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Overland Park Shopping

Overland Park offers many shopping options, from exclusive stores to discount retailers. The are only two enclosed shopping malls but for sure they will have everything you can possible need or desire. The Oak Park Mall, located at 11461 West 95th Street, offers several renowned department stores, such as, Dillards, J.C. Penny, The Jones Store and Nordstrom and more than 185 specialty shops. It also has many fantastic restaurants and for your convenience there are comfort zones where you can relax after a long day shopping. For more information, visit: http://www.thenewoakparkmall.com.

The Metcalf South Shopping Center, located at 95th Street & Metcalf, also offers a great shopping experience with many stores to choose from, including the Jones Store Company and Sears. And if you are looking for bargains, make sure and you visit the many discount and outlet stores this city has to offer, such as, Marshall's, TJ Maxx, Stein Mart, J.C Penny Outlet, Olathe Boot Factory Store and many more. .

If you visit the city during the months of April till October 30 make sure you stop by at the Downtown Overland Park Farmer's Market, located between 79th and 80th street off Marty. Finally, no visit is completed without purchasing souvenirs of the city, Kansas Sampler, located at 9548 Antioch, offers regional gifts that promotes the area.

Overland Park Activities

Build a Bear Workshop Not only kids love this incredible interactive store but people of all ages enjoy this totally unique place. The idea is to create your own stuffed animal, where you begin by choosing a teddy bear of your choice. Later you proceed to hear it (you can record your own voice or someone else), stuff, stitch, fluff, name, dress and finally take home. You definitely must bring your children to this magical retail store located at Oak Park Mall and even get creative yourself! .

Incred-a-Bowl Family Fun Center This bowling center was created with the idea to provide entertainment for the whole family in a secure, clean and fun environment. The area is 65,000 square-foot and has 40 lanes of bowling, an indoor mini-golf, laser tag and much more. There are two snack bars and other catering facilities and the center is ideal for celebrating Birthday parties. Special tournaments and PBA events are also held here. Come, spoil your children's and discover this incredible place located at 8500 W. 151st Street. .

Bump City If your children are between the ages of 4 and 12 they will love to explore this exceptional and colorful indoor play area, located inside Great American Gymnastics Express at 9063 Bond. Bump City consists of in-ground trampolines, rope swings (one is over a foam-filled pit), a 12-foot rock-climbing wall, zip line, a maze, tunnels, slides, and other obstacle courses. If by chance your child is having a birthday during your visit to this city you definitely should come and celebrate his or her birthday party here. The center also offers group activities, such as, field trips, private parties and banquets, as well as summer programs. For more information, phone: (913) 438-4444

Overland Park Restaurants and Bars

Overland Park Restaurants

Dick Clark's American Bandstand Grill This popular restaurant offers casual dining with a complete memorabilia from Dick Clark's personal collection of music history. The restaurant is open daily and is located at 10975 Metcalf Ave. For more information, phone: (913) 451-1600 or visit the official web site of Dick Clark Productions to learn more about this artist: http://www.dickclarkproductions.com

Santa Fe Café This casual café is known as being 'as comfortable as your kitchen at home' but even better because you don't have to do the cooking. The menu features biscuits and gravy and the environment is quiet nice and interesting as the walls are decorated with classic western art. The café is located on the historic Santa Fe Trail, specifically at 9946 Santa Fe Dr. And if you are needing some help preparing a delicious meal for friends and family, catering and banquet facilities are available, just phone: (913) 648-5402 or visit http://www.sfcafe.com and the staff here will be happy to manage your event.

B.D.'s Mongolian Barbecue If you like Asian and Oriental cuisine, come to this delicious restaurant where you can create your own stir-fry. A variety of meats, vegetables, sauces and spices will be awaiting for you and afterwards you can watch your selection of food being grilled in front of your eyes. It gets even better, you can have seconds or even thirds because the restaurant is all you can eat. Open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Fridays and Saturdays till 11pm. Location: 11836 W. 95th, Overland Park, KS 66214.

Panera Bread This delicious bakery and café offers so many options of pastries, sweets, breads and bagels, you will want to come back every day. There is also a wide selection of soups, sandwiches and gourmet salads along with many beverages. Don't think about it twice and come to Panera Bread located at 11022 Metcalf Ave. or visit the official web site: http://www.panerabread.com and confirm with your own senses how good these bagels look!

Overland Park children's activities

Build a Bear Workshop Not only kids love this incredible interactive store but people of all ages enjoy this totally unique place. The idea is to create your own stuffed animal, where you begin by choosing a teddy bear of your choice. Later you proceed to hear it (you can record your own voice or someone else), stuff, stitch, fluff, name, dress and finally take home. You definitely must bring your children to this magical retail store located at Oak Park Mall and even get creative yourself! .

Incred-a-Bowl Family Fun Center This bowling center was created with the idea to provide entertainment for the whole family in a secure, clean and fun environment. The area is 65,000 square-foot and has 40 lanes of bowling, an indoor mini-golf, laser tag and much more. There are two snack bars and other catering facilities and the center is ideal for celebrating Birthday parties. Special tournaments and PBA events are also held here. Come, spoil your children's and discover this incredible place located at 8500 W. 151st Street. .

Bump City If your children are between the ages of 4 and 12 they will love to explore this exceptional and colorful indoor play area, located inside Great American Gymnastics Express at 9063 Bond. Bump City consists of in-ground trampolines, rope swings (one is over a foam-filled pit), a 12-foot rock-climbing wall, zip line, a maze, tunnels, slides, and other obstacle courses. If by chance your child is having a birthday during your visit to this city you definitely should come and celebrate his or her birthday party here. The center also offers group activities, such as, field trips, private parties and banquets, as well as summer programs. For more information, phone: (913) 438-4444

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