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10 Things to Do in Olathe | Chilly Weather Edition

10 Things to Do in Olathe When The Weather Gets Chilly

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Enjoy the Best Cold Weather Activities Near Our Olathe, KS Apartments

Midwest winters can seem to come out of nowhere, and before you know it, there’s snow on the ground and you’re looking for something to do. Olathe, KS is the fourth-most populous city in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Just 20 miles southwest of downtown Kansas City, this suburban oasis has an endless amount of interesting activities, incredible places to live, and a bustling, unique community.

While cold weather can often keep The Clearing at ONE28 residents snuggled up in their homes, there’s still plenty of things to do in Olathe within a short driving distance from home once the weather starts to cool – plus loads of apartment amenities to fill the rest of your leisure time!

Stay Cozy with a Warm Beverage From a Local Cafe

There’s nothing better than your first hot latte after the weather cools down! Luckily, Olathe has several incredible local coffee shops that not only offer great drink options, but also have a warm and cozy atmosphere that makes it worth the trip out.

Take a trip to Sweet Tee’s Coffee Shop! This Olathe staple has the perfect homey vibe for a chilly day. Snuggle up in your sweater and enjoy a delicious specialty drink in a mug from their expansive collection. For incredible pastries alongside your coffee, stop by Park Street Pastry. Located just down the road from Olathe City Hall, there’s no better place for a sweet treat on a cold day.

Find Fun Things to Do in Olathe at Local Holiday Markets

It’s not hard to find incredible things to do in Olathe, especially as the holiday season approaches. Local events, holiday markets, and other seasonal events show up every year! Enjoy artisanal goods and get your holiday shopping done early. Keep an eye out for events nearby as the season picks up.

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm is a historic site and a popular destination all year round in Olathe. Featuring fun activities for people of all ages, stop by this season and explore the many events and exhibits in the Heritage Center. Enjoy a festive stagecoach drive, make an ornament, or even enjoy cookies with Santa!

Try Your Hand at Ax Throwing

When it’s especially frigid, it can be difficult to find cold weather activities. Luckily, there are plenty of indoor entertainment options in the Olathe area. Visit Bury The Hatchet, a popular ax-throwing establishment in nearby Overland Park. You and your friends can enjoy food, drinks, and compete in ax throwing, no matter the weather!

Enjoy The Year-Round Hot Tub at Your New Apartment at The Clearing

As the temperature drops, there's no better way to unwind and stay cozy than by slipping into warm, bubbling waters. The enchanting snowfall, combined with the soothing embrace of the hot tub, creates a magical atmosphere that makes all your worries melt away. Whether you're gazing at the starry night sky or sharing this inviting haven with friends and family, our year-round hot tub will be the focal point of unforgettable winter memories at The Clearing.

Bundle Up for Ice Skating

Nothing makes the chilly weather better than some classic winter sports! Take a trip to The Ice at Park Place in Lenexa. This popular outdoor ice rink is open every day, weather permitting, mid-November through late February, including holidays. When you’re tired out from skating, visit one of the incredible restaurants and bars in the shopping center for a warm beverage!

Warm Up with Some Classic KC Barbecue

It’s not the perfect Kansas City day without barbecue! Olathe is home to several popular barbecue restaurants that will leave you feeling warm and cozy, even on the coldest of days. Take a trip to Joe’s Kansas City on Strang Line Road for world-famous food and a hometown atmosphere!

Walk in a Winter Wonderland at KC Wine Co.

KC Wine Co. hosts an annual holiday light experience at their farm that Olathe residents flock to. Bask in beautiful light displays, sip on a warm beverage, and enjoy the many photo opportunities galore! Even in the chillest of weather, you’ll love bundling up to enjoy this festive display.

Feel Like a Kid Again This Winter at Main Event

Are the winter blues making you a little stir-crazy? It’s time to get out of your apartment and have some fun! Main Event is a multi-entertainment experience featuring arcade games, bowling, a restaurant, laser tag, and more. Gather a group of friends and bring out your competitive side!

Take Movie Night to the Next Level at AMC Dine-In Studio 28

What better way to spend a chilly day than at the movies? There are plenty of things to do in Olathe and several movie theaters nearby, but AMC Dine-In Studio 28 takes the cake on a unique theater experience. Lounge in the plush theater seating and have your dinner brought right to you! You can even order ahead on your phone and avoid the wait.

Find the Best Things to Do in Olathe Near The Clearing at ONE28

Life in Olathe is always great, but it’s even better when you live at The Clearing at ONE28. Our luxury apartment community is in a prime location – you can get to all of these incredible activities in 15 minutes or less! Plus, with a host of apartment amenities to keep you occupied on even the coldest of days, you’ll never be bored.

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