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Olathe (Kansas)

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Olathe (Kansas)

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Olathe [1] is a city in Kansas.

Get in[edit]

The nearest airport is the Kansas City International Airport (MCI) which is about 40 miles north of Olathe. All the major rental car companies are available at the Aiport.

By taxi[edit]

The taxi to Olathe costs between $82 - $90. There are (free)telephones near the baggage carousels which can be used to call a cab.

By car[edit]

I-35 runs right through the city, providing major exits at 151st St, 135th St, and 119th St. US-169 also runs north-south into the city from Spring Hill, and US-69 runs north-south from Fort Scott.

Get around[edit]

  • There are three major roads that run east-west, and these roads consist of shopping centers, restaraunts, bars, and highway entrances. These roads are 119th St, 135th (Santa Fe), and 151st St.

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Do[edit][add listing]

  • In September of each year, the city hosts “Old Settlers Day”, which is typically comprised of a parade of the towns history and school marching bands, followed by a fair consisting of rides, concession stands, and waiting in lines.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

For fine dining you need to go to Kansas City. There are good restaurants in Overland Park as well.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Hooters of Olathe 11977 S Strang Line Rd (913) 780-9465 Try the buffalo wings.

  • Granite City Food and Brewery, 15085 W. 119th Street, (913) 829-6060.  edit

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Olathe has a number of hotels including all the major hotels. These include Hampton Inn, Residence Inn and Fairfield Inn on South Strangline Road.These are all right next to each other.Rates vary between $ 90 to $ 169 per night.Wifi is free in all these hotels. All of them have a good breakfast which opens at 6:30 am.There is a heated pool and a few treadmills for fitness. There are a number of chain restaurats within a half mile from any of these hotels. There is also a La Quinta Inn on West 151st Street, about a mile down the road from these hotels. For budget travellers, there is an Econo Lodge [2] with rooms at $ 50 a night. This is approxiately 3.5 miles south of the hotel on S Strangline Road.

Get out[edit]

Routes through Olathe
Kansas CityLenexa  N noframe S  EmporiaWichita
HutchinsonEmporia  W noframe E  LenexaKansas City

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