Lee's Summit

Lee's Summit is a city in Missouri. It is also the hometown of famous outlaw Cole Younger of the James-Younger Gang and Grammy winning musician Pat Metheny.

Understand

The point of visiting Lee's Summit is (A. have a family friendly vacation, (B. get away from the hustle of Kansas City. You come here to see historic towns, have great shopping, fish, go boating, and slow your world down. Saying that, Lee's Summit is a large city in land size. So renting a car or driving here are the easiest ways of getting around and getting out. Lee's Summit is a place you really have to experience. When you're here, you can't help but smile!

From LS's location in the midwest it is probably fall that is the best time. With great weather. Several local festivals. Less crowded stores, restaurants, and attractions. And best of all, the peace and quiet here on weekdays. Spring and summer are still great times to visit themselves, but avoid winter here if you can. They are cold and snowy.

Get in

By plane

By train

The town is served by Amtrak with the daily Missouri River Runner, connecting Kansas City with St Louis.   Lee's Summit station is at 220 SW Main St.

By car

Get around

Again, the best way to get around is by car. So, the major roads in the city are as follow: Chipman Rd, 3rd St, Blue Pkwy, Oldham Pkwy, Douglas St, Colbern Rd, Ward Rd, Todd George Rd, Woods Chapel Rd, They take you to most places you would visit.

Renting a Car

Taxi Service

Riding the Bus

See

Old Time Charm

History/Museums

Lakes

Beaches are open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Beauty/Nature

The Arts

To keep up to date on public art displays, check out the Lee's Summit Art Council website.

Do

Golf

Just for adults

Events and festivals

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Learn

Buy

Eat

This page uses the following price ranges for a typical meal for one, including soft drink:
Budget Under $14
Mid-range $14-22
Splurge Over $22

All Lee's Summit bars and restaurants are completely non-smoking.

Hometown (Budget)

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Nightlife

Sleep

Hotels/Motels

Nearby

Campgrounds

Connect

Stay safe

Lee's Summit is one of the safest cities in America, which is a big reason it was ranked the 27th Best Place to Live by CNN/Money Magazine. If you need assistance though call:

Stay healthy

Hospitals

Go next

Close by

Further away

Routes through Lee's Summit

Kansas City Independence  W  E  Warrensburg Jefferson City
Ends at Kansas City  W  N  Independence Ends at
Hutchinson Kansas City  W  E  Warrensburg Jefferson City


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