Want To Get Away? 5 Great Road Trip Getaways

Happy Summer! Do you like road trips? We sure do! Kansas City is within striking distance of some truly sweet destinations! Read on to find our favorites.

Ultimate Taco Trail: Better fuel up ahead of your trip. Nothing beats a good taco, and Kansas City boats a number of fine eateries! Check out Kansas City Taco Market in Rivermarket, where they specialize in off-the-wall taco flavors. Then, head on over Mission Taco, which features family-style serving! If you’re still hungry, end your day at El Fagon. Delicious

Shawnee Mission Park Waterfall: This breathtaking spot boasts plenty of well-maintained trails good for hours of exploration. If you are there during the summer, then be prepared for the deafening power of the waterfall. Other times of the year, it may be mostly frozen. Consider taking a camera and visiting every season, to photograph the changes!

Maple Woods Natural Area: Need a walk, but don’t want to take all day? This is a 1-mile loop that is perfect for those of us who want to enjoy the outdoors at a more relaxed pace. Relax and consider walking in meditative silence to take in all the details of this lovely trail.

Overland Park Arboretum: Flower lovers, this is the place for you! Visit this stunning arboretum to glimpse the gorgeous flora. Stop to smell the scents of the luscious blooms and take a moment to relax and enjoy it.

Smithville Lake: If you want to take a nice walk, this park has over 25 miles of trails. Best of all, they’re ADA accessible, making it easy for the disabled or elderly to enjoy the peace of the lake. Take a trail out to enjoy the view and allow the serenity of your natural surroundings to overtake you!

Well, folks, that’s all for this month. Before heading out on any great adventure, let I-70 Auto Service give your vehicle a tuneup and check for any major repairs. Let’s get you on your way...