SHAWNEE, KS -- This Midwest town is once again one of the best places to live in America, according to Money Magazine. Among the reasons making Shawnee a place to be, according to the editors who compiled the 2010 Best Places to Live list, is PowerPlay Family Entertainment Center.
Located just 12 miles southwest of Kansas City, MO, Shawnee's population of 60,000 enjoys superior quality of life thanks to a strong economy and community spirit, plus "plenty of shopping, restaurants, an indoor family entertainment center and more than 560 acres of parkland," the publication said.
PowerPlay is an 80,000-sq.ft. facility that boasts pocket-park style rides and attractions, along with arcade games, miniature golf, laser tag, a large "prize redemption store," climbing tunnels and inflatables, along with corporate and family party rooms and an all-you-can-eat buffet.
This year's Best Places to Live list ranked U.S. cities with a population of at least 50,000 residents, but no more than 300,000.