Fall is finally here! If you are anything like us, we love this time of year. The season of football games, chili cook-offs, cozy sweaters and boots, beautiful trees of golds and reds and limitless fun activities for everyone to enjoy! With that in mind, we have put together this ultimate guide of Kansas City’s best fall activities that are not only fun but also allow for social distancing.
Visiting a local pumpkin patch is an activity that offers something for everyone! Enjoy the scenic drive out of the city to visit life on the farm. Many Kansas City pumpkin patches offer hayrides around the property where you can spot the perfect pumpkin to take home. You can grab a quick snack and some delicious apple cider to enjoy while you watch the kids enjoy the outdoor playgrounds, corn pits and various arts and crafts. If you are looking for a challenge, take a walk through one of the many corn mazes the city has to offer. Here are a few of our favorite spots:
Powell Pumpkin Patch, Louisburg, KS – attractions include pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, nature trail & playground.
Louisburg Cider Mill, Louisburg, KS – attractions include pumpkin patch, country store, corn maze, hayrides, corn pit, giant trampoline, outdoor playground, bee hive exhibit & more!
Carolyn’s Country Cousins, Liberty, MO – attractions include large pumpkin patch, train rides, pig races, petting farm, carousel, giant trampoline, corn pit, pumpkin launcher & more!
KC Pumpkin Patch, Olathe, KS – attractions include pumpkin patch, ninja course, human foosball, farm animals, apple cannons, ziplines & swings, slides and tractor play sets and much more!
Johnson Farms, Belton, MO – attractions include large pumpkin patch, apple and veggie picking, farm animals, corn maze, obstacle course, barnyard arcade, truck playground, rock climbing wall & slides and more!
The fall season means its nearly Halloween! There is nothing more fitting for the season than visiting a haunted house. Whether you are looking for a big theatrical scare or to play ghost hunter and catch a real ghost, this list will give you an unforgettable experience. Here are some of the scariest venues that will surely make you shake in your boots.
- Edge of Hell Haunted House, 1300 W 12th St, Kansas City
- Beast Haunted House, 1401 W 13th St, Suite B, Kansas City
- ExiledKC Haunted House, 12829 Loring Rd, Bonner Springs, KS
Looking to learn a little KC history and go on a ghost tour? Here are some of our favorite places to visit.
- John Wornall House, 6115 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO
- Sallie’s House, 508 N. 2nd, Atchison, KS
- 1859 Jail Museum, 217 North Main St., Independence, MO
- Glore Psychiatric Museum, 3406 Frederick Ave, St. Joseph, MO
As the temperatures cool and the leaves change color, fall is the perfect time to visit a winery! Many KC wineries even offer a bit of a fall twist with fun activities for the kiddos, pumpkins for purchase, or even a paranormal experience. Here are a few of our favorites to add to your list.
Belvoir Winery, 1325 Odd Fellows Rd, Liberty, MO – book a weekend at KC’s most historic winery. Enjoy dinner with their large selection of wine, attend a paranormal investigation and even stay the night in one of their luxurious suites at The Inn.
Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery, 29725 Somerset Rd, Paola, KS – enjoy beautiful rolling hills while tasting wine. This vineyard is picnic friendly, has tons of outdoor seating and features live musicians for your entertainment!
KC Wine Co., 13875 S. Gardner Rd., Olathe, KS – This winery is all about selection! Their menu includes a wide variety of wines and ciders. For anyone looking for a memorable fall experience, this location provides just that. Their events calendar is chalked full of festivities for all ages.
Jowler Creek. 16905 Jowler Creek, Platte City, MO – If you are looking for live music, hayrides and award-winning wine, this winery is a must-see. You can shop merch, taste wine and enjoy the atmosphere at this Missouri winery.
Riverwood Winery, 22200 MO-45, Rushville, MO – This winery it situated in the scenic Missouri River Bluff wine country. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors while you hike or birdwatch. They offer gourmet foods as well as whiskey in addition to their large selection of wines. This winery has “peace and serenity” written all over it.
Enjoy A Day of Wine Tours in Weston, Missouri
Whether you live in Kansas City or are just visiting, the town of Weston is an absolute must-see, must-do! This city is rich in history with a huge selection of shops, wineries and other beautiful historical sites.
Vox Vineyards, 1099 Welt St., Weston, MO – With over thirty grape varieties, you will find something for everyone in your group!
Pirtle Winery, 502 Spring Street, Weston, MO – taste some award-winning wines on your next visit to the historic Weston. Spend the afternoon enjoying their beautiful wine garden, purchase a picnic basket packed with goodies or bring a small group for a tasting event.
Weston Wine Company, 540 Main St., Weston, MO – This winery hosts tons of events and special tastings for groups, large and small. Taste a variety of wines paired perfectly with delectable eats and even get a tarot reading. At this winery, you could get a sneak peak into the new year!
Now that you are up to speed on all there is to do in Kansas City this fall season, let Overland Chauffeured Services help make your experience even more special! Whether you are enjoying these events as a couple, with some friends or bringing the kiddos along, Overland’s fleet selection can accommodate you. So, does that mean you don’t have to worry about gassing up the car, over-crowded parking lots or tasting a few too many delicious vinos to drive home? Absolutely, we’ve got you covered! Give us a call and book your transportation today! We are standing by, ready to help you enjoy this fall season in Kansas City.
Author: Emily Young, Overland Chauffeured Services