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The Journey Home

Dearborn , MO
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LOCATION

18893 SE 65th Road
Dearborn, MO 64439 US (map)

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816-501-6350

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ABOUT US

The Journey Home is the perfect place for a picturesque wedding, reception, and/or rehearsal dinner with close friends and family. We have magnificent facilities for a very affordable... Read more
The Journey Home is the perfect place for a picturesque wedding, reception, and/or rehearsal dinner with close friends and family. We have magnificent facilities for a very affordable price. The base price includes the use of the barn, mansion, and the entire 5.5 acre grounds. We also offer overnight accommodations for 21 guests. We do not currently require you to use specific vendors or limit the minimum number of guests you invite.

Whether the activities take place inside the beautiful home, outdoors surrounded by nature, or in the rustic barn, the memories will last a life time. The layout of The Journey Home gives you several venue styles. A couple may have:

• A romantic sunset wedding on our beautifully landscaped front lawn
• A large outdoor wedding overlooking the beautiful horizon from our expansive south lawn
• A rustic wedding or reception in our historic tobacco barn.
• An intimate ceremony by the fireplace
• A regal wedding in our elegant front room complete with crystal chandeliers and curved stairway perfect for the bride's entrance.

We suggest a visit to The Journey Home to discover our beautiful and unique wedding site. We are only 15 minutes north of the Kansas City International airport and we look forward to showing you what The Journey Home has to offer.

Please call or email Laura Leibman, General Manager, for an appointment or to answer any questions you may have.
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REVIEWS

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Madison
Wedding:
9/3/2016
5.0/5.0
The Journey Home is beautiful and very accommodating! The property has several options for ceremony and reception sites, with the option to stay the entire weekend (great for out of town family and bridal party members)!! The management is great to work with and will go to great lengths to achieve what the client is looking for. I would recommend The Journey Home to anyone looking for a wedding venue!
The Journey Home is beautiful and very accommodating! The property has several options for ceremony and reception sites, Read more...
The Journey Home is beautiful and very accommodating! The property has several options for ceremony and reception sites, with the option to stay the entire weekend (great for out of town family and bridal party members)!! The management is great to work with and will go to great lengths to achieve what the client is looking for. I would recommend The Journey Home to anyone looking for a wedding venue! Read less
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Jen
Wedding:
9/26/2015
5.0/5.0
Our wedding at The Journey Home was perfect! We were able to rent the grounds for the whole weekend and have our bridal party stay in the house. We were able to set up the day before to make the wedding day have as little stress as possible. Cindy (manager) was so supportive and accommodating! Our guests could not stop talking about how beautiful the house, barn, and overall area was. It was better than what we dreamed of!
Our wedding at The Journey Home was perfect! We were able to rent the grounds for the whole weekend and have our bridal Read more...
Our wedding at The Journey Home was perfect! We were able to rent the grounds for the whole weekend and have our bridal party stay in the house. We were able to set up the day before to make the wedding day have as little stress as possible. Cindy (manager) was so supportive and accommodating! Our guests could not stop talking about how beautiful the house, barn, and overall area was. It was better than what we dreamed of! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
If I had to do everything all over again, I would choose The Journey Home 100%! Cindy was so lovely to work with. She recommended a fantastic bartender (if you have a chance to use Scott, go for it!), helped coordinate all of the rentals and was available throughout the weekend for anything that came up. Our friends and family loved the location, too - so many pictures were shared and they were all stunning! The reception was in the barn, which is already so pretty with the lighting and the chandeliers we rented from Cindy. We barely needed any additional decoration (which is good because groom was in charge of decorating that day and went with the "less is more" theme!).

We stayed at the home the night before and the night of the wedding. Having that extra down time with our friends and family was priceless. Loved every bit of our time at The Journey Home!
If I had to do everything all over again, I would choose The Journey Home 100%! Cindy was so lovely to work with. She Read more...
If I had to do everything all over again, I would choose The Journey Home 100%! Cindy was so lovely to work with. She recommended a fantastic bartender (if you have a chance to use Scott, go for it!), helped coordinate all of the rentals and was available throughout the weekend for anything that came up. Our friends and family loved the location, too - so many pictures were shared and they were all stunning! The reception was in the barn, which is already so pretty with the lighting and the chandeliers we rented from Cindy. We barely needed any additional decoration (which is good because groom was in charge of decorating that day and went with the "less is more" theme!).

We stayed at the home the night before and the night of the wedding. Having that extra down time with our friends and family was priceless. Loved every bit of our time at The Journey Home! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Cindy and the Journey Home were such a blessing to find! We loved the location, house, and view of the land around it. We stayed the night before the wedding and had our rehearsal dinner at the venue. All our guests loved the wedding and we received so many compliments of how beautiful the wedding turned out. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed working with the Journey Home during the planning process!
Cindy and the Journey Home were such a blessing to find! We loved the location, house, and view of the land around it. We Read more...
Cindy and the Journey Home were such a blessing to find! We loved the location, house, and view of the land around it. We stayed the night before the wedding and had our rehearsal dinner at the venue. All our guests loved the wedding and we received so many compliments of how beautiful the wedding turned out. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed working with the Journey Home during the planning process! Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
This venue is absolutely beautiful and I have received so many compliments from our wedding. Cindy that runs The Journey Home is a wonderful, caring and helpful person. The home that sits on the property is stunning and very accommodating, we had our wedding party of 20+ people staying at the home and it was wonderful quality time spent together. It was important to me to have somewhere that everyone could be at the same time and hang out throughout the weekend of the wedding and I didn't want to spend a lot of time moving in between locations for getting ready, taking pictures, the ceremony and reception. We did it all in one place and it was so beautiful. The flexibility of the venue is what makes such a difference. So many places are so strict and that is what made me choose The Journey Home.
This venue is absolutely beautiful and I have received so many compliments from our wedding. Cindy that runs The Journey Read more...
This venue is absolutely beautiful and I have received so many compliments from our wedding. Cindy that runs The Journey Home is a wonderful, caring and helpful person. The home that sits on the property is stunning and very accommodating, we had our wedding party of 20+ people staying at the home and it was wonderful quality time spent together. It was important to me to have somewhere that everyone could be at the same time and hang out throughout the weekend of the wedding and I didn't want to spend a lot of time moving in between locations for getting ready, taking pictures, the ceremony and reception. We did it all in one place and it was so beautiful. The flexibility of the venue is what makes such a difference. So many places are so strict and that is what made me choose The Journey Home. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
9/6/2014
4.5/5.0
The Journey Home was a beautiful place to have our wedding. We had our rehearsal dinner Friday night, set up and stayed the night at the house. The next day, we got ready there and had our ceremony outside under a tree and our reception in the beautiful barn. They were very accommodating and helpful the weekend of the wedding.
We had some difficulty renting tables and chairs, but overall they were easy to work with.
Value wise it would be nice if table and chair or other things were included. It seemed there was lots of extras we could add on to the bill if we wanted to use them.
I would recommend them to a friend, but not if you aren't wanting to set up and take down your event. I liked being able to set up the way I wanted and we had wonderful family and friends to help.
The Journey Home was a beautiful place to have our wedding. We had our rehearsal dinner Friday night, set up and stayed Read more...
The Journey Home was a beautiful place to have our wedding. We had our rehearsal dinner Friday night, set up and stayed the night at the house. The next day, we got ready there and had our ceremony outside under a tree and our reception in the beautiful barn. They were very accommodating and helpful the weekend of the wedding.
We had some difficulty renting tables and chairs, but overall they were easy to work with.
Value wise it would be nice if table and chair or other things were included. It seemed there was lots of extras we could add on to the bill if we wanted to use them.
I would recommend them to a friend, but not if you aren't wanting to set up and take down your event. I liked being able to set up the way I wanted and we had wonderful family and friends to help. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
The Journey Home is an absolutely amazing venue. It was the best decision we made in our wedding planning. The house, land and barn are indescribably gorgeous. It was so great to have the people we love with us all weekend and the staff at the Journey Home are spectacular. Laura was the most wonderful host, ensuring we had everything we needed, assisting to make everything run smoothly and doing what she could to make sure everyone was having a great time. I would love to go back to the Journey Home and highly recommend it to anyone planning a country wedding.
The Journey Home is an absolutely amazing venue. It was the best decision we made in our wedding planning. The house, land Read more...
The Journey Home is an absolutely amazing venue. It was the best decision we made in our wedding planning. The house, land and barn are indescribably gorgeous. It was so great to have the people we love with us all weekend and the staff at the Journey Home are spectacular. Laura was the most wonderful host, ensuring we had everything we needed, assisting to make everything run smoothly and doing what she could to make sure everyone was having a great time. I would love to go back to the Journey Home and highly recommend it to anyone planning a country wedding. Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Brian and I hosted our wedding and reception at The Journey Home it was amazing. From the moment we met Laura, she made us feel like we were part of her family. No matter what we needed Laura made it happen. She gave recommendations on vendors, ideas on different things and even was the officiant for our ceremony. She went above and beyond all our expectations. She helped make our dreams come true.

The venue it self is beautiful. We used their house for the rehearsal and a few of us stayed overnight, They have really made the house feel as if we were in our own homes which was nice. It was great to unwind from all the planning and get ready for the big day. Our ceremony was in the field between the house and the barn. The grounds were perfect and our pictures are beautiful. Then for the reception we moved to the barn. We easily had almost 200 guest inside with plenty of room of a large dance floor, catering, a bar and DJ.

I cant say enough about The Journey Home. You will not be disappointed. The venue is amazing and Laura is the greatest person to work with! 5 stars is not a high enough rating for how happy we were with them.
Brian and I hosted our wedding and reception at The Journey Home it was amazing. From the moment we met Laura, she made us Read more...
Brian and I hosted our wedding and reception at The Journey Home it was amazing. From the moment we met Laura, she made us feel like we were part of her family. No matter what we needed Laura made it happen. She gave recommendations on vendors, ideas on different things and even was the officiant for our ceremony. She went above and beyond all our expectations. She helped make our dreams come true.

The venue it self is beautiful. We used their house for the rehearsal and a few of us stayed overnight, They have really made the house feel as if we were in our own homes which was nice. It was great to unwind from all the planning and get ready for the big day. Our ceremony was in the field between the house and the barn. The grounds were perfect and our pictures are beautiful. Then for the reception we moved to the barn. We easily had almost 200 guest inside with plenty of room of a large dance floor, catering, a bar and DJ.

I cant say enough about The Journey Home. You will not be disappointed. The venue is amazing and Laura is the greatest person to work with! 5 stars is not a high enough rating for how happy we were with them. Read less
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Anne
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Our guests just raved about the setting - beautiful home and landscaping! The barn was the perfect place for a casual but elegant reception for our 180 guests - even room for dancing! And even more importantly, Laura was quite exceptional in managing all of the activities making sure our family totally enjoyed the experience. She is professional but yet so warm - felt like she was part of the family. I would definitely recommend The Journey Home for any event!
Our guests just raved about the setting - beautiful home and landscaping! The barn was the perfect place for a casual but Read more...
Our guests just raved about the setting - beautiful home and landscaping! The barn was the perfect place for a casual but elegant reception for our 180 guests - even room for dancing! And even more importantly, Laura was quite exceptional in managing all of the activities making sure our family totally enjoyed the experience. She is professional but yet so warm - felt like she was part of the family. I would definitely recommend The Journey Home for any event! Read less
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Chiffany
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Robertson Wedding- June 8, 2013
My husband and I were married at The Journey Home on Saturday, June 8, 2013 and it was everything him and i had hoped for and dreamed of! It was aboslutely amazing! The Journey Home is the venue to hold your wedding due to it's beautiful surroundings and the manager, Laura, is so easy to work with and is very quick to respond to any questions/issues you may have!! When my husband and I first started planning our wedding we orignally had booked another venue that kind of fell thru. We stumbled across The Journey Home and fell in LOVE with it! We are now thankful everything worked out the way it did :) I don't have one bad or negative thing to say about The Journey Home. It has everything to offer and with Laura there to help every step of the way and make sure all goes smoothly is an added bonus :) she's super sweet and so helpful. and when the bride gets stressed out over something, she's always there with her calming words and warming smile. A person can't go wrong booking this as their wedding venue because it truly has everything to offer!!
Robertson Wedding- June 8, 2013
My husband and I were married at The Journey Home on Saturday, June 8, 2013 and it was Read more...
Robertson Wedding- June 8, 2013
My husband and I were married at The Journey Home on Saturday, June 8, 2013 and it was everything him and i had hoped for and dreamed of! It was aboslutely amazing! The Journey Home is the venue to hold your wedding due to it's beautiful surroundings and the manager, Laura, is so easy to work with and is very quick to respond to any questions/issues you may have!! When my husband and I first started planning our wedding we orignally had booked another venue that kind of fell thru. We stumbled across The Journey Home and fell in LOVE with it! We are now thankful everything worked out the way it did :) I don't have one bad or negative thing to say about The Journey Home. It has everything to offer and with Laura there to help every step of the way and make sure all goes smoothly is an added bonus :) she's super sweet and so helpful. and when the bride gets stressed out over something, she's always there with her calming words and warming smile. A person can't go wrong booking this as their wedding venue because it truly has everything to offer!! Read less
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DEALS

Active-Duty Military Discount
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Redeem In-Store   $3,000 Value
Be sure to let us know if you are active duty military. As a means of saluting the countless men and women who serve our country, The Journey Home is proud to offer special rates to all current members of the United States military. Active-duty personnel are entitled to receive 10% off the venue cost. Please note that to obtain this special discount, documented proof of military status must be provided at the time of contract signing.
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