"It is the social climber suburb" Top 5 Page for this destination Overland Park by BruceDunning
Overland Park Travel Guide: 81 reviews and 160 photos
There is a good climate overall in this area, not too hot or cold for too long. Kansas City is a slower city than bigger metro areas, and that is good. It covers a very large radius, though and 70 miles around the perimeter. Good road system to get around, but virtually no public transport worth mentioning.
This is the downtown city market-an eclectic mix of people and foods. It used to be controlled by the Italians (good people and hard working) but now Vietnamese seem to be the main vendors and the Mennonites, all good people trying to make a living off the land.
Try Woodswether CAfe in the Bottoms area where all old and closed buildings remain. It used to be the stockyard for cattle slaughter and hard trades.
- Pros:Easy to get around the city
- Cons:The KC downtown keeps deteriorating but turning around
- In a nutshell:The Kansas side gets the benefit of yuppy-and KC tries
The main street being Metcalf runs through the middle of the city for about 12 miles; the length of the city limits. It... more travel advice
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