Blue Springs, MO Attractions Overview: Outdoors, Baseball
Blue Springs’ locals love to spend time outdoors, and the city’s nature center and parks provide ample opportunity for fun in the sun. But when the urge for some time in the city should strike, Kansas City is Blue Springs’ perfect neighbor and a short 20-minute drive away.
Burr Oak Woods Nature Center
Free and open to all visitors, Blue Springs’ Burr Oak Woods Nature Center is a wonderful place for those who want to spend some time outside. This nature center is family friendly and recommended for school trips because there is so much to keep visitors of all ages occupied.
Wildlife watching is the biggest draw at the center. Burr Oak Woods offers avid birdwatchers a checklist of dozens of birds to try to spot.
Burr Oak Woods also offers a calendar full of events for all ages. Creek adventures and family fishing are just some of activities that await.
Kansas City Attractions
Blue Springs’ proximity to Kansas City means that a quick drive gives residents a taste of big-city culture without living there.
A trip to Kansas City wouldn’t be complete without catching a Royals game at Kauffman Stadium. Numerous food and beer vendors are there to provide classic game fare.
World-famous Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has an array of art from European paintings to modern photography. The neoclassical facility is best recognized for its giant badminton shuttlecocks sculpture installations on the lawn by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.
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