Things To Do In Grain Valley

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Visiting Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden, is a serene experience made even moreso by the butterflies and birds that call the area home.

  • Size: 970 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and display gardens
  • Eye Catcher: the giant apple core sculpture at the center of the Harvest Garden, which grows more than 2,000 types of edible plants
  • Permanent Mainstays: Approximately 7,000 plants are always on display
  • Don't Miss: the observation deck at the top of the Missouri barn's 45-foot silo
  • Hands-On Activities: classes in gardening, crafts, and even astronomy
  • The Buildings: a barn, a chapel, and several other structures designed by the renowned American architect E. Fay Jones
  • Pro Tip: come back often; the flowers in bloom change with the seasons
  • Crown Jewel: the glass-domed conservatory, which displays six rotating exhibits each year
  • Special Programs: plant sales, puppet performances, cooking demos, seasonal festivals, and wine tastings
1609 NW US Highway 50
Kingsville,
MO
US