Fun in the Sun: Best Places for Outdoor Play in KC


Ready. Set. Go! Fresh air and room to roam awaits you at the unique play spaces across Kansas City. KC is full of great spots for kids of all ages to enjoy a day of play outdoors. Many have accessible features with inclusive recreation spaces for all. Go Explore KC has created the free Fun in the Sun Tour on highlighting some of the top-rated playgrounds and free outdoor attractions across Kansas City.

Liberty to Lee’s Summit, Olathe to Blue Springs, and many points between, Go Explore KC has built this tour to discover new play places and bust the boredom for kids (and parents) this summer. And the best part? It’s free! Pack a picnic, load up the car and start exploring.

With 10 locations on the Go Explore KC Fun in the Sun Tour, you can plan a new adventure every week. Plus, Go Explore KC offers a bonus: check-in at from each site you visit to earn a passport stamp. When you collect five stamps, you earn a reward. Take the family out for a day of fun, free play with the Go Explore KC Fun in the Sun Tour today! 

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Discover Kansas City with the Go Explore KC Digital Passport Program on your mobile phone. A paper-free passport at your fingertips anywhere, anytime. Simply sign up, turn on mobile location services, and start your tour! Follow the prompts on your mobile at each tour location you visit to earn a stamp. Earn at least five stamps to win a prize!  Sign Up as a Go Explore KC Club Member and unlock exclusive tours, special BOGO offers, free perks and prizes.