Platte County

Enchanting, unspoiled Missouri beauty with the nearby urban benefits of Kansas City.

Welcome to Platte County 

 

Relax and unwind in the verdant countryside of Platte County. Here you’ll meet genial neighbors who value the simple things in life caring for one another. A microcosm of the traditional American experience, Platte County is the perfect playground for those seeking to explore the region’s stunning beauty and its many vibrant small businesses. While the booming metropolitan center of Kansas City is easily accessed from here, residents welcome a balanced lifestyle being the vibrant city and the tranquil suburbs. With so many options for dining, shopping, and entertainment, it’s clear why more people are considering Platte County an optimal place to raise a family. Whether you’re a new parent, a young professional, or a recent retiree, there’s something for you in Platte County, and there’s a wonderful host of people to welcome you in with warmth. 

What to Love

  • Incredible natural scenery
  • Genuine community-oriented neighbors
  • Exceptional outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Fashion-forward shopping and delicious dining options

Local Lifestyle 

People who call Platte County home are lucky enough to have a community of genuinely kind neighbors who welcome newcomers with open arms. Whether you’re bonding over the county’s delicious barbecue food or seeing one of your neighbors on a walkable tree-lined street in town, suburban warm-heartedness is a staple of Platte County communities. You’ll frequently see residents enjoying the exceptional outdoor recreation that the county has to offer. With many lush public green spaces for hiking and biking as well as peaceful secluded spaces for fishing like Bean Lake, Platte County accommodates a variety of outdoor interests for folks of all ages. So if you want the hustle and bustle of Kansas City, or if you’d rather relax the day away on your spacious property, Platte County can adapt to your needs.  

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Given its access to the many urban amenities of Kansas City, it's no surprise that shopping for gifts, clothing, and accessories is a breeze in Platte County. While big-box stores are a common feature in the metropolitan center, Platte County also has many charming small businesses and chic boutiques worth exploring for unique items. For a cool, curated vintage shopping experience, check out Cactus Creek in Weston. 

For an incredible locally-sourced lunch with homemade cheeses and amazing charcuterie boards, Green Dirt Farm provides a variety of award-winning meals that are good for you and the planet! If you’re sitting in, a local favorite is their delicious Reuben sandwich, but many residents will stop in to buy cheese in bulk for cooking at home. For a classic Kansas City barbecue experience, look no further than Tin Kitchen in Weston. You won’t regret it if you start your party off with their amazing pimento cheese dip, and be sure to consider their slow-smoked pulled pork and brisket as well. 

For coffee lovers, or those seeking a lovely morning tea and a pastry, Platte County has a variety of fantastic coffee shops that are well worth exploring. Sample the drinks at Parkville Coffee, IncahootsPJ’s Coffee, and  Weston Coffee Roastery and determine your favorite!

 

Things to Do

Platte County has a vibrant calendar of local events that are incredible ways to engage with the community. One favorite of residents is the annual Parkville Days celebration. With live music, food trucks, family-friendly activities, and specialty retail booths, there’s a reason for everyone to join in on the fun. For those looking for a fun afternoon of shopping and dining out, visit the chic Zona Rosa. Here you’ll find fun community gatherings like their coffee tasting club and other beloved events like their summer concert series. To catch a college sports game or to just enjoy a picturesque stroll, consider visiting Park University. To enjoy the beautiful fall foliage or to take a nice hike with the family on a walking trail, visit English Landing Park and partake in their many outdoor recreation amenities.
 
 
 

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