Named one of the “Top 5 Cities to Live In” by 24/7 Wall St., Lee’s Summit, MO is a fast-growing city in the heart of America. Located approximately 16 miles Southeast of downtown Kansas City, Lee’s Summit is home to some of the best opportunities in the region. From young families to retirees and everyone in-between, Lee’s Summit is full of passion, fun, growth, and so much more.
Some features that contribute to the Lee’s Summit Difference include:
From local high schools with state and national awards ranging from the athletics to arts to academia, Lee’s Summit proudly offers some of the best educational opportunities available. Higher education is also prominently featured throughout the city with an award-winning community college. Some of the incredible schools in the area include the Lee’s Summit R7 district, Presentation, St. Michael the Archangel High School, Summit Christian Academy, as well as MCC Longview and UCM-Lee’s Summit.
With the Number 1 Farmers Market in the state, downtown Lee’s Summit is not to be missed. Complete with a historical atmosphere that the city is committed to preserving, the award-winning downtown area is pedestrian friendly and full of some of the best dining in the city, as well as annual family-friendly festivals.
Growing Development Projects
The development wave of Lee’s Summit is continually growing. On the city’s westside, projects like Paragon Star, New Longview, and the Villages of View High are coming to fruition in the rapidly evolving View High Corridor. The Lee’s Summit residential sector remains a hotbed as new families, singles, and young couples move the city to take advantage of its new housing and lifestyle options as well as its expanding neighborhoods. It is no wonder Lee’s Summit was named one of the “Best Places to Buy a Forever Home in 2017” by GoodCall.com.
Endless Entertainment Options
Featuring comprehensive parks, lakes, and recreation amenities, there is no shortage of ways for people to get out and get involved in the Lee’s Summit area. Whether a visit to the local splashpad, a walk or bike ride on one of our many trails, taking advantage of our local brewpubs, a visit to the Magic Tree, spending the day visiting with friends and family while enjoying one of our many parks, catching a movie at a local theater, or countless other options, residents and visitors are able to experience something new each day.
Whether you were born here, moved here, or are just visiting for an afternoon or weekend, Lee’s Summit is full of possibilities. Start your adventure today, and discover the Lee’s Summit Difference.