Welcome to the Weekend!

Escape the ordinary schedule and take time to enjoy local spots, must-sees and hidden treasures that you won’t find anywhere else. From a day of exploring, to a night of memories, find ideas, tips and directions to plan your weekend.

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Wish you had a plan for your visit?

Well say no more. Below are some itinerary ideas to make it easier on you.

  Stay and Play

Spend the weekend challenging yourself on one of the local public golf courses in Blue Springs. Our golf courses are enjoyable for both the novice or expert golfer and are surrounded by picturesque scenic views. After a round on the golf course, finish your day off at one the local favorites for some casual dining and a cold beverage.

  Feel Good Shopping and Leisure

Grab the girls and take a break from life’s busy schedule! That advantage to being able to sleep in and then enjoy a cup of coffee at a local coffee shop while you plan your shopping route. Experience the variety of local boutiques and national favorites, while you snap selfies and make memories. When your feet can’t take anymore, chose one of Blue Springs dining favorites, sit back and enjoy the good company. You can wrap up the night with a movie at the local theater. Click Here to check out your options!

  Make it a Family Thing

Blue Springs offers numerous family fun activities. If relaxing is the activity of choice you can always catch the latest releases from Hollywood at a local theater. Maybe it includes some exercise and outdoor fun? Stop by one of Blue Springs Skate Parks or visit the public art pieces, there are 20 public parks for your family to explore. Blue Springs is blessed to have Burr Oak Nature Center located in our backyard you can explore the adventure and free activities.

The smell of dinner on the grill, the anticipation of s’mores around the campfire and the sound of children laughing, seems the makings of good camping trip memories are in the works. Blue Springs has a couple different campsites to choose from.

Additional things to do and directions for getting here!
The City of Blue Springs Parks System is made up of 20 public parks covering 384 acres which include a skate park, a dog park, disc golf course, and more.

Whether you’re traveling from north of the Missouri River or from our neighboring state of Kansas, the City of Blue Springs is easily accessible from most major highways.

From North / KCI Airport
  • Take I-29/ US 71 Highway South
  • Continue on I-70 East
  • Take I-70 East into Blue Springs, Missouri
From South
  • Take US 71 Highway North
  • Take Exit I-470 East/US-50 East toward Lee’s Summit
  • Continue to Follow I-470 East
  • Take I-470 East to I-70 East
  • Take I-70 East into Blue Springs, Missouri
From East (St. Louis Area)
  • Take I-70 West into Blue Springs, Missouri
From West
  • Take I-435 East to I-470 East / US-50 East
  • Continue to Follow I-470 East
  • Take I-470 East to I-70 East
  • Take I-70 East into Blue Springs, Missouri