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The Perfect Array of Comfortable Accommodations for all of your Travel Needs!

The Basswood Country Resort rests on seventy-two acres of pristine natural wonder in Missouri. History abounds in greater Kansas City; Basswood Country Resort was originally a fish hatchery and later a private KC club where many celebrities stayed. Now it's a multi-faceted resort including an inn, cabins, suites and even an RV park. The resort's private Missouri lakes are for fishing only and are stocked with plenty of crappie, bass, catfish and carp to ensure fishing success. Choose from private cabins or the Country French Suites all complete with full kitchens, private baths and more. Regardless of what you choose, everyone is sure to enjoy their stay at Basswood Country Resort!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 23 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Kansas City
  • Nearby Water N/A
  • Open Dates All Year


When you come to Missouri, beat the heat by visiting one of the nearby lakes! The resort has private lakes for fishing only, so if you're in the mood to lay out and watch some first-rate fishing, you're in luck! For local beaches, ask the friendly staff at Basswood Country Resort, they'll be happy to help you find the perfect destination for a day trip.


Bring the family to Basswood Country Resort for an astounding array of activities. Visit the nearby Kansas City Zoo or Worlds of Fun for exciting family day-trips, or, join in on a thrilling murder mystery dinner before a relaxing hayride. The kids will love the resort's Marvin the Monkey and Splash Pad Waterpark! With so much to do, this is a Missouri vacation that you won't ever forget!


Nature is all around at this Missouri destination. Cast a fishing line into one of the four privately-stocked Basswood Lakes! Or, enjoy a fun-filled day outdoors on one of the many walking trails located onsite. Create your own outdoor adventure during your stay at Basswood Country Inn & RV Resort!


Basswood Country Resort is home to four private, stocked lakes - no license needed - that are reserved exclusively for fishing. These beautiful spring-fed lakes flow with crappie, catfish, bass, bluegill and carp. The Country Store onsite has everything you need for a great day of fishing!


The cozy, bed-and-breakfast style Kansas City suites at Basswood Country Resort are perfect for an intimate getaway! Stay in the extra-large lakeside A.J. Stephens Suite - named for the resort's founder - or the smaller suite named for his wife Nellie. Both feature a romantic Jacuzzi tub for two!

Pet Friendly

The best part about staying at Basswood Country Resort is that you do not have to leave your pet at home. Dogs are always welcome as long as they are kept on a leash and cleaned up after. Enjoy the pet friendly accommodations and take the hassle out of finding someone to watch your favorite four-legged friend while the rest of your family is on vacation!


The history at Basswood Country Resort is as deep as it is evident. The resort's "Celebrity House" celebrates luminaries who have stayed here, including Bing Crosby, Harry Truman and Rudy Vallee. Many of the suites bear the names of previous owners or highlight local sports teams and personalities.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Basswood Resort's selection of quaint, clean and fun cabins combines with truly charming lakeside cottages, a lodge and an inn. You'll find a truly unique and memorable aura in lodges with names like "Mother in Law"; many are named for the actual celebrities who have stayed at this magical place!

RV Resort

In addition to a number of charming lakeside cottages and the main inn building, Basswood Country Resort also offers an array of camping sites, depending on your group's individual needs. Tent camping sites are available for those guests who prefer a simpler experience, and 155 full hook-up RV sites make it easy to bring your vacation accommodations on the road with you!

Additional Information

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Swimming Pool
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shuffle Board
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • ATM
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Kansas City International Airport (MCI) / 5.8 miles
  • Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) / 18.7 miles
  • Forbes Field (FOE) / 59.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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