Fairway, Kansas

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The City of Fairway also known as the “City of Trees” is a stunning community located in Northeast Johnson Country, Kansas.  Just minutes away from the Country Club Plaza and Downtown Kansas City, Fairway is an extremely popular place to be. Fairway offers a wide variety of older and well-maintained housing options with large lots and luscious landscaping. With nearly 4,000 residents, Fairway has a small town, family-focused feel with the convenience of the surrounding cities nearby.

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Things To Do

Fairway is known for being a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with a lively retail district, beautifully engaging parks, and multiple historic sites linking it back to its former frontier past. The Fairway swimming pool offers a family-friendly atmosphere where everyone can enjoy a relaxing day in the sun and a drive-in movie at the pool in the evening. If you enjoy history and culture, be sure to visit Downtown Liberty Square, where you can visit Historic homes, buildings, and shops which make for a great day trip with the family.

Where To Shop

Located right off Shawnee Mission Parkway, The Fairway Shops offer an assortment of retail options for the family. If you don’t mind a short drive and love locally owned businesses, be sure to check out the Brookside Shops. The Country Club Plaza is always another great option for shopping. You are bound to find a store for everyone in the family while walking along some of the beautiful buildings and fountains that Kansas City is known for.

Where To Eat

Do you and your family enjoy classic comfort food? If so, check out Stroud’s Fairway. This is a local long-running restaurant that offers some of the best pan-fried chicken you will ever taste. First Watch is another great restaurant that your family will love. Whether it is a hearty breakfast or a light lunch, First Watch has something to offer everyone. If you would like a more unique dining experience, try Pizza 51 West located off Mission Road. This pizza establishment has a variety of pizza and beer options and it is built in a retro former gas station which makes it all the more interesting and entertaining.


If you live in Fairway, Kansas your children will attend the Shawnee Mission School District. It has 43 schools from elementary through high-school and serves approximately 27,521 students each year. For more information, please refer to http://www.greatschools.org/