Prairie Village, Kansas, in Johnson county, is located 1 mile NE of Overland Park, Kansas (center to center) and is 8 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri. The city is included in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Johnson County Museum of History and the Wonderscope Children's Museum are popular among the residents of Prairie Village. The religious minded can visit the Hillcrest Church. Tourists pick up stuff from the Highland Village Shopping Center and the Trailwood Shopping Center. Parks like Prairie View Park and Windsor Park come with various recreational facilities and are major tourist attractions.