Things to Do near Us in the Kansas City, MO Area

Walnut Waters Bed & Breakfast sits just 30 miles east of Kansas City, Missouri.  We are only a short driving distance from both Interstate 70 and MO-Route 50 that allow easy access to Kansas City, Lees Summit, Blue Springs, Independence and all the attractions and activities that the area has to offer. Lone Jack is full of rolling countryside and local hospitality.  For a good start to planning your trip, visit, and

Kansas City is known for its barbecue, jazz heritage and fountains. The area is full of things to experience whatever your passion may be. There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation, a variety of museums, upscale or antique shopping, the Kansas City Wine Trail, historical tours or national sporting events are all within a short drive from our country oasis. Search on your mobile device.

The town of Lone Jack is a small town best known as the site of the Battle of Lone Jack on August 15, 1862.

A Few Things Nearby:

Whiteman Air Force Base is a short drive from Walnut Waters Bed and Breakfast it makes the perfect place for a short get-away or a relaxing place to stay when visiting your active duty friends or family. We offer a 10% military discount. Please call, text or email us for details.

Nature & Outdoor Recreation


  • Battle of Lone Jack Museum (Lone Jack)
  • National WWI Museum (Kansas City) 
  • Vaile Museum (Independence)
  • National Frontier Trails Museum (Independence)
  • Harry S. Truman Museum (Independence)
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City)
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kansas City)



Farmers Markets and More

  • The City Market – The region’s largest farmers’ market plus many locally owned shops and restaurants.
  • Downtown Lees Summit – A very quaint downtown with many shops and restaurants. Farmers’ Market, every Wednesday & Saturday, April-November. 

Unique Local Shopping/Antiques

KC Shopping

Good Eats – Some of Our Favorites



  • Big Creek Country Show – Local Live Country Music every Saturday evening. 
  • Grain Valley Marketplace 8 Movie Theatre
  • Music in the Park, Downtown Lees Summit 7:30-9:00 Fridays, Memorial Day-Labor Day