Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Shawnee

Experience the unique character of Shawnee with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city's shopping, biking and cafés attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. Kansas Speedway and Legends Outlets Kansas City are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center.

Where to stay around Shawnee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 271 vacation rentals near Shawnee. From 173 Houses to 85 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shawnee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shawnee:

  • Downtown: 32 vacation rentals
  • West Plaza: 59 vacation rentals
  • Country Club Plaza: 110 vacation rentals
  • South Kansas City: 55 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Area: 111 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shawnee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shawnee. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tomahawk Hills Golf Course: 306 vacation rentals
  • Medicine's Hall of Fame and Museum: 278 vacation rentals
  • Mid-America Sports Complex: 300 vacation rentals
  • Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City: 316 vacation rentals
  • Johnson County Museum: 318 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shawnee?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 85 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shawnee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Shawnee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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