Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Shawnee

Learn about the unique charm of Shawnee with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, cycling and cafes attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. Kansas Speedway and Legends Outlets Kansas City are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Shawnee

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Shawnee has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kansas City Zoo (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Worlds of Fun (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Tomahawk Hills Golf Course (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Falcon Valley Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Schlitterbahn (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Kansas City Schlitterbahn Waterpark (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shawnee

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Shawnee is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • City Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Jacob Loose Memorial Park (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Loose Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Mill Creek Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Southmoreland Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shawnee

The nearest airport is in Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), located 19.8 mi (31.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Shawnee?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 274 holiday lettings near Shawnee. From 173 Houses to 88 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shawnee for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shawnee?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shawnee:

  • Midtown - Westport: 154 holiday homes
  • South Kansas City: 55 holiday homes
  • Plaza Area: 105 holiday homes
  • Rosedale: 50 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 34 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shawnee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shawnee. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mid-America Sports Complex: 306 holiday lettings
  • Tomahawk Hills Golf Course: 311 holiday lettings
  • Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City: 322 holiday lettings
  • Johnson County Museum: 320 holiday lettings
  • Medicine's Hall of Fame and Museum: 284 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shawnee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shawnee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 173 Houses in Shawnee. Our other popular types of Shawnee holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shawnee?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Shawnee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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