For over a century Excelsior Springs was known as a destination location, primarily for its reputed healing water. Established and named for its natural flowing springs with purported healing properties, Excelsior Springs has hosted Presidents, celebrities and everyday people who arrived for a respite from the ordinary. Today, Excelsior Springs is a vibrantly flowing community whose leadership is focused on creating an exceptional quality of life for its citizenry and sustainable, long-lasting economic growth.
Excelsior Springs is located 30 minutes northeast from downtown Kansas City, Missouri and approximately 8 minutes east of Interstate 35 in the rural rolling hills and bluffs shadowing the Missouri River. Excelsior Springs serves as a regional destination for wellness and recreation. With its laid-back rural lifestyle, high-quality education system and local health and wellness focus, new families are calling the community home.
Download the Excelsior Springs, Missouri Scorecard