of the northland’s best wines and enjoy live music at Pirtle Winery

  66. Grab your skateboard and at Platte City Skate Park featuring a back and forth run, quarter pipe, mini ramp and more

  67. Skateboard with friends on the ledges, stairs and rails at Pleasant Valley Skate Park

  68. Race your friends in go-karts, and enjoy the rides at Power Play

  69. Discover a sip of something new from the first Irish-American Distillery, and of Missouri Distillery of the Year 2016-2020 at Restless Spirits Distillery

  70. Play pond hockey, figure skate, or take skating lessons at The Rink at Burlington Creek

  71. Roller skate with friends or family at River Roll Skate Center

  72. Test your rock-climbing skills at RoKC

  73. Explore the world’s only known distillery in a cave, 65 feet underground at S.D. Strong Distilling

  74. Taste more than 75 wines, craft beers and curated spirits at Sail Away Wine bar

  75. Challenge your friends to a game of sand volleyball, and cool-off at this outdoor bar, The Sandbox

  76. Catch an old favorite flick or a new release with your favorite local beverage at Screenland Armour Theater

  77. Grab a few friends and play a round of golf at Shoal Creek Golf Course

  78. Picnic with the family, and enjoy the wildlife at this old town setting of the Shoal Creek Living History Museum

  79. Play pool, darts, and catch a sports game at Side Pockets

  80. Reserve your seat for dinner and a show at the Slightly Off Broadway Theater

  81. Boat, fish, sail or swim at Smithville Lake and take advantage of the wonderful marinas, campgrounds, trails, boat rentals and picnic shelters

  82. Tube or ski as a beginner, novice or expert at Snow Creek

  83. Cool off at one of the many swimming pools, water slides, and lazy river at The Springs Aquatic Center

  84. Play a round of golf at the championship style 18-hole course with a rustic clubhouse at Staley Farms Golf Club

  85. Grab your friends or coworkers at this next-generation golf entertainment venue, T-Shotz

  86. Take golf lessons, or play in a tournament at Tiffany Springs Golf Club

  87. Relax, unwind and fish at Tryst Falls in Excelsior Springs

  88. Book a team retreat at the Tucker Leadership Lab with a ropes course, grounds course and other activities to foster leadership and teambuilding experiences

  89. Learn about the story, history and major role TWA played in pioneering commercial aviation at the TWA Museum

  90. Take in a slice of their famous brick oven pizza and delicious wines at Van Till Farm Winery

  91. Take your pup out to Waggin’ Trail Off Leash Dog Park to enjoy a walking trail, agility course, tunnel runs and water fountains

  92. Sled down the best hills in the northland, or play disc golf at Water Works Park

  93. Step onto the grounds of the only 19th century textile mill in the country with its original machinery still intact at the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and Historic Site

  94. Bike, hike and take in the scenic river views at Weston Bend State Park

  95. Come thirsty, enjoy Scotch eggs and Bangers and Mash and take a tour of Weston Brewing Company

  96. Play with farm animals, pick pumpkins, and enjoy a hayride at the Weston Red Barn Farm

  97. Plan a birthday party or reunion at the Winnwood Roller Skating Rink

  98. Test your axe throwing skills at WoodChux Axe Throwing

  99. Ride the rollercoasters, thrill rides and more at Worlds of Fun

  100. Shop, dine, and explore all the fun activities with a date or group of friends at Zona Rosa

 

 

Each city and county also have their own list of things to do on their websites:

Clay County

Platte County

KCMO Parks & Rec

Smithville Parks & Rec

Gladstone Parks & Rec

North Kansas City Parks & Rec

Riverside Parks & Rec

Liberty Parks & Rec

Parkville Parks & Rec

Weston Parks & Rec

Missouri Department of Conservation

Greater Kansas City Region