Paola, Kansas

Small town. Big heart.

We would like to welcome you to our one-of-a-kind small town.

Find Small Business and Agritourism in Paola

Paola and Miami County are home to wineries, small shops, boutiques, artisans and crafters you won't find anywhere else.

The Square is the Heart of Paola

Paola's picturesque and unique park square is a public green space surrounded by turn-of-the-20th-century buildings and classic storefronts.

A Public Park

Paola's town square is an open green space for public use. Bring the kids for playground, make a wish at the fountain, and breathe in the fresh prairie air.

A Shopping Center

Charming storefronts with historical details and traditional brickwork surround the square. Enjoy artisans and local crafters, pamper yourself, and indulge in quality food made with care.

A Community Gathering Place

The square is home to Music on the Square, weddings, Roots Fest, the Heartland Car Show, Santa's yearly visit and the city Christmas Tree, the Paola Farmers Market, and many other events throughout the year.

Just Far Enough

Paola is just 20 miles south of Olathe on 169 Highway. An easy drive to get a world away.

Discover Historic Paola

Our merchant group is committed to making our community a great place to work, play, shop, and live. We support small business and aim to make it easier for our community and visitors to find local products and services.
Fire Lake Soapery
20 South Silver, Paola

Fire Lake Soapery was started by a mother daughter team - Julie Zoller & Jaclyn Ubert - during their quest for healthier products for themselves and their family. This passion began with being mindful of what they put in their bodies, which naturally evolved into being mindful of what they put on their bodies.

Bull Creek BBQ
Mobile Food Truck
Our Group
See more about the members of Discover Historic Paola
There's something for everyone at the heart of the heartland

Visit Paola, Kansas